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There are 7 ways to get from Tokyo to Matsushima by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) Shinkansen Yamabiko / ...
  2. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Matsushimakaigan JR Senseki Local

$76 - $104

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Bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo to Sendai Station

$52 - $54

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Night bus  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the night bus from Nishi Funabashi to Sendai

$74 - $76

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Matsushima 245.6 miles

$40 - $60

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Sendai  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Sendai (SDJ) NRT - SDJ

$95 - $588

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Sendai  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Sendai (SDJ) HND - SDJ

$134 - $622

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Yamagata, bus, train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Yamagata (GAJ) HND - GAJ
  2. Take the bus from Yamagata Kencho-mae to Sendai
  3. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Matsushima

$126 - $334

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Matsushima is to drive which costs ¥4600 - ¥7000 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Matsushima is to train which costs ¥8500 - ¥12000 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tokyo to Matsushima. However, there are services departing from Tokyo and arriving at Matsushimakaigan via Sendai(Miyagi/Jr). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Tokyo and Matsushima is 321 km. The road distance is 393 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Matsushima without a car is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs ¥8500 - ¥12000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Tokyo to Matsushima, including transfers.

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Tokyo to Matsushima train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Tokyo station.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Matsushima is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs ¥8500 - ¥12000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥5800 - ¥6100 and takes 6 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs ¥15000 - ¥70000 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Narita Airport to Sendai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Tokyo to Matsushima train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Matsushimakaigan station.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Matsushima.
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  • Distance: 200.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

What companies run services between Tokyo, Japan and Matsushima, Miyagi, Japan?

You can take a train from Tokyo to Matsushima via Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) in around 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, JR Bus Tōhoku operates a bus from Tokyo to Matsushima 3 times a day. Tickets cost $49 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Sendai via Komatsu
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $400
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via Komatsu
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,500
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,700
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yamagata
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Sendai via Komatsu
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $400
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via Kobe
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
AIRDO
Website
airdo.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sendai via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Matsushimakaigan
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Matsushima
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Tokyo to Sendai Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Miyako Kotsu
Website
miyakou.co.jp
Night bus from Nishi Funabashi to Sendai
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
miyakou.co.jp
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Yamagata Kencho-mae to Sendai
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo to Matsushima is 393 km. It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to drive from Tokyo to Matsushima.

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Ibex Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Tokyo Narita Airport to Sendai Airport.

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There are 110+ hotels available in Matsushima. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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