Limited Express Azusa Timetable
Running from Shinjuku Station in Tokyo to Matsumoto Station, the Limited Express Azusa connects the capital to Central Japan. On this page you will find the following information:
— Timetable from Tokyo to Matsumoto
— Timetable from Matsumoto to Tokyo
— Limited Express Azusa Line Map
Running from Shinjuku Station in Tokyo, the Limited Express Azusa is one the most convenient transport routes into Central Japan. Matsumoto is one of the region’s most historic and pleasant cities and a convenient launching point to explore nearby destinations including Kamikochi or head south to Kiso Valley and the Nakasendo; while some services also stop at Otsuki Station where you can transfer to services headed toward Mount Fuji. For more information, see our ‘Limited Express Azusa’ main page.
TIMETABLE FROM TOKYO TO MATSUMOTO
Numerous services run from Shinjuku to Matsumoto each day. The earliest departs Shinjuku at 07:00 and arrives at Matsumoto at 09:38. The latest service departs Shinjuku at 21:00 and arrives at Matsumoto at 23:49 (with some later services running from Shinjuku to Kofu without going on to Matsumoto).
TIMETABLE FROM MATSUMOTO TO TOKYO
Numerous services run from Matsumoto to Shinjuku each day. The earliest departs Matsumoto at 06:30 and arrives at Shinjuku at 09:13. The latest service departs Matsumoto at 20:10 and arrives at Shinjuku at 22:45.
LIMITED EXPRESS AZUSA LINE MAP
The Limited Express Azusa runs from Shinjuku Station in Tokyo to Matsumoto Station. The journey from Shinjuku to Matsumoto takes around 155 to 160 minutes and costs JPY6620 and along the route, the service stops at the following stations:
Shinjuku / Tachikawa / Hachioji / Otsuki / Kofu / Kobuchizawa / Fujimi / Chino / Kami-Suwa / Shimo-Suwa / Okaya / Shiojiri / Matsumoto*
*Please note, stations marked in bold / red on the map are stops on all services. Those not marked in bold are only serviced by certain services throughout the day. Some services extend to stop prior to Shinjuku Station – including Chiba – Funabashi – Kinshicho / Tokyo – and after Matsumoto Station – including Toyoshina – Hotaka – Shinano-Omachi – Hakuba – Minami-Otari.
PLAN YOUR VISIT TO JAPAN
The Limited Express Azusa is just one part of Japan’s fantastic rail network. Unfathomable in its size and efficiency, moving around the country by train is easy and comfortable opening-up all regions of Japan for exploration. Our ‘Plan Your Visit’ page has everything you need to know about visiting Japan – from tips on the best time to travel, times to avoid, entering and exiting the country, money matters, staying connected, accommodation, staying safe and healthy and plenty more to ensure that you get the most out of your time here.