2 Overview of our city
Main roads in Higashihiroshima City
Route 2 runs east and west through the center of Higashihiroshima City towards Hiroshima City, Mihara City, and Fukuyama City. Route 375 also runs north and south through the city towards Kure City and Miyoshi City. Route 185 runs along the coast towards Kure City and Takehara City.
Sanyo Expressway runs east and west through the city and allows faster access to Hiroshima City, Fukuyama City, and to outside the prefecture.
JR Sanyo Main Line runs east and west through the city center, and JR Kure Line runs along the coast.
JR Sanyo Shinkansen also runs east and west through the city center and allows faster access to Osaka, Tokyo, or Fukuoka
Hiroshima Airport is located in Hongo Cho, Mihara City, next to Kochi Cho. It allows access to other parts of Japan, such as Tokyo, Sapporo, and Okinawa, and other parts of the world by plane.
Akitsu Cho has a ferry port, where you can take a ferry to Osakikamijima Island.
Transportation map of Higashihiroshima City
There are industrial parks with many factories in Higashihiroshima City. They are located near expressway interchanges, train stations and Hiroshima Airport, so that it is easy to get materials and send finished products across Japan.