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There are 11 ways to get from Nuremberg to Düsseldorf by train, car, bus, rideshare 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.

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Train  •  3h 36m

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

$85 - $130

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Bus  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Düsseldorf 084 / ...

$15 - $45

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Drive, train  •  3h 46m

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Würzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice

$84 - $121

Bus, train  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Cologne
  2. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Düsseldorf, Wehrhahn S11 / ...

$50 - $79

Bus via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 128 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Düsseldorf 084 / ...

$26 - $43

Rideshare  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the rideshare from Nuremberg to Düsseldorf 275.9 miles

$27 - $31

Drive  •  4h 13m

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Düsseldorf 276.8 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Nuremberg to Dusseldorf  •  2h 36m

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Dusseldorf (DUS) NUE - DUS

$38 - $210

Fly Nuremberg to Cologne Bonn, train  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) NUE - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf

$102 - $251

Fly Nuremberg to Frankfurt, train  •  3h 40m

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Frankfurt (FRA) NUE - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf

$122 - $252

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Dusseldorf  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS

$122 - $321

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Düsseldorf is to bus which costs 13€ - 40€ and takes 7h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Nuremberg to Düsseldorf is to fly which costs 30€ - 190€ and takes 2h 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nuremberg and arriving at Düsseldorf. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nürnberg Hbf and arriving at Düsseldorf Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 36m.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Düsseldorf is 363 km. The road distance is 442.9 km.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Düsseldorf without a car is to train which takes 3h 36m and costs 75€ - 110€.

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The train from Nürnberg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf takes 3h 36m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Nuremberg to Düsseldorf bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nuremberg station.

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

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Düsseldorf is to train which takes 3h 36m and costs 75€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 40€ and takes 7h 55m, you could also fly, which costs 30€ - 190€ and takes 2h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Nuremberg to Düsseldorf.
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  • Distance: 226.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 36m

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Nuremberg to Düsseldorf hourly. Tickets cost $85 - $130 and the journey takes 3h 36m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Nuremberg to Düsseldorf 5 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 7h 55m. RegioJet also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne Bonn via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Flights from Nuremberg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne Bonn via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne Bonn via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne Bonn via Dusseldorf, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne Bonn via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne Bonn via Corfu
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
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 Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Düsseldorf, Wehrhahn
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
avv.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Nuremberg to Cologne
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
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 Nuremberg to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nuremberg to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Nuremberg, ZOB, Bahnhofstrasse - Will. - Br. Platz to Düsseldorf, Hbf., Worringer Str.
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
regiojet.com
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Nuremberg to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
arriva.cz
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nuremberg to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Nuremberg Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Nuremberg to Düsseldorf bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Düsseldorf station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuremberg to Düsseldorf is 443 km. It takes approximately 4h 13m to drive from Nuremberg to Düsseldorf.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Nuremberg Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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Book your Nuremberg to Düsseldorf train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Nuremberg to Düsseldorf bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 1084+ hotels available in Düsseldorf. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Nuremberg Airport is to subway which takes 10m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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