There are 3 ways to get from Matsumoto to Karuizawa Station by train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 10 min

  1. JR Shinonoi / ...
  2. Shinkansen Hakutaka / ...

$33 - $47

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 12 min

  1. 48.3 miles

$270 - $330

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. 48.3 miles

$8 - $12

What companies run services between Matsumoto, Japan and Karuizawa Station, Japan?

You can take a train from Matsumoto to Karuizawa Station via Nagano in around 2 h 10 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 - $13
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Matsumoto to Karuizawa Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Estimated price
$270 - $330
Alpico Taxi
Phone
+81 263-87-0555
Website
alpico.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Matsumoto and Karuizawa Station is 61 km. The road distance is 77 km.

The cheapest way to get from Matsumoto to Karuizawa Station is to drive which costs ¥850 - ¥1300 and takes 1 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Matsumoto to Karuizawa Station is to taxi which takes 1 h 12 min and costs ¥30000 - ¥37000.

No, there is no direct train from Matsumoto to Karuizawa Station. However, there are services departing from Matsumoto and arriving at Karuizawa via Nagano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Matsumoto to Karuizawa Station, including transfers.