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There are 8 ways to get from Luxembourg to Pottenstein by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 3m

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Koblenz Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Pegnitz Re

81€ - 153€

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Bus  •  14h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Karlsruhe 1929
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station N3202

42€ - 53€

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Bus, train  •  10h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg Kirchberg to Nuremberg Central Bus Station Luxembourg - Varna
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Pegnitz Re

57€ - 80€

Drive  •  4h 27m

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Pottenstein 513.1 km

55€ - 80€

Fly Luxembourg to Nuremberg, train  •  7h 51m

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Nuremberg (NUE) LUX - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Pegnitz

125€ - 376€

Fly Luxembourg to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Frankfurt (FRA) LUX - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Nuernberg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Pegnitz

133€ - 377€

Fly Luxembourg to Munich, train  •  7h 56m

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Munich (MUC) LUX - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Pegnitz

96€ - 2002€

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Nuremberg  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Koblenz Hbf
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE
  4. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Pegnitz

107€ - 482€

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pottenstein is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pottenstein is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Pottenstein is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Pottenstein is to bus which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 14h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Luxembourg to Pottenstein is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 4h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luxembourg to Pottenstein. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon and arriving at Pottenstein Mariental via Karlsruhe and Bayreuth Goethestr.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 42m.

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The distance between Luxembourg and Pottenstein is 380 km. The road distance is 513.1 km.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Pottenstein without a car is to train which takes 9h 3m and costs 80€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 9h 3m to get from Luxembourg to Pottenstein, including transfers.

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Luxembourg to Pottenstein bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon station.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Pottenstein is to train which takes 9h 3m and costs 80€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 14h 42m.

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

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Luxembourg to Pottenstein bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station.

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Map of how to get from Luxembourg to Pottenstein.
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  • Distance: 380 km
  • Duration: 9h 3m

What companies run services between Luxembourg and Pottenstein, Germany?

You can take a train from Luxembourg to Pottenstein via Koblenz Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Nuernberg Hbf, Pegnitz, and Pegnitz Bahnhof in around 9h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luxembourg to Pottenstein via Karlsruhe and Bayreuth Goethestr. in around 14h 42m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Flights from Luxembourg to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 330€
Flights from Luxembourg to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 330€
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Flights from Luxembourg to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 190€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Pegnitz
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
VIAS Rail GmbH
Phone
069 450099650
Email
Kundenservice-Linie10@vias-online.de
Website
vias-online.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
VIAS Rail GmbH
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Die Länderbahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Luxembourg Kirchberg to Nuremberg Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Karat-S
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Bayreuth, Bayreuth main station
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 28€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Luxembourg to Pottenstein is 513 km. It takes approximately 4h 27m to drive from Luxembourg to Pottenstein.

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Lufthansa and KLM offer flights from Luxembourg Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Pottenstein. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Luxembourg Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs 0€ - 2€.

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