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Nuremberg. How to get there by plane, train, bus and car. Practical info


Christkindlesmarkt is probably the most appealing name of the city. The famous Christmas market attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over the world every year.

The market, however, is only one of the many jewels of this city. A city that, albeit with difficulty, managed to get up from the bombing of the war that deeply devastated it. Today, almost perfectly reconstructed, it shows its enviable medieval architecture and the historic center within the ancient fortifications. Museums, monuments, fairs, handicrafts; a holiday in Nuremberg will surely make everyone happy. Not just at Christmas!




Albrecht Dürer Airport Nürnberg, is the city’s airport, located just under 7 km north of the city center. It is the second largest airport in Bavaria, after Munich, and one of the most important in the whole nation. It is well connected with various European destinations such as Amsterdam, Bucharest, London, Paris, Vienna.

You can arrive comfortably by direct flight, or by stopping where required. The plane is an excellent solution especially for covering long-range distances.,


Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof is Nuremberg’s main train station, the largest in Northern Bavaria. It serves numerous Intercity-Express, InterCity and EuroCity trains, guaranteeing connections with numerous national and European destinations. Bamberg and Ingolstandt are approximately 30 minutes away. Augsburg, just over an hour. From Frankfurt am Main it takes about 2 hours by Intercity.

The night lines allow you to reach Copenhagen, Moscow, Prague, Vienna and others. From Italy, to reach the city, one must necessarily make a stopover in Munich.


With Flixbus you can travel in modern and comfortable buses, reaching the German city in 8/10 hours. Extremely cheap prices: fares for Milan – Nürnberg start at just under €30.00. Prices are subject to availability and times. We recommend that you book in advance to get the best deal. The night bus is really good and comfortable: leave in the evening, and arrive at your destination early in the morning; in this way you can earn a whole day!


Just 160 kilometers separate the city from Munich. From Berlin, on the other hand, it is about 450 kilometers, most of which on the motorway section. The latter is known for its efficiency and, above all, for being free. From Vienna, in Autrsia, you have to travel about 500 kilometers to get to your destination; from Zurich, however, the distance is approximately 750 kilometers. Please note that even for transit only, the purchase of the appropriate vignette is mandatory in Switzerland and Austria.

The quickest and cheapest way to reach Nuremberg is from Milan via Innsbruck and Munich. In this way, by avoiding the shortest journey to Switzerland, you avoid paying for the expensive Swiss “vignette”. There are about 730 kilometers, of which over 700 are on the motorway section.

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