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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ic

$60 - $85

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Karlsruhe to Nuremberg 157.2 miles

$14 - $16

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Nuremberg 221 / ...

$15 - $26

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Karlsruhe to Nuremberg 156.5 miles

$30 - $50

Bus to Stuttgart, fly  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Nuremberg (NUE) STR - NUE

$65 - $270

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe 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 - $246

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Karlsruhe to Nuremberg every 3 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 3 h 12 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Karlsruhe to Nuremberg 4 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Stuttgart to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Stuttgart to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Nuremberg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Stuttgart to Nuremberg via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Stuttgart to Nuremberg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Nuremberg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Nuremberg via Burgas
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Karlsruhe to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Karlsruhe and Nuremberg is 200 km. The road distance is 250 km.

The cheapest way to get from Karlsruhe to Nuremberg is to rideshare which costs 12€ - 14€ and takes 3 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Karlsruhe to Nuremberg is to drive which takes 2 h 20 min and costs 28€ - 45€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Karlsruhe Hbf and arriving at Nürnberg Hbf. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 12 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Karlsruhe and arriving at Nuremberg. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

The train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf takes 3 h 12 min including transfers and departs every three hours.