There are 3 ways to get from Hiroshima to Matsue by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Matsue Station

$35

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Train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Okayama Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Matsue Ltd Exp Yakumo

$80 - $112

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Hiroshima to Matsue 112.7 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Hiroshima to Matsue is to drive which costs ¥2100 - ¥3100 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hiroshima to Matsue is to drive which costs ¥2100 - ¥3100 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hiroshima Bus Center and arriving at Matsue Station station. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hiroshima to Matsue. However, there are services departing from Hiroshima and arriving at Matsue via Okayama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Hiroshima and Matsue is 132 km. The road distance is 180.2 km.

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The best way to get from Hiroshima to Matsue without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 7 min and costs ¥3900.

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The bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Matsue Station takes 3 h 7 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Hiroshima to Matsue bus services, operated by Hiroshima Electric Railway, depart from Hiroshima Bus Center station.

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

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The best way to get from Hiroshima to Matsue is to bus which takes 3 h 7 min and costs ¥3900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥9000 - ¥13000 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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  • Distance: 82.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

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

Hiroshima Electric Railway operates a bus from Hiroshima to Matsue hourly. Tickets cost $35 and the journey takes 3 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hiroshima to Matsue via Okayama in around 4 h 6 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Bus operators
Hiroshima Electric Railway
Website
hiroden.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Matsue Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Hiroshima to Matsue bus services, operated by Hiroshima Electric Railway, arrive at Matsue Station.

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Hiroshima to Matsue train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Matsue station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hiroshima to Matsue is 180 km. It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to drive from Hiroshima to Matsue.

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There are 47+ hotels available in Matsue. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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