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There are 7 ways to get from Nuremberg to Hamburg by train, car 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.

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Train  •  4h 20m

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

$110 - $170

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the rideshare from Nuremberg to Hamburg 378.2 miles

$28 - $50

5 alternative options

Train, car train  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Göttingen Ice
  2. Take the car train from Göttingen to Hamburg Uex1847

$168 - $226

Bus  •  10h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Hamburg 029 / ...

$35 - $60

Drive  •  5h 26m

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Hamburg 379.8 miles

$80 - $120

Fly from Nuremberg  •  2h 42m

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

$54 - $206

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  4h 49m

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

$113 - $327

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The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Hamburg is to rideshare which costs 24€ - 45€ and takes 6h 18m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nuremberg and arriving at Hamburg. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nürnberg Hbf and arriving at Hamburg Hbf. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Hamburg is 464 km. The road distance is 607.6 km.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs 100€ - 150€.

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The train from Nürnberg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf takes 4h 20m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Hamburg is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs 100€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 10h 35m, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 2h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Nuremberg to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 290.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Nuremberg to Hamburg every 2 hours. Tickets cost $110 - $170 and the journey takes 4h 20m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Nuremberg to Hamburg 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 10h 35m. Bozur also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Nuremberg to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Nuremberg to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
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
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
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
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Göttingen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nuremberg to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
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
10h 15m
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nuremberg to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Nuremberg Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuremberg to Hamburg is 608 km. It takes approximately 5h 26m to drive from Nuremberg to Hamburg.

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

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Book your Nuremberg to Hamburg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 751+ hotels available in Hamburg. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Nuremberg and Hamburg. 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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