There are 6 ways to get from Kyoto to Ehime by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 8 min

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

$97 - $132

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Bus  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyōto to Matsuyama City Station

$65

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Umeda(Hankyu) Hankyu Kyoto Semi-Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ōsaka to Okaido

$78 - $79

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Matsuyama 239.9 miles

$40 - $60

Train to Osaka, fly  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Minamiibaraki(Hankyu)
  2. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Matsuyama (MYJ) ITM - MYJ

$87 - $355

Train to Nagoya, fly  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya (NGO) to Matsuyama (MYJ) NGO - MYJ

$149 - $516

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kyōto and arriving at Matsuyama City Station station. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 44 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Ehime is 309 km. The road distance is 383.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Ehime without a car is to train which takes 5 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Kyoto to Ehime, including transfers.

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Kyoto to Ehime bus services, operated by Iyotetsu, depart from Kyōto station.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Ehime is to train which takes 5 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Airport to Matsuyama Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Kyoto to Ehime bus services, operated by Iyotetsu, arrive at Matsuyama City Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Ehime is 384 km. It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to drive from Kyoto to Ehime.

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Osaka Airport to Matsuyama Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Ehime.
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  • Distance: 193.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

What companies run services between Kyoto, Japan and Ehime, Japan?

You can take a train from Kyoto to Matsuyama via Kyoto and Okayama in around 5 h 8 min. Alternatively, Iyotetsu operates a bus from Kyoto to Matsuyama twice daily. Tickets cost $65 and the journey takes 5 h 44 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Nagoya to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Nagoya to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $70
Reserved seat
$55 - $70
Green seat
$70 - $100
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$55 - $75
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Umeda(Hankyu)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Minamiibaraki(Hankyu)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Iyotetsu
Website
iyotetsu.co.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Matsuyama City Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
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JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Ōsaka to Okaido
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$74
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp

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