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There are 6 ways to get from Nuremberg to Erlangen by train, night train, rideshare, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Erlangen Re / ...

$3 - $19

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Rideshare  •  38 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nuremberg to Erlangen 12.9 miles


4 alternative options

Night train  •  15 min

  1. Take the night train from Nürnberg Hbf to Erlangen Re / ...

$13 - $19

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nuremberg to Erlangen 11.3 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Erlangen 11.3 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Walk from Nuremberg to Erlangen 10.8 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Erlangen is to rideshare which costs 2€ and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nuremberg to Erlangen is to train which costs 2€ - 17€ and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nürnberg Hbf and arriving at Erlangen. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Erlangen is 16 km. The road distance is 18 km.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Erlangen without a car is to train which takes 14 min and costs 2€ - 17€.

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The train from Nürnberg Hbf to Erlangen takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Nuremberg to Erlangen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Nürnberg Hbf station.

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Nuremberg to Erlangen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Erlangen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuremberg to Erlangen is 18 km. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Nuremberg to Erlangen.

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  • Distance: 10 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

What companies run services between Nuremberg, Germany and Erlangen, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Nuremberg to Erlangen every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 14 min. VGN also services this route hourly.

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.

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+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Erlangen
Ave. Duration
14 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Other operators

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Rideshare from Nuremberg to Erlangen
Ave. Duration
38 min
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Taxi from Nuremberg to Erlangen
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Hallo Nürnberg Taxi
+49 911/19410
Sommer Oskar Taxi
+49 911/226525

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Nuremberg and Erlangen. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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