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Munich - Nuremberg Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

15 trains operate daily from Munich to Nuremberg. The train trip from Munich to Nuremberg is usually about one hour and 43 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest DB Intercity-Express train can get you there in as little as one hour and 2 minutes.

Distance94 mi (151 km)
Fastest train1h 2m
Lowest price€14.58
Trains per day37
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

What is the price of a train ticket from Munich to Nuremberg?

Over the past month, a train ticket between Munich and Nuremberg cost €18.69, on average. This is about as cheap as train fares get on this route. Booking your trip at least 23 days in advance can help you secure tickets at the best price. For same-day bookings, you’ll likely have to pay around €25.29 more.

Monthly average prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Munich to Nuremberg often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in November when the average ticket price is only €20,

If you're thinking of traveling from Munich to Nuremberg during April, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of €38 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in April, is to book your trip well in advance.

Which train should you take from Munich to Nuremberg?

There are 3 train lines with service from Munich to Nuremberg. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 14 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express21h 22m€32.62
Deutsche Bahn141h 48m€32.81
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company31h 52m€29.41
  • The most popular Deutsche Bahn ICE routes travel to Berlin, Cologne, Paris, and Munich. Seating is spacious with a good amount of legroom, and onboard amenities include complimentary WiFi, restrooms, and a restaurant car selling beverages, snacks, sandwiches, and hot meals. Unlike the rest of the Deutsche Bahn network, ticket prices on Deutsche Bahn ICE services are not based on a per-kilometer rate but on specific station-to-station links.

  • Deutsche Bahn EuroCity, or Deutsche Bahn EC, is a train service in Germany with regular service to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Zurich, Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, and Munich. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity trains can be single or double-decker, but all are air conditioned.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Munich to Nuremberg start from €18, and on average cost . Daily there are 3 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Nuremberg. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Munich leaves from Solln Station and 3 other stations. And in Nuremberg trains arrive at Nürnberg Train Station .

    From Munich to Nuremberg train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 1 hours and 52 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 1 hours and 2 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 18 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Nuremberg.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Munich and Nuremberg is approximately 94 miles, or 151 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 43 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 2 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

Trains departing from Munich to Nuremberg tend to have the most passengers on Saturday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Saturday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Wednesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Munich at 01:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 15 scheduled trains on most days. 37 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 Munich.

City Information

Munich

Boasting a quaint beauty that has withstood the test of time, Munich is a vibrant city where the old meets the new. One of the most noticeable events in the city is Oktoberfest. The festival is the largest beer festival in the world, and it is here that you can enjoy a huge variety of beers, as well as local specialties and themed entertainment. For those who want to learn more about the city’s architectural history, consider visiting the Church of Our Lady, which features two unique dome-topped towers, forming an eye-catching part of Munich’s skyline. If you simply wish to enjoy a stroll around town, the English Garden, with its signature Chinesischen Turm, will offer the reprieve you need.

Among the local favorites in the city are Spatenhaus and Haxnbauer, both of which serve authentic hearty Munich dishes. For a more affordable dinner, you could check out the beer gardens such as Seehaus Biergarten or Augustinerkeller.

München Hauptbahnhof, located at the center of Munich, is the principal train station in the city serving all Deutsche Bahn trains that pass through town. Munich’s Central Bus Station is located in the heart of the city, making it easy to catch a bus by FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Sindbad. The main airport is the Franz Josef Strauss International Airport, which lies 19 miles northeast of the city center.

Nuremberg

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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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Munich?

Main departure station: München-Karlsfeld

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 15 stops and stations in Munich where you can board the train.

All train stations in Munich:

  • München-Karlsfeld

  • München Train Station

  • München-Lochhausen

  • München-Freiham

  • München-Aubing

  • München-Moosach

  • München-Pasing

  • München-Obermenzing

  • München-Feldmoching

  • München-Trudering

  • München-fasanerie

  • München-Riem

  • Solln Station

  • München-Neuperlach Süd

  • München-Westkreuz

Where is the train station in Nuremberg?

Main arrival station: Nürnberg Train Station

Nuremberg has one train station.

Train stations in Nuremberg:

  • Nürnberg Train Station

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