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How to get from Tokyo to Hiroshima
There are two ways to travel from Tokyo to Hiroshima: by plane or by train.
How far is Tokyo from Hiroshima?
The travel distance between Tokyo and Hiroshima is 800 km. You have two options to travel from Tokyo to Hiroshima: taking a flight or taking a train.
How long does it take to get from Tokyo to Hiroshima?
It takes 1 hour 30 minutes to get from Tokyo to Hiroshima by plane and 3-4 hours by train, depending on the train service.
What types of airlines operate the route from Tokyo to Hiroshima?
There are two domestic airlines operating the route Tokyo to Hiroshima, which are full-service carriers, Japan Airlines (JL) and All Nippon Airways (NH).
How much does it cost to get from Tokyo to Hiroshima by plane?
The price of the flight ticket from Tokyo to Hiroshima varies depending on the airline and how long you book in advance. It starts from 21,000 JPY.
Full-service carriers include checked-in baggage and are usually more expensive than low-cost carriers.
For more information about travelling by plane, please read our Flight Guide in Japan.
What types of trains operate the route from Tokyo to Hiroshima?
The Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen high-speed train runs between Tokyo and Fukuoka, stopping in Hiroshima.
There are three types of services on the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen: Nozomi is the fast service 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 can carry up to 16 cars per train, arranged in 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. On these cars, seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. When all the seats are full, passengers must travel standing.
For more information about travelling by train, please read our Train Guide in Japan.
How much does it cost to get from Tokyo to Hiroshima by train?
The train ticket with JR costs 18,380 JPY for Non-reserved Seat on all Shinkansen trains, 19,640 JPY for Reserved Seat (Ordinary Car) on Nozomi trains and 26,700 JPY for Reserved Seat (Green Car) on Nozomi trains.
For trains operated by JR, travellers can book online and pick up the tickets at the station by scanning the QR code included in the electronic ticket at the ticket vending machines. For more information, please read the instructions to pick up the tickets at the station.
Where does the train from Tokyo to Hiroshima depart?
Trains on the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen line depart from Tokyo Station and Shinagawa Station, in Tokyo.
Please arrive to the station 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time to complete the boarding procedures or risk missing the train.
Where does the train from Tokyo to Hiroshima arrive?
Trains on the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen line arrive at Hiroshima Station, Minami-ku, Hiroshima.