There are 5 ways to get from Matsuyama to Kobe by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Matsuyama(Ehime) to Okayama Ltd Exp Shiokaze
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Shin-Kobe Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$84 - $113

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Bus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Matsuyama City Station to Kobe Sannomiya

$27 - $65

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Matsuyama to Kobe 181.7 miles

$30 - $45

Fly to Osaka  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Matsuyama (MYJ) to Osaka (ITM) MYJ - ITM

$88 - $357

Fly to Osaka Kobe  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Matsuyama (MYJ) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) MYJ - UKB

$107 - $709

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Matsuyama City Station station and arriving at Kobe Sannomiya. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Matsuyama to Kobe. However, there are services departing from Matsuyama(Ehime) and arriving at Shin-Kobe via Okayama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between Matsuyama and Kobe is 241 km. The road distance is 290.7 km.

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The best way to get from Matsuyama to Kobe without a car is to train which takes 3 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Matsuyama to Kobe, including transfers.

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Matsuyama to Kobe bus services, operated by Iyotetsu, arrive at Matsuyama City Station.

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Matsuyama to Kobe train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Matsuyama(Ehime) station.

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The best way to get from Matsuyama to Kobe is to train which takes 3 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 37 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Matsuyama Airport to Osaka Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Matsuyama to Kobe bus services, operated by Iyotetsu, arrive at Kobe Sannomiya station.

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Map of how to get from Matsuyama to Kobe.
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  • Distance: 150.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

What companies run services between Matsuyama, Japan and Kobe, Japan?

You can take a train from Matsuyama to Kobe via Okayama in around 3 h 28 min. Alternatively, Iyotetsu operates a bus from Matsuyama to Kobe every 4 hours. Tickets cost $57 and the journey takes 4 h 37 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Matsuyama to Osaka
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Matsuyama to Osaka Kobe via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Matsuyama to Osaka Kobe via Osaka, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Matsuyama to Osaka Kobe via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Matsuyama to Osaka Kobe via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Matsuyama to Osaka Kobe via Osaka, Sapporo
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Matsuyama to Osaka Kobe via Tokyo Haneda, Sapporo
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Matsuyama to Osaka
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Matsuyama to Osaka Kobe via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Train operators
Bus operators
Iyotetsu
Website
iyotetsu.co.jp
Bus from Matsuyama City Station to Kobe Sannomiya
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$57
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JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Okaido to Sannomiya BT
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Bus from Matsuyama Ichibancho to Kobe Sannomiya
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Matsuyama to Kobe train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Shin-Kobe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Matsuyama to Kobe is 291 km. It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to drive from Matsuyama to Kobe.

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Matsuyama Airport to Osaka Airport.

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There are 155+ hotels available in Kobe. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Matsuyama to Matsuyama Airport is to bus which takes 18 min and costs .

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