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

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Train  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Okayama Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$40 - $60

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Bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Shinhakushima to Okayama

$20 - $30

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Hiroshima to Okayama 101.3 miles

$17 - $25

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shinhakushima and arriving at Okayama. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hiroshima and arriving at Okayama. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Hiroshima and Okayama is 139 km. The road distance is 162.1 km.

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The best way to get from Hiroshima to Okayama without a car is to train which takes 40 min and costs .

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The train from Hiroshima to Okayama takes 40 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Hiroshima to Okayama bus services, operated by Ryobi Express, depart from Shinhakushima station.

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

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The best way to get from Hiroshima to Okayama is to train which takes 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 28 min.

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Hiroshima to Okayama bus services, operated by Ryobi Express, arrive at Okayama station.

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Hiroshima to Okayama train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Okayama station.

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  • Distance: 86.7 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Hiroshima to Okayama every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, Ryobi Express operates a bus from Hiroshima to Okayama hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $30 and the journey takes 2 h 28 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hiroshima to Okayama is 162 km. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from Hiroshima to Okayama.

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There are 90+ hotels available in Okayama. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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