There are 2 ways to get from Matsumoto to Kōfu by train or car

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Train  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Matsumoto to Kofu Jr Chuo / ...

$14 - $20

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Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Matsumoto to Kōfu 62.6 miles

$10 - $16

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Matsumoto and arriving at Kofu. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Matsumoto and Kōfu is 83 km. The road distance is 100.1 km.

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The best way to get from Matsumoto to Kōfu without a car is to train which takes 1 h 58 min and costs .

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The train from Matsumoto to Kofu takes 1 h 58 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Matsumoto to Kōfu train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Matsumoto station.

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Matsumoto to Kōfu train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Kofu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Matsumoto to Kōfu is 100 km. It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to drive from Matsumoto to Kōfu.

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There are 70+ hotels available in Kōfu. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Matsumoto to Kōfu.
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  • Distance: 51.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 58 min

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

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Matsumoto to Kōfu hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h 58 min.

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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Train from Matsumoto to Kofu
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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