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

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Train via Dobutsuen-Mae  •  2 h 54 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

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Bus Ryobi Express  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima BC to Okayama IC
  2. Take the bus from Fukuyama IC to Kansai Airport Terminal 1

$58 - $85

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Train  •  3 h 17 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

Bus  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima BC to Takamatsu BT
  2. Take the bus from Takamatsu Station to Kansai Airport Terminal 2

$93

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Hiroshima to Wakayama 254.2 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Hiroshima to Wakayama station. However, there are services departing from Hiroshima BC and arriving at Wakayama Station via Fukuyama IC and Kansai Airport Terminal 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 44 min.

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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 17 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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The best way to get from Hiroshima to Wakayama without a car is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Hiroshima to Wakayama, including transfers.

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Hiroshima to Wakayama bus services, operated by Ryobi Express, depart from Hiroshima BC station.

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

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The best way to get from Hiroshima to Wakayama is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 44 min.

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Hiroshima to Wakayama bus services, operated by Ryobi Express, arrive at Kansai Airport Terminal 1 station.

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Hiroshima to Wakayama train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Wakayama station.

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Map of how to get from Hiroshima to Wakayama.
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  • Distance: 156.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 min

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 2 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hiroshima to Wakayama via Okayama IC, Fukuyama IC, and Kansai Airport Terminal 1 in around 7 h 44 min.

Train operators
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
Nankai Railways
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Hiroshima BC to Okayama IC
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Fukuyama IC to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima BC to Takamatsu BT
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Bus from Takamatsu Station to Kansai Airport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
kate.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Hiroshima to Wakayama is 407 km. It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to drive from Hiroshima to Wakayama.

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