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There are 4 ways to get from Nobeoka to Hiroshima by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the train from Nobeoka to Kokura Ltd Exp Nichirin Seagaia / ...
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Hiroshima Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

¥11591 - ¥16974

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Bus, train  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Nobeoka Departure to Kumamoto Station
  2. Take the train from Kumamoto to Hiroshima Shinkansen Sakura / ...

¥10910 - ¥18102

2 alternative options

Train via Ōita  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Nobeoka to Oita
  2. Take the train from Oita to Kokura
  3. Take the train from Kokura to Hiroshima

¥12182 - ¥18299

Drive  •  5h 5m

  1. Drive from Nobeoka to Hiroshima 426.8 km

¥4900 - ¥7500

Nobeoka → Hiroshima
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The social distance requirement in Hiroshima is 2 metres.

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The most affordable way to get from Nobeoka to Hiroshima is to drive, which costs ¥4900 - ¥7500 and takes 5h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Nobeoka to Hiroshima is to train which costs ¥11000 - ¥17000 and takes 4h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nobeoka to Hiroshima. However, there are services departing from Nobeoka and arriving at Hiroshima via Kokura. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 23m.

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The distance between Nobeoka and Hiroshima is 215 km. The road distance is 426.8 km.

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The best way to get from Nobeoka to Hiroshima without a car is to train which takes 4h 23m and costs ¥11000 - ¥17000.

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from Nobeoka to Hiroshima, including transfers.

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Nobeoka to Hiroshima train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Nobeoka station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nobeoka to Hiroshima is 427 km. It takes approximately 5h 5m to drive from Nobeoka to Hiroshima.

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There are 118+ hotels available in Hiroshima. Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Nobeoka to Hiroshima.
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  • Distance: 214.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 23m

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

You can take a train from Nobeoka to Hiroshima via Kokura in around 4h 23m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nobeoka to Kokura
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥9000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥6000 - ¥8500
Reserved Seat
¥6000 - ¥9000
Green Seat
¥9000 - ¥13000
Train from Nobeoka to Oita
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥4800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3200 - ¥4600
Reserved Seat
¥3400 - ¥4800
Green Seat
¥4700 - ¥6500
Train from Oita to Kokura
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥5500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3400 - ¥4800
Reserved Seat
¥3600 - ¥5500
Green Seat
¥5000 - ¥7000
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥8000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥5500 - ¥7500
Reserved seat
¥6500 - ¥8000
Green seat
¥8000 - ¥11000
Train from Kumamoto to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥13000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥8500 - ¥12000
Reserved seat
¥10000 - ¥13000
Green seat
¥12000 - ¥17000
Bus operators
Kyushu Sanko Group
Website
kyusanko.co.jp
Bus from Nobeoka Departure to Kumamoto Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥5500
Schedules at
kyushubusbooking.com

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