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Overview: Train from Nuremberg to Erlangen

distanceDistance11 miles (17 km)
durationAverage train duration15 min
priceAverage train ticket price$15 (€12)
frequencyTrain frequency51 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 51 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Nuremberg to Erlangen cover the 11 miles (17 km) long journey taking on average 15 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 51 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $15 (€12), but the average price of train tickets is $15 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Nürnberg Hbf and arrive in Erlangen.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Nuremberg to Erlangen trains

For as little as $15 (€12) you can travel by train between Nuremberg and Erlangen with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Nuremberg to Erlangen train.

Train information from Nuremberg to Erlangen with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 17 min
  • Average Price: $15
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 16 a day

Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Nuremberg to Erlangen are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Deutsche Bahn trains from Nuremberg to Erlangen


Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Nuremberg to Erlangen. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Nuremberg to Erlangen and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.

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Travel Tips: Trains from Nuremberg to Erlangen

Travel by train to Erlangen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Nuremberg to Erlangen.

How much do cheap train tickets from Nuremberg to Erlangen cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Nuremberg to Erlangen trains for as little as $15 (€12)  in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train between Nuremberg and Erlangen?

If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Nuremberg to Erlangen train to cost on average $15 (€12)  one way.

How far is it from Nuremberg to Erlangen by train?

The Nuremberg to Erlangen train distance is approximately 11 miles (17 km).

How long is the train ride between Nuremberg and Erlangen?

On average the Nuremberg to Erlangen train time is 15 min  covering the 11 miles (17 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What train station in Nuremberg goes to Erlangen? What train station do I come into Erlangen from Nuremberg?

When taking a train from Nuremberg, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Nürnberg Hbf, Nürnberg Nordost and Nürnberg-Dutzendteich. When you arrive in Erlangen, your train can arrive in train stations including Erlangen, Erlangen-Bruck and Erlangen Paul-Gossen-Straße.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Nürnberg Hbf   to Erlangen.

Where is the departure train station in Nuremberg located? Where is the arrival train station in Erlangen located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Nürnberg Hbf and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Erlangen most often arrive at Erlangen and need to travel around 0.3 miles (501 m) from this train station to the city center.

What train companies go from Nuremberg to Erlangen?

Take the Nuremberg to Erlangen train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Nuremberg and Erlangen as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there between Nuremberg and Erlangen?

On average, there are 51 trains a day from Nuremberg to Erlangen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What are the first and last departure train times from Nuremberg to Erlangen?

The first Nuremberg to Erlangen train departs at 5: 24 PM   and the last train from Nuremberg to Erlangen leaves at 11: 26 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Nuremberg to Erlangen on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I book train tickets from Nuremberg to Erlangen for the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Erlangen from Nuremberg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $15 (€12) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Nuremberg to Erlangen a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Nürnberg Hbf is the most popular Nuremberg railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Nuremberg for your trip to Erlangen.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+49 9112191055
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 07: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat: 09: 00 - 19: 00 | Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
Public transit options for Nürnberg Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S5
Tram lines: 5, 7, 8
Bus lines: 1, SEV
Train lines: ICE, IC, Nightjet, RB, RE