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Linz-Nuremberg Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 70 daily trains from Linz to Nuremberg. Traveling by train from Linz to Nuremberg usually takes around 3 hours and 49 minutes, but the fastest DB Intercity-Express train can make the trip in 2 hours and 53 minutes.

Distance166 mi (267 km)
Fastest train2h 53m
Lowest price$38.43
Trains per day8
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines5

Which train should you take from Linz to Nuremberg?

There are 5 train lines with service from Linz, to Nuremberg, Bavaria. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 47 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity13h 28m$38.43
DB Intercity-Express72h 56m$40.79
Deutsche Bahn473h 41m$46.62
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company144h 36m$42.56
Non-federally owned railway company15h 58m$38.43

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Linz to Nuremberg during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Linz to Nuremberg?

The distance between Linz and Nuremberg is approximately 166 miles, or 267 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 53 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Linz to Nuremberg are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Linz at 1:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Linz to Nuremberg?

There are 70 scheduled trains on most days. 8 of these are direct connections to Nuremberg. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Nuremberg to Linz. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Linz to Nuremberg for $66.92.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Linz?

Departure stations

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 6 stops and stations in Linz where you can board the train.

Train stations in Linz:

  • -Pichling

  • /Donau Ebelsberg

  • /Donau Wegscheid

  • /Donau Oed

  • /Donau Franckstraße

Where is the train station in Nuremberg?

Arrival stations

Nuremberg has one train station.

Need a return trip from Nuremberg to Linz?

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