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There are 3 ways to get from Okayama to Itsukushima Shrine by train, car ferry, bus, ferry or car

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Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Okayama to Hiroshima
  2. Take the train from Hiroshima to Miyajimaguchi
  3. Take the car ferry from Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima

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Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Okayama to Miyajimaguchi
  2. Take the car ferry from Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima

Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Okayama Station West Gate to Hiroshima BC
  2. Take the ferry from Motoyasu Pier Hiroshima to Miyajima
Okayama → Itsukushima Shrine
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Itsukushima Shrine is 0120-565653.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Itsukushima Shrine is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Itsukushima Shrine is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0120-565653.

Last updated: 24 Nov 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Okayama to Itsukushima Shrine is to drive and car ferry which costs ¥2300 - ¥3400 and takes 2h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Okayama to Itsukushima Shrine is to train and car ferry which costs ¥5000 - ¥7500 and takes 1h 57m.

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The distance between Okayama and Itsukushima Shrine is 153 km.

The best way to get from Okayama to Itsukushima Shrine without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 1h 57m and costs ¥5000 - ¥7500.

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It takes approximately 1h 57m to get from Okayama to Itsukushima Shrine, including transfers.

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There are 121+ hotels available in Itsukushima Shrine. Prices start at ¥11250 per night.

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Map of how to get from Okayama to Itsukushima Shrine.
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  • Distance: 153.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 57m

What companies run services between Okayama, Japan and Itsukushima Shrine, Hiroshima, Japan?

There is no direct connection from Okayama to Itsukushima Shrine. However, you can take the train to Hiroshima, take the train to Miyajimaguchi, take the walk to Miyajimaguchi, take the car ferry to Miyajima, then take the walk to Itsukushima Shrine. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Okayama to Itsukushima Shrine via Hiroshima BC, Motoyasu Pier Hiroshima, and Miyajima in around 4h 44m.

Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥4600 - ¥7000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥4600 - ¥6500
Reserved seat
¥5500 - ¥7000
Green seat
¥6500 - ¥9000
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hiroshima to Miyajimaguchi
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥390 - ¥600
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Okayama Station West Gate to Hiroshima BC
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
¥2500 - ¥3800
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Ferry operators
JR Miyajima Ferry
Phone
0829-56-20-45
Website
jr-miyajimaferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥174
Schedules at
jr-miyajimaferry.co.jp
Passenger
¥174
Vehicle
¥750 - ¥2200
Miyajima Matsudai Kisen
Phone
0829-44-2171
Website
miyajima-matsudai.co.jp
Car ferry from Miyajima-guchi to Miyajima
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥174
Schedules at
miyajima-matsudai.co.jp
Adults
¥174
Car (3-4m length)
¥1164
Car (4-5m length)
¥1625
Aqua-net Hiroshima
Phone
082-240-5955
Website
aqua-net-h.co.jp
Ferry from Motoyasu Pier Hiroshima to Miyajima
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥2200
Schedules at
aqua-net-h.co.jp

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