There are 5 ways to get from Kyoto to Matsuyama by train, 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  •  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

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Matsuyama 239.9 miles

$40 - $60

Train to Osaka, fly  •  3 h 3 min

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

$103 - $375

Train to Nagoya, fly  •  3 h 38 min

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

$165 - $525

What companies run services between Kyoto, Japan and Matsuyama, 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 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
Train operators
Hankyu Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
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
$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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kyoto to Matsuyama?

The distance between Kyoto and Matsuyama is 304 km. The road distance is 384 km.

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

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

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

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

Is there a direct train between Kyoto and Matsuyama?

No, there is no direct train from Kyoto to Matsuyama. 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 Matsuyama?

No, there is no direct bus from Kyoto 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.

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

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