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There are 3 ways to get from Takayama to Matsumoto by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Matsumoto Bus Terminal

$29

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Train  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the train from Takayama to Toyama
  2. Take the train from Toyama to Nagano
  3. Take the train from Nagano to Matsumoto

$77 - $107

Drive  •  1h 18m

  1. Drive from Takayama to Matsumoto 57.9 miles

$9 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Takayama to Matsumoto is to drive which costs ¥1100 - ¥1600 and takes 1h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Takayama to Matsumoto is to drive which costs ¥1100 - ¥1600 and takes 1h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Takayama Bus Terminal and arriving at Matsumoto Bus Terminal. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Takayama to Matsumoto. However, there are services departing from Takayama and arriving at Matsumoto via Toyama and Nagano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 25m.

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The distance between Takayama and Matsumoto is 65 km. The road distance is 92.6 km.

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The best way to get from Takayama to Matsumoto without a car is to bus which takes 2h 25m and costs ¥3190.

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The bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Matsumoto Bus Terminal takes 2h 25m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Takayama to Matsumoto bus services, operated by Nouhi Bus, depart from Takayama Bus Terminal station.

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Takayama to Matsumoto train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Takayama station.

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The best way to get from Takayama to Matsumoto is to bus which takes 2h 25m and costs ¥3190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥8500 - ¥13000 and takes 4h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Takayama to Matsumoto.
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  • Distance: 40.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 25m

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

Nouhi Bus operates a bus from Takayama to Matsumoto every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 and the journey takes 2h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Takayama to Matsumoto via Toyama and Nagano in around 4h 25m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Toyama to Nagano
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$65 - $90
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
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Matsumoto Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp

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Takayama to Matsumoto bus services, operated by Nouhi Bus, arrive at Matsumoto Bus Terminal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Takayama to Matsumoto is 93 km. It takes approximately 1h 18m to drive from Takayama to Matsumoto.

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There are 84+ hotels available in Matsumoto. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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