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There are 6 ways to get from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg by train, bus, rideshare, car, plane or ferry

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Train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Ulm Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Donauwörth ag / ...
  3. Take the train from Donauwörth to Nürnberg Hbf Re / ...

$76 - $114

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Rideshare  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg 199.2 miles

$14 - $19

4 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg 006

$20 - $35

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg 198.6 miles

$40 - $65

Fly from Friedrichshafen  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Nuremberg (NUE) FDH - NUE

$172 - $717

Ferry, train to Zurich, fly  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
  2. Take the train from Romanshorn to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nuremberg (NUE) ZRH - NUE

$106 - $322

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The cheapest way to get from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg is to rideshare which costs 12€ - 16€ and takes 3 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Friedrichshafen and arriving at Nuremberg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg. However, there are services departing from Friedrichshafen Stadt and arriving at Nürnberg Hbf via Ulm Hbf and Donauwörth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Friedrichshafen and Nuremberg is 232 km. The road distance is 317.8 km.

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The best way to get from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg without a car is to train which takes 4 h 40 min and costs 65€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg, including transfers.

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

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Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Friedrichshafen Stadt station.

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The best way to get from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg is to train which takes 4 h 40 min and costs 65€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 30€ and takes 5 h 5 min, you could also fly, which costs 140€ - 650€ and takes 4 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg.
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  • Distance: 145 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Friedrichshafen, Germany and Nuremberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg via Ulm Hbf and Donauwörth in around 4 h 40 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
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 Friedrichshafen Stadt to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Donauwörth
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Donauwörth to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
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 Romanshorn to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
BSB Ferries
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 3640-0
Email
info@bsb.de
Website
bsb.de
Ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
bsb.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Friedrichshafen Airport to Nuremberg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg is 318 km. It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to drive from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Friedrichshafen Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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Book your Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 613+ hotels available in Nuremberg. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Friedrichshafen and Nuremberg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Friedrichshafen to Friedrichshafen Airport is to train which takes 6 min and costs 8€ - 12€.

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