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There are 5 ways to get from Iwakuni to Matsuyama by train, tram, car ferry or bus

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Train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Iwakuni to Hiroshima
  2. Take the train from Hiroshima to Okayama
  3. Take the train from Okayama to Matsuyama(Ehime)

$91 - $129

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Car ferry  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Yanai to Matsuyama

$33 - $36

3 alternative options

Train, tram, car ferry  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Iwakuni to Nishihiroshima
  2. Take the tram from Hirodennishihiroshima to Hiroshima Port(Ujina)
  3. Take the car ferry from Hiroshima Port to Matsuyama
  4. Take the train from Takahama(Ehime) to Matsuyama City Station(Railway)

$46 - $50

Bus, car ferry  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Iwakuni Shiyakusho to Hiroshima BC
  2. Take the car ferry from Hiroshima Port to Matsuyama

$49 - $51

Bus  •  7 h 45 min

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

$50 - $77

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The cheapest way to get from Iwakuni to Matsuyama is to car ferry which costs ¥3700 - ¥4100 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Iwakuni to Matsuyama is to car ferry which costs ¥3700 - ¥4100 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Iwakuni to Matsuyama. However, there are services departing from Iwakuni Shiyakusho and arriving at Okaido via Hiroshima BC and Tsudaka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Iwakuni to Matsuyama. However, there are services departing from Iwakuni and arriving at Matsuyama(Ehime) via Hiroshima and Okayama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 19 min.

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The distance between Iwakuni and Matsuyama is 62 km.

The best way to get from Iwakuni to Matsuyama without a car is to train which takes 5 h 19 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥15000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Iwakuni to Matsuyama, including transfers.

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Iwakuni to Matsuyama bus services, operated by Iwakuni Bus, depart from Iwakuni Shiyakusho station.

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Iwakuni to Matsuyama train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Iwakuni station.

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The best way to get from Iwakuni to Matsuyama is to train which takes 5 h 19 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥15000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥5500 - ¥9000 and takes 7 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Iwakuni to Matsuyama.
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  • Distance: 38.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Iwakuni to Matsuyama via Hiroshima and Okayama in around 5 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Iwakuni to Matsuyama via Hiroshima BC, Okayama IC, and Tsudaka in around 7 h 45 min.

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 Iwakuni to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Iwakuni to Nishihiroshima
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hiroshima Electric Railway
Website
hiroden.co.jp
Tram from Hirodennishihiroshima to Hiroshima Port(Ujina)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
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
Iwakuni Bus
Website
iwakuni-bus.com
Bus from Iwakuni Shiyakusho to Hiroshima BC
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
iwakuni-bus.com
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Hiroshima BC to Okayama IC
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Tsudaka to Okaido
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Ferry operators
Setonaikaikisen
Website
setonaikaikisen.co.jp
Car ferry from Hiroshima Port to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
setonaikaikisen.co.jp
Boyo Ferry
Phone
0820223311
Website
boyoferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Yanai to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
boyoferry.co.jp

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Iwakuni to Matsuyama bus services, operated by Ryobi Express, arrive at Okaido station.

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

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