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

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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Bus  •  3h 10m

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

$49 - $52

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima BC to Izumoshi Station
  2. Take the train from Dentetsuizumoshi to Matsueshinjikoonsen Ichibata Electric Railway Kita-matsue / ...

$41 - $44

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 58m

  1. Drive from Hiroshima to Matsue 112.7 miles

$19 - $28

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

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

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The distance between Hiroshima and Shimane is 76 km. The road distance is 180.2 km.

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The best way to get from Hiroshima to Shimane without a car is to bus which takes 3h 10m and costs ¥5400 - ¥5900.

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It takes approximately 3h 10m to get from Hiroshima to Shimane, including transfers.

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

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There are three+ hotels available in Shimane. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hiroshima to Shimane.
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  • Distance: 47.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 10m

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

Hiroshima Electric Railway operates a bus from Hiroshima to Matsue hourly. Tickets cost $35 and the journey takes 3h 7m.

Train operators
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 Dentetsuizumoshi to Matsueshinjikoonsen
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Hiroshima Electric Railway
Website
hiroden.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Matsue Station
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima BC to Izumoshi Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp.e.aec.hp.transer.com

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