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There are 8 ways to get from Vienna to Nuremberg by train, bus, night train, night bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf

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Night bus

  1. Take the night bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Nuremberg Central Bus Station

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Central Station to Nürnberg Hbf

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Vienna to Nuremberg

Drive

  1. Drive from Vienna to Nuremberg

Fly to Nuremberg

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Nuremberg (NUE)

Fly to Munich, train

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Munich (MUC)
  2. Take the train from Flughafen München to Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf

Vienna to Nuremberg by train

The train journey time between Vienna and Nuremberg is around 4h 12m and covers a distance of around 507 km. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and ÖBB Intercity, the Vienna to Nuremberg train service departs from Wien Hbf and arrives in Nuernberg Hbf. Typically 63 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

63 Weekly Trains
4h 12m Average Duration
€50 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Nuremberg is to rideshare which costs €22 - €25 and takes 6h 5m.

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The fastest way to get from Vienna to Nuremberg is to fly. Taking this option will cost €50 - €310 and takes 3h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna Central Station station and arriving at Nürnberg Hbf. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Nuernberg Hbf. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 12m.

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The distance between Vienna and Nuremberg is 411 km. The road distance is 499.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Nuremberg without a car is to train which takes 4h 12m and costs €50 - €130.

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The train from Wien Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf takes 4h 12m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Vienna to Nuremberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna Central Station.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Nuremberg is to train which takes 4h 12m and costs €50 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €25 - €30 and takes 6h 55m, you could also fly, which costs €50 - €310 and takes 3h 35m.

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  • Distance: 411.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 12m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Wien Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost €85 - €130 and the journey takes 4h 12m. ÖBB Intercity also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna Central Station to Nürnberg Hbf twice daily. Tickets cost €25 - €30 and the journey takes 6h 55m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €400
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 Wien Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Flughafen München to Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
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 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Vienna Central Station to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €30
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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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Night bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Nuremberg Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €26
Website
Union Ivkoni
Other operators
Blablacar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €25
Schedules at
blablacar.com

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Nuremberg is 499 km. It takes approximately 4h 28m to drive from Vienna to Nuremberg.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Nuremberg train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Vienna to Nuremberg bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 166+ hotels available in Nuremberg. Prices start at €100 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Vienna and Nuremberg. 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 Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs €3 - €11.

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