There are 3 ways to get from Kobe to Hiroshima by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Hiroshima Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$60 - $90

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Train, bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Okayama Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the bus from Okayama to Hiroshima BC

$58 - $84

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Kobe to Hiroshima 192.8 miles

$30 - $50

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shin-Kobe and arriving at Hiroshima. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Kobe and Hiroshima is 252 km. The road distance is 308.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kobe to Hiroshima without a car is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs .

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The train from Shin-Kobe to Hiroshima takes 1 h 13 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Kobe to Hiroshima train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Shin-Kobe station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kobe to Hiroshima is 309 km. It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to drive from Kobe to Hiroshima.

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There are 152+ hotels available in Hiroshima. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kobe to Hiroshima.
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  • Distance: 157.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kobe to Hiroshima every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Kobe to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$60 - $85
Reserved seat
$70 - $90
Green seat
$90 - $130
Train from Shin-Kobe to Okayama
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $50
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Okayama to Hiroshima BC
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp

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