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Nuremberg - Munich Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

15 trains operate daily from Nuremberg to Munich. The train trip from Nuremberg to Munich is usually about one hour and 38 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€14.71
Trains per day43
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Nuremberg to Munich?

There are 3 train lines with service from Nuremberg to Munich. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 15 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express21h 12m€33.18
Deutsche Bahn151h 45m€34.21
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company21h 59m€27.06
  • 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 Nuremberg to Munich start from €18, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Munich. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Nuremberg leaves from Nürnberg Train Station . And in Munich trains arrive at München-Aubing and 3 other train stations.

    From Nuremberg to Munich train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 1 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to Munich 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 are looking to travel to Munich on a weekend there is typically one Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company scheduled trip per day, which will cost for a one-way weekend reservation from Nuremberg.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Nuremberg to Munich. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.
The distance between Nuremberg and Munich is approximately 94 miles, or 151 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 38 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.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Nuremberg to Munich on Saturday. Tickets for Saturday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Sunday. Sunday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs Nuremberg at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. 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. 43 of these are direct connections to Munich. 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 Munich to Nuremberg.

City Information

Nuremberg

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Nuremberg - DENRG-1

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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.

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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Nuremberg?

Main departure station: Nürnberg Train Station

There is one train station in Nuremberg.

All train stations in Nuremberg:

  • Nürnberg Train Station

Where is the train station in Munich?

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Main arrival station: München Train Station

Munich's central station, München Train Station, welcomes more than 450,000 passengers every day. The station was first built in 1839 and has been rebuilt and renovated numerous times. As a result, the current station spans numerous buildings and wings, each with its own architectural style. You can find all the necessary amenities such as public restrooms and waiting lounges in the station, and there are even shops for last-minute souvenir shopping! Many Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain routes stop in Munich, heading to cities including Dresden, Berlin, and Cologne. The station is conveniently located just west of Munich's Old Town, with easy connections to the subway (U-Bahn) via the Hauptbanhof station in the same building.

Train stations in Munich:

  • München Train Station

  • München-Karlsfeld

  • München-Lochhausen

  • München-Freiham

  • München-Aubing

  • München-Pasing

  • München-Untermenzing

  • München-Obermenzing

  • München-fasanerie

  • München-Feldmoching

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