There are 5 ways to get from Hiroshima to Wakayama by train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train via Dobutsuen-Mae  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Shin-Osaka Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Shinimamiya to Wakayamashi Ltd Exp Southern / ...

$79 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima BC to Osaka OCAT

$58 - $63

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Shin-Osaka Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Wakayama Ltd Exp Kuroshio

$90 - $120

Train, bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Himeji Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the bus from Himeji Station to Kansai Airport Terminal 1

$95 - $116

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Hiroshima to Wakayama 254.2 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hiroshima to Wakayama is to drive which costs ¥4800 - ¥7000 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hiroshima to Wakayama is to train which costs ¥8500 - ¥14000 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Hiroshima and Wakayama is 250 km. The road distance is 406.7 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Hiroshima to Wakayama, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Hiroshima to Wakayama. However, there are services departing from Hiroshima and arriving at Wakayama via Shin-Osaka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

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

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Wakayama via Shin-Osaka, Dobutsuen-Mae, and Shinimamiya in around 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, Chugoku JR Bus Company operates a bus from Hiroshima to Wakayama 3 times a day. Tickets cost $48 and the journey takes 5 h 13 min.

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
$65 - $95
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$65 - $95
Reserved seat
$75 - $95
Green seat
$100 - $130
Train from Hiroshima to Himeji
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $75
Reserved seat
$60 - $75
Green seat
$75 - $110
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinimamiya to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Wakayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Bus from Himeji Station to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima BC to Osaka OCAT
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp

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