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There are 5 ways to get from Linz to Nuremberg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Linz/Donau Hbf to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof Ice

$65 - $95

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Passau Hbf R / ...
  2. Take the bus from Passau to Nuremberg N61 / ...

$30 - $48

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Linz to Nurenberg

$45 - $65

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Linz to Nuremberg 210.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Nuremberg (NUE) LNZ - NUE

$138 - $612

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The cheapest way to get from Linz to Nuremberg is to train and bus which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 5 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Linz to Nuremberg is to train which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 2 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Linz and arriving at Nurenberg. Services depart four times a week. The journey takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Linz/Donau Hbf and arriving at Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between Linz and Nuremberg is 267 km. The road distance is 336.3 km.

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The best way to get from Linz to Nuremberg without a car is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs 55€ - 85€.

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The train from Linz/Donau Hbf to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof takes 2 h 54 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Linz to Nuremberg bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Linz station.

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Linz to Nuremberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Linz/Donau Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Linz to Nuremberg is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs 55€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 4 h 22 min, you could also fly, which costs 120€ - 550€ and takes 5 h 40 min.

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  • Distance: 166.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 min

What companies run services between Linz, Austria and Nuremberg, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Linz to Nuremberg every 3 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 54 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Linz to Nuremberg 4 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 22 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Linz to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Linz to Nuremberg via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Linz to Nuremberg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
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 Linz/Donau Hbf to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Linz to Nurenberg
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
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 Passau to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Linz Airport to Nuremberg Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Linz to Nuremberg bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Nurenberg station.

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Linz to Nuremberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Linz to Nuremberg is 336 km. It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to drive from Linz to Nuremberg.

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Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Linz Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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There are 620+ hotels available in Nuremberg. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Linz to Linz Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs 4€ - 8€.

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