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There are 6 ways to get from Iwakuni to Osaka by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Iwakuni to Hiroshima JR Sanyo
  2. Take the train from Hiroshima to Shin-Osaka Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$73 - $107

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Iwakuni to Hiroshima JR Sanyo
  2. Take the bus from Hiroshima to Umeda-eki

$36 - $59

4 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Iwakuni Shiyakusho to Hiroshima BC
  2. Take the bus from Hiroshima BC to Osaka BT

$55

Night bus  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the night bus from Iwakuni Station to Ōsaka

$86

Drive  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Iwakuni to Osaka 239.3 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Iwakuni to Hiroshima
  2. Take the train from Hiroshima to Hakata
  3. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Osaka Itami (ITM) FUK - ITM

$143 - $439

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The cheapest way to get from Iwakuni to Osaka is to drive which costs ¥4500 - ¥7000 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Iwakuni to Osaka is to train which costs ¥8000 - ¥12000 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Iwakuni Station station and arriving at Ōsaka. The journey takes approximately 8 h 44 min.

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The distance between Iwakuni and Osaka is 307 km. The road distance is 382.8 km.

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The best way to get from Iwakuni to Osaka without a car is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs ¥8000 - ¥12000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Iwakuni to Osaka, including transfers.

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Iwakuni to Osaka bus services, operated by Iwakuni Bus, depart from Iwakuni Shiyakusho station.

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The best way to get from Iwakuni to Osaka is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs ¥8000 - ¥12000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥6254 and takes 7 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Fukuoka Airport to Osaka Itami Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Iwakuni to Osaka bus services, operated by Chugoku JR Bus Company, arrive at Osaka BT station.

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Map of how to get from Iwakuni to Osaka.
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  • Distance: 191.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

What companies run services between Iwakuni, Japan and Osaka, Japan?

You can take a train from Iwakuni to Osaka via Hiroshima and Shin-Osaka in around 2 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Iwakuni to Osaka via Hiroshima BC in around 7 h 12 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
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 Iwakuni to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hiroshima to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$65 - $90
Reserved seat
$75 - $95
Green seat
$100 - $130
Train from Hiroshima to Hakata
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$55 - $80
Reserved seat
$65 - $85
Green seat
$85 - $120
Bus operators
Iwakuni Bus
Website
iwakuni-bus.com
Bus from Iwakuni Shiyakusho to Hiroshima BC
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
iwakuni-bus.com
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima BC to Osaka BT
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Bus from Hiroshima to Umeda-eki
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Night bus from Iwakuni Station to Ōsaka
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$86
Schedules at
kintetsu-bus.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Iwakuni to Osaka is 383 km. It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to drive from Iwakuni to Osaka.

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Ibex Airlines, Oriental Air Bridge, All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines offer flights from Fukuoka Airport to Osaka Itami Airport.

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