There are 4 ways to get from Yokohama to Matsumoto by train, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Sakuragicho to Hachioji JR Yokohama Local / ...
  2. Take the train from Hachioji to Matsumoto Ltd Exp Super Azusa / ...

$47 - $64

Cheapest option

Bus JR East Group  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Buster Shinjuku to Kamisuwa

$38 - $42

2 alternative options

Bus Access Shinshu  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Matsumoto Bus Terminal

$44 - $52

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Yokohama to Matsumoto 139.2 miles

$23 - $35

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

You can take a train from Yokohama to Matsumoto via Hachioji in around 4 h 9 min. Alternatively, Access Shinshu operates a bus from Yokohama to Matsumoto hourly. Tickets cost $33 and the journey takes 3 h 18 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sakuragicho to Hachioji
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Bus operators
Access Shinshu
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Matsumoto Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Buster Shinjuku to Kamisuwa
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Yokohama to Matsumoto?

The distance between Yokohama and Matsumoto is 176 km. The road distance is 223 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Yokohama to Matsumoto?

The cheapest way to get from Yokohama to Matsumoto is to drive which costs ¥2500 - ¥3700 and takes 3 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Yokohama to Matsumoto?

The quickest way to get from Yokohama to Matsumoto is to drive which takes 3 h 15 min and costs ¥2500 - ¥3700.

Is there a direct train between Yokohama and Matsumoto?

No, there is no direct train from Yokohama to Matsumoto. However, there are services departing from Sakuragicho and arriving at Matsumoto via Hachioji. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

Is there a direct bus between Yokohama and Matsumoto?

No, there is no direct bus from Yokohama to Matsumoto. However, there are services departing from Yokohama Doll Museum and arriving at Matsumoto Bus Terminal via Haneda Airport Terminal 1 and Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 51 min.

How long does it take to get from Yokohama to Matsumoto?

It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Yokohama to Matsumoto, including transfers.