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There are 6 ways to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich International Airport, Munich Airport to Nuremberg 186
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Ansbach Bahnhof to Rothenburg Friedhof 732

$39 - $48

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Train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber) Rb / ...

$89 - $129

Train via Treuchtlingen  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Treuchtlingen Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Treuchtlingen to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber) Rb / ...

$52 - $101

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Munich Airport (MUC) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber 146.2 miles

$30 - $45

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Nuremberg (NUE) MUC - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach
  3. Take the train from Ansbach to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)
  4. Take the train from Steinach to Rothenburg ob der Tauber

$76 - $239

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Frankfurt (FRA) MUC - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)

$123 - $291

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 12 min.

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The distance between Munich Airport (MUC) and Rothenburg ob der Tauber is 164 km. The road distance is 234 km.

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The best way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 43 min and costs 30€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich Airport (MUC) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is 234 km. It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to drive from Munich Airport (MUC) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Munich Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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There are 184+ hotels available in Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.
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  • Distance: 102.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

What companies run services between Munich Airport (MUC), Germany and Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany?

You can take a train from Munich Airport (MUC) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber via Munich Center, München Hbf, Würzburg Hbf, and Steinach in around 4 h 59 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Leipzig
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,700
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,700
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 Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Treuchtlingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Treuchtlingen to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ansbach to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Train from Treuchtlingen to Steinach
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
vgn.de
Train from Ansbach to Steinach
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vgn.de
Train from Steinach to Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
vgn.de
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 Munich International Airport, Munich Airport to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Bus from Ansbach Bahnhof to Rothenburg Friedhof
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
vgn.de

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