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Tokyo to Nagoya Trains

From Tokyo to Nagoya, shinkansen is the way to go. The Tokaido Shinkansen that operated by JR East run between these two cities with the travel time of about 1.5 hours. A one-way ticket for a reserved seat is 11,500 yen; for a non-reserved seat is 10,560 yen.

Basic Information

  • Length: 336 kilometers (227 miles)
  • Duration: around 1.5 hours
  • Top speed: 285 kph (177 mph)
  • Terminals: Tokyo Train Station, Nagoya Train Station
  • Stops along the way: Tokyo, Shin-Yokohama, Odawara, Atami, Mishima, Shin-Fuji, Shizuoka, Kakegawa, Hamamatsu, Toyohashi, Mikawa-Anjo, Nagoya

Tokyo to Nagoya Train Timetable and Ticket Fares

Journey Time by Nozomi Time by Hikari Train Frequency One-Way Fare
Tokyo to Nagoya 1 h 39 min 1 h 44 min Every 15-30 minutes 11,500 yen

Train Types Running from Tokyo to Nagoya

There are three types of trains in service on Tokaido Shinkansen, with different running speeds and the number of intermediate stations. They are Nozomi, Hikari and Kodama.

1. Nozomi train: this is the fastest train running on Tokaido Shinkansen, with limited stops only at major stations along the way including Shinagawa, Shin-Yokohama, Nagoya and Kyoto. Most Nozami trains run from Tokyo to Shin-Osaka and further into Tohoku Shinkansen. Most services on Tokaido Shinkansen are Nozomi trains, with a maximum of 8 pairs of trains per hour. Japan Rail Pass cannot be used to take Nozomi trains.

2. Hikari train: this is the second fastest rail service on Tokaido Shinkansen. They have more intermediate stops than Nozami. Hikari runs two shifts per hour. Passengers holding Japan Rail Pass can take Hikari trains.

3. Kodama train: this is the slowest high-speed service on Tokaido Shinkansen. Kodama trains run two shifts per hour. They stop at every station along the Tokyo - Shin-Osaka route. Japan Rail Pass can be used to take Kodama trains.

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