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There are 9 ways to get from Geneva to Nuremberg by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Geneva to Nuremberg  •  5h 8m

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

$92 - $281

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Bus FlixBus  •  11h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Munich, Munich central bus station 106
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Nuremberg 121 / ...

$43 - $72

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Train to Zurich, fly to Nuremberg  •  5h 10m

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

$155 - $408

Train to Lyon, fly to Nuremberg  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nuremberg (NUE) LYS - NUE

$96 - $439

Fly Geneva to Munich, train  •  7h 16m

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

$80 - $223

Train  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice / ...

$189 - $319

Train via Stuttgart Hbf  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the train from Genève 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 / ...

$171 - $290

Bus RegioJet  •  11h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Nuremberg

$69 - $103

Drive  •  6h 21m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Nuremberg 431 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Nuremberg is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 75 and takes 11h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Nuremberg is to fly which costs SFr 90 - SFr 280 and takes 5h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Nuremberg. However, there are services departing from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere and arriving at Nuremberg via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Nuremberg. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Nürnberg Hbf via Olten, Basel SBB and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 1m.

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The distance between Geneva and Nuremberg is 516 km. The road distance is 689.6 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Nuremberg without a car is to train which takes 9h 1m and costs SFr 180 - SFr 320.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m to get from Geneva to Nuremberg, including transfers.

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

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Geneva to Nuremberg 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 Nuremberg is to fly which takes 5h 8m and costs SFr 90 - SFr 280. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 180 - SFr 320 and takes 9h 1m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 110 and takes 11h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Nuremberg.
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  • Distance: 322.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 8m

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

Lufthansa, Swiss and seven other airlines fly from Geneva to Nuremberg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Nuremberg via Olten, Basel SBB, and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 9h 1m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
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
Flights from Lyon to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Nuremberg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Geneva to Nuremberg via Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Nuremberg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $460
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 Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Olten
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
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
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
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 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Nuremberg is 690 km. It takes approximately 6h 21m to drive from Geneva to Nuremberg.

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Wizz Air, Brussels Airlines, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Nuremberg bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 700+ hotels available in Nuremberg. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7m and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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