There are 7 ways to get from Linz to Nuremberg by train, bus, night train, 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  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice

$65 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Linz to Nurenberg

$45 - $70

5 alternative options

Night train  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the night train from Linz Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Nj

$60 - $90

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Linz to Nuremberg 210.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly from Linz  •  5 h 34 min

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

$138 - $612

Train to Salzburg, fly  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Linz, Linz Hbf to Salzburg, Salzburg
  2. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Nuremberg (NUE) SZG - NUE

$279 - $297

Train to Vienna, fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Linz, Linz Hbf to Vienna, Vienna Mitte
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Nuremberg (NUE) VIE - NUE

$80 - $218

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Linz to Nuremberg every 4 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 53 min. Deutsche Bahn also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Linz to Nuremberg 4 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 4 h 22 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Linz to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Linz to Nuremberg via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Salzburg to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$523
Flights from Salzburg to Nuremberg via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$523
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Nuremberg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$291
Flights from Salzburg to Nuremberg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$291
Flights from Salzburg to Nuremberg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$291
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Salzburg to Nuremberg via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$493
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Linz/Donau Hbf to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz Hbf to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz Hbf to Vienna, Vienna Mitte
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Linz Hauptbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
westbahn.at
Train from Linz Hauptbahnhof to Wien Mitte
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
westbahn.at
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 - $70
Website
eurolines.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Linz and Nuremberg is 267 km. The road distance is 336 km.

The cheapest way to get from Linz to Nuremberg is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Linz to Nuremberg is to train which takes 2 h 53 min and costs 50€ - 85€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Linz Hbf and arriving at Nürnberg Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 53 min.

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.

The train from Linz Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf takes 2 h 53 min including transfers and departs every four hours.