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There are 4 ways to get from Imabari-shi to Hiroshima by train, bus, ferry, tram, car or car ferry

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Train  •  3h

  1. Take the train from Imabari to Okayama Ltd Exp Shiokaze
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Hiroshima Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

¥8673 - ¥12623

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  3h 29m

  1. Drive from Imabari-shi to Matsuyama
  2. Take the car ferry from Matsuyama to Hiroshima Port

¥4258 - ¥4528

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Kurushima Strait to Fukuyama-hongo
  2. Take the bus from Fukuyama-hongo to Hiroshima Airport
  3. Take the bus from Hiroshima Airport to Hiroshima Bus Center

¥7733 - ¥8088

Train, ferry, tram  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the train from Imabari to Matsuyama(Ehime)
  2. Take the ferry from Matsuyama to Hiroshima Port
  3. Take the tram from Hiroshima Port(Ujina) to Honkawacho

¥8878 - ¥10609

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The cheapest way to get from Imabari-shi to Hiroshima is to drive and car ferry which costs ¥4200 - ¥4600 and takes 3h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Imabari-shi to Hiroshima is to train which costs ¥8500 - ¥13000 and takes 3h.

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No, there is no direct train from Imabari-shi to Hiroshima. However, there are services departing from Imabari and arriving at Hiroshima via Okayama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Imabari-shi and Hiroshima is 63 km.

The best way to get from Imabari-shi to Hiroshima without a car is to train which takes 3h and costs ¥8500 - ¥13000.

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It takes approximately 3h to get from Imabari-shi to Hiroshima, including transfers.

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Imabari-shi to Hiroshima train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Imabari station.

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The best way to get from Imabari-shi to Hiroshima is to train which takes 3h and costs ¥8500 - ¥13000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥7700 - ¥8100 and takes 3h 48m.

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Imabari-shi to Hiroshima train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Hiroshima station.

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There are 493+ hotels available in Hiroshima. Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Imabari-shi to Hiroshima.
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  • Distance: 62.6 km
  • Duration: 3h

What companies run services between Imabari-shi, Japan and Hiroshima, Japan?

You can take a train from Imabari-shi to Hiroshima via Okayama in around 3h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Imabari-shi to Hiroshima via Kurushima Strait, Fukuyama-hongo, and Hiroshima Airport in around 3h 48m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Imabari to Okayama
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥6500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥4100 - ¥6000
Reserved Seat
¥4400 - ¥6500
Green Seat
¥6000 - ¥8500
Train from Imabari to Matsuyama(Ehime)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥2500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥1700 - ¥2400
Reserved Seat
¥1700 - ¥2500
Green Seat
¥2300 - ¥3100
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥4500 - ¥6500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥4500 - ¥6000
Reserved seat
¥5000 - ¥6500
Green seat
¥6500 - ¥9000
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Imabari to Matsuyama(Ehime)
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥800 - ¥1200
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hiroshima Electric Railway
Website
hiroden.co.jp
Tram from Hiroshima Port(Ujina) to Honkawacho
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥190 - ¥270
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Iyotetsu
Website
iyotetsu.co.jp
Bus from Kurushima Strait to Fukuyama-hongo
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥3013
Schedules at
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Chugoku Bus
Phone
084-953-5391
Website
chugokubus.jp
Bus from Fukuyama-hongo to Hiroshima Airport
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1400
Schedules at
chugokubus.jp
Hiroshima Electric Railway
Website
hiroden.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima Airport to Hiroshima Bus Center
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1370
Schedules at
hij.airport.jp
Ferry operators
Setonaikaikisen
Phone
082-253-1212
Email
info@setonaikaikisen.co.jp
Website
setonaikaikisen.co.jp
Ferry from Matsuyama to Hiroshima Port
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥7100
Schedules at
setonaikaikisen.co.jp

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