There are 8 ways to get from Tokyo to Itsukushima Shrine by train, car ferry, bus, night bus, ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, car ferry  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Hiroshima Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the car ferry from Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima

$168 - $222

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 37 min

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

$90 - $130

6 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Sakaide Interchange Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Sakaide IC to Hiroshima Shinkansenguchi
  3. Take the car ferry from Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima

$149 - $151

Night bus, ferry  •  14 h 16 min

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo to Hiroshima BC
  2. Take the ferry from Motoyasu Pier Hiroshima to Miyajima

$95

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Hiroshima, train, car ferry  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Hiroshima (HIJ) HND - HIJ
  2. Take the train from Hiroshima to Miyajimaguchi
  3. Take the car ferry from Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima

$112 - $427

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Hiroshima, car ferry  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Hiroshima (HIJ) NRT - HIJ
  3. Take the car ferry from Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima

$94 - $354

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Okayama, train, car ferry  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Okayama (OKJ) HND - OKJ
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Hiroshima
  3. Take the train from Hiroshima to Miyajimaguchi
  4. Take the car ferry from Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima

$144 - $412

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Ube, train, car ferry  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Ube (UBJ) HND - UBJ
  2. Take the train from Shin-Yamaguchi to Hiroshima
  3. Take the train from Hiroshima to Miyajimaguchi
  4. Take the car ferry from Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima

$148 - $431

Questions & Answers

The distance between Tokyo and Itsukushima Shrine is 696 km.

The best way to get from Tokyo to Itsukushima Shrine without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 5 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Tokyo to Itsukushima Shrine, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Hiroshima Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Hiroshima Airport.

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There are 155+ hotels available in Itsukushima Shrine. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Tokyo Haneda Airport is to Monorail which takes 23 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Itsukushima Shrine.
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  • Distance: 434.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

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

There is no direct connection from Tokyo to Itsukushima Shrine. However, you can take the train to Hiroshima, take the train to Miyajimaguchi, take the car ferry to Miyajima, then take the walk to Itsukushima Shrine. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Tokyo to Itsukushima Shrine via Sakaide Interchange Bus Terminal, Sakaide IC, Hiroshima Shinkansenguchi, Hiroshima, Miyajimaguchi, and Miyajima in around 15 h 55 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Hiroshima via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Ube
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Ube
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Star Flyer
Website
starflyer.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Ube
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Spring Airlines Japan
Website
en.ch.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$160 - $220
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$160 - $220
Reserved seat
$180 - $220
Green seat
$230 - $310
Train from Okayama to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$60 - $80
Train from Shin-Yamaguchi to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $50
Reserved seat
$40 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hiroshima to Miyajimaguchi
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Sakaide Interchange Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$108
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Sakaide IC to Hiroshima Shinkansenguchi
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Night bus from Tokyo to Hiroshima BC
Ave. Duration
12 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$77
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Ferry operators
Miyajima Ferry
Website
jr-miyajimaferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
jr-miyajimaferry.co.jp
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
aqua-net-h.co.jp

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