There are 9 ways to get from Basel to Nuremberg by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice / ...

$117 - $177

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Karlsruhe N33 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Nuremberg 221 / ...

$27 - $44

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Train via Karlsruhe Hbf  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ic

$106 - $166

Bus Eurolines FR  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Nuremberg

$89 - $146

Bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Nuremberg 221

$28 - $50

Drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Nuremberg 275.3 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Zurich, fly to Nuremberg  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nuremberg (NUE) ZRH - NUE

$103 - $331

Fly Basel to Nuremberg  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nuremberg (NUE) BSL - NUE

$100 - $417

Fly Basel to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 4 min

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

$123 - $349

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Nuremberg is to bus which costs SFr 26 - SFr 45 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Nuremberg is to train and fly which costs SFr 100 - SFr 330 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Basel and Nuremberg is 333 km. The road distance is 440.5 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Basel to Nuremberg, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel, Basel central station station and arriving at Nuremberg. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Nuremberg. However, there are services departing from Basel Bad Bf and arriving at Nürnberg Hbf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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There are 592+ hotels available in Nuremberg. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Basel to Nuremberg.
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  • Distance: 208.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Nuremberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Basel to Nuremberg via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 5 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Nuremberg via Karlsruhe in around 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Basel to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Basel to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Basel to Nuremberg via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Basel to Nuremberg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Nuremberg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Nuremberg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Basel to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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