Matsuyama Station 松山駅
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.
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.
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. The fare is 770 yen from Dogo Onsen and 610 yen from Matsuyama Station. Buses take around 40 minutes and run from 6.56am until 8.41pm from Dogo Onsen to Matsuyama Tourist Port. From Matsuyama Tourist Port buses begin at 5.15am and run until 10.35pm.
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.
A Shikoku Highway Bus 3-day Rider is available for 6,600 yen for adults.
Ehime Free Wifi (SSID: Ehime_Free_Wifi) is available on Iyotetsu limousine buses, city trams and the Botchan Ressha.