Matsuyama Station 松山駅
JR Matsuyama Station is the main point of access by train to Matsuyama city in the western part of Shikoku. There are trains to Matsuyama from Okayama Station and Takamatsu Station.
Matsuyama Station in Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, Shikoku, is the main point of access for arriving in the city, whether from Honshu or other cities in Shikoku, though Matsuyama-shi Station is nearer to the center of town and its attractions including Matsuyama Castle.
Matsuyama Station Trains
Matsuyama Station is on the JR Yosan Line from Takamatsu Station in Takamatsu.
The Shiokaze Express runs through to Okayama Station in Okayama on Honshu and takes three hours.
Ishizuchi Express trains to Takamatsu take two hours and 30 minutes approximately.
From Matsuyama Station trains also run south east to Yawatahama (for ferries to Beppu and Utsuki in Oita Prefecture) and Uwajima.
Iyotetsu trams run from outside the station to Matsuyamashi Station.
City taxis gather outside the main entrance.
Buses From Matsuyama Station
Iyotetsu operates local buses, limousine buses and highway buses in Matsuyama.
A limousine bus runs from Dogo Onsen via JR Matsuyama Station to Matsuyama Airport. The fare is 610 yen from Dogo Onsen and 460 yen from Matsuyama Station. Buses take around 40 minutes and run from 6.02am until 6.52pm from Dogo Onsen to Matsuyama Airport. From Matsuyama Airport buses begin at 8.05am and run until 9.25pm.
Another limousine bus connects Dogo Onsen via JR Matsuyama Station to Matsuyama Tourist Port. Buses take around 40 minutes.
Iyotetsu highway buses connect Matsuyama with Tokyo (12 hours), Osaka (5 hours-5 hours, 30 minutes), Kobe (4 hours), Kyoto (5 hours, 30 minutes), Fukuoka (9 hours, 45 minutes), Fukuyama (2 hours, 45 minutes), Nagoya (8 hours), Okayama (2 hours, 50 minutes), Kochi (2 hours, 30 minutes), Takamatsu (2 hours, 30 minutes) and Tokushima (3 hours, 5 minutes). There is also a JR highway bus to Tokyo.
Ehime Free Wifi (SSID: Ehime_Free_Wifi) is available on Iyotetsu limousine buses, city trams and the Botchan Ressha.
Hotels near Matsuyama Station
There are a number of hotels near Matsuyama Station including the Hotel Sunroute Matsuyama, Business Hotel Mimachi, Guest House Casablanca, Terminal Hotel Matsuyama and the New Kajiwara Hotel.