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There are 5 ways to get from Matsumoto to Kawaguchiko Station by train, bus or car

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Train Japan Railways Limited Express, bus  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Matsumoto to Isawa-Onsen Ltd Exp Azusa / ...
  2. Take the bus from 石和温泉駅 to 河口湖駅(5番) 甲府駅バスターミナル発 富士山駅方面行き / ...

$35 - $45

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Train Japan Railways (JR), bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Matsumoto to Kofu Jr Chuo / ...
  2. Take the bus from 甲府駅バスターミナル(5番) to 河口湖駅(5番) 甲府駅バスターミナル発 富士山駅方面行き / ...

$24 - $34

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Matsumoto to Otsuki Ltd Exp Super Azusa / ...
  2. Take the train from Otsuki to Kawaguchiko Fujikyu Railway / ...

$46 - $56

Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Matsumoto Bus Terminal to Hino
  2. Take the bus from Chuodo Hino to Kawaguchiko Station

$44 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Matsumoto to Kawaguchiko Station 85.5 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Matsumoto to Kawaguchiko Station is to drive which costs ¥1600 - ¥2400 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Matsumoto to Kawaguchiko Station is to drive which costs ¥1600 - ¥2400 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Matsumoto to Kawaguchiko Station station. However, there are services departing from Matsumoto Bus Terminal and arriving at Kawaguchiko Station via Chuodo Hino. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Matsumoto to Kawaguchiko Station. However, there are services departing from Matsumoto and arriving at Kawaguchiko via Otsuki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 4 min.

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The distance between Matsumoto and Kawaguchiko Station is 109 km. The road distance is 136.8 km.

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The best way to get from Matsumoto to Kawaguchiko Station without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 57 min and costs ¥3900 - ¥5500.

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Matsumoto to Kawaguchiko Station, including transfers.

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

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Matsumoto to Kawaguchiko Station train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Matsumoto station.

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The best way to get from Matsumoto to Kawaguchiko Station is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs ¥5000 - ¥6500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥4900 - ¥6000 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Matsumoto to Kawaguchiko Station.
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  • Distance: 68.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

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

You can take a train from Matsumoto to Kawaguchiko Station via Otsuki in around 3 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Matsumoto to Kawaguchiko Station via Hino and Chuodo Hino in around 4 h 30 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Matsumoto to Isawa-Onsen
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Matsumoto to Otsuki
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Fujikyu Railway
Website
e.fujikyu-railway.jp
Train from Otsuki to Kawaguchiko
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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 Matsumoto to Kofu
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Fuji Express
Website
fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from 石和温泉駅 to 河口湖駅(5番)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from 甲府駅バスターミナル(5番) to 河口湖駅(5番)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
fujikyu.co.jp
Access Shinshu
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Matsumoto Bus Terminal to Hino
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp
Fujikyu Bus
Website
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from Chuodo Hino to Kawaguchiko Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp

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Matsumoto to Kawaguchiko Station bus services, operated by Fujikyu Bus, arrive at Kawaguchiko Station.

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Matsumoto to Kawaguchiko Station train services, operated by Fujikyu Railway, arrive at Kawaguchiko station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Matsumoto to Kawaguchiko Station is 137 km. It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to drive from Matsumoto to Kawaguchiko Station.

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