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There are 6 ways to get from Kurashiki to Hiroshima by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Kurashiki to Okayama JR Sanyo / ...
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Hiroshima Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$43 - $64

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Train #2  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Kurashiki to Shin-Hakushima JR Sanyo

$20 - $29

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Train via Fukuyama  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Kurashiki to Fukuyama JR Sanyo / ...
  2. Take the train from Fukuyama to Hiroshima Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$36 - $54

Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Okayama to Hiroshima BC

$23 - $34

Train, bus  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Kurashiki to Fukuyama
  2. Take the bus from Fukuyama Station to Hiroshima Airport
  3. Take the bus from Hiroshima Airport to Hiroshima Bus Center

$30 - $33

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Kurashiki to Hiroshima 89.1 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Kurashiki to Hiroshima is to drive which costs ¥1600 - ¥2500 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kurashiki to Hiroshima is to train which costs ¥4800 - ¥7500 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kurashiki and arriving at Shin-Hakushima. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Kurashiki and Hiroshima is 122 km. The road distance is 142.6 km.

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The best way to get from Kurashiki to Hiroshima without a car is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs ¥4800 - ¥7500.

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It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to get from Kurashiki to Hiroshima, including transfers.

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Kurashiki to Hiroshima train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Kurashiki station.

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The best way to get from Kurashiki to Hiroshima is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs ¥4800 - ¥7500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥2500 - ¥3800 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kurashiki to Hiroshima is 143 km. It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to drive from Kurashiki to Hiroshima.

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Map of how to get from Kurashiki to Hiroshima.
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  • Distance: 76.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from Kurashiki to Hiroshima via Okayama in around 1 h 8 min. Alternatively, Ryobi Express operates a bus from Kurashiki to Hiroshima hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $30 and the journey takes 2 h 32 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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kurashiki to Okayama
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kurashiki to Fukuyama
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kurashiki to Shin-Hakushima
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$60 - $80
Train from Fukuyama to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $40
Reserved seat
$35 - $45
Green seat
$45 - $60
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
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Fukuyama Station to Hiroshima Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
hij.airport.jp
Hiroshima Electric Railway
Website
hiroden.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima Airport to Hiroshima Bus Center
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
hij.airport.jp

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