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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  •  4h 40m

  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  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the rideshare from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg 199.2 miles

$14 - $19

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Bus  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg 006

$20 - $35

Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg 198.6 miles

$40 - $65

Fly from Friedrichshafen  •  4h 11m

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

$107 - $417

Ferry, train to Zurich, fly  •  4h 27m

  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

Questions & Answers

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Friedrichshafen and arriving at Nuremberg. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5h 15m.

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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 4h 40m.

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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 4h 40m and costs 65€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m 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 4h 40m and costs 65€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 30€ and takes 5h 15m, you could also fly, which costs 90€ - 370€ and takes 4h 11m.

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

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 4h 40m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg 6 times a week. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 5h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg via Frankfurt, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
57m
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
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Donauwörth
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Donauwörth to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
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
58m
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
5h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
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
41m
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
3h 23m
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 2h 50m 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 2h 54m to drive from Friedrichshafen to Nuremberg.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer 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 684+ 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 6m and costs 8€ - 12€.

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