There are 4 ways to get from Mount Fuji (Mountain) to Matsumoto by bus, train or car

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Bus, train Japan Railways (JR)  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from 富士山五合目 to 河口湖駅
  2. Take the bus from 河口湖駅(5番) to 石和温泉駅
  3. Take the train from Kofu to Matsumoto

$31 - $45

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Bus, train Japan Railways Limited Express  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from 富士山五合目 to 河口湖駅
  2. Take the train from Kawaguchiko to Otsuki
  3. Take the train from Otsuki to Matsumoto

$54 - $70

Bus  •  5 h 44 min

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

$58 - $83

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Mount Fuji (Mountain) to Matsumoto 104.6 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Mount Fuji (Mountain) to Matsumoto is to drive which costs ¥1900 - ¥2900 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mount Fuji (Mountain) to Matsumoto is to drive which costs ¥1900 - ¥2900 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mount Fuji (Mountain) to Matsumoto. However, there are services departing from 富士山五合目 and arriving at Matsumoto Bus Terminal via Kawaguchiko Station and Hino. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 44 min.

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The distance between Mount Fuji (Mountain) and Matsumoto is 116 km. The road distance is 167.3 km.

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The best way to get from Mount Fuji (Mountain) to Matsumoto without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 32 min and costs ¥3500 - ¥5500.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Mount Fuji (Mountain) to Matsumoto, including transfers.

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Mount Fuji (Mountain) to Matsumoto bus services, operated by Fujikyu Bus, arrive at Kawaguchiko Station.

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Mount Fuji (Mountain) to Matsumoto bus services, operated by Access Shinshu, arrive at Matsumoto Bus Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mount Fuji (Mountain) to Matsumoto is 167 km. It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to drive from Mount Fuji (Mountain) to Matsumoto.

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There are 80+ hotels available in Matsumoto. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mount Fuji (Mountain) to Matsumoto.
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  • Distance: 72.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

What companies run services between Mount Fuji (Mountain), Shizuoka, Japan and Matsumoto, Japan?

You can take a bus from Mount Fuji (Mountain) to Matsumoto via 河口湖駅, Kawaguchiko Station, Chuodo Hino, and Hino in around 5 h 44 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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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kofu to Matsumoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Fujikyu Railway
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kawaguchiko to Otsuki
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Bus operators
Fuji Express
Website
fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from 富士山五合目 to 河口湖駅
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from 河口湖駅(5番) to 石和温泉駅
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
fujikyu.co.jp
Fujikyu Bus
Website
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from Kawaguchiko Station to Chuodo Hino
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Access Shinshu
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Hino to Matsumoto Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp

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