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There are 4 ways to get from Nuremberg to Passau by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Passau Hbf Ice / ...

$45 - $70

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Rideshare  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nuremberg to Passau 139.8 miles

$12

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Passau N161 / ...

$12 - $21

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Passau 138.4 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Passau is to rideshare which costs 10€ and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nuremberg to Passau is to train which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 1 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nuremberg and arriving at Passau. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nürnberg Hbf and arriving at Passau Hbf. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Passau is 198 km. The road distance is 221.4 km.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Passau without a car is to train which takes 1 h 53 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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The train from Nürnberg Hbf to Passau Hbf takes 1 h 53 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Passau is to train which takes 1 h 53 min and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 18€ and takes 3 h 10 min.

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  • Distance: 123.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Nuremberg to Passau every 2 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 53 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Nuremberg to Passau 5 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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.

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nuremberg to Passau
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nuremberg to Passau
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuremberg to Passau is 221 km. It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to drive from Nuremberg to Passau.

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There are 258+ hotels available in Passau. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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

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