There are 6 ways to get from Nuremberg to Erlangen by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Erlangen Re / ...

$3 - $19

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Rideshare  •  38 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nuremberg to Erlangen 12.9 miles

$2

4 alternative options

Line 30 bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Nürnberg Flughafen to Erlangen Neuer Markt 30

$2 - $4

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nuremberg to Erlangen 11.3 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Erlangen 11.3 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Walk from Nuremberg to Erlangen 10.8 miles

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nürnberg Flughafen and arriving at Erlangen Neuer Markt. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nürnberg Hbf and arriving at Erlangen. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Erlangen is 16 km. The road distance is 18 km.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Erlangen without a car is to train which takes 14 min and costs .

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The train from Nürnberg Hbf to Erlangen takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Nuremberg to Erlangen bus services, operated by VGN, depart from Nürnberg Flughafen station.

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

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Erlangen is to train which takes 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 30 bus, which costs and takes 33 min.

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Nuremberg to Erlangen bus services, operated by VGN, arrive at Erlangen Neuer Markt station.

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Nuremberg to Erlangen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Erlangen station.

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  • Distance: 10 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

What companies run services between Nuremberg, Germany and Erlangen, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Nuremberg to Erlangen every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 14 min. VGN also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, VGN operates a bus from Nuremberg to Erlangen every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 33 min.

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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Erlangen
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Bus from Nürnberg Flughafen to Erlangen Neuer Markt
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
vgn.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nuremberg to Erlangen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Nuremberg to Erlangen
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Hallo Nürnberg Taxi
Phone
+49 911/19410
Website
taxi-nuernberg.de
Sommer Oskar Taxi
Phone
+49 911/226525

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuremberg to Erlangen is 18 km. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Nuremberg to Erlangen.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Nuremberg and Erlangen. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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