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

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Train, car ferry  •  4h 2m

  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

2 alternative options

Train  •  4h 17m

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

$85 - $117

Bus  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima BC to Okayama IC
  2. Take the bus from Tsudaka to Okaido

$43 - $69

Questions & Answers

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Hiroshima to Matsuyama. However, there are services departing from Hiroshima BC and arriving at Okaido via Tsudaka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 58m.

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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 4h 17m.

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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 car ferry which takes 4h 2m and costs ¥4500 - ¥4700.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Hiroshima to Matsuyama, including transfers.

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Hiroshima to Matsuyama bus services, operated by Ryobi Express, depart from Hiroshima BC station.

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

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The best way to get from Hiroshima to Matsuyama is to train which takes 4h 17m and costs ¥9500 - ¥14000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥4800 - ¥8000 and takes 5h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Hiroshima to Matsuyama.
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  • Distance: 43 miles
  • Duration: 4h 2m

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

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Matsuyama via Okayama in around 4h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hiroshima to Matsuyama via Okayama IC and Tsudaka in around 5h 58m.

Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hiroshima to Kure
Ave. Duration
42m
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
21m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Hiroshima BC to Okayama IC
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Tsudaka to Okaido
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Ferry operators
Setonaikaikisen

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Hiroshima to Matsuyama bus services, operated by Ryobi Express, arrive at Okaido 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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