There are 3 ways to get from Nozawaonsen to Matsumoto Castle by shuttle, train, bus or car

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Shuttle, train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Nozawa Onsen to Nagano
  2. Take the train from Nagano to Matsumoto JR Shinonoi / ...

$9 - $12

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Nozawa Grand Hotel, Nozawa Onsen to Iiyama
  2. Take the train from Iiyama to Nagano
  3. Take the train from Nagano to Matsumoto

$29 - $44

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Nozawaonsen to Matsumoto Castle 71.4 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Nozawaonsen to Matsumoto Castle is to shuttle and train which costs ¥1000 - ¥1400 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nozawaonsen to Matsumoto Castle is to drive which costs ¥1300 - ¥2000 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The distance between Nozawaonsen and Matsumoto Castle is 88 km. The road distance is 114.3 km.

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The best way to get from Nozawaonsen to Matsumoto Castle without a car is to shuttle and train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs ¥1000 - ¥1400.

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Nozawaonsen to Matsumoto Castle, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nozawaonsen to Matsumoto Castle is 114 km. It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to drive from Nozawaonsen to Matsumoto Castle.

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The nearest airport to Matsumoto Castle is Matsumoto (MMJ) Airport which is 9.1 km away. Other nearby airports include Komatsu (KMQ) (140.6 km), Nagoya (NKM) (144.8 km), Tokyo Haneda (HND) (180.6 km) and Nagoya (NGO) (185.6 km).

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There are 85+ hotels available in Matsumoto Castle. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nozawaonsen to Matsumoto Castle.
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  • Distance: 55.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

What companies run services between Nozawaonsen, Japan and Matsumoto Castle, Japan?

There is no direct connection from Nozawaonsen to Matsumoto Castle. However, you can take the shuttle to Nagano, take the train to Matsumoto, then take the walk to Matsumoto Castle. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Nozawaonsen to Matsumoto Castle via Iiyama, Nagano, and Matsumoto in around 3 h 43 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagano to Matsumoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Iiyama to Nagano
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$20 - $27
Reserved seat
$26 - $35
Green seat
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Nagano Snow Shuttle
Website
naganosnowshuttle.com
Shuttle from Nozawa Onsen to Nagano
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
naganosnowshuttle.com
bus
Bus from Nozawa Grand Hotel, Nozawa Onsen to Iiyama
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
snowmonkeyresorts.com

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