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

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Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Tokuyama Shinkansen Kodama / ...
  2. Take the train from Tokuyama to Yanai Jr Sanyo

$34 - $51

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Train  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Yokogawa to Iwakuni JR Sanyo
  2. Take the train from Iwakuni to Yanai Jr Sanyo

$11 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima BC to Iwakuni
  2. Take the train from Iwakuni to Yanai Jr Sanyo

$13 - $15

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hiroshima to Yanai 45.8 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Hiroshima to Yanai 45.8 miles

$7 - $12

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Hiroshima to Yanai. However, there are services departing from Hiroshima and arriving at Yanai via Tokuyama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

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The distance between Hiroshima and Yanai is 57 km. The road distance is 73.3 km.

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The best way to get from Hiroshima to Yanai without a car is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from Hiroshima to Yanai, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hiroshima to Yanai is 73 km. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Hiroshima to Yanai.

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There are four+ hotels available in Yanai. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hiroshima to Yanai.
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  • Distance: 35.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Yanai via Tokuyama in around 1 h 26 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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokuyama to Yanai
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Yokogawa to Iwakuni
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Iwakuni to Yanai
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Iwakuni Bus
Website
iwakuni-bus.com
Bus from Hiroshima BC to Iwakuni
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
iwakuni-bus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Hiroshima to Yanai
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Hiroko Taxi
Phone
+81 82-291-3232
Website
hiroko-group.co.jp
Hiroshima Taxi
Phone
+81 82-292-2131
Website
hiroshimataxi.co.jp

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