There are 2 ways to get from Kyoto to Hiroshima by train or car

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Train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Hiroshima Shinkansen Nozomi

$75 - $110

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Hiroshima 227.3 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Hiroshima is to drive which costs ¥4300 - ¥6500 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Hiroshima is to train which costs ¥8500 - ¥12000 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Hiroshima is 310 km. The road distance is 363.6 km.

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The train from Kyoto to Hiroshima takes 1 h 41 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kyoto and arriving at Hiroshima. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kyoto to Hiroshima every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 1 h 41 min.

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Japan Railways Shinkansen

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