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Bus  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Prague Anděl to Nuremberg central bus station 109 / ...

€15 - €19

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Rideshare  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the rideshare from Prague to Nuremberg 297.1 km

€15

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Train  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Schwandorf 352 / ...
  2. Take the train from Schwandorf to Nuernberg Hbf Re

€27 - €41

Train, bus  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Plzeň hl.n. R16
  2. Take the bus from Pilsen, CAN to Nuremberg, ZOB, Bahnhofstrasse - Will. - Br. Platz RegioJet / ...

€15 - €18

Drive  •  2h 40m

  1. Drive from Prague to Nuremberg 293.6 km

€30 - €50

Fly to Nuremberg  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Nuremberg (NUE) PRG - NUE

€73 - €285

Fly to Munich, train  •  4h 27m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Munich (MUC) PRG - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf

€87 - €381

Prague to Nuremberg by bus

The bus journey time between Prague and Nuremberg is around 3h 31m and covers a distance of around 288 km. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 25m. Operated by FlixBus, the Prague to Nuremberg bus service departs from Prague Anděl and arrives in Nuremberg central bus station. Typically 11 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
3h 31m
Fastest bus time:
3h 25m
Buses per week:
11
Cheapest price:
€15
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:35
Last bus departs at:
21:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Prague to Nuremberg bus schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nuremberg is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Nuremberg is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Nuremberg is 1.5 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Nuremberg is to rideshare which costs 376 Kč and takes 3h 42m.

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The fastest way to get from Prague to Nuremberg is to drive which takes 2h 40m and costs 800 Kč - 1 200 Kč.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague Anděl and arriving at Nuremberg central bus station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Nuremberg. However, there are services departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Nuernberg Hbf via Schwandorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 1m.

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The distance between Prague and Nuremberg is 250 km. The road distance is 293.6 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Nuremberg without a car is to bus which takes 3h 35m and costs 410 Kč - 500 Kč.

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The bus from Prague Anděl to Nuremberg central bus station takes 3h 35m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Prague to Nuremberg train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Nuremberg is to bus which takes 3h 35m and costs 410 Kč - 500 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 650 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 5h 1m, you could also fly, which costs 1 800 Kč - 7 500 Kč and takes 5h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Nuremberg.
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  • Distance: 250.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 35m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Nuremberg, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Prague Anděl to Nuremberg central bus station twice daily. Tickets cost €15 - €19 and the journey takes 3h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Nuremberg via Schwandorf in around 5h 1m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €470
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Flights from Prague to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €280
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €280
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €360
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €260
SkyUp
Website
skyup.aero
Flights from Prague to Nuremberg via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €290
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Schwandorf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €19
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€11 - €14
Business
€15 - €19
1st Class
€16 - €19
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Schwandorf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Pražská integrovaná doprava
Phone
+42 023 470 4560
Website
pid.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Plzeň hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Schedules at
Pražská integrovaná doprava
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 Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague Anděl to Nuremberg central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Pilsen, CAN to Nuremberg, ZOB, Bahnhofstrasse - Will. - Br. Platz
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
RegioJet
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Prague to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Prague Airport to Nuremberg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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

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Prague to Nuremberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Nuernberg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Nuremberg is 294 km. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Prague to Nuremberg.

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Swiss, LOT, SkyUp and four other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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

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