There are 4 ways to get from Beppu to Imabari-shi by train, bus, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Beppu to Kokura
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Okayama
  3. Take the train from Okayama to Imabari

$141 - $187

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Beppu to Yawatahama
  2. Drive from Yawatahama to Imabari-shi

$39 - $72

2 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Beppu Kitahama to Hakata Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Hiroshima Bus Center
  3. Take the bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hiroshima Airport
  4. Take the car ferry from Tadanoumi Port to Sakari Port

$84 - $94

Train, car ferry  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Beppu to Kokura
  2. Take the car ferry from Kitakyushu to Matsuyama
  3. Take the train from Matsuyama(Ehime) to Imabari

$103 - $153

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Beppu to Imabari-shi is to car ferry and drive which costs ¥4300 - ¥8000 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Beppu to Imabari-shi is to car ferry and drive which takes 4 h 15 min and costs ¥4300 - ¥8000.

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The distance between Beppu and Imabari-shi is 164 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Beppu to Imabari-shi, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Beppu to Imabari-shi. However, there are services departing from Beppu and arriving at Imabari via Kokura and Okayama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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What companies run services between Beppu, Japan and Imabari-shi, Japan?

You can take a train from Beppu to Imabari-shi via Kokura and Okayama in around 5 h 55 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Beppu to Kokura
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Imabari
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Matsuyama(Ehime) to Imabari
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Beppu Kitahama to Hakata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Hiroko Kanko
Phone
082-238-3355
Website
hiroko-group.co.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Hiroshima Bus Center
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
hiroko-group.co.jp
Hiroshima Electric Railway
Website
hyperdia.com
Bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hiroshima Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
hij.airport.jp
Ferry operators
Sanyo Shosen
Website
sanyo-shosen.jp
Car ferry from Tadanoumi Port to Sakari Port
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
sanyo-shosen.jp
Kokura Ferry
Website
matsuyama-kokuraferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Kitakyushu to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
matsuyama-kokuraferry.co.jp
Second Class
$50
Second Class Couch D
$71
First Class
$85
Special Class
$141
Uwajima Ferry
Website
uwajimaunyu.co.jp
Car ferry from Beppu to Yawatahama
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Schedules at
uwajimaunyu.co.jp
Second Class
$29
First Class
$52
Special Class
$80

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