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Access from Kyōto, Ōsaka, and Kōbe

By air

When coming by air, use a flight to Matsuyama Airport. It’s convenient to use the Matsuyama Airport Limousine Bus from Matsuyama Airport to the city centre, which takes about 20 minutes. (Click here for access to the city centre from the airport)
For details about timetables, pricing and so on, consult the relevant airline.

Place of departure Place of arrival Time required Operator and remarks
Ōsaka (Itami Airport (Ōsaka International Airport) ) Matsuyama Airport About 50 minutes All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd. (ANA)
Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL)
Ōsaka (Kansai International Airport) Matsuyama Airport About 1 hour Peach Aviation Co., Ltd.

Passengers coming by train

Passengers coming by train must change at Okayama Station. Time required is approximate. Please note that this may differ depending on the time, weather and so on. For details, check with the relevant operator.

More time is required for transfers.

Place of departure Place of arrival Time required Operator and remarks
Kyōto (Kyōto Station) Matsuyama Station About 3 hours and 40 minutes JR Shikoku
Ōsaka (Shin-Ōsaka Station) Matsuyama Station About 3 hours and 30 minutes JR Shikoku

By bus

There are also highway buses from various regions. Time required may differ depending on the time, traffic and so on. For details, check with the relevant operator.

Place of departure Place of arrival Time required Operator and remarks
Kyōto Matsuyama About 5 hours and 30 minutes(Daytime) Iyo Railway Co., Ltd.
Kyōto Matsuyama About 8 hours and 30 minutes(Nighttime) JR Shikoku Bus
Ōsaka Matsuyama About 5 hours and 5 minutes-25 minutes(Daytime)
About 7 hours and 15 minutes-35 minutes(Nighttime)
Iyo Railway Co., Ltd.
Ōsaka Matsuyama About 5 hours and 30 minutes(Daytime)
About 7 hours and 10 minutes(Nighttime)
JR Shikoku Bus
Kōbe Matsuyama About 4 hours Iyo Railway Co., Ltd.
Kōbe Matsuyama About 4 hours and 30 minutes JR Shikoku Bus

By ferry

For details about timetables, pricing and so on, consult the relevant ferry operator.

Place of departure Place of arrival Time required Operator and remarks
Ōsaka Tōyo Port About 8 hours Orange Ferry Co., Ltd.
Kōbe Niihama Higashi Port About 7 hours Orange Ferry Co., Ltd.