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JR Nishinihon Miyajima Ferry

1-11-5 Miyajimaguchi, Hatsukaichi 739-0411, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 829-56-2045
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1-11-5 Miyajimaguchi, Hatsukaichi 739-0411, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 829-56-2045
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Japanese public transportation is very timely and organized. Ever train we've taken in Japan has been on time. The Ferry is no exception. They are on time like clockwork. It takes only 10 minutes to cross from mainland to Miyajima Island. Our JR Pass covers...More

Thank SK01234
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you have a JR rail pass this is included - take the train from Hiroshima - also included, then its 10 minutes on the fee which is about every 30 minutes

Thank markr2306
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes you can use your jr pass which is great! It's very clean and efficient with nice staff members. Loved it

Thank Vanessa M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Miyajima ferry is just a short walk from the station and it is easy to purchase a ticket. The trip from Hiroden to Miyajima is about 10 mins and if you stand on the right hand side, there are numerous photo opportunities. The ferries...More

Thank deborahk3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like most public transport in Japan the ferry runs on time and very frequently. Ferry we had going didn't have place for luggage on lower level so we had to lug it upstairs,return had passenger lounge had. Quite magical as you approach the island and...More

Thank Eta15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ferry crossing from Hiroden to Miyajima takes about 10 minutes and costs 360 yen for a retour ticket. The ferry comes close to the famous Tori, so be on the right-side of the ship if you want to see it. The ferry leaves every...More

Thank François V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be aware that the JRPass only gets you on certain boats and there is a dock (on the right hand side) on Miyajima island that does not allow JRPass holders to use. This will not affect your journey much but may lead to a longer...More

Thank Daryl S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely ferry with efficient and welcoming staff. Took a short while to cross over. The trip provided a great photo shoot for the floating TORII.

Thank y0rkshire_0wl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a short walk from the train to the pier and if you have a JR pass then you take the right gateway. Queue up while waiting for the ferry but it doesn't take that long.nafter the cars and the passengers dis embark they...More

Thank combat66
Reviewed 13 July 2017

You can use your JR pass from Hiroshima to Miyajima island. There are boats about every 30 minutes in both senses. The crossing does not last long so you can enjoy the cruise from outside or inside.

Thank Nicolas E
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12 August 2016|
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Response from PKRV | Reviewed this property |
Yes the ferry takes vehicles though I don't know the cost as was a foot passenger.
Jade W
16 January 2015|
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Response from boxerdogqld | Reviewed this property |
Hiya, yes we bought a JR pass also. You can use it from the Airport and travel all the way to Osaka on it. You would also use it from Toyko to Odawarra, then you will need to buy a Hakone travel pass to get you up to... More
Jade W
16 January 2015|
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Response from Liz T | Reviewed this property |
If you will be in Japan for about 1 week and traveling between cities such as the ones you listed, it is worthwhile to purchase the 7 day Japan Railpass . In addition, buy the PASSMO smart card. This card allows you to... More