How to Reach Hiroshima - The Easiest Way to Reach Hiroshima


  • By Air: Domestic flights to the city Disembark at the Hiroshima Airport.
  • By Train: Hiroshima is connected to many cities of Japan via railway. These include Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe.
  • By Boat: Hiroshima is a ferry hub with a host of ferry services connecting it to nearby regions.
  • By Road: The San'yo Expressway, the National Highway Route 54 and Route 2 connect Hiroshima to nearby towns and cities.


  • By Tram: Hiroshima has Japan's largest tram network with eight tram lines connecting Hiroshima Station to most of the city's attractions.
  • By Bus: JR operated loop bus for tourists; called Maple-oop connects Hiroshima Station with the area around Shukkeien, Hiroshima Castle and the Peace Memorial Park.
  • By Metro: Metro system is present in Hiroshima. However, not many tourist attractions are connected by it.
  • By Taxi: Hiring a taxi may prove to be costly. Use public transport wherever possible.
  • By Bicycle: Hiroshima is a beautiful city to be explored on bicycle. Rent a bike stores can be spotted all across the city.

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Modes of Transportation in Hiroshima

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Hiroshima. The most preferred mode of transport in Hiroshima is Motorbike.

Average distance: 6 km Average time: 30 min

  • Motorbike 100%
    Motorbike 30 min Overall average time for 6 kms 30 min

How to Reach Hiroshima from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Higashihiroshima to Hiroshima 31.64 km 31 mins
Imabari to Hiroshima 64.82 km 1 hour 4 mins
Shobara to Hiroshima 71.17 km 1 hour 11 mins
Fukuyama to Hiroshima 101.05 km 1 hour 41 mins
Yamaguchi to Hiroshima 110.72 km 1 hour 50 mins
Kumamoto to Hiroshima 227.35 km 3 hours 47 mins
Himeji to Hiroshima 248.15 km 4 hours 8 mins
Honmachi to Hiroshima 248.97 km 4 hours 8 mins
Sumoto to Hiroshima 270.79 km 4 hours 30 mins
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