There are 8 ways to get from Nuremberg to France by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...

$163 - $237

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Rideshare  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nuremberg to Paris 474.6 miles

$52

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Nürnberg to Rheims
  2. Take the train from Champagne-Ardenne to Paris Est Tgv

$72 - $93

Bus  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Paris Gallieni

$84 - $134

Drive  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Paris 473.7 miles

$100 - $150

Fly to Lyon  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Lyon (LYS) NUE - LYS

$86 - $502

Fly to Paris CDG  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Paris CDG (CDG) NUE - CDG

$74 - $274

Fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Zurich (ZRH) NUE - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg

$128 - $367

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Nuremberg to France. However, there are services departing from Nuremberg and arriving at Hotel De Ville via Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 26 min.

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The distance between Nuremberg and France is 753 km. The road distance is 758 km.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to France without a car is to train which takes 6 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Nuremberg to France, including transfers.

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Nuremberg to France bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Nuremberg station.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to France is to train which takes 6 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 26 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Nuremberg Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Nuremberg to France bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Paris Gallieni station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuremberg to France is 758 km. It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to drive from Nuremberg to France.

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Hop! and Lufthansa offer flights from Nuremberg Airport to Lyon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Nuremberg to France.
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  • Distance: 470.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 56 min

What companies run services between Nuremberg, Germany and France?

You can take a train from Nuremberg to Paris via Karlsruhe Hbf, Paris Est, and Gare de l'Est in around 6 h 56 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Nuremberg to Paris once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $140 and the journey takes 10 h 45 min. Eurolines CZ also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Nuremberg to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
Train from Champagne-Ardenne to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$31 - $37
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$31 - $37
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Nürnberg to Rheims
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
elines.cz
Bus from Nürnberg to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nuremberg to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$52
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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