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Fly Geneva to Nuremberg  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nuremberg (NUE) GVA - NUE

€60 - €232

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Bus  •  11h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Freiburg 122 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Nuremberg central bus station N1759

€31 - €66

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Train to Zurich, fly to Nuremberg  •  5h 33m

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

€166 - €399

Fly Geneva to Munich, train  •  5h 48m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Munich (MUC) GVA - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf

€94 - €308

Fly Geneva to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 28m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Frankfurt (FRA) GVA - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf

€120 - €348

Train  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten Ic5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Ice

€185 - €416

Train via Stuttgart  •  9h 39m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB Ic1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Stuttgart Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Ic / ...

€160 - €328

Bus, night train  •  13h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB RegioJet
  2. Take the night train from Waiblingen to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof Re90

€41 - €61

Drive  •  6h 19m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Fürth 680.9 km

€75 - €110

Geneva to Fürth by train

The train journey time between Geneva and Fürth is around 10h 14m and covers a distance of around 812 km. The fastest train normally takes 8h 28m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Südostbahn, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Geneva to Fürth train service departs from Genève and arrives in Fuerth(Bay)Hbf. Typically 56 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
10h 14m
Fastest train time:
8h 28m
Train distance:
812 km
Trains per week:
56
Cheapest price:
€187
Carbon emissions:
42 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:12
Last train departs at:
20:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Geneva to Fürth train schedules

Trains departing Monday, August 2, 2021

Switzerland → Germany
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Conditions of entry into Germany from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Greece: South Aegean

This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
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This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Switzerland

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Fürth is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Fürth is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Fürth is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Germany.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Fürth is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 75 and takes 11h 31m.

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The fastest way to get from Geneva to Fürth is to fly. Taking this option will cost SFr 65 - SFr 250 and takes 5h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Fürth. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Fuerth(Bay)Hbf via Olten, Basel Sbb, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Nuernberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 56m.

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The distance between Geneva and Fürth is 513 km. The road distance is 680.9 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Fürth without a car is to train which takes 8h 56m and costs SFr 190 - SFr 450.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Geneva to Fürth, including transfers.

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Geneva to Fürth train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Fürth is to fly which takes 5h 19m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 190 - SFr 450 and takes 8h 56m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 75 and takes 11h 31m.

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Nuremberg Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 35m and has one stopover.

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Geneva to Fürth train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Nuernberg Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Fürth.
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  • Distance: 512.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 19m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Fürth, Germany?

Lufthansa, Swiss and three other airlines fly from Geneva to Fürth every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Fürth via Olten, Basel Sbb, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Nuernberg Hbf in around 8h 56m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €330
Flights from Geneva to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €220
Flights from Geneva to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €330
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €430
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €220
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €240
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Olten
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€90 - €170
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
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
3h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €170
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€70 - €95
1st Class
€120 - €170
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Night train from Waiblingen to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Nuremberg central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Freiburg, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
RegioJet

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Fürth is 681 km. It takes approximately 6h 19m to drive from Geneva to Fürth.

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easyJet, Swiss, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Geneva Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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There are 185+ hotels available in Fürth. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 12 - SFr 40.

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