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There are 3 ways to get from Shimosuwa to Matsumoto by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  57m

  1. Take the train from Shimo-Suwa to Matsumoto Jr Chuo / ...

$55 - $68

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Taxi  •  48m

  1. Take a taxi from Shimosuwa to Matsumoto 25.5 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  48m

  1. Drive from Shimosuwa to Matsumoto 25.5 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Shimosuwa to Matsumoto is to drive which costs ¥480 - ¥700 and takes 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Shimosuwa to Matsumoto is to taxi which costs ¥16000 - ¥20000 and takes 48m.

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The distance between Shimosuwa and Matsumoto is 19 km. The road distance is 40.9 km.

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The best way to get from Shimosuwa to Matsumoto without a car is to train which takes 57m and costs ¥6000 - ¥8000.

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It takes approximately 57m to get from Shimosuwa to Matsumoto, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shimosuwa to Matsumoto is 41 km. It takes approximately 48m to drive from Shimosuwa to Matsumoto.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Matsumoto. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shimosuwa to Matsumoto.
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  • Distance: 11.7 miles
  • Duration: 57m

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

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Shimosuwa to Matsumoto hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 31m.

Train operators
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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Train from Shimo-Suwa to Matsumoto
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Estimated price
$4 - $7
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Other operators
Taxi from Shimosuwa to Matsumoto
Ave. Duration
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Alpico Taxi
+81 263-87-0555

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