Hiroshima is the largest city in the Chugoku region of western Honshu. From Tokyo to Hiroshima, there are flights, bullet trains and long-distance buses. Read on to find out which mode of transportation is best for you.
Shinkansen is the most popular way of transport from Tokyo to Hiroshima for among travelers. You can take Tokaido Shinkansen and Sanyo Shinkansen from Tokyo to Hiroshima directly. It takes about four hours for this journey. There are four trains in service every hour.
The one-way fare for a regular reserved seat is 19,080 yen. If you buy a round-trip ticket from Tokyo and then return to Tokyo, the one-way fare will be cheaper, at 17,910 yen.
|From – To||Kilometer/Mile||Nozomi||Hikari||Kodama||Green Car||Reserved Seat||Unreserved Seat|
|Tokyo – Shin-Yokohama||28.8 km (17.9 mi)||18 min||18 min||18 min||3,780 yen||3,210 yen||1,380 yen|
|Tokyo – Shizuoka||180.2 km (111.7 mi)||--||60 min||87 min||8,740 yen||6,670 yen||5,940 yen|
|Tokyo – Hamamatsu||257.1 km (159.4 mi)||--||87 min||114 min||12,100 yen||8,640 yen||7,910 yen|
|Tokyo – Nagoya||366 km (226.9 mi)||99 min||104 min||--||14,960 yen||11,500 yen||10,560 yen|
|Tokyo – Kyoto||513.6 km (318.4 mi)||132-138 min||--||--||19,040 yen||14,370 yen||13,320 yen|
|Tokyo – Shin-Osaka||552.6 km (342.6 mi)||150-153 min||--||--||19,590 yen||14,920 yen||13,870 yen|
|From – To||Kilometer/Mile||Nozomi||Hikari||Mizuho||Sakura||Green Car||Reserved Seat||Unreserved Seat|
|Shin-Osaka – Shin-Kobe||36.9 km (22.9 mi)||12 min||12 min||12 min||12 min||3,920 yen||2,950 yen||1,520 yen|
|Shin-Osaka – Okayama||180.3 km (111.8 mi)||45 min||77 min||46 min||48 min||8,620 yen||6,150 yen||5,610 yen|
|Shin-Osaka – Hiroshima||341.6 km (211.8 mi)||85 min||--||--||90 min||14,290 yen||10,830 yen||9,890 yen|
At present, Flights from Tokyo to Hiroshima airport are now available at Narita International Airport, Haneda Airport. The flight journey takes about an hour and a half. The whole travel time, plus travel time from the city to the airport and boarding time, is almost the same as taking a train.
The air fare for a one-way ticket from Tokyo to Hiroshima is between 12,000 yen to 30,000 yen.
From Tokyo to Hiroshima by Bus
The cheapest way of traveling from Tokyo to Hiroshima is by bus. A one-way ticket costs 5,000 yen. The bus departs from Tokyo Station at 8:30 pm, the arrival time varies according to different coach companies, usually between 8:00 am and 9:00 am. The journey duration is approximately 13 hours.
The Tokyo to Hiroshima overnight bus is perfect for travelers with limited budget. It saves a night’s hotel bill and can leave more sightseeing time during the day and
Tokyo Station is one of the largest and busiest train stations in Japan. Over 3,000 trains stop at this station per day.
Trains in Japan offer three classes of seat: ordinary seat, green car seat and gran class seat.