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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.

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Train  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the train from Matsumoto to Hachioji
  2. Take the train from Hachioji to Shin-Yokohama
  3. Take the train from Shin-Yokohama to Odawara

$79 - $110

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6h 32m

  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 秩父宮記念公園

$43 - $64

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 22m

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

$49

Drive  •  2h 35m

  1. Drive from Matsumoto to Hakone 116.5 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Matsumoto to Hakone is to drive which costs ¥2200 - ¥3200 and takes 2h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Matsumoto to Hakone is to drive which costs ¥2200 - ¥3200 and takes 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Matsumoto to Hakone. However, there are services departing from Matsumoto Bus Terminal and arriving at Hakone Garasunomori Museum via Basuta Shinjuku. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 22m.

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The distance between Matsumoto and Hakone is 147 km. The road distance is 186.5 km.

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The best way to get from Matsumoto to Hakone without a car is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs ¥8500 - ¥13000.

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

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Matsumoto to Hakone bus services, operated by Access Shinshu, depart from Matsumoto Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Matsumoto to Hakone is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs ¥8500 - ¥13000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥5531 and takes 6h 22m.

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Matsumoto to Hakone bus services, operated by Odakyu Hakone highway bus, arrive at Hakone Garasunomori Museum station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Matsumoto to Hakone is 186 km. It takes approximately 2h 35m to drive from Matsumoto to Hakone.

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Map of how to get from Matsumoto to Hakone.
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  • Distance: 92.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 4m

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

You can take a train from Matsumoto to Hakone via Hachioji, Shin-Yokohama, Odawara, and Odawara Station in around 4h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Matsumoto to Hakone via Basuta Shinjuku in around 6h 22m.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hachioji to Shin-Yokohama
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Matsumoto to Kofu
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Access Shinshu
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Matsumoto Bus Terminal to Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
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 Garasunomori Museum
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
odakyu-hakonehighway.co.jp
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
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from 富士急ハイランド(2番) to 秩父宮記念公園
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
fujikyu.co.jp

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