There are 2 ways to get from Takasaki to Matsumoto by train or car

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Train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Takasaki to Nagano Shinkansen Hakutaka / ...
  2. Take the train from Nagano to Matsumoto JR Shinonoi / ...

$43 - $63

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Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Takasaki to Matsumoto 86.4 miles

$14 - $21

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No, there is no direct train from Takasaki to Matsumoto. However, there are services departing from Takasaki and arriving at Matsumoto via Nagano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Takasaki and Matsumoto is 95 km. The road distance is 138.2 km.

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The best way to get from Takasaki to Matsumoto without a car is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Takasaki to Matsumoto, including transfers.

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Takasaki to Matsumoto train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Takasaki station.

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Takasaki to Matsumoto train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Matsumoto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Takasaki to Matsumoto is 138 km. It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to drive from Takasaki to Matsumoto.

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There are 83+ hotels available in Matsumoto. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Takasaki to Matsumoto.
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  • Distance: 59.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

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

You can take a train from Takasaki to Matsumoto via Nagano in around 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Takasaki to Nagano
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $50
Reserved seat
$40 - $50
Green seat
$50 - $70
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 Nagano to Matsumoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
hyperdia.com

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