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

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Train to Zurich, fly  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nuremberg (NUE) ZRH - NUE

$111 - $330

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Bus RegioJet  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Nuremberg 042 / ...

$27 - $39

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Train to Basel, fly  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nuremberg (NUE) BSL - NUE

$136 - $482

Train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice / ...

$146 - $244

Train via Stuttgart Hbf  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Stuttgart Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Re / ...

$126 - $212

Bus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Munich, Munich central bus station 106 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Nuremberg 029 / ...

$33 - $56

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Nuremberg 333.1 miles

$70 - $110

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No, there is no direct bus from Bern to Nuremberg. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Nuremberg via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to Nuremberg. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Nürnberg Hbf via Basel SBB and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 12 min.

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The distance between Bern and Nuremberg is 387 km. The road distance is 533 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Nuremberg without a car is to train which takes 7 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Bern to Nuremberg, including transfers.

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

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Bern to Nuremberg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Bern station.

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The best way to get from Bern to Nuremberg is to train which takes 7 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 8 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Bern to Nuremberg.
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  • Distance: 242 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Bern to Nuremberg via Basel SBB and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 7 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bern to Nuremberg via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 9 h 8 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Basel to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Basel to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 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 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Nuremberg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Basel to Nuremberg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
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 Bern to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
regiojet.com

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Bern to Nuremberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Nürnberg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Nuremberg is 533 km. It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to drive from Bern to Nuremberg.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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