Higashi-Hiroshima campus
1-3-2 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima City, Hiroshima, Japan 739-8511

Kasumi campus
1-2-3 Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima, Japan 734-8553

Higashi-Senda campus
1-1-89 Higashi-Senda-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima, Japan 730-0053

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Estimate Travel Time and Directions from Major Cities

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by bullet train (shinkansen)

Directions from Major Airports and Stations

from Hiroshima Airport from Narita Airport
from Kansai International Airport from Centrair Airport
from Fukuoka Airport from Tokyo Station
from Hiroshima Station from Hiroshima Bus Center

Travel time by air

Travel time from major airports to Hiroshima Airport

Travel time from Hiroshima Airport to each campus

The travel time is an approximate estimate. The actual travel time may vary due to traffic and weather conditions.

To Higashi-Hiroshima campus:
1) about 45 minutes by buses
Hiroshima Airport - Saijo Station (about 25 minutes by Airport Limousine Bus) - Higashi-Hiroshima campus (20 minutes by bus)

2) about 45 minutes by buses and train
Hiroshima Airport - Shiraichi Station (15 minutes by bus)  - Saijo Station (10 minutes by train) - Higashi-Hiroshima campus (20 minutes by bus)

To Kasumi campus: 
1) about 1 hour by buses
Hiroshima Airport - Hiroshima Station (45 minutes by bus) - Kasumi campus  (15 minutes by bus)

2) about 1 hour 20 minutes by buses and train
Hiroshima Airport - Shiraichi Station (15 minutes by bus)  - Hiroshima Station (50 minutes by bus) - Kasumi campus  (15 minutes by bus)

To Higashi-Senda campus:
 1) about 1 hour 15 minutes by buses
Hiroshima Airport - Hiroshima Station (45 minutes by bus) - Higashi-Senda campus  (30 minutes by bus)

2) about 1 hour 1 hour 35 minutes by buses and train
Hiroshima Airport - Shiraichi Station (15 minutes by bus)  - Hiroshima Station (50 minutes by bus) - Higashi-Senda campus  (30 minutes by bus)

Travel time by bullet train (shinkansen)

Travel time from major cities to Hiroshima

To Hiroshima Station (For Higashi-Hiroshima, Kasumi, Higashi-Senda campuses)
From Tokyo: about 4 hours
From Nagoya: about 2 hours 25 minutes
From Shin-Osaka: about 1 hour 20 minutes
From Hakata: about 1 hour

To Higashi-Hiroshima Station (For Higashi-Hiroshima campus)
From Tokyo: about 4 hours 40 minutes
From Nagoya: about 3 hours
From Shin-Osaka: about 1 hour 55 minutes
From Hakata: about 1 hour 35 minutes

Travel time from Hiroshima station/Higashi Hiroshima Station to each campus

From Hiroshima station

  • To Higashi-Hiroshima campus:
    about 30-40 minutes by train to Saijo station, the closest station + about 20 minutes by bus
  • To Kasumi campus:
    about 15 minutes by bus
  • To Higashi-Senda campus:
    about 20 minutes by bus

From Higashi Hiroshima Station

From Narita International Airport

From Narita International Airport there are two major ways of reaching Hiroshima.

  1. Transferring to Haneda Airport by bus or train and taking a flight bound for Hiroshima Airport.
    Please refer to the Narita International Airport Website for more information about the buses and trains connecting Narita International Airport and Haneda Airport.
  2. Transferring to Tokyo Station by bus or train and taking a bullet train (shinkansen) bound for Hiroshima Station.
    Please refer to the Narita International Airport Website for more information about the trains connecting Narita International Airport and Tokyo Station.

From Haneda Airport

ANA and JAL provide regular flights from Haneda Airport to Hiroshima Airport. Tickets can be booked in English over the internet.

From Tokyo Station

There are frequent bullet train (shinkansen) from Tokyo Station bound for Hiroshima. For more information about the shinkansen, please refer to the Central Japan Railway website.

If you are visiting Kasumi Campus or Higashi Senda Campus, please get off the shinkansen at Hiroshima Station. If you are visiting the Higashi Hiroshima Campus, please get off the shinkansen at Hiroshima Station or Higashi Hiroshima Station. As only Kodama shinkansen stops at Higashi Hiroshima Station and public transportation from Higashi Hiroshima Station to Hiroshima University is very limited, we recommend that you use Hiroshima Station rather than Higashi Hiroshima Station.

From Centrair Airport

From Centrair Airport, please take the train to Nagoya station and transfer to a bullet train (shinkansen) bound for Hiroshima. If you are visiting Kasumi Campus or Higashi Senda Campus, please get off the shinkansen at Hiroshima Station. If you are visiting the Higashi Hiroshima Campus, please get off the shinkansen at Hiroshima Station or Higashi Hiroshima Station. As only Kodama shinkansen stop at Higashi Hiroshima Station and public transportation from Higashi Hiroshima Station to Hiroshima University is very limited, we recommend that you use Hiroshima Station rather than Higashi Hiroshima Station.

Please refer to the Centrair Airport for more information about the train to Nagoya Station.

For more information about the shinkansen, please refer to the Central Japan Railway website.

From Kansai International Airport

From Kansai International Airport, please take the Haruka train to Shin-Osaka Station and transfer to a bullet train (shinkansen) bound for Hiroshima Station. For more information about train timetables, please refer to the Kansai International Airport website.

If you are visiting Kasumi Campus or Higashi Senda Campus, please get off the shinkansen at Hiroshima Station. If you are visiting the Higashi Hiroshima Campus, please get off the shinkansen at Hiroshima Station or Higashi Hiroshima Station. As only Kodama shinkansen stop at Higashi Hiroshima Station and public transportation from Higashi Hiroshima Station to Hiroshima University is very limited, we recommend that you use Hiroshima Station rather than Higashi Hiroshima Station.

From Hiroshima Airport

To Kasumi campus or Higashi-Senda campus
Please take the Airport Limousine Bus to Hiroshima Station if you are visiting the Kasumi Campus or the Higashi Senda Campus. It takes approximately 1 hour.

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 the Airport Limousine Bus
    It will take about 25 minutes to get to JR Saijo station. 
    Airport Limousine Bus timetable (Hiroshima Airport - Saijo station)
  2. via JR Shiraichi Station
    Please take the Geiyo Bus to JR Shiraichi Station, transfer to the train bound for Saijo, Hiroshima and Iwakuni, and get off at Saijo Station if you are visiting the Higashi Hiroshima Campus. It takes approximately 15 minutes to get to Shiraichi Station by bus and a further 10 minutes to Saijo Station by train.
    Timetable (Hiroshima Airport - Shiraichi station)

From Fukuoka Airport

From Fukuoka Airport, please take the subway to Hakata Station and transfer to a bullet train (shinkansen) bound for Hiroshima. If you are visiting Kasumi Campus or Higashi Senda Campus, please get off the shinkansen at Hiroshima Station. If you are visiting the Higashi Hiroshima Campus, please get off the shinkansen at Hiroshima Station or Higashi Hiroshima Station. As only Kodama shinkansen stop at Higashi Hiroshima Station and public transportation from Higashi Hiroshima Station to Hiroshima University is very limited, we recommend that you use Hiroshima Station rather than Higashi Hiroshima Station.

For more information about the subway to Hakata Station, please refer to the Fukuoka Airport website.

For more information about the shinkansen to Hiroshima, please refer to the West Japan Railway website.

From Hiroshima Station

From Hiroshima Station to Kasumi Campus
Please take Hiroden Bus no. 5 from Hiroshima Station to the Kasumi Campus and get off at the last stop. It should take approximately 20 minutes.

From Hiroshima Station to Higashi-Senda Campus
Please take tram no. 1 from the tram stop located in front of Hiroshima Station. Please get off the tram in front of the Red Cross Hospital (Nisseki Byoin Mae). It will take approximately 30 minutes. The Higashi-Senda Campus is located on the left hand side of the road, approximately 50 meters past the tram stop.

From Hiroshima Station to Higashi-Hiroshima Campus
Please take a train on the Sanyo Main Line bound for Saijo, Shiraichi and Okayama. The train usually departs from platform 5, but occasionally will depart from other platforms. It will take approximately 30 minutes by express train and 40 minutes by local train. Please get off the train at Saijo Station.

From Hiroshima Bus Center

from Hiroshima Bus Center to Kasumi Campus
There is no direct bus service from the Bus Center to Kasumi campus. Please take Hiroshima Bus no. 23 from the bus stop located in front of the Hiroshima Prefectural Government Offices across the road from the building where the Bus Center is located. Please get off the bus at the final stop. It will take approximately 30 minutes.

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 Ujina from the Hondori tram stop located to the right of the building where the Bus Center is located. It will take approximately 15 minutes. Please get off the tram in front of the Red Cross Hospital (Nisseki Byoin Mae). The Higashi-Senda Campus is located on the left hand side of the road, approximately 50 meters past the tram stop.

from Hiroshima Bus Center to Higashi-Hiroshima Campus
There is a highway bus service approximately every hour between 6:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. from the Bus Center to the Higashi-Hiroshima Campus. Buses depart from platform 1. It will take approximately 1 hour. Please refer to the campus map to determine which bus stop to get off at when you reach the Higashi Hiroshima Campus. For more information about the highway bus services, please refer to the Chugoku JR Bus website.

From Higashi Hiroshima 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.

By taxi, it will take approximately 15 minutes (about 2,000 yen).

From JR Saijo Station

  • By bus: approximately 20 minutes (290yen, one-way)
  • By taxi: approximately 15 minutes (about 2,000 yen)

There are two bus companies that provide bus services between JR Saijo Station and the Higashi-Hiroshima campus. Please click here to view the timetable (contents in Japanese only). Buses depart from bus stop 3 in front of JR Saijo Station. It will take approximately 20 minutes, and the fare is 290yen (one-way). Please refer to the campus map to determine which bus stop to get off at when you reach the Higashi Hiroshima Campus.

*There are 9 bus stops around the campus but please note that the timetable does not include all services; only selected services are shown.

Bus stops shown on the timetable (Saijo Station - Hiroshima University Higashi-Hiroshima campus);
Saijo Sta. Bus Stop #3 -> Saijo Showa-machi -> Eguma -> Hirodai (Hiroshima Uni.)-chuoguchi -> Hirodai-nishiguchi -> Daigakukaikanmae -> Yamanaka-ike -> Eguma -> Saijo Showa-machi -> Saijo Sta.


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