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There are 4 ways to get from Nobeoka to Matsuyama by train, ferry, car, car ferry or plane

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Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Nobeoka to Usuki(Oita)
  2. Take the ferry from 臼杵港 to 八幡浜港
  3. Take the train from Yawatahama to Matsuyama(Ehime)

Train

  1. Take the train from Nobeoka to Oita
  2. Take the train from Oita to Kokura
  3. Take the train from Kokura to Okayama
  4. Take the train from Okayama to Matsuyama(Ehime)

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Nobeoka to Yanai
  2. Take the car ferry from Yanai to Mitsuhama

Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Nobeoka to Hakata
  2. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Matsuyama (MYJ)

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The cheapest way to get from Nobeoka to Matsuyama is to drive and car ferry which costs ¥8000 - ¥11000 and takes 7h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Nobeoka to Matsuyama is to train and fly which costs ¥23000 - ¥40000 and takes 6h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nobeoka to Matsuyama. However, there are services departing from Nobeoka and arriving at Matsuyama(Ehime) via Oita, Kokura and Okayama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 9m.

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It is approximately 173 km to get from Nobeoka to Matsuyama.

The best way to get from Nobeoka to Matsuyama without a car is to train and ferry which takes 6h 54m and costs ¥5500 - ¥11000.

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It takes approximately 6h 54m to get from Nobeoka to Matsuyama, including transfers.

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Nobeoka to Matsuyama train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Nobeoka station.

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

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Nobeoka to Matsuyama train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Matsuyama(Ehime) station.

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Japan Airlines offers flights from Fukuoka Airport to Matsuyama Airport.

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Map of how to get from Nobeoka to Matsuyama.
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  • Distance: 173.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 54m

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

You can take a train from Nobeoka to Matsuyama via Oita, Kokura, and Okayama in around 9h 9m.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥15000 - ¥27000
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nobeoka to Usuki(Oita)
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥2500 - ¥3700
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2500 - ¥3500
Reserved Seat
¥2600 - ¥3700
Green Seat
¥3500 - ¥4800
Train from Yawatahama to Matsuyama(Ehime)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥2900
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥1900 - ¥2800
Reserved Seat
¥2000 - ¥2900
Green Seat
¥2700 - ¥3700
Train from Nobeoka to Oita
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥4800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3200 - ¥4600
Reserved Seat
¥3400 - ¥4800
Green Seat
¥4700 - ¥6500
Train from Oita to Kokura
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥5500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3400 - ¥4800
Reserved Seat
¥3600 - ¥5500
Green Seat
¥5000 - ¥7000
Train from Okayama to Matsuyama(Ehime)
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥8000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥5000 - ¥7500
Reserved Seat
¥5500 - ¥8000
Green Seat
¥7500 - ¥11000
Train from Nobeoka to Hakata
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥12000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥7500 - ¥11000
Reserved Seat
¥8000 - ¥12000
Green Seat
¥11000 - ¥16000
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Yawatahama to Matsuyama(Ehime)
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥950 - ¥1500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥12000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥8500 - ¥12000
Reserved seat
¥9500 - ¥12000
Green seat
¥12000 - ¥17000
Ferry operators
Uwajima Ferry
Website
uwajimaunyu.co.jp
Ferry from 臼杵港 to 八幡浜港
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥4500
Schedules at
uwajimaunyu.co.jp
Second Class
¥2475
Car (3-4m long)
¥9695
First Class
¥4450
Car (4-5m long)
¥11744
Boyo Ferry
Phone
0820223311
Website
boyoferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Yanai to Mitsuhama
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3660
Schedules at
boyoferry.co.jp
Passenger
¥3660
Vehicle
¥10500

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