There are 3 ways to get from Hiroshima to Matsuyama by train, bus or car ferry

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Shin-Onomichi Shinkansen Kodama
  2. Take the bus from Shindomichi Station to Matsuyama City Station

$62 - $75

Cheapest option

Train, car ferry  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Kure
  2. Take the car ferry from Kure to Matsuyama
  3. Take the train from Takahama(Ehime) to Matsuyama City Station(Railway)

$40 - $42

1 alternative option

Train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Okayama Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Matsuyama(Ehime) Ltd Exp Shiokaze

$86 - $118

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hiroshima to Matsuyama is to train and car ferry which costs ¥4500 - ¥4700 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hiroshima to Matsuyama is to train and bus which costs ¥7000 - ¥8500 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hiroshima to Matsuyama. However, there are services departing from Hiroshima and arriving at Matsuyama(Ehime) via Okayama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Hiroshima and Matsuyama is 69 km.

The best way to get from Hiroshima to Matsuyama without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 50 min and costs ¥7000 - ¥8500.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Hiroshima to Matsuyama, including transfers.

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Hiroshima to Matsuyama train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Hiroshima station.

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Hiroshima to Matsuyama train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Matsuyama(Ehime) station.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Matsuyama. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hiroshima to Matsuyama.
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  • Distance: 43 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between Hiroshima, Japan and Matsuyama, Japan?

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Matsuyama via Okayama in around 4 h 24 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hiroshima to Shin-Onomichi
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$27 - $40
Reserved seat
$30 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $55
Train from Hiroshima to Okayama
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$60 - $80
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hiroshima to Kure
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Iyotetsu
Website
iyotetsu.co.jp
Train from Takahama(Ehime) to Matsuyama City Station(Railway)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Iyotetsu
Website
iyotetsu.co.jp
Bus from Shindomichi Station to Matsuyama City Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
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Ferry operators
Setonaikaikisen
Website
setonaikaikisen.co.jp
Car ferry from Kure to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
setonaikaikisen.co.jp

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