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

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Train  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Okayama Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Takamatsu(Kagawa) Marine-Liner / ...

$50 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima BC to Ritsurinkoen-mae


1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Hiroshima to Takamatsu 131.7 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Hiroshima to Takamatsu is to drive which costs ¥2500 - ¥3700 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hiroshima to Takamatsu is to train which costs ¥5500 - ¥8500 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hiroshima BC and arriving at Ritsurinkoen-mae. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hiroshima to Takamatsu. However, there are services departing from Hiroshima and arriving at Takamatsu(Kagawa) via Okayama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between Hiroshima and Takamatsu is 147 km. The road distance is 210.8 km.

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The best way to get from Hiroshima to Takamatsu without a car is to train which takes 1 h 54 min and costs ¥5500 - ¥8500.

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Hiroshima to Takamatsu, including transfers.

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Hiroshima to Takamatsu bus services, operated by Chugoku JR Bus Company, depart from Hiroshima BC station.

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Map of how to get from Hiroshima to Takamatsu.
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  • Distance: 91.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Takamatsu via Okayama in around 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, Chugoku JR Bus Company operates a bus from Hiroshima to Takamatsu every 4 hours. Tickets cost $37 and the journey takes 3 h 23 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
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.

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Train from Okayama to Takamatsu(Kagawa)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
Bus operators
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Bus from Hiroshima BC to Ritsurinkoen-mae
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
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