A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Amman vs. Hiroshima for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Amman or Hiroshima?

Which is cheaper to visit? Which is more expensive for vacation?

Which city should you visit? Read on to compare the activities as well as the prices of travel for Amman and Hiroshima. We'll break down costs for accommodation, food, transportation and more to help you learn more about these two destinations. Then, you can figure out if either of these two places are accessible based on your travel budget, schedule, and interests. So, let's dig into it.

Where Should I go: Amman or Hiroshima?

Amman

Amman is the largest city in of the Hashemite Kingdom of the country of Jordan. It is also the capital city of Jordan and has a population of over four million people. Many people use Amman as a base for venturing out into the rest of Jordan and other surrounding countries. There are many things to see and do in Amman.

Hiroshima

Hiroshima is positioned on the coast of the Seto Inland Sea and is an industrial city made up of many zigzagging rivers and wide boulevard streets. Today Hiroshima is a modern and vibrant city with great food and an energetic nightlife, but the image that remains in most visitor's minds is the Hiroshima of 1945 when it became the horrific sight of the first atomic bomb attack. Hiroshima shares the colorful neon atmosphere of other major Japanese cities and its hard to recognize the city immortalized all those years ago on that fateful day.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best Luxury Tours to Jordan, The Best Budget Tours to Jordan, The Best Adventure Tours to Japan, and The Best Sightseeing Tours in Japan.


Which place is cheaper, Hiroshima or Amman?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Amman is $110, while the average daily cost in Hiroshima is $98. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each destination. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Amman and Hiroshima in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Amman $49
    Hiroshima $63
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Amman $98
    Hiroshima $126
Compare Hotels in Amman and Hiroshima

Looking for a hotel in Amman or Hiroshima? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options and compare which is best for your budget and travel style.

Hotels in Amman


Hotels in Hiroshima


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Our Analysis
We've analyzed the average and typical hotel prices based on guest reviews, star ratings, and hotel amenities here: Amman Hotel Prices and Hiroshima Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Amman $24
    Hiroshima $9.49
Typical Local Transportation Prices in Amman

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for transportation costs in Amman:


  • Bus Ride (for Two)
    $0.71
  • RIde to Airport
    $28

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Amman

Also for Amman, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Private Transfer to Aqaba from Amman or Queen Alia Airport: $359
  • Wadi Rum transfer from - to Amman: $323
  • Transfer to Petra from Amman /Amman Airport: $290
  • Amman Or Airport Private Transfer To Petra By Kings Way: $260
  • Queen Alia International Airport Transfers To Amman, Petra.: $257
  • transfers Queen Alia Airport or Amman from/to Petra: $242
  • Private Transfer from Amman to Petra: $240
  • Amman Or Amman Airport Private Transfer To Aqaba, Jordan: $225
  • Petra Full Day Tour with Hotel Transfer: $204
  • Transfer Amman To/From Petra: $200
  • Private Transfer From Amman Airport To Petra: $190
  • Petra or WadiRum transfer to/from Amman, Airport, Madaba, Deadsea: $167

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Hiroshima

Also for Hiroshima, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Private Transfer from Hiroshima Port to Hiroshima Airport (HIJ): $54
  • Private Transfer from Hiroshima Port to Hiroshima Airport (HIJ): $59
  • Private Transfer from Hiroshima Airport (HIJ) to Hiroshima Port: $59
  • Private Departure Transfer Hiroshima City to Hiroshima International Airport: $217
  • Private Arrival Transfer From Hiroshima International Airport to Hiroshima City: $217
  • Iwakuni Airport to/from Hiroshima City Private Transfer: $230
  • Hiroshima port Shore excursion Private transfer: $476
  • Hiroshima Airport to/from Hiroshima City Private Transfer: $172

Is it cheaper to fly into Amman or Hiroshima?

Prices for flights to both Hiroshima and Amman change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.





Food
  • Food Meals for one day
    Amman $34
    Hiroshima $28
Typical Food Prices in Amman

For Amman, here are some examples of average food and meal prices for travelers:


  • Pastries
    $4.23
  • Tea
    $5.64

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Amman

For Amman, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • Amman:Home resturant lunch and dinner: $37
  • Private Day or Night Amman Sightseeing - Optional Cooking or Wine Tasting Tour : $51
  • 3 course dinner with a sommelier: $56
  • Private Madaba Haret Jdoudna Restaurant Lunch or Dinner from Amman: $90
  • Private Jordan Heritage Restaurant Lunch or Dinner Experience : $109
  • Half Day Cooking Class Experience with Amman Panoramic Tour: $109
  • Half Day Cooking Class Experience with Amman Panoramic Tour: $113
  • 3-Hours Guided Food Tour in Amman: $130

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Hiroshima

For Hiroshima, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • Food and Culture Guided Walking Tour with Dinner: $74
  • Bar Hopping Food Tour: $80
  • Hiroshima Bar Hopping Food Tour: $82
  • Enjoy a Private Japanese Cooking Class with a Local Hiroshima Family: $90
  • Best of Hiroshima Food Tour: $155
  • Best of Hiroshima Food Tour: $236

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Amman $32
    Hiroshima $5.26

Tours and Activities in Amman

For Amman, here are a few prices for actual activities, tours, and tickets provided by various companies:

  • Full Day Tour in Baptism Site, Mount Nebo and Madaba: $85
  • Tour to the hidden Kingdom of the north: $300
  • 01 Day Tour to Dead Sea From Amman: $220
  • 1 Day Tour to Amman Jerash and Ajloun castle : $215
  • 1 Day Tour: Amman and Jerash: $176
  • 1-Day Tour: Amman and Dead Sea: $161
  • 1Day Private spiritual Tour to Amman Madaba Baptism site Dead Sea: $235
  • 2 Day Private Tour to Petra and Wadi Rum from Amman : $215
  • 2 Day Tour to Petra, Wadi Rum, and Dead Sea from Amman: $200
  • 2 Days - 1 Night Ma'in Hot Springs Private Tour From Amman: $150
  • 2 Days Group Tour From Petra Wadi Rum Aqaba Dead sea: $323
  • 2 Days Tour to Petra, Wadi Rum and Dead Sea from Amman: $631

Tours and Activities in Hiroshima

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Hiroshima.

  • Hiroshima Local Life Walking Tour: $20
  • Kimono and Calligraphy Experience in Miyajima: $65
  • 4 Hour Hiroshima Miyajima PRIVATE Tour: $103
  • An Amazing set of Cultural experience: Kimono, Tea Ceremony and Calligraphy: $98
  • From Hiroshima and Miyajima Island 1-Day Bus Tour: $108
  • From Private Tour to Kure: $129
  • Full Day Bus Tour in Hiroshima and Miyajima: $111
  • Full-Day Private Guided Tour in Hiroshima : $270
  • Guided Virtual Tour of Peace Park in Hiroshima/PEACE PARK TOUR VR: $33
  • HIROSHIMA ORIZURU TOWER Admission Ticket: $15
  • Half Day Private Guided Walking Tour in Hiroshima City: $200
  • Hiroshima & Miyajima Island Private Guided Tour: $156

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Amman $14
    Hiroshima $12


When comparing the travel costs between Amman and Hiroshima, we can see that Amman is more expensive. However, the two cities are actually relatively comparable in price, as the difference is somewhat minimal. Generally, this means that you could travel with generally the same travel style and level of luxury in each place. Even though Amman is in Middle East and Hiroshima is in Asia, both of these destinations have relatively similar prices of travel. Generally, the levels of luxury and expenses are the same for these cities even though they are geographically far apart.

If you're trying to decide if either of these two destinations are within your price range, also see Is Amman Expensive? and Is Hiroshima Expensive?.


Which is Bigger, Amman or Hiroshima?

Amman has a larger population, and is about 12% larger than the population of Hiroshima. When comparing the sizes of Amman and Hiroshima, keep in mind that a larger population does not always imply the destination has more attractions or better activities. So, always research the type of place that you want to visit along with the activities and attractions that interest you.


When is the best time to visit Amman or Hiroshima?

Hiroshima has a temperate climate with four distinct seasons, but Amman experiences a warm climate with fairly sunny weather most of the year.

Should I visit Amman or Hiroshima in the Summer?

The summer attracts plenty of travelers to both Amman and Hiroshima. Warm weather and sunshine bring visitors to Amman year-round. Furthermore, the summer months attract visitors to Hiroshima because of the family-friendly experiences.

In July, Amman is generally around the same temperature as Hiroshima. Daily temperatures in Amman average around 25°C (77°F), and Hiroshima fluctuates around 26°C (79°F).

In Amman, it's very sunny this time of the year. Amman usually receives more sunshine than Hiroshima during summer. Amman gets 364 hours of sunny skies, while Hiroshima receives 194 hours of full sun in the summer.

Hiroshima receives a lot of rain in the summer. In July, Amman usually receives less rain than Hiroshima. Amman gets 10 mm (0.4 in) of rain, while Hiroshima receives 238 mm (9.4 in) of rain each month for the summer.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Amman 25°C (77°F) 
    Hiroshima 26°C (79°F)

Should I visit Amman or Hiroshima in the Autumn?

The autumn brings many poeple to Amman as well as Hiroshima. Amman attracts visitors year-round for its warm weather and sunny climate. Additionally, the shopping scene are the main draw to Hiroshima this time of year.

Amman is a little warmer than Hiroshima in the autumn. The daily temperature in Amman averages around 20°C (68°F) in October, and Hiroshima fluctuates around 17°C (63°F).

People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Amman this time of the year. In the autumn, Amman often gets more sunshine than Hiroshima. Amman gets 274 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Hiroshima receives 193 hours of full sun.

It's quite rainy in Hiroshima. Amman usually gets less rain in October than Hiroshima. Amman gets 26 mm (1 in) of rain, while Hiroshima receives 102 mm (4 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Amman 20°C (68°F) 
    Hiroshima 17°C (63°F)

Should I visit Amman or Hiroshima in the Winter?

Both Hiroshima and Amman are popular destinations to visit in the winter with plenty of activities. The warm climate attracts visitors to Amman throughout the year. Also, many travelers come to Hiroshima for the museums, the shopping scene, and the cuisine.

Be prepared for some very cold days in Hiroshima. In the winter, Amman is much warmer than Hiroshima. Typically, the winter temperatures in Amman in January average around 8°C (46°F), and Hiroshima averages at about 4°C (40°F).

Amman usually receives more sunshine than Hiroshima during winter. Amman gets 184 hours of sunny skies, while Hiroshima receives 153 hours of full sun in the winter.

It's quite rainy in Amman. In January, Amman usually receives more rain than Hiroshima. Amman gets 149 mm (5.9 in) of rain, while Hiroshima receives 49 mm (1.9 in) of rain each month for the winter.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Amman 8°C (46°F) 
    Hiroshima 4°C (40°F)

Should I visit Amman or Hiroshima in the Spring?

Both Hiroshima and Amman during the spring are popular places to visit. Plenty of visitors come to Amman because of the warm climate and sunshine that lasts throughout the year.

In April, Amman is generally a little warmer than Hiroshima. Daily temperatures in Amman average around 16°C (61°F), and Hiroshima fluctuates around 14°C (56°F).

It's quite sunny in Amman. In the spring, Amman often gets more sunshine than Hiroshima. Amman gets 269 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Hiroshima receives 193 hours of full sun.

Hiroshima gets a good bit of rain this time of year. Amman usually gets less rain in April than Hiroshima. Amman gets 23 mm (0.9 in) of rain, while Hiroshima receives 168 mm (6.6 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Amman 16°C (61°F) 
    Hiroshima 14°C (56°F)

Typical Weather for Hiroshima and Amman

Amman Hiroshima
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 8°C (46°F) 149 mm (5.9 in) 4°C (40°F) 49 mm (1.9 in)
Feb 9°C (48°F) 98 mm (3.9 in) 5°C (41°F) 63 mm (2.5 in)
Mar 12°C (54°F) 62 mm (2.4 in) 8°C (46°F) 108 mm (4.3 in)
Apr 16°C (61°F) 23 mm (0.9 in) 14°C (56°F) 168 mm (6.6 in)
May 21°C (70°F) 3 mm (0.1 in) 18°C (64°F) 157 mm (6.2 in)
Jun 24°C (75°F) 10 mm (0.4 in) 22°C (71°F) 260 mm (10.2 in)
Jul 25°C (77°F) 10 mm (0.4 in) 26°C (79°F) 238 mm (9.4 in)
Aug 25°C (77°F) 10 mm (0.4 in) 27°C (81°F) 117 mm (4.6 in)
Sep 24°C (75°F) 10 mm (0.4 in) 23°C (74°F) 185 mm (7.3 in)
Oct 20°C (68°F) 26 mm (1 in) 17°C (63°F) 102 mm (4 in)
Nov 14°C (57°F) 68 mm (2.7 in) 12°C (53°F) 67 mm (2.6 in)
Dec 10°C (50°F) 138 mm (5.4 in) 7°C (44°F) 37 mm (1.5 in)