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There are 3 ways to get from Kagoshima to Hiroshima by train, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Hiroshima Shinkansen Mizuho / ...

$100 - $150

Cheapest option

Fly, train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Kagoshima (KOJ) to Fukuoka (FUK) KOJ - FUK
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Hiroshima

$96 - $368

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Drive  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Kagoshima to Hiroshima 339.3 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Kagoshima to Hiroshima is to drive which costs ¥6000 - ¥9500 and takes 6 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kagoshima to Hiroshima is to train which costs ¥11000 - ¥16000 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kagoshima-Chuo and arriving at Hiroshima. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 23 min.

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The distance between Kagoshima and Hiroshima is 361 km. The road distance is 542.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kagoshima to Hiroshima without a car is to train which takes 2 h 23 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000.

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The train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Hiroshima takes 2 h 23 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Kagoshima to Hiroshima train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Kagoshima-Chuo station.

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The quickest flight from Kagoshima Airport to Fukuoka Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Kagoshima to Hiroshima train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Hiroshima station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kagoshima to Hiroshima is 543 km. It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to drive from Kagoshima to Hiroshima.

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  • Distance: 225.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 23 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kagoshima to Hiroshima hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 2 h 23 min.

Airlines
Japan Air Commuter
Website
jac.co.jp
Flights from Kagoshima to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $270
Flights from Kagoshima to Fukuoka via Yakushima
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $150
Green seat
$150 - $200
Train from Hakata to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$55 - $80
Reserved seat
$65 - $85
Green seat
$85 - $120

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Japan Air Commuter offers flights from Kagoshima Airport to Fukuoka Airport.

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There are 159+ hotels available in Hiroshima. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kagoshima to Kagoshima Airport is to bus which takes 38 min and costs ¥1250.

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