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

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Train  •  5 h 6 min

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

$102 - $142

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 53 min

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

$75

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Karasuma Goike to Kansai Airport Terminal 2
  2. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 2 to Takamatsu Station
  3. Take the train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Matsuyama(Ehime)

$115 - $132

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Matsuyama 239.9 miles

$40 - $60

Train to Osaka, fly  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Karasuma to Juso
  2. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Matsuyama (MYJ) ITM - MYJ

$86 - $353

Train to Nagoya, fly  •  4 h 11 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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The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Matsuyama is to drive which costs ¥4400 - ¥6500 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Matsuyama is to train and fly which costs ¥9500 - ¥39000 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Matsuyama is 304 km. The road distance is 383.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Kyoto to Matsuyama, including transfers.

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

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The nearest airport to Matsuyama is Matsuyama (MYJ) Airport which is 5.8 km away. Other nearby airports include Hiroshima (HIJ) (68.3 km), Kochi (KCZ) (90.1 km), Oita (OIT) (103.7 km) and Takamatsu (TAK) (122.9 km).

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Matsuyama.
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  • Distance: 189.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

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

You can take a train from Kyoto to Matsuyama via Kyoto and Okayama in around 5 h 6 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 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 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $70
Reserved seat
$55 - $75
Green seat
$75 - $100
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$55 - $80
Japan Railways Limited Express
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Karasuma to Juso
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
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
$36
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Tsudaka to Okaido
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Karasuma Goike to Kansai Airport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 2 to Takamatsu Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
kate.co.jp

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