There are 10 ways to get from Basel to Nuremberg by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Ice / ...
  2. Ice / ...

$124 - $186

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus #2  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. 221

$28 - $47

8 alternative options

Train via Karlsruhe Hbf  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Ice / ...
  2. Ic

$112 - $172

Bus Eurolines FR  •  7 h 45 min

$94 - $148

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. 221

$29 - $50

Drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. 275.3 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Zurich, fly to Nuremberg  •  3 h 17 min

  1. ZRH - NUE

$103 - $331

Fly Basel to Nuremberg  •  4 h 53 min

  1. BSL - NUE

$100 - $417

Fly Basel to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. BSL - FRA

$123 - $349

Fly Basel to Munich, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. BSL - MUC

$116 - $317

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 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Nuremberg via Strasbourg in around 7 h 45 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 Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Basel to Nuremberg via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 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
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Basel to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
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
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Nuremberg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Basel to Nuremberg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $600
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 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $120
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 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Strasbourg to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Basel and Nuremberg is 333 km. The road distance is 440 km.

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Nuremberg is to bus which costs SFr 28 - SFr 50 and takes 8 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Basel to Nuremberg is to train and fly which takes 3 h 17 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 330.

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 14 min.

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

It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Basel to Nuremberg, including transfers.