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

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  •  4 h 37 min

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

$97 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyoto Station to Tsudaka
  2. Take the bus from Tsudaka to Okaido

$77

4 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Matsuyama 239.9 miles

$40 - $60

Train to Osaka, fly to Matsuyama  •  3 h 4 min

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

$104 - $378

Fly Osaka to Oita, car ferry  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Oita (OIT) ITM - OIT
  2. Take the car ferry from Beppu to Yawatahama

$118 - $342

Train to Nagoya, fly to Matsuyama  •  3 h 38 min

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

$165 - $526

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

You can take a train from Kyoto to Matsuyama via Okayama in around 4 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kyoto to Matsuyama via Tsudaka in around 6 h 53 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 Osaka to Oita
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Nagoya to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Osaka to Oita
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Oita
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Hankyu Railways
Website
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
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Kyoto Station to Tsudaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Tsudaka to Okaido
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Ferry operators
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
$53
Cabin
$82

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Getting to Milan from the airport, Need to know: Jadrolinija and Travelling around the UAE - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kyoto to Ehime?

The distance between Kyoto and Ehime is 309 km. The road distance is 384 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Ehime?

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Ehime is to drive which costs ¥4300 - ¥6500 and takes 4 h 37 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kyoto to Ehime?

The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Ehime is to train and fly which takes 3 h 4 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥41000.

Is there a direct train between Kyoto and Ehime?

No, there is no direct train from Kyoto to Ehime. However, there are services departing from Kyoto and arriving at Matsuyama(Ehime) via Okayama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

Is there a direct bus between Kyoto and Ehime?

No, there is no direct bus from Kyoto to Ehime. However, there are services departing from Kyoto Station and arriving at Okaido via Tsudaka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 53 min.

How long does it take to get from Kyoto to Ehime?

It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Kyoto to Ehime, including transfers.