Trains from Prague to Nuremberg
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There are 7 daily trains from Prague to Nuremberg. Traveling by train from Prague to Nuremberg usually takes around 7 hours and 2 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 4 hours and 44 minutes.
|Distance||156 mi (251 km)|
|Fastest train||4h 44m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn|
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Which train should you take from Prague to Nuremberg?
There are 4 train lines with service from Prague to Nuremberg. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 4 trains each day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|DB Intercity||1||4h 50m||$44.68|
|Deutsche Bahn||4||6h 39m||$59.87|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||5||8h 10m||$75.33|
|Non-federally owned railway company||1||5h 8m||$87.03|
DB Intercity train tickets from Prague to Nuremberg start from $45, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 DB Intercity schedules to Nuremberg. DB Intercity in Prague leaves from Praha hl.n. . And in Nuremberg trains arrive at Nürnberg Train Station .
From Prague to Nuremberg train travel on DB Intercity takes 4 hours and 50 minutes. If you are looking to get to Nuremberg faster, DB Intercity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 44 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Nuremberg.
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Prague to Nuremberg start from $30, and on average cost . Daily there are 5 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Nuremberg. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Prague leaves from Praha hl.n. and one other station. And in Nuremberg trains arrive at Nürnberg Train Station and one other train station.
From Prague to Nuremberg train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 8 hours and 10 minutes. If you are looking to get to Nuremberg faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 44 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 10 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Nuremberg.
Non-federally owned railway company
Non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Prague to Nuremberg start from $87, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 Non-federally owned railway company schedules to Nuremberg. Non-federally owned railway company in Prague leaves from Praha-Bubny . And in Nuremberg trains arrive at Nürnberg Train Station .
From Prague to Nuremberg train travel on Non-federally owned railway company takes 5 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to get to Nuremberg faster, Non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 44 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Non-federally owned railway company offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Nuremberg.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Prague 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.
Can you take a train all the way from Prague to Nuremberg?
How long is the train journey from Prague to Nuremberg?
The distance between Prague and Nuremberg is approximately 156 miles, or 251 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 44 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Prague 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 Sunday 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 Prague at 5:00am 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 Prague to Nuremberg?
There are 7 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Nuremberg to Prague.
With storied churches and beautiful castles, Prague was once the hidden gem of Europe, and it has now revealed its beauty to the world. Prague’s prized landmark is the majestic Prague Castle, which is the largest castle complex in the world. The castle is an amalgamation of many different architectural styles, making it a very special destination to visit. You might even get to see the president of Czechia as well, since it is his office! If you simply want to stroll around and enjoy the vibe of the city, head for the Old Town Square, which has seen very few changes since its conception in the 12th century. If you are not afraid of a little hiking, head to Petrin Hill, which is one of the largest green areas in the city. The area also houses the Rose Garden and Seminary Garden, featuring more than 2,100 trees.
Prague’s food scene is not as well-known as other famous cities’, but the local dishes such as knedlíky or bramboráky will pleasantly surprise you. La Degustation Boheme Bourgeoise is a Michelin-starred restaurant that offers amazing Czech dishes. For local beers, don’t hesitate to check out U Medvídku.
Praha hlavní nádraží is the largest international train station in Prague and it’s located right in the heart of the city. Not too far from the train station is Prague’s central bus station. The principal airport in the city is the Václav Havel Airport Prague.
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Although often overshadowed by Bavaria's largest city, Munich, Nuremberg is more than capable of challenging Munich as a top tourist spot. Nuremberg entices travelers with its rich history, political significance, world-class museums, and exciting local culture.
Nuremberg is a fantastic destination year-round; however, it becomes particularly spectacular in the weeks before Christmas. Nuremberg's Christkindlemarkt is a world-famous market illuminated by thousands of lights displaying handmade ornaments, toys, and crafts. Enjoy lebkuchen and mulled wine while wandering through the stalls to get in the Christmas spirit, and see why Nuremberg is an essential stop along our train itinerary to visit Germany's best Christmas markets.
Nuremberg's castle, Kaiserburg, is another must-see while in the city. Standing since the Middle Ages, visitors can explore Nuremberg's history while also enjoying some of the best views of the city. No wonder it's one of Germany's most-Instagrammed castles.
Transport around Germany is highly efficient, making travel to Nuremberg simple. The city is served by its own international airport and a large train station that welcomes many Deutsche Bahn trains every day. FlixBus, Sindbad, BlaBlaCar Bus, and more bus services also run frequently to Nuremberg from various destinations across Europe.
Where is the train station in Prague?
Main departure station: Praha hl.n.
Praha hlavní nádraží (or h.l n) translates to Prague Main Railway Station. The large station first opened in 1871, but a major redesign in 1909 gave it its current distinctive look. The art nouveau architecture welcomes passengers reaching Prague on Deutsche Bahn and RailJet trains, as well as local commuter lines. Public restrooms, retail stores, restaurants, and parking are available on-site. Plus, the station is only a few blocks away from Prague's legendary Old Town, with many museums and hotels along the way.
All train stations in Prague:
Where is the train station in Nuremberg?
Main arrival station: Nürnberg Train Station
Nuremberg receives travelers from Prague at its two active train stations.
Train stations in Nuremberg:
Nürnberg Train Station
Nürnberg Train Station (Nelson-Mandela-Platz/Südausgang)
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