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There is 1 way to get from Hiroshima to Shimonoseki by train or ferry

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Train, ferry  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Kokura
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Mojiko
  3. Take the ferry from Mojiko to Ganryujima

$58 - $79

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The cheapest way to get from Hiroshima to Shimonoseki is to train and ferry which costs ¥6500 - ¥9000 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hiroshima to Shimonoseki is to train and ferry which costs ¥6500 - ¥9000 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between Hiroshima and Shimonoseki is 147 km.

The best way to get from Hiroshima to Shimonoseki without a car is to train and ferry which takes 1 h 36 min and costs ¥6500 - ¥9000.

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Hiroshima to Shimonoseki, including transfers.

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There are 71+ hotels available in Shimonoseki. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hiroshima to Shimonoseki.
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  • Distance: 91.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

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

There is no direct connection from Hiroshima to Shimonoseki. However, you can take the train to Kokura, take the train to Mojiko, then take the ferry to Ganryujima.

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 Kokura to Mojiko
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Ferry operators
Kanmon Line
Website
kanmon-kisen.co.jp
Ferry from Mojiko to Ganryujima
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
kanmon-kisen.co.jp

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