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There are 5 ways to get from Heilbronn to Nuremberg by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus Karat-S  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Heilbronn Central Train Station to Nuremberg Central Bus Station Luxembourg - Varna

$35 - $55

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2h 1m

  1. Take the rideshare from Heilbronn to Nuremberg 106.6 miles

$5 - $17

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from Heilbronn Hbf to Crailsheim Re
  2. Take the train from Crailsheim to Nürnberg Hbf Re / ...

$50 - $75

Bus FlixBus  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Neckarsulm to Nuremberg 009 / ...

$10 - $17

Drive  •  1h 36m

  1. Drive from Heilbronn to Nuremberg 105.6 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Heilbronn to Nuremberg is to rideshare which costs 4€ - 15€ and takes 2h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Heilbronn to Nuremberg is to drive which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 1h 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heilbronn Central Train Station station and arriving at Nuremberg Central Bus Station station. Services depart once a week, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Heilbronn to Nuremberg. However, there are services departing from Heilbronn Hbf and arriving at Nürnberg Hbf via Crailsheim. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 58m.

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The distance between Heilbronn and Nuremberg is 139 km. The road distance is 169 km.

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The best way to get from Heilbronn to Nuremberg without a car is to bus which takes 2h 25m and costs 30€ - 50€.

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The bus from Heilbronn Central Train Station to Nuremberg Central Bus Station takes 2h 25m including transfers and departs once a week.

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Heilbronn to Nuremberg bus services, operated by Karat-S, arrive at Heilbronn Central Train Station.

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Heilbronn to Nuremberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Heilbronn Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Heilbronn to Nuremberg is to bus which takes 2h 25m and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 2h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Heilbronn to Nuremberg.
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  • Distance: 86.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 25m

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

Karat-S operates a bus from Heilbronn to Nuremberg once a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Heilbronn to Nuremberg via Crailsheim in around 2h 58m.

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 Heilbronn Hbf to Crailsheim
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Crailsheim to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Heilbronn Central Train Station to Nuremberg Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Karat-S
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 Neckarsulm to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Heilbronn to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Heilbronn to Nuremberg bus services, operated by Karat-S, arrive at Nuremberg Central Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Heilbronn to Nuremberg is 169 km. It takes approximately 1h 36m to drive from Heilbronn to Nuremberg.

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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 Heilbronn and Nuremberg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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