Access

Venue

JMS Aster Plaza



Access to Hiroshima

Location of Hiroshima

Geographically, Hiroshima Prefecture lies in the southwest of Japan’s main island, Honshu, comprising of 14 cities and nine towns. It is situated in the center of the Chugoku-Shikoku Region bordered by the Chugoku Mountains to the north, and the Seto Inland Sea to the south.

There are two World Heritage sites. One is Itsukushima Shrine and the other is the Hiroshima Peace Memorial.

https://dive-hiroshima.com/en/

How to get to Hiroshima?

Hiroshima city is linked the other main cities in Japan through two main transportation means: Hiroshima railroad station and Hiroshima airport.

http://visithiroshima.net/plan_your_trip/directions_and_maps.html

The railroad station of Hiroshima in the center of the city, is less than two hours from Kansai (Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe) and four hours from Tokyo by shinkansen (bullet train).

*The “JAPAN RAIL PASS” company provides very reasonable travel costs and convenient trips.
https://japanrailpass.net/en/

Hiroshima airport in the eastern part of the city, links the main international Japan’s airports (i.e., Narita and Haneda airports) in less than two hours flights. Then, scheduled, and regular limousine buses from Hiroshima airport are available which arrive at the center of Hiroshima city within 45 min. Whilst, shinkansen is a more convenient to Hiroshima upon arrival through Kansai international airport(Osaka)or Fukuoka international airport.

Flight Schedules in Hiroshima airport
http://www.hij.airport.jp/english/flight/diagram.html#internatinal

International flight connections are available.
  • Seoul (Asiana Airlines)
  • Beijing /Dalian (Air China)
  • Shanghai (China Eastern Airlines)
  • Hongkong (HK Express)
  • Taipei (China Airlines)
  • Singapore (Silk Air)
  • Bangkok (Nok Air)
Convenient domestic flight connections are available.
  • Tokyo(Narita・Haneda)
  • Sapporo
  • Sendai
  • Naha(Okinawa)

Both Kansai International Airport(Osaka)and Fukuoka International Airport are also very convenient to come to Hiroshima taking JR trains from each airport.

Shinkansen (Central Japan Railway Company)
Hiroshima airport




Access to Venue

From Hiroshima Station

Streetcar

Take the streetcar(No.1) bound for Hiroshima Port (Via kamiya-cho) and get off at Shiyakusyo-mae. It is an 8-minute walk from Shiyakusyo-mae. -or- Take the streetcar(No.6) bound for Eba and get off at Funairi-machi. It is a 5-minute walk from Funairi-machi.

Hiroshima Station – Shiyakusho-mae or Funairi-machi


Bus

Take the Hiroshima Bus(No.24 from A-3) for Yoshijima Eigyosho and get off at Kakomachi next to Peace Memorial Park. It is a 1-minute walk from Kakomachi.



Taxi

About 15minutes.



From Hiroshima Airport

The Airport Limousine Bus takes you to either the Shinkansen Exit of Hiroshima Station, or the Hiroshima Bus Center(Bus Terminal). From the HBC, Aster Plaza is 15 min. walk, about 1000 m through Peace Memorial Park to Yoshijima dori. Approx. 5 min by taxi.

Hiroshima Airport – Hiroshima Station Shinkansen Exit, Time table