How to travel from Zurich to Nuremberg

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from Zurich to Nuremberg

You can get from Zurich to Nuremberg by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Zurich to Nuremberg on Jul 07 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:39PMZürich HB6h22 08:01PMNuremberg Hbf
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07:39AMZürich HB6h22 02:01PMNuremberg Hbf
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08:05AMZürich HB6h10 02:15PMNuremberg Hbf
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12:37PMZürich HB5h41 06:18PMNuremberg Hbf
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Travel Information to Nuremberg from Zurich

distanceDistance184 miles (296 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $438 (€391) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 184 miles (296 km) between Zurich and Nuremberg. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Zurich to Nuremberg.

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FAQs

Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Nuremberg, Germany is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Nuremberg from Zurich restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Nuremberg, Germany from Zurich?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Nuremberg, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 7/5/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Nuremberg from Zurich closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Germany?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Zurich, Switzerland was last verified on 7/2/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Zurich from Nuremberg.

There are 4 ways to travel from Zurich to Nuremberg including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Nuremberg from Zurich is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Nuremberg:

A ferry is generally $34 (€30) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $34 (€30) from Zurich to Nuremberg.

Taking a ferry is usually $438 (€391) less than taking a flight to Nuremberg, which costs on average $438 (€391) for the same trip.

Taking a ferry is usually $41 (€37) less than taking a train to Nuremberg, which costs on average $41 (€37) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Zurich to Nuremberg is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

There are alternative travel options to Nuremberg that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 10 h 15 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Nuremberg by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 58 min.

You should expect to travel around 184 miles (296 km) between Zurich and Nuremberg.

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Nuremberg is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • 13 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Zurich and Nuremberg as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Zurich to Nuremberg:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and arrive in Nuremberg, Opernhaus.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Zurich Airport to Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Zurich to Nuremberg depart from Zürich HB to Nürnberg Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Zurich to Nuremberg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Nuremberg by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Zurich to Nuremberg for $34 (€30).
  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline to go to Nuremberg by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Cityline Zurich to Nuremberg tickets on Omio for $438 (€391).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Nuremberg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Zurich to Nuremberg tickets on Omio for $41 (€37).

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

  • You can find around 1 direct bus per day and travel with BlaBlaCar.

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

Many of our customers traveling from Zurich to Nuremberg don't make Nuremberg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Nuremberg are Munich, Prague or Berlin, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Nuremberg to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Zurich to Nuremberg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $34 (€30) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $438 (€391) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $41 (€37) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Zurich to Nuremberg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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