There are 5 ways to get from Hiroshima to Kurashiki by train, bus or car

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Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Okayama Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Kurashiki JR Sanyo / ...

$43 - $61

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Train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Kurashiki JR Sanyo

$20 - $29

3 alternative options

Train via Itozaki  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Yokogawa to Itozaki JR Sanyo
  2. Take the train from Itozaki to Kurashiki JR Sanyo

$21 - $30

Bus, train  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hiroshima Airport
  2. Take the bus from Hiroshima Airport to Fukuyama Station
  3. Take the train from Fukuyama to Kurashiki

$30 - $33

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Hiroshima to Kurashiki 89.5 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hiroshima to Kurashiki is to drive which costs ¥1700 - ¥2500 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hiroshima to Kurashiki is to train which costs ¥4700 - ¥7000 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hiroshima and arriving at Kurashiki. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

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The distance between Hiroshima and Kurashiki is 122 km. The road distance is 143.2 km.

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The best way to get from Hiroshima to Kurashiki without a car is to train which takes 1 h 3 min and costs ¥4700 - ¥7000.

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It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from Hiroshima to Kurashiki, including transfers.

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Hiroshima to Kurashiki train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Hiroshima station.

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Hiroshima to Kurashiki train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Kurashiki station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hiroshima to Kurashiki is 143 km. It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to drive from Hiroshima to Kurashiki.

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There are 68+ hotels available in Kurashiki. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hiroshima to Kurashiki.
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  • Distance: 76.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 3 min

What companies run services between Hiroshima, Japan and Kurashiki, Japan?

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Kurashiki via Okayama in around 1 h 3 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Kurashiki
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hiroshima to Kurashiki
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Yokogawa to Itozaki
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Itozaki to Kurashiki
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Fukuyama to Kurashiki
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Hiroshima Electric Railway
Website
hiroden.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hiroshima Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
hij.airport.jp
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima Airport to Fukuyama Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
hij.airport.jp

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