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There are 6 ways to get from Venice to Nuremberg by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Nuremberg

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Nuremberg (NUE)

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Fly to Munich, train

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Munich (MUC)
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Venice to Nürnberg Hbf

Train

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Villach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Venezia S. Lucia to Muenchen Hbf
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Venice to Nuremberg

Venice to Nuremberg by bus

The bus journey time between Venice and Nuremberg is around 9h and covers a distance of around 695 km. Operated by FlixBus, the Venice to Nuremberg bus service departs from Venice and arrives in Nürnberg Hbf. Typically 12 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

12 Weekly Buses
9h Average Duration
€30 Cheapest Price
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Italy → Germany
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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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.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Germany.

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Nuremberg is to bus which costs €30 - €40 and takes 9h.

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The fastest way to get from Venice to Nuremberg is to fly which takes 3h 52m and costs €30 - €210.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice and arriving at Nürnberg Hbf. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Nuremberg. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Nürnberg Hbf via Villach Hbf, Salzburg Hbf and München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 59m.

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The distance between Venice and Nuremberg is 457 km. The road distance is 713.6 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Nuremberg without a car is to bus which takes 9h and costs €30 - €40.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Venice to Nuremberg, including transfers.

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

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Venice to Nuremberg train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Venezia S. Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Nuremberg is to fly which takes 3h 52m and costs €30 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €40 and takes 9h, you could also train, which costs €100 - €210 and takes 9h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Nuremberg.
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  • Distance: 456.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 52m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Nuremberg, Germany?

Ryanair and Lufthansa fly from Venice to Nuremberg 3 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to Nürnberg Hbf twice daily. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 9h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Venice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €500
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€20 - €240
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
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 München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Railjet
Train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Railjet
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Railjet
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €16
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Venice to Nuremberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nürnberg Hbf station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Nuremberg is 714 km. It takes approximately 6h 42m to drive from Venice to Nuremberg.

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Ryanair and Lufthansa offer flights from Venice Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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Book your Venice to Nuremberg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 187+ hotels available in Nuremberg. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to line 35 bus which takes 20 min and costs €11.

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