There are 2 ways to get from Hiroshima to Kyoto by train or car

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Train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi

$75 - $110

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Hiroshima to Kyoto 227 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Hiroshima to Kyoto is to drive which costs ¥4300 - ¥6500 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hiroshima to Kyoto is to train which costs ¥8500 - ¥12000 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between Hiroshima and Kyoto is 310 km. The road distance is 363.2 km.

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The train from Hiroshima to Kyoto takes 1 h 42 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hiroshima and arriving at Kyoto. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Hiroshima to Kyoto every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 1 h 42 min.

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Japan Railways Shinkansen

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