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

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Train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Alte Eppelheimer Str./Emil-Maier-Str. to Nürnberg ZOB

$50 - $75

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Rideshare  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Heidelberg to Nuremberg 144.4 miles

$10 - $16

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Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Nuremberg N109 / ...

$13 - $22

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice / ...

$70 - $105

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Heidelberg to Nuremberg 143.2 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE

$111 - $235

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heidelberg and arriving at Nuremberg. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heidelberg Alte Eppelheimer Str./Emil-Maier-Str. and arriving at Nürnberg ZOB. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between Heidelberg and Nuremberg is 173 km. The road distance is 229.1 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Nuremberg without a car is to train which takes 2 h 57 min and costs .

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The train from Heidelberg Alte Eppelheimer Str./Emil-Maier-Str. to Nürnberg ZOB takes 2 h 57 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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Heidelberg to Nuremberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Heidelberg Alte Eppelheimer Str./Emil-Maier-Str. station.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Nuremberg is to train which takes 2 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg to Nuremberg.
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  • Distance: 107.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Heidelberg to Nuremberg 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 57 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Heidelberg to Nuremberg 4 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h. Arriva Stredni Cechy also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg Alte Eppelheimer Str./Emil-Maier-Str. to Nürnberg ZOB
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
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 Heidelberg to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Heidelberg to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.cz
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Heidelberg to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Heidelberg to Nuremberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Nürnberg ZOB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg to Nuremberg is 229 km. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Heidelberg to Nuremberg.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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

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