There are 6 ways to get from Bologna to Nuremberg by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Nuremberg  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Nuremberg (NUE) BLQ - NUE

$78 - $186

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Bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Nuremberg N452 / ...

$40 - $70

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Fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Munich (MUC) BLQ - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf

$114 - $321

Train  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to München Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Rb / ...

$107 - $169

Train via Muenchen Hbf  •  12 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Muenchen Hbf En
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Rb / ...

$97 - $169

Drive  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Nuremberg 456.6 miles

$110 - $160

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Nuremberg. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Nuremberg. However, there are services departing from Bologna Centrale and arriving at Nürnberg Hbf via München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Nuremberg is 552 km. The road distance is 730.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Nuremberg without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to get from Bologna to Nuremberg, including transfers.

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

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Bologna to Nuremberg train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Bologna Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Nuremberg is to fly which takes 5 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 40 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 9 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bologna Airport to Nuremberg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Nuremberg.
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  • Distance: 345 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 34 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Nuremberg, Germany?

Lufthansa, Air France and eight other airlines fly from Bologna to Nuremberg hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna to Nuremberg once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 9 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Bologna to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from Bologna to Nuremberg via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Bologna to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Bologna to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Nuremberg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Nuremberg via Bari
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Bologna to Nuremberg via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Bologna to Nuremberg via Porto
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Nuremberg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bologna to Nuremberg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bologna to Nuremberg via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to Nuremberg via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia

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 Bologna Centrale to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$90 - $110
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 Bologna, Bologna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Nuremberg is 731 km. It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to drive from Bologna to Nuremberg.

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Eurowings, Vueling Airlines, Air Dolomiti and five other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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Book your Bologna to Nuremberg train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Bologna to Nuremberg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 607+ hotels available in Nuremberg. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bologna Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 13 min and costs .

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