There are 5 ways to get from Passau to Nuremberg by train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1h 51m

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

30€ - 80€

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Rideshare  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the rideshare from Passau to Nuremberg 225.1 km

7€ - 20€

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Bus  •  3h

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

13€ - 16€

Night train  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the night train from Passau Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Nj

17€ - 23€

Drive  •  2h 2m

  1. Drive from Passau to Nuremberg 222.1 km

26€ - 40€

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The cheapest way to get from Passau to Nuremberg is to rideshare which costs 7€ - 20€ and takes 2h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Passau to Nuremberg is to train which costs 30€ - 80€ and takes 1h 51m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Passau Hbf and arriving at Nuernberg Hbf. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 51m.

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The distance between Passau and Nuremberg is 198 km. The road distance is 222.1 km.

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The best way to get from Passau to Nuremberg without a car is to train which takes 1h 51m and costs 30€ - 80€.

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The train from Passau Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf takes 1h 51m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Passau to Nuremberg is to train which takes 1h 51m and costs 30€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 16€ and takes 3h.

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  • Distance: 198 km
  • Duration: 1h 51m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Passau to Nuremberg every 3 hours. Tickets cost 40€ - 60€ and the journey takes 1h 51m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Passau to Nuremberg 5 times a day. Tickets cost 13€ - 16€ and the journey takes 3h. Karat-S also services this route twice a week.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Passau to Nuremberg is 222 km. It takes approximately 2h 2m to drive from Passau to Nuremberg.

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Book your Passau to Nuremberg bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 832+ hotels available in Nuremberg. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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

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Flag of Germany Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg is a city on the river Pegnitz and the Rhine–Main–Danube Canal in the German state of Bavaria, in the administrative region of Middle Franconia, about 170 km north of Munich. It is the second-largest city in Bavaria (after Munich), and the largest in Franconia (Franken). The population as of February 2015, is 517,498, which makes it Germany's fourteenth-largest city. The urban area also includes Fürth, Erlangen and Schwabach with a total population of. The "European Metropolitan Area Nuremberg" has ca. 3.5 million inhabitants. - Wikipedia

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  • Nuremberg Castle

    Nuremberg Castle (German: Nürnberger Burg) is a group of medieval fortified buildings on a sandstone ridge dominating the historical center of Nuremberg in Bavaria, Germany.

  • Germanisches Nationalmuseum

    The Germanisches Nationalmuseum is a museum in Nuremberg, Germany. Founded in 1852, it houses a large collection of items relating to German culture and art extending from prehistoric times through to the present day. The Germanisches Nationalmuseum is Germany's largest museum of cultural history. Out of its total holding of some 1.3 million objects (including the holdings of the library and the Department of Prints and Drawings), approximately 25,000 are exhibited.

  • Nuremberg Zoo

    Nuremberg Zoo (German: Tiergarten Nürnberg) is a zoo located in the Nuremberg Reichswald ("imperial forest"), southeast of Nuremberg, Germany. With an area of 67 hectare, approximately 300 animal species are kept by the zoo.

  • Frauenkirche

    The Frauenkirche ("Church of Our Lady") is a church in Nuremberg, Germany. It stands on the eastern side of the main market. An example of brick Gothic architecture, it was built on the initiative of Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor between 1352 and 1362. The church contains many sculptures, some of them heavily restored. Numerous works of art from the Middle Ages are kept in the church, such as the so-called Tucher Altar (c. 1440, originally the high altar of the Augustinian church of St. Vitus), and two monuments by Adam Kraft (c. 1498).

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