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There are 3 ways to get from Nagoya to Matsumoto by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Chikusa to Matsumoto Ltd Exp Shinano

$40 - $50

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Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Matsumoto Bus Terminal

$36

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Nagoya to Matsumoto 115.6 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Nagoya to Matsumoto is to drive which costs ¥2200 - ¥3200 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nagoya to Matsumoto is to train which costs ¥4600 - ¥6000 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Meitetsu Nagoya and arriving at Matsumoto Bus Terminal. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chikusa and arriving at Matsumoto. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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The distance between Nagoya and Matsumoto is 151 km. The road distance is 185 km.

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The best way to get from Nagoya to Matsumoto without a car is to train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs ¥4600 - ¥6000.

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The train from Chikusa to Matsumoto takes 1 h 57 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Nagoya to Matsumoto bus services, operated by Access Shinshu, depart from Meitetsu Nagoya station.

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Nagoya to Matsumoto train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Chikusa station.

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The best way to get from Nagoya to Matsumoto is to train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs ¥4600 - ¥6000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥4000 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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  • Distance: 94.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

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

Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Nagoya to Matsumoto every 2 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 57 min. Alternatively, Access Shinshu operates a bus from Nagoya to Matsumoto 4 times a day. Tickets cost $36 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Bus operators
Access Shinshu
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Matsumoto Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp

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Nagoya to Matsumoto bus services, operated by Access Shinshu, arrive at Matsumoto Bus Terminal station.

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Nagoya to Matsumoto train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Matsumoto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nagoya to Matsumoto is 185 km. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Nagoya to Matsumoto.

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There are 82+ hotels available in Matsumoto. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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