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

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Train  •  1h 57m

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

¥4400 - ¥7000

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Bus  •  3h 33m

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

¥2800 - ¥4100

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Drive  •  2h 39m

  1. Drive from Nagoya to Matsumoto 182.6 km

¥2000 - ¥3000

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The cheapest way to get from Nagoya to Matsumoto is to drive which costs ¥2000 - ¥3000 and takes 2h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Nagoya to Matsumoto is to train which costs ¥4400 - ¥7000 and takes 1h 57m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Meitetsu Bus Centre and arriving at Matsumoto Bus Terminal. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 33m.

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

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The distance between Nagoya and Matsumoto is 151 km. The road distance is 182.6 km.

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The best way to get from Nagoya to Matsumoto without a car is to train which takes 1h 57m and costs ¥4400 - ¥7000.

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The train from Chikusa to Matsumoto takes 1h 57m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Nagoya to Matsumoto bus services, operated by Alpico Group, depart from Meitetsu Bus Centre 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 1h 57m and costs ¥4400 - ¥7000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥2800 - ¥4100 and takes 3h 33m.

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  • Distance: 151.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 57m

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

Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Chikusa to Matsumoto hourly. Tickets cost ¥4400 - ¥7000 and the journey takes 1h 57m. Alternatively, Alpico Group operates a bus from Meitetsu Bus Centre to Matsumoto Bus Terminal 4 times a day. Tickets cost ¥2800 - ¥4100 and the journey takes 3h 33m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Chikusa to Matsumoto
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥7000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥4400 - ¥6500
Reserved Seat
¥4700 - ¥7000
Green Seat
¥6500 - ¥9000
Bus operators
Alpico Group
Phone
+886-2-2501-8559
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Meitetsu Bus Centre to Matsumoto Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥4100
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp

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Nagoya to Matsumoto bus services, operated by Alpico Group, 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 183 km. It takes approximately 2h 39m to drive from Nagoya to Matsumoto.

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There are 159+ hotels available in Matsumoto. Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

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