Getting there & away
Iwakuni is only 40km from Hiroshima. Shin-Iwakuni station is on the shinkansen line, while JR Iwakuni station is on the JR San-yō line. Kintai-kyō is about 5km from either. Buses shuttle back and forth between JR Iwakuni station and the bridge (¥240), and between Shin-Iwakuni station and the bridge (¥280).