Now available free of charge for Japan Rail Pass holder! Sightseeing Loop Bus "Hiroshima Meipu ru-pu"

Hiroshima Meipu ru-pu

The loop bus runs from the Hiroshima Station to major tourist spots of Hiroshima City including Peace Memorial Park, three art museums and center of the town. There is also other transportation, but this could be the most convenient means of transportation to those spots. You can catch the bus at the Hiroshima Station (Shinkansen North Entrance) and other 16 stops (bus stops and timetable vary according to a route).

Timetables of Orange Route, Green Route and Lemon Route

Orange Route (Via The Peace Memorial Park & Art Museum)

Bus stop Hiroshima Station (Shinkansen Entrance)
Time 9:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00
Bus stop Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum (Shukkeien)
Time 9:04 10:04 11:04 12:04 13:04 14:04 15:04 16:04 17:04
Bus stop Hiroshima Castle(Hiroshima Gokoku Shrine)
Time 9:06 10:06 11:06 12:06 13:06 14:06 15:06 16:06 17:06
Bus stop Hiroshima Museum of Art
Time 9:08 10:08 11:08 12:08 13:08 14:08 15:08 16:08 17:08
Bus stop Kamiya-cho
Time 9:10 10:10 11:10 12:10 13:10 14:10 15:10 16:10 17:10
Bus stop The Atomic Bomb Dome
Time 9:11 10:11 11:11 12:11 13:11 14:11 15:11 16:11 17:11
Bus stop The Peace Memorial Park(Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum)
Time 9:15 10:15 11:15 12:15 13:15 14:15 15:15 16:15 17:15
Bus stop Hatchobori
Time 9:23 10:23 11:23 12:23 13:23 14:23 15:23 16:23 17:23
Bus stop Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art
Time 9:32 10:32 11:32 12:32 13:32 14:32 15:32 16:32 17:32
Bus stop Hiroshima Station (Shinkansen Entrance)
Time 9:47 10:47 11:47 12:47 13:47 14:47 15:47 16:47 17:47

Special buses scheduled for seasonal Hiroshima Events

Convenient access to the Hiroshima Dreaminations. You can enjoy viewing the illuminations from the bus.
Operation days : from Nov. 17 to Jan. 3

Bus stop Hiroshima Sta. Shinkansen Entrance Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum (Shukkeien) Hiroshima Castle (Hiroshima Gokoku Shrine) Hiroshima Museum of Art
Time 18:30 19:00 18:34 19:04 18:36 19:06 18:38 19:08
Bus stop Kamiya-cho Shirakamisya (disembark only) Namiki-dori (disembark only) Hiroshima Sta. Shinkansen Entrance (disembark only)
Time 18:40 19:10 18:48 19:18 18:51 19:21 19:04 19:34

Green Route(Via Peace Memorial Park and Namiki Hondori)

The red indicates to pay attention to the operation days :
Services from March 1 to October 31 only

Bus stop Hiroshima Station (Shinkansen Entrance)
Time 9:15 9:45 10:20 10:50 11:20 11:50 12:20 12:50 13:20
13:50 14:20 14:50 15:20 15:50 16:20 16:50 17:15 17:45
18:00 19:00 20:00 - - - - - -
Bus stop Hatchobori
Time 9:22 9:52 10:27 10:57 11:27 11:57 12:27 12:57 13:27
13:57 14:27 14:57 15:27 15:57 16:27 16:57 17:22 17:52
18:07 19:07 20:07 - - - - - -
Bus stop Kamiya-cho
Time 9:25 9:55 10:30 11:00 11:30 12:00 12:30 13:00 13:30
14:00 14:30 15:00 15:30 16:00 16:30 17:00 17:25 17:55
18:10 19:10 20:10 - - - - - -
Bus stop The Atomic Bomb Dome
Time 9:26 9:56 10:31 11:01 11:31 12:01 12:31 13:01 13:31
14:01 14:31 15:01 15:31 16:01 16:31 17:01 17:26 17:56
18:11 19:11 20:11 - - - - - -
Bus stop The Peace Memorial Park(Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum)
Time 9:30 10:00 10:35 11:05 11:35 12:05 12:35 13:05 13:35
14:05 14:35 15:05 15:35 16:05 16:35 17:05 17:30 18:00
18:15 19:15 20:15 - - - - - -
Bus stop Namiki-dori
Time 9:34 10:04 10:39 11:09 11:39 12:09 12:39 13:09 13:39
14:09 14:39 15:09 15:39 16:09 16:39 17:09 17:34 18:04
18:19 19:19 20:19 - - - - - -
Bus stop Shintenchi
Time 9:37 10:07 10:42 11:12 11:42 12:12 12:42 13:12 13:42
14:12 14:42 15:12 15:42 16:12 16:42 17:12 17:37 18:07
18:22 19:22 20:22 - - - - - -
Bus stop Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum (Shukkeien)
Time 9:43 10:13 10:48 11:18 11:48 12:18 12:48 13:18 13:48
14:18 14:48 15:18 15:48 16:18 16:48 17:18 17:43 18:13
18:28 19:28 20:28 - - - - - -
Bus stop Futabanosato Historical Walking Trail
Time 9:49 10:19 10:54 11:24 11:54 12:24 12:54 13:24 13:54
14:24 14:54 15:24 15:54 16:24 16:54 17:24 17:49 18:19
18:34 19:34 20:34 - - - - - -
Bus stop Hiroshima Toshogu Shrine
Time 9:51 10:21 10:56 11:26 11:56 12:26 12:56 13:26 13:56
14:26 14:56 15:26 15:56 16:26 16:56 17:26 17:51 18:21
18:36 19:36 20:36 - - - - - -
Bus stop Hiroshima Station (Shinkansen Entrance)
Time 9:55 10:25 11:00 11:30 12:00 12:30 13:00 13:30 14:00
14:30 15:00 15:30 16:00 16:30 17:00 17:30 17:55 18:25
18:40 19:40 20:40 - - - - - -

Lemon Route(Peace Memorial Park)

The red indicates to pay attention to the operation days :
Services from March 1 to October 31 only

Bus stop Hiroshima Station (Shinkansen Entrance)
Time 8:00 8:15 8:30 8:45 9:30 10:30 10:40 11:10 11:30
11:40 12:10 12:30 12:40 13:30 13:40 14:10 14:30 14:40
15:30 15:40 16:10 16:30 16:40 17:30 18:30 19:30 -
Bus stop Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum (Shukkeien)
Time 8:04 8:19 8:34 8:49 9:34 10:34 10:44 11:14 11:34
11:44 12:14 12:34 12:44 13:34 13:44 14:14 14:34 14:44
15:34 15:44 16:14 16:34 16:44 17:34 18:34 19:34 -
Bus stop Hiroshima Castle(Hiroshima Gokoku Shrine)
Time 8:06 8:21 8:36 8:51 9:36 10:36 10:46 11:16 11:36
11:46 12:16 12:36 12:46 13:36 13:46 14:16 14:36 14:46
15:36 15:46 16:16 16:36 16:46 17:36 18:36 19:36 -
Bus stop Hiroshima Museum of Art
Time 8:08 8:23 8:38 8:53 9:38 10:38 10:48 11:18 11:38
11:48 12:18 12:38 12:48 13:38 13:48 14:18 14:38 14:48
15:38 15:48 16:18 16:38 16:48 17:38 18:38 19:38 -
Bus stop Kamiya-cho
Time 8:10 8:25 8:40 8:55 9:40 10:40 10:50 11:20 11:40
11:50 12:20 12:40 12:50 13:40 13:50 14:20 14:40 14:50
15:40 15:50 16:20 16:40 16:50 17:40 18:40 19:40 -
Bus stop The Atomic Bomb Dome
Time 8:11 8:26 8:41 8:56 9:41 10:41 10:51 11:21 11:41
11:51 12:21 12:41 12:51 13:41 13:51 14:21 14:41 14:51
15:41 15:51 16:21 16:41 16:51 17:41 18:41 19:41 -
Bus stop The Peace Memorial Park(Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum)
Time 8:15 8:30 8:45 9:00 9:45 10:45 10:55 11:25 11:45
11:55 12:25 12:45 12:55 13:45 13:55 14:25 14:45 14:55
15:45 15:55 16:25 16:45 16:55 17:45 18:45 19:45 -
Bus stop Namiki-dori
Time 8:19 8:34 8:49 9:04 9:49 10:49 10:59 11:29 11:49
11:59 12:29 12:49 12:59 13:49 13:59 14:29 14:49 14:59
15:49 15:59 16:29 16:49 16:59 17:49 18:49 19:49 -
Bus stop Hiroshima Station (Shinkansen Entrance)
Time 8:35 8:50 9:05 9:20 10:05 11:05 11:15 11:45 12:05
12:15 12:45 13:05 13:15 14:05 14:15 14:45 15:05 15:15
16:05 16:15 16:45 17:05 17:15 18:05 19:05 20:05 -

Information about Orange Route, Green Route and Lemon Route

Four choices of payment

1. JAPAN RAIL PASS or JR-WEST RAIL PASS
Passengers with a JAPAN RAIL PASS or JR-WEST RAIL PASS, please hand it to the driver. It’ll be returned after it has been checked.
2. One-Day Ticket
Passengers with a one-day ticket, please show it clearly to the driver.
One-day tickets can be purchased at the bus ticket booth (transport information desk) at the JR Hiroshima Sta. Shinkansen Entrance (first floor). Booth hours: 8:30-18:30, 365 days a year.
One-day pass is also available in the bus. Please buy the ticket on boarding.
3. Cash
Cash passengers, please put the exact fare into the fare box.
4. IC cards

Simply touch your IC card to the reader inside the bus to pay the fare.

Information

  • When the bus arrives, please get on the bus from the front door. Please pay the fare into the box next to the driver when you are boarding.
  • IC cards (prepaid transportation cards) can be used to pay the fare.
  • Press the stop button to tell the driver you wish to disembark, after you hear the announcement for your stop.
  • The scheduled times on the timetable may be influenced by local traffic conditions.
  • Passengers with a one ride ticket, who need to transfer to reach their destination, must ask for the driver for a transfer ticket.

Fares
One Ride : Adult (12 or older) ¥200 / Child (6 to 11) ¥100
One-Day Ticket : Adult (12 or older) ¥400 / Child (6 to 11) ¥200

Timetable of Blue Route

Blue Route (Access bus from Hiroshima Sta. Shinkansen Entrance to Hiroshima Port)

The red indicates to pay attention to the operation days : Weekend and holidays
The blue indicates to pay attention to the operation days : Weekdays

From JR Hiroshima Sta. to Hiroshima Port

Bus stop Hiroshima Station (Shinkansen Entrance)
Time 7:50 9:35 11:05 14:15 16:45 17:40 18:45
Bus stop Hiroshima Port (arrive)
Time 8:18 10:03 11:33 14:43 17:13 18:08 19:13

From Hiroshima Port to JR Hiroshima Sta. (Via Atomic Bomb Dome and Peace Park)

Bus stop Hiroshima Port
Time 9:35 11:20 12:55 14:50 18:30 20:25 21:15
Bus stop Kamiya-cho
Time 10:02 11:47 13:22 15:17 18:57 20:52 21:42
Bus stop The Atomic Bomb Dome
Time 10:03 11:48 13:23 15:18 18:58 20:53 21:43
Bus stop The Peace Memorial Park (Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum)
Time 10:07 11:52 13:27 15:22 19:02 20:57 21:47
Bus stop Namiki-dori
Time 10:11 11:56 13:31 15:26 19:06 21:01 21:51
Bus stop Hiroshima Station (Shinkansen Entrance) (arrive)
Time 10:27 12:12 13:47 15:42 19:22 21:17 22:07

Information about Blue Route

Fares

One Ride : Adult (12 or older) ¥330 / Child (6 to 11) ¥170

Four choices of payment

1. JAPAN RAIL PASS or JR-WEST RAIL PASS
Passengers with a JAPAN RAIL PASS or JR-WEST RAIL PASS, please hand it to the driver. It’ll be returned after it has been checked.
2. One-Day Ticket
Passengers with a one-day ticket, please show it clearly to the driver.
One-day tickets can be purchased at the bus ticket booth (transport information desk) at the JR Hiroshima Sta. Shinkansen Entrance (first floor). Booth hours: 8:30-18:30, 365 days a year.
One-day pass is also available in the bus. Please buy the ticket on boarding.
3. Cash
Cash passengers, please put the exact fare into the fare box.
4. IC cards

Simply touch your IC card to the reader inside the bus to pay the fare.

Information

  • Please note that blue route buses departing from Hiroshima Sta. Shinkansen Entrance will go “Hiroshima Port”.
  • With the “Hiroshima meipuru~pu” 1-day ticket, you can only ride from Kamiyacho, Atomic Bomb Dome, Peace Memorial Park, and Namiki-dori St. entrance.
  • From Kamiyacho, Atomic Bomb Dome, Peace Memorial Park, and Namiki-dori Sta. entrance, the fare is ¥200 for adults and ¥100 for children.
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