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.
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|
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.
Tokyo Station is one of the largest and busiest train stations in Japan. Over 3,000 trains stop at this station per day.
Trains in Japan offer three classes of seat: ordinary seat, green car seat and gran class seat.