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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Shin-Osaka
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Hiroshima
  3. Take the train from Hiroshima to Kure

$83 - $118

Cheapest option

Fly to Matsuyama, car ferry  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Matsuyama (MYJ) KIX - MYJ
  2. Take the car ferry from Matsuyama to Kure

$68 - $247

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Himeji Station
  2. Take the train from Himeji to Hiroshima Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$84 - $106

Bus Ryobi Express, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Okayama
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Mihara
  3. Take the train from Mihara to Kure

$79 - $97

Bus, train via Mihara  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Himeji Station
  2. Take the train from Himeji to Mihara
  3. Take the train from Mihara to Kure

$75 - $99

Drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kure 235.9 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Hiroshima  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Hiroshima (HIJ) KIX - HIJ

$118 - $942

Fly to Fukuoka, train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Fukuoka (FUK) KIX - FUK
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Hiroshima
  3. Take the train from Hiroshima to Kure

$100 - $220

What companies run services between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX), Japan and Kure, Japan?

You can take a train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kure via Shin-Osaka and Hiroshima in around 3 h 31 min. Alternatively, All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kure every 30 minutes.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Sapporo, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $950
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Taipei
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $2,000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Taipei
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Fukuoka via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Fukuoka via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Himeji to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Mihara
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Himeji to Mihara
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hiroshima to Kure
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Mihara to Kure
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Himeji Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Okayama
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Ferry operators
Setonaikaikisen
Website
setonaikaikisen.co.jp
Car ferry from Matsuyama to Kure
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
setonaikaikisen.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Kure is 247 km. The road distance is 378 km.

The cheapest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kure is to drive which costs ¥4300 - ¥6500 and takes 4 h 32 min.

The quickest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kure is to train which takes 3 h 31 min and costs ¥9000 - ¥13000.

No, there is no direct train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kure. However, there are services departing from Kansai Airport and arriving at Kure via Shin-Osaka and Hiroshima. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kure, including transfers.

Trips from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX)

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