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Campuses

Hiroshima University has its main campus located in Higashihiroshima city, coupled with other two campuses in Hiroshima city.

Higashi-Hiroshima campus

Address: 1-3-2 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima City, Hiroshima, Japan 739-8511 (Directions)

Higashi-Hiroshima campus comprises of the following:
  • Administration Bureau
  • Schools
Integrated Arts and Sciences, Letters, Education, Law (Daytime course), Economics (Daytime course), Science, Engineering, Applied Biological Science, Informatics and Data Science
  • Graduate Schools
Integrated Arts and Sciences, Letters, Education, Social Sciences (Department of Law and Politics, Department of Economics), Science, Advanced Sciences of Matter, Engineering, International Development and Cooperation, Integrated Sciences for Life
  • Facilities
Hiroshima Synchrotron Radiation Center, Research Institute for Nanodevice and Bio Systems, Amphibian Research Center etc.

Kasumi campus and Hiroshima University Hospital

Address: 1-2-3 Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima, Japan 734-8551 (Directions)

Kasumi campus comprises of the following:
  • Hiroshima University Hospital
  • ​Schools
​Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Graduate Schools
Biomedical and Health Sciences
  • Facilities
Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine

Higashi-Senda campus

Address: 1-1-89 Higashi-Senda-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima, Japan 730-0053 (Directions)

Higashi-Senda campus comprises of the following:
  • ​Schools
​Law (Main evening course), Economics (Main evening course)
  • Graduate Schools
Social Sciences (Department of Management Studies), Hiroshima University Law School
  • Facilities
Higashi-Senda Innovative Research Center, The Center for Peace

Estimate travel time

Estimate travel time

Travel time by air

Hiroshima Airport is the closest airport to the university. Please refer to the Hiroshima Airport website for flight schedules. Directions from Hiroshima Airport to each campus.

Travel time to Hiroshima Airport
From Narita International Airport about 1 hour 40 minutes
From Haneda Airport about 1 hour 15 minutes
Travel time to each campus from Hiroshima Airport
Higashi-Hiroshima campus about 45 minutes Directions
Kasumi campus about 60 minutes Directions
Higashi-Senda campus about 60-75 minutes Directions
The travel time is an approximate estimate. The actual travel time may vary due to traffic and weather conditions.

Travel time by Shinkansen (Japanese bullet train)

Higashihiroshima station is the closest Shinkansen station to Higashi-Hiroshima campus. Please note that the public transportation from the station is very limited (specially on weekends). You can also get to the campus from Hiroshima station. Directions from Higashihiroshima station to Higashi-Hiroshima campus.

Hiroshima station is the closest Shinkansen station to Kasumi campus and Higashi-Senda campus. Higashi-Hiroshima campus is also easily accessible from Hiroshima station. Directions from Hiroshima station to each campus.

Travel time to Hiroshima station
From Tokyo about 4 hours
From Nagoya about 2.5 hours
From Shin-Osaka about 1.5 hours
From Hakata about 1 hour
Travel time to each campus from Hiroshima station
Higashi-Hiroshima campus about 60 minutes Directions
Kasumi campus about 15 minutes Directions
Higashi-Senda campus about 15-30 minutes Directions
The travel time is an approximate estimate. The actual travel time may vary due to traffic and weather conditions.
Travel time to Higashihiroshima station (To Higashi-Hiroshima campus)
From Tokyo about 4.5 hours
From Nagoya about 3 hours
From Shin-Osaka about 2 hours
From Hakata about 1.5 hour
It takes about 15 minutes by bus or taxi from Higashihiroshima station to Higashi-Hiroshima campus. (Details) The travel time is an approximate estimate. The actual travel time may vary due to traffic and weather conditions.

From Hiroshima Airport to each campus

To Higashi-Hiroshima campus

There are two ways to get to JR Saijo station, the closest train station, to the Higashi-Hiroshima campus.

1. By Airport Limousine Bus and local bus
Airport Limousine Bus from Hiroshima Airport to JR Saijo station (Timetable)
Expected travel time about 25 min.
Fare 660 yen
Directions from Saijo station to Higashi-Hiroshima campus
By bus from bus stop No. 3
Timetable (PDF: 1.14MB, in Japanese)
Expected travel time about 20 min.
Fare 290 yen
*There are nine bus stops around Higashi-Hiroshima campus. Please check this page to locate the closest bus stop to your destination.
By taxi Expected travel time about 15 min.
Fare about 2,000 yen
2. By bus and train
Local bus from Hiroshima Airport to JR Shiraichi station (Timetable)
Expected travel time about 15 min.
Fare 400 yen
Local train from Shiraichi station to Saijo station
Expected travel time about 10 min.
Fare 200 yen
Directions from Saijo station to Higashi-Hiroshima campus
By bus from bus stop No. 3
Timetable (PDF: 1.14MB, in Japanese)
Expected travel time about 20 min.
Fare 290 yen
Note: There are nine bus stops around Higashi-Hiroshima campus. Please check this page to locate the closest bus stop to your destination.
By taxi Expected travel time about 15 min.
Fare about 2,000 yen

To Kasumi campus

Please take the Airport Limousine Bus to Hiroshima station, then take one of the following buses or a taxi to the campus; Machinowa Loop Bus No. 302 or Local Bus No.312, 322, 332 or 342.

By Airport Limousine Bus from Hiroshima Airport to Hiroshima station (Timetable)
To Hiroshima station Shinkansen-guchi (Bullet Train Gate)
Expected travel time about 45 min.
Fare 1,370 yen
By Local bus from Hiroshima station to Kasumi campus
Machinowa Loop Bus No. 302, or Local buses No. 312, 322, 332, or 342 (Timetable)
From Hiroshima station Minami-guchi (south exit)
Bus Platform B, Bus Stop No.7
To Daigaku-byoin-mae (in front of Hiroshima University Hospital)
Expected travel time about 15 min.
Fare 190 yen

Notes: Buses No. 322 and 332 are only available in the morning and afternoon. Bus No. 342 runs only in the morning. See the bus timetable here. You can also reach the campus by getting the bus off at "Daigaku-byoin-iriguchi". It is about 3-min. walking distance to the campus.

By taxi from Hiroshima Station to Kasumi campus
Expected travel time about 10 min.
Expected fare about 1,000 yen

To Higashi-Senda campus

Please take the Airport Limousine Bus either to Hiroshima station or Hiroshima Bus Center, then take a bus or tram to Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital (Nisseki-byoin).

By Airport Limousine Bus
From Hiroshima Airport to Hiroshima station (Timetable)
Expected travel time about 45 min.
Fare 1,370 yen

From Hiroshima Station, you can get to Higashi-Senda campus by bus, tram, or taxi.

By bus
Machinowa Loop Bus No. 301 or Local bus No. 50 from Hiroshima station

Machinowa Loop Bus No. 301 (Timetable)
From Hiroshima Station Shinkansen-guchi (Bullet Train Gate)
Bus Stop No.1
To Nisseki-byoin-mae (in front of Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital)
It is a 3-min. walk from Nisseki-byoin-mae Bus Stop to the campus.
Expected travel time about 15 min.
Fare 190 yen
Bus No. 50 (Timetable)
From Hiroshima Station Minami-guchi (south exit)
Bus Platform B, Bus Stop No.6
To Nisseki-mae (in front of Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital)
It is a 2-min. walk from Nisseki-mae Bus Stop to the campus.
Expected travel time about 15 min.
Fare 190 yen
By tram
Tram Route No. 1 (bound for Hiroshima Port/Ujina) from Hiroshima station
From Hiroshima Tram station
To Nisseki-byoin-mae (Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital)
It is a 3-min. walk from Nisseki-byoin-mae Tram station to the campus.
Expected travel time about 30 min.
Fare 190 yen
By taxi from Hiroshima station
Expected travel time about 10 min.
Expected fare about 1,000 yen
2. Airport Limousine Bus to Hiroshima Bus Center (Timetable)
From Hiroshima Airport to Hiroshima Bus Center
Expected travel time about 55 min.
Fare 1,370 yen
Tram (Route No. 1, 3, or 7) from Hondori to the campus
To Nisseki-byoin-mae (in front of Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital)
It is a 3-min. walk from Nisseki-byoin-mae Tram station to the campus.
Expected travel time about 10 min.
Fare 190 yen

From Hiroshima station to each campus

From Hiroshima station to Higashi-Hiroshima campus

Please take a train on the Sanyo Main Line to Saijo. The train usually departs from platform 5, and takes approximately 40 minutes to Saijo. From Saijo station, you can get to the campus by bus or taxi.

From Hiroshima station to Saijo station
Expected travel time about 40 min.
Fare 590 yen
From Saijo station to Higashi-Hiroshima campus
By bus from bus stop No. 3
Timetable (PDF: 1.14MB, in Japanese)
Expected travel time about 20 min.
Fare 290 yen
*There are nine bus stops around Higashi-Hiroshima campus. Please check this page to locate the closest bus stop to your destination.
By taxi Expected travel time about 15 min.
Fare about 2,000 yen

From Hiroshima Station to Kasumi campus

Please take one of the following buses or taxi to "Daigakubyoin-mae" (meaning "in front of Hiroshima University Hospital"). It should take approximately 15 minutes. You can also get to the campus by getting the bus off at "Daigaku-byoin-iriguchi". It is about 3-minutes walking distance to the campus. (Bus timetables)

  • No. 302 (Loop bus)
  • No. 312 (Hiroshima Minato Line)
  • No. 332 (bound for Asahimachi via Hiroshima University Hospital, this service is not available between 9:00 and 18:00.)
  • No. 342 (bound for Hiroshima Prefectural Hospital via Hiroshima University Hospital, this service runs only in the morning between 7:00 and 8:00.)
By bus
From Hiroshima station Minami-guchi (south exit)
Bus Platform B, Bus Stop No.7
To Daigaku-byoin-mae (in front of Hiroshima University Hospital)
Expected travel time about 15 min.
Fare 190 yen
By taxi
Expected travel time about 10 min.
Expected fare about 1,000 yen

From Hiroshima station to Higashi-Senda campus

Please take either bus No. 301 or No. 50, tram Route No. 1, or a taxi to "Nisseki Byoin Mae" (meaning "in front of Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital"). Bus takes approximately 15 minutes, and tram takes approximately 25 minutes.

By bus
Machinowa Loop Bus No. 301 (Timetable)
From Hiroshima Station Shinkansen-guchi (Bullet Train Gate)
Bus Stop No.1
To Nisseki-byoin-mae (in front of Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital)
It is a 3-min. walk from Nisseki-byoin-mae Bus Stop to the campus.
Expected travel time about 15 min.
Fare 190 yen
No. 50 (Timetable)
From Hiroshima Station Minami-guchi (south exit)
Bus Platform B, Bus Stop No.6
To Nisseki-mae (in front of Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital)
It is a 2-min. walk from Nisseki-mae Bus Stop to the campus.
Expected travel time about 15 min.
Fare 190 yen
By tram
Tram Route No. 1 bound for Hiroshima Port/Ujina
From Hiroshima Tram station
To Nisseki-byoin-mae (Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital)
It is a 3-min. walk from Nisseki-byoin-mae Tram station to the campus.
Expected travel time about 30 min.
Fare 190 yen
By taxi
Expected travel time about 10 min.
Expected fare about 1,000 yen

From Hiroshima Bus Center to each campus

From Hiroshima Bus Center to Higashi-Hiroshima campus

There is a highway bus service available approximately every hour between 6:30 am and 8:00 pm from Hiroshima Bus Center to Higashi-Hiroshima campus. The bus departs from platform 1 at the Bus Center. It will take approximately 1 hour. For more information about the highway bus services, please refer to the Chugoku JR Bus website.

Highway bus "Green Phoenix" from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hiroshima University Higashi-Hiroshima campus
Expected travel time about 60 min.
Fare One way: 890 yen/Round trip: 1,520 yen

There are nine bus stops around Higashi-Hiroshima campus. Please check this page to locate the closest bus stop to your destination.

Please note that some bus services are not available on weekdays during school holidays (August 17 - September 30, February 17 - April 3).

From Hiroshima Bus Center to Kasumi campus

There is no direct bus service from the Bus Center to Kasumi campus. Please take the Hiroshima Bus No. 23 from the bus stop located in front of the Hiroshima Prefectural Government Offices. It will take approximately 30 minutes.

By bus (No.23 or No.23-1, timetable)
From Kamiyacho Kencho-mae (Hiroshima Prefectural Office) Bus Stop
To Daigaku-byoin-mae (in front of Hiroshima University Hospital)
Expected travel time about 20 min.
Fare 190 yen
By taxi
Expected travel time about 15 min.
Expected fare about 1,500 yen

from Hiroshima Bus Center to Higashi-Senda campus

There is no direct bus service from the Hiroshima Bus Center to Higashi-Senda campus. Please take tram No. 1, 3 or 7 bound for Hiroshima Port/Ujina. It will take approximately 15 minutes. The Higashi-Senda campus is located on the left hand side of the road, approximately 50 meters past the tram stop.

By tram (Tram Route No. 1, 3, or 7)
From Hondori
To Nisseki-byoin-mae (in front of Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital)
It is a 3-min. walk from Nisseki-byoin-mae Tram station to the campus.
Expected travel time about 10 min.
Fare 190 yen

From Higashihiroshima station

There is a very limited bus service to the Higashi-Hiroshima campus from Higashi Hiroshima station. We recommend that you take a taxi to the Higashi-Hiroshima campus or organize for someone to pick you up. If there is no taxi waiting at Higashi Hiroshima station, please call Saijo Taxi on 082-423-2525 or Higashi Hiroshima Taxi on 082-423-2121.

From Higashihiroshima station to Higashi-Hiroshima campus
By bus Expected travel time about 15 min.
Fare 380 yen
By taxi Expected travel time about 15 min.
Fare about 2,000 yen

There are nine bus stops around Higashi-Hiroshima campus. Please check this page to locate the closest bus stop to your destination.

Hiroshima University Loop Bus services will be available on weekdays between April and July 2020. See details here.


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