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

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Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Hiroshima Shinkansen Nozomi

$77 - $112

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Bus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyōto Station to Tsudaka
  2. Take the bus from Okayama IC to Hiroshima BC

$48 - $71

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Hiroshima 227.3 miles

$35 - $60

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No, there is no direct bus from Kyoto station to Hiroshima. However, there are services departing from Kyōto Station and arriving at Hiroshima BC via Okayama IC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 59 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 best way to get from Kyoto to Hiroshima without a car is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Kyoto to Hiroshima, including transfers.

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Kyoto to Hiroshima bus services, operated by Ryobi Express, arrive at Kyōto Station.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Hiroshima is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 59 min.

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Kyoto to Hiroshima bus services, operated by Ryobi Express, arrive at Hiroshima BC station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Hiroshima is 364 km. It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to drive from Kyoto 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 Kyoto to Hiroshima.
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  • Distance: 193.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kyoto to Hiroshima via Tsudaka and Okayama IC in around 5 h 59 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Kyōto Station to Tsudaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Okayama IC to Hiroshima BC
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp

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