There are 5 ways to get from Nuremberg to Wittenberg by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf Ice

70€ - 100€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the rideshare from Nuremberg to Wittenberg 346.9 km

20€

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Leipzig, Leipzig central station 182 / ...
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf Ice / ...

31€ - 52€

Drive  •  3h 12m

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Wittenberg 345.1 km

40€ - 60€

Fly, train  •  5h 58m

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Leipzig (LEJ) NUE - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf

78€ - 346€

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The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Wittenberg is to rideshare which costs 20€ and takes 4h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Nuremberg to Wittenberg is to train which costs 70€ - 100€ and takes 2h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nuernberg Hbf and arriving at Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 40m.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Wittenberg is 290 km. The road distance is 345.1 km.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Wittenberg without a car is to train which takes 2h 40m and costs 70€ - 100€.

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The train from Nuernberg Hbf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf takes 2h 40m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Nuremberg to Wittenberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Nuernberg Hbf station.

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There is no direct flight from Nuremberg Airport to Leipzig Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Nuremberg to Wittenberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuremberg to Wittenberg is 345 km. It takes approximately 3h 12m to drive from Nuremberg to Wittenberg.

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  • Distance: 290.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 40m

What companies run services between Nuremberg, Germany and Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Nuremberg to Wittenberg hourly. Tickets cost 70€ - 100€ and the journey takes 2h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Flights from Nuremberg to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Flights from Nuremberg to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Flights from Nuremberg to Leipzig via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Nuremberg to Leipzig via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Nuremberg to Leipzig via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Flights from Nuremberg to Leipzig via Hamburg, Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nuremberg to Leipzig, Leipzig central station
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 23€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nuremberg to Wittenberg
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Swiss, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Nuremberg Airport to Leipzig Airport.

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There are 143+ hotels available in Wittenberg. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Nuremberg and Wittenberg. 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 10 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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