How to travel from Nuremberg to Erlangen

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from Nuremberg to Erlangen

How to get from Nuremberg to Erlangen by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Nuremberg to Erlangen is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Nuremberg and Erlangen

distanceDistance11 miles (17 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$11 - $7
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $11 (€10) • 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 11 miles (17 km) by train or bus from Nuremberg to Erlangen. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Nuremberg to Erlangen.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Nuremberg to Erlangen

Find the best route from Nuremberg to Erlangen with Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains between Nuremberg and Erlangen. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Nuremberg to Erlangen

      FAQs: Travel 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.

      You can get between Nuremberg and Erlangen 2 different ways: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Erlangen is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $7 (€6) compared to other travel options to Erlangen:

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

      A bus is () less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Nuremberg to Erlangen costing on average ().

      A bus is $5 (€4) less than a train with an average ticket price of $11 (€10) from Nuremberg to Erlangen.

      The quickest way to travel to Erlangen from Nuremberg is by train, which takes on average 12 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes 30 min on average.

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

      The average frequency per day from Nuremberg to Erlangen is:

      • Around 5 buses per day.
      • 50 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Nuremberg to Erlangen as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Nuremberg to Erlangen:

      • Buses mostly leave from Nürnberg, ZOB and tend to arrive in Erlangen, Busbahnhof.
      • Trains mostly leave from Nuremberg Hbf and tend to arrive in Erlangen station.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Nuremberg to Erlangen:

      • You can travel to Erlangen from Nuremberg by bus with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $7 (€6) with FlixBus from Nuremberg to Erlangen.
      • You can travel from Nuremberg to Erlangen by train with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $11 (€10) with Deutsche Bahn from Nuremberg to Erlangen.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Nuremberg to Erlangen with the following travel companies:

      • 5 direct buses per day with FlixBus.
      • 29 direct trains per day with Deutsche Bahn.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Erlangen as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Erlangen from Nuremberg.

      Your trip from Nuremberg to Erlangen doesn't have to end in Erlangen. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Munich, Prague or Paris. If you’d like to add Berlin, Munich, Prague or Paris to your Nuremberg to Erlangen tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Erlangen today!

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