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

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Train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Rb / ...

$80 - $114

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Bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Munich, Munich central bus station 086
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Nuremberg 029 / ...

$17 - $30

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Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Nuremberg 196 miles

$40 - $60

Train to Munich, fly  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Nuremberg (NUE) MUC - NUE

$100 - $255

Fly from Salzburg  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Nuremberg (NUE) SZG - NUE

$264 - $265

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No, there is no direct bus from Salzburg to Nuremberg. However, there are services departing from Salzburg and arriving at Nuremberg via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Nuremberg. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Nürnberg Hbf via München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 1 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Nuremberg is 234 km. The road distance is 313.7 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Nuremberg without a car is to train which takes 5 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Salzburg to Nuremberg, including transfers.

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

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Salzburg to Nuremberg train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Nuremberg is to train which takes 5 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 18 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Nuremberg.
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  • Distance: 146.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Nuremberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Salzburg to Nuremberg via München Hbf in around 5 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salzburg to Nuremberg via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 5 h 18 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Salzburg to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$523
Flights from Salzburg to Nuremberg via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$523
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Nuremberg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$291
Flights from Salzburg to Nuremberg via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$291
Flights from Salzburg to Nuremberg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$291
Flights from Salzburg to Nuremberg via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$291
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Salzburg to Nuremberg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Salzburg to Nuremberg via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$493
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
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 München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $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 Salzburg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Nuremberg is 314 km. It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to drive from Salzburg to Nuremberg.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Munich Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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Book your Salzburg to Nuremberg train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Salzburg to Nuremberg bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 607+ hotels available in Nuremberg. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Salzburg Airport is to line 2 shuttle which takes 7 min and costs .

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