There are 3 ways to get from Iwakuni to Matsuyama by train, car ferry, bus 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, car ferry  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Iwakuni to Hiroshima JR Sanyo / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Hiroshima Port to Matsuyama

$50 - $54

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Iwakuni to Hiroshima Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Hiroshima Port to Matsuyama

$41 - $44

1 alternative option

Bus, car ferry  •  6 h

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

$52 - $54

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

There is no direct connection from Iwakuni to Matsuyama. However, you can take the train to Hiroshima, take the walk to Hiroshima Station, take the tram to Hiroshima Port(Ujina), take the walk to Hiroshima Port, take the car ferry to Matsuyama, take the walk to Takahama(Ehime), then take the train to Matsuyama City Station(Railway). Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Iwakuni to Matsuyama via Hiroshima BC, Kamiyachohigashi, Hiroshima Port(Ujina), Hiroshima Port, Matsuyama, and Takahama(Ehime) in around 6 h.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Iwakuni to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
iwakuni-bus.com
Ferry operators
Setonaikaikisen
Website
setonaikaikisen.co.jp
Car ferry from Hiroshima Port to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
setonaikaikisen.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Iwakuni and Matsuyama is 62 km.

The cheapest way to get from Iwakuni to Matsuyama is to drive and car ferry which costs ¥4300 - ¥4800 and takes 3 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Iwakuni to Matsuyama is to drive and car ferry which takes 3 h 30 min and costs ¥4300 - ¥4800.

It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Iwakuni to Matsuyama, including transfers.