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There are 7 ways to get from Nuremberg to Switzerland 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.

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Train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic

$108 - $169

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nuremberg to Zurich 265.9 miles

$26 - $29

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Bus Swiss PostAuto  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Munich, Munich central bus station 029 / ...
  2. Take the bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB 1-Y / ...

$148 - $221

Bus  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Zurich 006

$32 - $52

Drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Zürich 264.6 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Nuremberg to Zurich  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Zurich (ZRH) NUE - ZRH

$78 - $272

Train to Munich, fly to Basel  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Basel (BSL) MUC - BSL

$121 - $321

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The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Switzerland is to rideshare which costs 22€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nuremberg to Switzerland is to fly which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 3 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nuremberg to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Nürnberg Hbf and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Stuttgart Hbf and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 14 min.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Switzerland is 363 km. The road distance is 423.3 km.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 6 h 14 min and costs 90€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Nuremberg to Switzerland, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Switzerland is to train which takes 6 h 14 min and costs 90€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 200€ and takes 6 h 58 min, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from Nuremberg Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Nuremberg to Switzerland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Map of how to get from Nuremberg to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 226.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 14 min

What companies run services between Nuremberg, Germany and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Nuremberg to Zürich via Stuttgart Hbf and Zürich HB in around 6 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nuremberg to Zürich via Munich, Munich central bus station, München ZOB, Zürich, Sihlquai/HB, and Zürich HB in around 6 h 58 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nuremberg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $29
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuremberg to Switzerland is 423 km. It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to drive from Nuremberg to Switzerland.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Nuremberg Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 634+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Nuremberg and Switzerland. 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 11 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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