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There are 5 ways to get from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Matsushima by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  55m

  1. Take the bus from Sendai Airport to Matsushima Kaigan

$23

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Train  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the train from Sendai Airport to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) Sendai Airport Access
  2. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Matsushima Jr Tohoku

$9 - $12

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Train via Matsushimakaigan  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the train from Sendai Airport to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) Sendai Airport Access
  2. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Matsushimakaigan JR Senseki Local

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  30m

  1. Take a taxi from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Matsushima 25.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  30m

  1. Drive from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Matsushima 25.2 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Matsushima is to drive which costs ¥470 - ¥700 and takes 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Matsushima is to taxi which costs ¥13000 - ¥16000 and takes 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sendai Airport and arriving at Matsushima Kaigan. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Matsushima. However, there are services departing from Sendai Airport and arriving at Matsushima via Sendai(Miyagi/Jr). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 11m.

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The distance between Sendai Airport (SDJ) and Matsushima is 29 km. The road distance is 40.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Matsushima without a car is to bus which takes 55m and costs ¥2500.

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The bus from Sendai Airport to Matsushima Kaigan takes 55m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Matsushima bus services, operated by Northern Iwate Transportation Inc., depart from Sendai Airport station.

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Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Matsushima train services, operated by Sendai Airport Railway, depart from Sendai Airport station.

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The best way to get from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Matsushima is to bus which takes 55m and costs ¥2500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥1000 - ¥1500 and takes 1h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Matsushima.
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  • Distance: 17.9 miles
  • Duration: 55m

What companies run services between Sendai Airport (SDJ), Japan and Matsushima, Miyagi, Japan?

Northern Iwate Transportation Inc. operates a bus from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Matsushima every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 and the journey takes 55m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Matsushima via Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) in around 1h 11m.

Train operators
Sendai Airport Railway
Website
senat.co.jp
Train from Sendai Airport to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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 Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Matsushima
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Matsushimakaigan
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Northern Iwate Transportation Inc.
Phone
019 - 641 - 1212
Website
iwate-kenpokubus.co.jp
Bus from Sendai Airport to Matsushima Kaigan
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
sendai-airport.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Matsushima
Ave. Duration
30m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Minami Sendai Daiichi Kotsu
Phone
+81 22-241-4141
Website
minasen.co.jp

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Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Matsushima bus services, operated by Northern Iwate Transportation Inc., arrive at Matsushima Kaigan station.

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Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Matsushima train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Matsushima station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Matsushima is 40 km. It takes approximately 30m to drive from Sendai Airport (SDJ) to Matsushima.

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