There are 10 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  •  3 h 36 min

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

$90 - $130

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Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Düsseldorf N61 / ...

$15 - $45

8 alternative options

Drive, train  •  3 h 46 min

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

$84 - $131

Bus, train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Cologne
  2. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Düsseldorf, Wehrhahn S6

Rideshare  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nuremberg to Düsseldorf 275.9 miles

$28 - $32

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Düsseldorf 276.8 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Nuremberg to Dusseldorf  •  2 h 42 min

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

$38 - $204

Fly Nuremberg to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) NUE - CGN

$96 - $276

Fly Nuremberg to Frankfurt, train  •  3 h 39 min

  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  •  4 h 38 min

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

$124 - $316

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The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Düsseldorf is to bus which costs 13€ - 40€ and takes 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Nuremberg to Düsseldorf is to fly which costs 30€ - 180€ and takes 2 h 42 min.

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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 6 h.

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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 3 h 36 min.

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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 3 h 36 min and costs 75€ - 110€.

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The train from Nürnberg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf takes 3 h 36 min 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 3 h 36 min and costs 75€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 40€ and takes 6 h, you could also fly, which costs 30€ - 180€ and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from Nuremberg Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Nuremberg to Düsseldorf hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h 36 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Nuremberg to Düsseldorf 4 times a day. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h. RegioJet also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Flights from Nuremberg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Skopje
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
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
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
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
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
avv.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nuremberg to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Nuremberg, ZOB, Bahnhofstrasse - Will. - Br. Platz to Düsseldorf, Hbf., Worringer Str.
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Nuremberg to Cologne
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
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
5 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $32
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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