Hiroshima has many sightseeing spots, but there are also many places that are difficult to access by train or car.
For example, it is necessary to cross the famous Miyajima using a ferry, and you need to know in advance how to access, such as how to go by train or car, where to stop your car when you transfer from the car to the ferry there is.
▼ferry station at miyajima
If you check the access method in advance, there are actually discount coupons for travel and sightseeing, and you may be able to access and sightseeing cheaper than the regular price.
Let’s save sightseeing cost in Hiroshima! What are discount tickets and the Hiroshima Hospitality Pass?
There are two types of discount tickets available in Hiroshima that are good deal by all means: the “tram free pass” and the city circulation bus “Meipu-loop”.
Tram free pass
The tram on the above lines in Hiroshima City and Hatsukaichi City can be used for ticket”one day free of charge”. The regular fare is 190 yen in the city, but extra charge is required from Hiroshima Nishihiroshima to Hiroden Miyajimaguchi.
If you use the tram more than four times, the ticket is good deal for you. If you go to Miyajima from Hiroshima Station and get on the other tram, so it is a nice free pass for tourists!
- 1-day ticket for the tram: 600 yen for adults, 300 yen for children
- 1-day ticket for the tram + Miyajima Matsudai ferry 1-day boarding pass: 840 yen for adults, 420 yen for children
the city circulation bus “Meipu-loop”.
You can enjoy unlimited to get on buses that go around Hiroshima Station – Hiroshima Castle – Atomic Bomb Dome – Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, buses that go around Hiroshima Station – Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art, and buses that go around Hiroshima Station – Hiroshima Port.
- 1-day buses free ticket :400 yen for adults, 200 yen for children
Regularly, the bus between Hiroshima Station and Hiroshima Port costs 330 yen each way, and the other way costs 200 yen each way, so you can save on both buses at least twice.
Because it is a red bus, it stands out from a distance.
Hiroshima Hospitality Pass
It is a “coupon” attached to a discount ticket on travel in Hiroshima. You can get it by presenting a tram ticket or a Meipu-Loop ticket at a hotel or ryokan.
It can be used at shops participating in the Hiroshima Hospitality Pass, and you can use it at the 12 sightseeing spots (Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Hiroshima Castle, Museum of Contemporary Art, Prefectural Museum of Art, Hiroshima Museum of Art, Shukkeien, River Pleasure Boat, Miyajima Aquarium) and at 96 restaurants.
One-day tickets and special discount tickets for tourists are often provided in prefectures other than Hiroshima. Wouldn’t it be better if you could get the same service cheaply? Please use it!