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There are 5 ways to get from Osaka to Hiroshima by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Hiroshima Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$67 - $97

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Bus Willer Travel  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Umeda-eki to Hiroshima

$30 - $50

3 alternative options

Bus Ryobi Express  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Osaka City Air Terminal to Okayama
  2. Take the bus from Okayama to Hiroshima BC

$46 - $69

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Hiroshima 208.6 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Fukuoka (FUK) ITM - FUK
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Hiroshima

$138 - $429

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The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Hiroshima is to drive which costs ¥3900 - ¥6000 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka to Hiroshima is to train which costs ¥7500 - ¥11000 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Umeda-eki and arriving at Hiroshima. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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The distance between Osaka and Hiroshima is 281 km. The road distance is 333.7 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Hiroshima without a car is to train which takes 1 h 46 min and costs ¥7500 - ¥11000.

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Osaka to Hiroshima, including transfers.

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Osaka to Hiroshima bus services, operated by Willer Travel, depart from Umeda-eki station.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Hiroshima is to train which takes 1 h 46 min and costs ¥7500 - ¥11000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3400 - ¥5500 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Itami Airport to Fukuoka Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Osaka to Hiroshima bus services, operated by Willer Travel, arrive at Hiroshima station.

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Map of how to get from Osaka to Hiroshima.
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  • Distance: 175.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Osaka to Hiroshima every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 1 h 26 min. Alternatively, Willer Travel operates a bus from Osaka to Hiroshima every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min. Chugoku JR Bus Company also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Osaka Itami to Fukuoka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Itami to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Osaka Itami to Fukuoka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$65 - $90
Reserved seat
$75 - $95
Green seat
$100 - $130
Train from Hakata to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$55 - $80
Reserved seat
$65 - $85
Green seat
$85 - $120
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Bus from Umeda-eki to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka BT to Hiroshima BC
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Osaka City Air Terminal to Okayama
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Okayama to Hiroshima BC
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka to Hiroshima is 334 km. It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to drive from Osaka to Hiroshima.

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Ibex Airlines, Oriental Air Bridge, All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines offer flights from Osaka Itami Airport to Fukuoka Airport.

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There are 154+ hotels available in Hiroshima. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Osaka Itami Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs ¥210 - ¥240.

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