Q: Please tell me about access to Miyajima (Itsukushima Shrine) from Hiroshima City.
Depending on the departure location, there are methods such as JR, streetcar, and route.
The lowest price is tram 270 yen+ferry 180 yen = 450 yen (about 80 minutes), and the highest price is 2200 yen for World Heritage routes.
We recommend a route with the beautiful Seto Inland Sea for one way, and an overland route (JR, streetcar, etc.) for one way.
There are several ways to get to Miyajima (Itsukushima Shrine) such as Miyajima from Hiroshima Station.
1 JR: JR Hiroshima Station → JR Miyajimaguchi Station → ( (Ship) → Miyajima
2 Hiroshima Electric Railway: Each bus stop in the city → Hiroden Miyajimaguchi → (Liaison Ship) →Miyajima
(JR and Hiroshima Electric Railway can be connected at JR Hiroshima Station (Hiroshima Station), JR Yokogawa Station (Yokokawa), JR Nishihiroshima Station (Hiroden Nishi-Hiroshima), etc.)
3 Astram Line JR: Astram Line Hondori Station → Astram Line Shin-Hakushima Station → Transfer → JR Shin-Hakushima Station → JR Miyajimaguchi Station → (connecting boat) → Miyajima
4Hiroshima World Heritage Sea Route (Aquanet Hiroshima ): Peace Memorial Park Motoyasubashi Pier → Miyajima Pier
5 High Speed Boats (Setouchi Sea Line Co., Ltd.): Hiroshima Port→Grand Prince Hotel Hiroshima→Miyajima
6High Speed Ship (Aquanet Hiroshima ): Hiroshima Marina Hop to Miyajima
Main ways to travel by public transportation for each point of origin
|From||Travel route||Main transportation|
|From Hiroshima Station||JR Hiroshima Station → Miyajimaguchi → (ferry) → Miyajima|
|Hiroshima Electric Railway (streetcar) Hiroshima Station tram stop → Miyajimaguchi tram stop → (connecting ship) → Miyajima||Hiroshima Electric Railway|
|From Hiroshima Station||Hiroshima Electric Railway (streetcar) Kamiyacho tram stop, Atomic Bomb Dome stop, etc. → Miyajimaguchi tram stop → (connecting ship) → Miyajima||Hiroshima Electric Railway|
|Astram Line Hondori/Kenchomae → Shin-Hakushima → (JR Transfer) → JR Shin-Hakushima Station → Miyajimaguchi → (Connecting Ship) → Miyajima||Astram Line|
|Hiroshima World Heritage Sea Route Peace Memorial Park Motoyasubashi Pier → Miyajima Pier||AQUANET HIROSHIMA|
You can choose a variety of access depending on the place of departure, time, cost, etc.
※About traffic jams in Miyajimaguchi
The area around Miyajimaguchi, where ferries to Miyajima are located, is very congested during the tourist season. Please refer to the congestion forecast calendar (2019) around Miyajimaguchi in Hatsukaichi City.
In addition, on days when traffic congestion is expected in Hiroshima prefecture, we will conduct a park and ride connecting Hiroshima City and Miyajima to alleviate traffic congestion.
Comfortable access to Miyajima with Miyajimaguchi Congestion Countermeasures Park and Ride
If you are going to sightseeing by car, you can park your car in a parking lot in Hiroshima city and go back and forth between Hiroshima city and Miyajima by JR, Hiroshima Electric Railway, or the World Heritage Route.