There are 4 ways to get from Hiroshima to Osaka by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Shin-Osaka Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$72 - $98

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima BC to Osaka BT

$48

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Hiroshima to Osaka 209.2 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Hakata
  2. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Osaka (ITM) FUK - ITM

$143 - $427

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The cheapest way to get from Hiroshima to Osaka is to drive which costs ¥3900 - ¥6000 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hiroshima to Osaka is to train which costs ¥8000 - ¥11000 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The distance between Hiroshima and Osaka is 281 km. The road distance is 334.8 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Hiroshima to Osaka, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hiroshima BC and arriving at Osaka BT. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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The nearest airport to Osaka is Osaka (ITM) Airport which is 12.3 km away. Other nearby airports include Osaka Kobe (UKB) (25.8 km), Osaka Kansai (KIX) (37.2 km), Nagoya (NGO) (121.3 km) and Nagoya (NKM) (143.4 km).

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Map of how to get from Hiroshima to Osaka.
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  • Distance: 175.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 38 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Hiroshima to Osaka every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 1 h 26 min. Alternatively, Chugoku JR Bus Company operates a bus from Hiroshima to Osaka 3 times a day. Tickets cost $48 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hiroshima to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $95
Reserved seat
$75 - $100
Green seat
$100 - $140
Train from Hiroshima to Hakata
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$60 - $80
Reserved seat
$65 - $85
Green seat
$85 - $120
Bus operators
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima BC to Osaka BT
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp

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