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There are 7 ways to get from Nuremberg to Salzburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Landshut(Bay)Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Salzburg Mülln-Altstadt Rb

$68 - $99

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Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Munich, Munich central bus station 029 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$18 - $30

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Train via München Hbf  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$75 - $113

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Salzburg 196.1 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Nuremberg to Salzburg  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Salzburg (SZG) NUE - SZG

$264

Fly Nuremberg to Munich, train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Munich (MUC) NUE - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$95 - $255

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Salzburg  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Salzburg (SZG) FRA - SZG

$146 - $373

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The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Salzburg is to bus which costs 15€ - 26€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nuremberg to Salzburg is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nuremberg to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Nuremberg and arriving at Salzburg via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nuremberg to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Nürnberg Hbf and arriving at Salzburg Mülln-Altstadt via Landshut(Bay)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 6 min.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Salzburg is 234 km. The road distance is 313.7 km.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 5 h 6 min and costs 55€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Nuremberg to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Nuremberg to Salzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nuremberg station.

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Nuremberg to Salzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Nürnberg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Salzburg is to train which takes 5 h 6 min and costs 55€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 26€ and takes 5 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs 229€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Nuremberg to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 146.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

What companies run services between Nuremberg, Germany and Salzburg, Austria?

You can take a train from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Landshut(Bay)Hbf in around 5 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 5 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$523
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$523
Flights from Nuremberg to Munich
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$291
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$291
Flights from Nuremberg to Salzburg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$291
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Salzburg Mülln-Altstadt
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nuremberg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Nuremberg Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Nuremberg to Salzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Salzburg station.

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Nuremberg to Salzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Salzburg Mülln-Altstadt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuremberg to Salzburg is 314 km. It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to drive from Nuremberg to Salzburg.

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Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Nuremberg Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 1225+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Nuremberg Airport is to subway which takes 11 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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