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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin to Rothenburg ob der Tauber by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Nuremberg central bus station
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach

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Train via Erfurt

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Erfurt Hbf
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Steinach

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Fly to Nuremberg, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Nuremberg (NUE)
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach

Fly to Frankfurt, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Würzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Steinach

Fly to Stuttgart, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Stuttgart (STR)
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Ansbach
  3. Take the train from Ansbach to Steinach
  4. Take the train from Steinach to Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Fly to Munich, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Munich (MUC)
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach
  4. Take the train from Ansbach to Steinach
  5. Take the train from Steinach to Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Berlin to Rothenburg ob der Tauber by train

The train journey time between Berlin and Rothenburg ob der Tauber is around 5h 35m and covers a distance of around 560 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 14m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Go Ahead BW and Deutsche Bahn Regional, the Berlin to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train service departs from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arrives in Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Typically 125 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

125 Weekly Trains
5h 35m Average Duration
€98 Cheapest Price
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Berlin → Rothenburg ob der Tauber
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is to bus and train which costs €30 - €60 and takes 7h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is to drive which costs €80 - €130 and takes 4h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Rothenburg ob der Tauber. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Rothenburg ob der Tauber via Nürnberg Hbf, Ansbach and Steinach. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 35m.

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It is 417 km from Berlin to Rothenburg ob der Tauber. It is approximately 524.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Rothenburg ob der Tauber without a car is to train which takes 5h 35m and costs €95 - €170.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Berlin to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, including transfers.

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Berlin to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Nuremberg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Berlin to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Ansbach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is 524 km. It takes approximately 4h 27m to drive from Berlin to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

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  • Distance: 416.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 35m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany?

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Rothenburg ob der Tauber via Nürnberg Hbf, Ansbach, and Steinach in around 5h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€280 - €650
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€350 - €1200
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€210 - €550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €410
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€370 - €1000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€340 - €1200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€270 - €1000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€45 - €410
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€45 - €410
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€280 - €650
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€340 - €1200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€350 - €1200
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€370 - €1000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€340 - €1500
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Tuzla International
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€360 - €900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €900
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Nuremberg via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€260 - €800
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €350
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Steinach
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ansbach to Steinach
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Go Ahead BW
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Steinach
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Ansbach to Steinach
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Steinach to Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin central station to Erfurt central station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Frankfurt Airport Fernbahnhof to Würzburg main station
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
Flixtrain
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€20 - €29
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Nuremberg central bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Swiss, Austrian Airlines, British Airways and eight other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs €3 - €22.

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