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

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Train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Okayama
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Takamatsu(Kagawa)
  3. Take the train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Tokushima

$60 - $86

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Bus Ryobi Express  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima BC to Okayama
  2. Take the bus from Okayama to Tokushima

$40 - $60

2 alternative options

Bus Chugoku JR Bus Company  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima BC to Takamatsuchuo IC BT
  2. Take the bus from Takamatsu central IC to Tokushima Daigakumae

$53

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Hiroshima to Tokushima 170.3 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Hiroshima to Tokushima is to drive which costs ¥3200 - ¥4700 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hiroshima to Tokushima is to drive which costs ¥3200 - ¥4700 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hiroshima to Tokushima. However, there are services departing from Hiroshima BC and arriving at Tokushima Daigakumae via Takamatsu central IC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hiroshima to Tokushima. However, there are services departing from Hiroshima and arriving at Tokushima via Okayama and Takamatsu(Kagawa). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Hiroshima and Tokushima is 198 km. The road distance is 272.5 km.

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The best way to get from Hiroshima to Tokushima without a car is to train which takes 4 h 32 min and costs ¥6500 - ¥10000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Hiroshima to Tokushima, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Hiroshima to Tokushima is to train which takes 4 h 32 min and costs ¥6500 - ¥10000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥6019 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Hiroshima to Tokushima.
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  • Distance: 123.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

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

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Tokushima via Okayama and Takamatsu(Kagawa) in around 4 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hiroshima to Tokushima via Takamatsuchuo IC BT and Takamatsu central IC in around 4 h 48 min.

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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Takamatsu(Kagawa)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima BC to Takamatsuchuo IC BT
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Tokushima Bus Co
Website
tokubus.co.jp
Bus from Takamatsu central IC to Tokushima Daigakumae
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
tokubus.co.jp
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Hiroshima BC to Okayama
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Okayama to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp

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Hiroshima to Tokushima bus services, operated by Tokushima Bus Co, arrive at Tokushima Daigakumae station.

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Hiroshima to Tokushima train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Tokushima station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hiroshima to Tokushima is 273 km. It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to drive from Hiroshima to Tokushima.

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There are 43+ hotels available in Tokushima. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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