There are 4 ways to get from Matsumoto to Hakone by train, bus or car

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 20 min

  1. Take the train from Matsumoto to Nagano
  2. Take the train from Nagano to Tokyo
  3. Take the train from Tokyo to Odawara

$152 - $212

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Matsumoto Bus Terminal to Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo
  2. Take the bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Hakone-En

$56

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Matsumoto to Kofu
  2. Take the bus from 甲府駅バスターミナル(5番) to 富士急ハイランド(1番)
  3. Take the bus from 富士急ハイランド(2番) to 御殿場プレミアムアウトレット

$69 - $95

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Matsumoto to Hakone 119.6 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Matsumoto to Hakone is to drive which costs ¥2200 - ¥3300 and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Matsumoto to Hakone is to drive which costs ¥2200 - ¥3300 and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The distance between Matsumoto and Hakone is 148 km. The road distance is 191.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Matsumoto to Hakone, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Matsumoto, Japan and Hakone, Japan?

You can take a train from Matsumoto to Hakone via Nagano, Tokyo, and Odawara in around 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Matsumoto to Hakone via Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo, Basuta Shinjuku, Hakone-En, and Komagatake Ropeway in around 7 h 28 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Matsumoto to Nagano
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Matsumoto to Kofu
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagano to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $75
Reserved seat
$60 - $75
Green seat
$75 - $110
Train from Tokyo to Odawara
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$28 - $40
Reserved seat
$35 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Fuji Express
Website
fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from 甲府駅バスターミナル(5番) to 富士急ハイランド(1番)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from 富士急ハイランド(2番) to 御殿場プレミアムアウトレット
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
fujikyu.co.jp
Access Shinshu
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Matsumoto Bus Terminal to Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp
Odakyu Hakone highway bus
Website
odakyu-hakonehighway.co.jp
Bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Hakone-En
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
odakyu-hakonehighway.co.jp

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