There are 6 ways to get from Nuremberg to Hamburg by train, bus, rideshare, car 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 20 min

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

$110 - $170

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nuremberg to Hamburg 378.2 miles

$29 - $55

4 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Hamburg N05 / ...

$35 - $60

Drive  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Hamburg 379.8 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Hamburg  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Hamburg (HAM) NUE - HAM

$54 - $206

Fly to Bremen, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Bremen (BRE) NUE - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf

$161 - $597

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Hamburg is to rideshare which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 6 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nuremberg to Hamburg is to fly which takes 2 h 42 min and costs 45€ - 180€.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Hamburg is 464 km. The road distance is 608 km.

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The train from Nürnberg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf takes 4 h 20 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nuremberg and arriving at Hamburg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nürnberg Hbf and arriving at Hamburg Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Nuremberg to Hamburg hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $170 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Nuremberg to Hamburg 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 8 h 55 min. Bozur also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Nuremberg to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Nuremberg to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Nuremberg to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Nuremberg to Bremen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Nuremberg to Bremen via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Nuremberg to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Bremen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $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 Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nuremberg to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Nuremberg to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
bozur.net
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.

Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nuremberg to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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