There are 5 ways to get from Beppu to Imabari-shi by car ferry, train, bus, car or plane

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Car ferry, train  •  5 h 35 min

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

$63 - $93

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

$38 - $72

3 alternative options

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

$140 - $196

Bus  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Beppu Kitahama to NishitetsuFukuoka
  2. Take the bus from Nishitetsu Tenjin Bus Terminal to Imabari-eki

$96 - $102

Train, fly  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Beppu to Kokura
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Hakata
  3. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Matsuyama (MYJ) FUK - MYJ
  4. Take the train from Matsuyama(Ehime) to Imabari

$187 - $334

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The cheapest way to get from Beppu to Imabari-shi is to car ferry and drive which costs ¥4300 - ¥8500 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 costs ¥4300 - ¥8500 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Beppu to Imabari-shi. However, there are services departing from Beppu Kitahama and arriving at Imabari-eki via Nishitetsu Tenjin Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

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

The best way to get from Beppu to Imabari-shi without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 5 h 35 min and costs ¥7000 - ¥11000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Beppu to Imabari-shi, including transfers.

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Beppu to Imabari-shi bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, depart from Beppu Kitahama station.

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Beppu to Imabari-shi train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Beppu station.

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The best way to get from Beppu to Imabari-shi is to train which takes 5 h 55 min and costs ¥15000 - ¥23000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥10500 - ¥11500 and takes 12 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Beppu to Imabari-shi.
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  • Distance: 102.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Beppu to Imabari-shi via NishitetsuFukuoka and Nishitetsu Tenjin Bus Terminal in around 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Yawatahama to Matsuyama(Ehime)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Matsuyama(Ehime) to Imabari
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
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
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$75 - $100
Reserved seat
$85 - $110
Green seat
$100 - $150
Train from Kokura to Hakata
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$24 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Beppu Kitahama to NishitetsuFukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Iyotetsu
Website
iyotetsu.co.jp
Bus from Nishitetsu Tenjin Bus Terminal to Imabari-eki
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$73
Schedules at
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Ferry operators
Uwajima Ferry
Website
uwajimaunyu.co.jp
Car ferry from Beppu to Yawatahama
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
uwajimaunyu.co.jp
Second Class
$28
First Class
$51
Special Class
$78

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The quickest flight from Fukuoka Airport to Matsuyama Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Beppu to Imabari-shi bus services, operated by Iyotetsu, arrive at Imabari-eki station.

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Beppu to Imabari-shi train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Imabari station.

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Japan Airlines offers flights from Fukuoka Airport to Matsuyama Airport.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Imabari-shi. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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