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Results from Kyoto to Hiroshima on Sunday, 08 October 2023
How to get from Kyoto to Hiroshima
The easiest way to travel from Kyoto to Hiroshima is by train.
How far is Kyoto from Hiroshima?
The travel distance between Kyoto and Hiroshima is 350 km. There is no direct flight from Kyoto to Hiroshima, the only option to travel is by train.
How long does it take to get from Kyoto to Hiroshima?
It takes 1 hour 35 minutes to 2 hours to get from Kyoto to Hiroshima by train.
What types of trains operate the route Kyoto to Hiroshima?
There is one railway company operating trains on the route Kyoto to Hiroshima.
JR: Japan Railways operates the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen high-speed train between Tokyo and Fukuoka stopping in Kyoto and Hiroshima.
There are three types of services on the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen: Nozomi and Mizuho are the fast services stopping only at key stations, Hikari and Sakura are the semi-fast services stopping at the major stations and Kodama is the local service stopping at all stations.
Shinkansen trains carry Green Cars with business class seats and Ordinary Cars with standard class seats distributed in Reserved and Non-reserved. In total, the Shinkansen trains offer three passengers classes: Reserved Seat (Green Car), Reserved Seat (Ordinary Car) and Non-reserved Seat.
Travellers with Reserved Seat tickets are required to take their numbered seat in the Green Cars or the Ordinary Cars. Travellers with Non-reserved Seat tickets are allowed to take any seat available only in the Ordinary Cars designated as Non-reserved.
For more information about travelling by train, please read our Train Guide in Japan.
Where does the train from Kyoto to Hiroshima depart?
Trains on the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen line depart from Kyoto Station located in Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto.
Passengers are requested to arrive at the station 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time to complete the boarding procedures or risk missing the train.
Where does the train from Kyoto to Hiroshima arrive?
Trains on the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen line arrive at Hiroshima Station located in Minami-ku, Hiroshima.