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Train  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Neckarsulm to Stuttgart Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Nancy Ter / ...

€56 - €109

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Bus  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Neckarsulm station west to Karlsruhe central train station 015
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe central train station to Nancy N1154

€20 - €26

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Train via Karlsruhe  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Heilbronn Neckarturm to Karlsruhe Hbf Vorplatz S4
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Nancy Ter / ...

Train, bus  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from Heilbronn Hbf/Willy-Brandt-Platz to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof S4
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe central train station to Nancy N1154

Drive  •  3h 1m

  1. Drive from Neckarsulm to Nancy 303.9 km

€30 - €50

Neckarsulm to Nancy by train

The train journey time between Neckarsulm and Nancy is around 7h 7m and covers a distance of around 363 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 21m. Services are operated by Go Ahead BW, Abellio, Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS) and others. Typically 27 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 7m
Fastest train time:
4h 21m
Train distance:
363 km
Trains per week:
27
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:45
Last train departs at:
21:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Neckarsulm to Nancy train schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nancy is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Nancy is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Neckarsulm to Nancy is to bus which costs €20 - €26 and takes 5h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Neckarsulm to Nancy is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 3h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Neckarsulm station to Nancy. However, there are services departing from Neckarsulm station west and arriving at Nancy via Karlsruhe central train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Neckarsulm to Nancy. However, there are services departing from Neckarsulm and arriving at Nancy via Stuttgart Hbf and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 11m.

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The distance between Neckarsulm and Nancy is 229 km. The road distance is 303.9 km.

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The best way to get from Neckarsulm to Nancy without a car is to train which takes 5h 11m and costs €55 - €110.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Neckarsulm to Nancy, including transfers.

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Neckarsulm to Nancy bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Neckarsulm station west.

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Neckarsulm to Nancy train services, operated by Go Ahead BW, depart from Neckarsulm station.

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The best way to get from Neckarsulm to Nancy is to train which takes 5h 11m and costs €55 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €20 - €26 and takes 5h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Neckarsulm to Nancy.
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  • Distance: 229 km
  • Duration: 5h 11m

What companies run services between Neckarsulm, Germany and Nancy, France?

You can take a train from Neckarsulm to Nancy via Stuttgart Hbf and Strasbourg in around 5h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Neckarsulm to Nancy via Karlsruhe central train station in around 5h 25m.

Train operators
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Neckarsulm to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Neckarsulm to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Neckarsulm to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Neckarsulm to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Strasbourg to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€29 - €34
1st Class
€23 - €28
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Strasbourg to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
Phone
+49 721 61075885
Email
info@avg.karlsruhe.de
Website
avg.info
Train from Heilbronn Neckarturm to Karlsruhe Hbf Vorplatz
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
Train from Heilbronn Hbf/Willy-Brandt-Platz to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
Bus operators
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 Neckarsulm station west to Karlsruhe central train station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe central train station to Nancy
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Neckarsulm to Nancy bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nancy station.

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Neckarsulm to Nancy train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Nancy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Neckarsulm to Nancy is 304 km. It takes approximately 3h 1m to drive from Neckarsulm to Nancy.

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