From Kanazawa train to Nagano then train to Matsumoto. 2 h 49 min ¥7971. From Kanazawa Station bus to Takayama Bus Terminal then bus to Matsumoto Bus Terminal. 5 h 40 min ¥6676. From Kanazawa drive to Matsumoto. 2 h 33 min ¥2849.
Bus or train from Kanazawa to Matsumoto?
Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kanazawa to Matsumoto hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 6 min. Japan Railways (JR) also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Nouhi Bus operates a bus from Kanazawa to Matsumoto 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Nouhi Bus also services this route every 4 hours.