There are 7 ways to get from Kaiserslautern to Nuremberg by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  3 h 55 min

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

$83 - $125

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Rideshare  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Kaiserslautern to Nuremberg 189.2 miles

$11 - $23

5 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf (Busbahnhof) to Nürnberg ZOB

$73 - $114

Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaiserslautern to Heidelberg N36
  2. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Nuremberg N109 / ...

$18 - $30

Train, bus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Nuremberg

$36 - $52

Drive  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Kaiserslautern to Nuremberg 188 miles

$35 - $60

Train, fly  •  3 h 27 min

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

$117 - $237

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Nuremberg is to rideshare which costs 10€ - 19€ and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Nuremberg is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kaiserslautern to Nuremberg. However, there are services departing from Kaiserslautern and arriving at Nuremberg via Heidelberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kaiserslautern to Nuremberg. However, there are services departing from Kaiserslautern Hbf and arriving at Nürnberg Hbf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Kaiserslautern and Nuremberg is 239 km. The road distance is 300.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to Nuremberg without a car is to train which takes 3 h 55 min and costs 70€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Kaiserslautern to Nuremberg, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to Nuremberg is to train which takes 3 h 55 min and costs 70€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 26€ and takes 5 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Kaiserslautern to Nuremberg.
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  • Distance: 149.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

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

You can take a train from Kaiserslautern to Nuremberg via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kaiserslautern to Nuremberg via Heidelberg in around 5 h 30 min.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf (Busbahnhof) to Nürnberg ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $36
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 Kaiserslautern to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Kaiserslautern to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kaiserslautern to Nuremberg is 301 km. It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to drive from Kaiserslautern to Nuremberg.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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There are 614+ 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 Kaiserslautern and Nuremberg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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