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Hiroshima Metro

The modern Astram www.astramline.co.jp links the city center with the northern suburbs, although there aren't many tourist sights out that way. Trips range from ¥180-470 by distance, with departures every ...

Hiroshima Tram Service

Hiroshima has an extensive tram (streetcar) network, which is operated by Hiroden www.hiroden.co.jp . It's a slow but reliable way of getting around. The trams themselves are a mix of old rattle-traps and ...

Hiroshima Bus Service

As the rail system is excellent in Japan, travelling by bus is not a preferred means of getting around. However, bus transport can be a useful way to travel if you wish to reach a destination that is not ...

Getting by train

Hiroshima is a major station on the JR West www.westjr.co.jp San'yo Shinkansen line. It is roughly 40 minutes from Okayama (¥5350) and 90 minutes from Shin-Osaka (¥9440). Tokyo is four hours away via ...

Getting by plane

Hiroshima Airport (IATA: HIJ) www.hij.airport.jp connects to domestic destinations in Japan. Both ANA and JAL offer flights from Tokyo Haneda and Sapporo Chitose airports. ANA also offers flights from Narita, ...