There are 6 ways to get from Vienna to Nuremberg by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice

$80 - $130

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Rideshare  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Vienna to Nuremberg 313.6 miles

$26 - $28

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Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Nuremberg N61 / ...

$29 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Nuremberg 312.5 miles

$65 - $95

Fly to Nuremberg  •  3 h 42 min

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

$65 - $196

Fly to Munich, train  •  6 h

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

$141 - $411

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Nuremberg. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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

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The distance between Vienna and Nuremberg is 411 km. The road distance is 500.1 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Nuremberg without a car is to train which takes 4 h 12 min and costs .

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

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

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Nuremberg is to train which takes 4 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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  • Distance: 257.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Nuremberg every 3 hours. Tickets cost $80 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 12 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna to Nuremberg 4 times a day. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min. Eurolines DE also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
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 Wien Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Vienna to Nurenberg
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Vienna to Nuremberg train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Nürnberg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Nuremberg is 500 km. It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to drive from Vienna to Nuremberg.

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Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Vienna Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Nuremberg train tickets online with Loco2.

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Book your Vienna to Nuremberg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 607+ hotels available in Nuremberg. Prices start at $64 USD 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 16 min and costs .

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