There are 7 ways to get from Kumamoto to Matsuyama by train, car ferry, bus, car or plane

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  •  5 h 52 min

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

$148 - $195

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Kumamoto to Beppu
  2. Take the car ferry from Beppu to Yawatahama
  3. Drive from Yawatahama to Matsuyama

$49 - $87

5 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Kumamoto to Hiroshima Shinkansen Mizuho / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Kure to Matsuyama

$113 - $143

Bus, train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Kumamoto Kotsu Center to Hakata Bus Terminal
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Okayama
  3. Take the bus from Okayama to Okaido

$141 - $201

Bus, car ferry  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Kumamoto Kotsu Center to Fukuoka Airport International Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Fukuoka Airport International Terminal to Kokura
  3. Take the car ferry from Kitakyushu to Matsuyama

$89 - $157

Train to Fukuoka, fly  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Kumamoto to Hakata
  2. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Matsuyama (MYJ) FUK - MYJ

$146 - $278

Fly from Kumamoto  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Kumamoto (KMJ) to Matsuyama (MYJ) KMJ - MYJ

$114 - $494

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

You can take a train from Kumamoto to Matsuyama via Okayama in around 5 h 52 min. Alternatively, All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines and Solaseed Air fly from Kumamoto to Matsuyama every 30 minutes.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Flights from Kumamoto to Matsuyama via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,500
Flights from Kumamoto to Matsuyama via Osaka
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Kumamoto to Matsuyama via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kumamoto to Matsuyama via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Kumamoto to Matsuyama via Nagoya
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Kumamoto to Matsuyama via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kumamoto to Okayama
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kumamoto to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kumamoto to Hakata
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kumamoto Kotsu Center to Hakata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kumamoto Kotsu Center to Fukuoka Airport International Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Fukuoka Airport International Terminal to Kokura
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Okayama to Okaido
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Ferry operators
Setonaikaikisen
Website
setonaikaikisen.co.jp
Car ferry from Kure to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
setonaikaikisen.co.jp
Kokura Ferry
Website
matsuyama-kokuraferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Kitakyushu to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Schedules at
matsuyama-kokuraferry.co.jp
Second Class
$50
Second Class Couch D
$71
First Class
$85
Uwajima Ferry
Website
uwajimaunyu.co.jp
Car ferry from Beppu to Yawatahama
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Schedules at
uwajimaunyu.co.jp
Second Class
$29
First Class
$52
Cabin
$80

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kumamoto to Matsuyama?

The distance between Kumamoto and Matsuyama is 224 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kumamoto to Matsuyama?

The cheapest way to get from Kumamoto to Matsuyama is to drive and car ferry which costs ¥5000 - ¥9500 and takes 5 h 40 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kumamoto to Matsuyama?

The quickest way to get from Kumamoto to Matsuyama is to train and fly which takes 2 h 56 min and costs ¥16000 - ¥31000.

Is there a direct train between Kumamoto and Matsuyama?

No, there is no direct train from Kumamoto to Matsuyama. However, there are services departing from Kumamoto and arriving at Matsuyama(Ehime) via Okayama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 52 min.

How long does it take to get from Kumamoto to Matsuyama?

It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Kumamoto to Matsuyama, including transfers.