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4 h 44 m
6 h 34 m
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It's difficult to get from Nuremberg to Prague without transferring at least once.
|Distance||156 miles (251 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 38 min|
|Average train ticket price||$41 (€40)|
|Train frequency||8 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Nuremberg to Prague cover the 156 miles (251 km) long route taking on average 4 h 38 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $41 (€40), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $35 (€34). Travelers depart most frequently from Nürnberg Hbf and arrive in Prague.
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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 Prague train.
Deutsche Bahn from Nuremberg to Prague train information:
Several trains depart daily from Nuremberg to Prague and the average travel time is just over 4.5 hours. All these trains include at least one transfer. There is also one train connection that requires several transfers and is therefore much longer at 12 hours.
The first train from Nuremberg to Prague departs early in the morning, before 6:00 a.m., and the last one leaves at around 6:00 p.m. On weekdays and Saturdays there are on average of 7 train journeys to choose from and on Sundays, there are 8.
A typical train journey from Nuremberg to Prague lasts just over 4.5 hours and always includes at least one transfer, with a short transfer time between 5 and 10 minutes. There is one much longer connection, which requires 4 transfers.
Departure station: All trains from Nuremberg to Prague depart at the city's main railway station, the 'Hauptbahnhof', which is centrally located and easily reached by public transit. The railway station itself offers everything the modern traveler needs: plenty of shops, cafes, snack bars, and a welcome travel center.
Arrival station: All trains from Nuremberg arrive at Prague's main railway station Hlavní Nádraí which is southeast of the city center. The easiest way to get from there to your final destination in Prague is by using the subway, which has a stop directly in the railway station. The station itself is well equipped with all amenities such as an info center, many types of shops, cafes, and restaurants.
The first part of the train journey from Nuremberg to Prague is serviced by the Deutsche Bahn, the largest German train company. The second part, from Schwandorf onward, is serviced by alex-Länderbahn und Vogtlandbahn-GmbH, a regional train company. The much longer connection, via Leipzig and Dresden, is serviced throughout by the Deutsche Bahn.
The journey from Nuremberg to Schwandorf takes approximately 1 hour and is with a regional express train. You can choose between first- and second-class seats. There is no catering service on board.
The second part of the journey takes about 3.5 hours and is only possible in second class. There is no catering service on board and the transfer time is short, so you might want to pack some snacks for the journey.
All Deutsche Bahn trains offer first-class seats, but the trains of the Länderbahn und Vogtlandbahn-GmbH offer only second-class seats. Both providers have no restriction on how much luggage you can bring on board, but require you to book an extra ticket for a bicycle in advance. Your pet requires also a ticket and has to be either in an enclosed carrier or, in the case of dogs, alternatively leashed and muzzled. If you have a disability and require assistance, you should advise the companies beforehand by calling their dedicated phone numbers.
If you book online and well in advance, you will save the most money. Also, if you can be flexible in your dates and times, you have a better chance to find a cheaper ticket. In general, weekday tickets with a departure time in the middle of the day tend to be the cheapest option for trains from Nuremberg to Prague.
Travel between Nuremberg, Germany and Prague, Czechia by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Czechia, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/15/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Nuremberg and Prague before traveling.
Return travel from Czechia to Germany is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/25/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Nuremberg from Prague.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Nürnberg Hbf and arrive in Prague.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Nürnberg Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Nuremberg. The most popular arrival train station in Prague, called Prague, is located around 2.2 miles (3.6 km) away from its city center.
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