Getting to Nuremberg

Flying to Nuremberg

Nuremberg’s is the 10th busiest airport in Germany, but it has a nice selection of routes from around Europe.

The airport is conveniently linked to the city with a metro line. In fact, you can reach the conference venue (Hotel Maritim, next to the railway station) within 15 minutes.

Flying to another aiport in Germany

Frankfurt and Stuttgart are both well served with a wide range of routes, and these airports are well connected by train to Nuremberg.  At certain times there are also direct buses from these airports to Nuremberg.

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Flights to Nuremberg and neighbouring airports – explanation

You can click on the maps to enlarge them. On the European map, airport codes in dark red indicate cities with direct routes to Nuremberg. Dark green airport codes have flights to Stuttgart, Frankfurt and/or Munich: in fact, most of these airports have flights to all three (S/F/M), some of them only to two of these.  Airports codes in light green have direct flights only to Munich out of these three cities.

On the world map, all dark green airport codes have direct flights to Frankfurt; some of them also to Stuttgart and/or Munich.

Information on the maps is for indicative purposes only. Airports that are typical holiday destinations were not included. Also, airports of several German cities with no direct flights to Nuremberg were  not included from where it’s easier to reach Nuremberg by train than a combination of flight + train/bus.  Source: Wikipedia pages, as of 6 August 2019.

Frankfurt airport to Nuremberg by train

There are hourly trains from Frankfurt airport directly to Nuremberg from 04:36 until 20:36.  Prices vary between 19€ and 52€, depending how far in advance you buy your ticket.  Tickets are available a 100 days in advance.  If you buy your ticket just before taking the train, the price may be up to 99€.  The ride takes just under 2 and half hours.

The last train leaves at 21:43, arriving at 00:44, with 1 change.

Here you can search for connections and buy your ticket. You’ll need to enter the names of the stations in German:  Frankfurt (M) Flughafen > Nürnberg.

Frankfurt airport to Nuremberg by bus

Flixbus offers direct buses from Frankfurt airport to Nuremberg 7 times a day, with an average duration of 4 hours. Prices vary between 7€ and 20€: the earlier you buy your ticket, the cheaper.  Apparently you can only book 3 months in advance.

At the time of research (August 2019), departure times from Frankfurt airport include 04:25, 06:00, 09:25, 10:40, 13:30, 16:10, 21:20.

Stuttgart airport to Nuremberg by train

You can reach Nuremberg from Stuttgart airport with a combination of an S-Bahn (suburban railway) and a train.  Hourly depatures between 05:18 and 19:18, with a total duration of 3 hours (including a 12-minute changing time at Stuttgart railway station).

Prices vary between 20€ and 44€; the earlier the cheaper.

Here you can search for connections and buy your ticket. You’ll need to enter the names of the stations in German:  Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe > Nürnberg.

Stuttgart airport to Nuremberg by bus

Flixbus offers 8  buses per day from Stuttgart to Nuremberg from 3 different locations in Stuttgart — unfortunately most of them from an unconvenient location.

As of August 2019, there are 8 daily departures: 04:50N, 09:35N, 10:45V, 11:30N, 13:50N, 18:25N, 22:50A, 23:35N.   ‘N’ designated Stuttgart Nord, and to get there, you’ll need to take an S-Bahn from the airport up to Feuersee, change to bus #44 until Helfferichstraße, then walk for 10 minutes to reach the bus station. ‘V’ stands for Vaihingen: to get there, take the S-Bahn from the airport to Stuttgart-Rohr, then walk a bit to Rohr Bahnhof to catch bus #81 to Schwabengalerie.  ‘A’ stands for Airport.

Fixbus Tickets vary between 7€ and 20€: as usual, the earlier you buy it, the cheaper it is. Apparently you can buy tickets 3 months in advance.

Munich airport to Nuremberg by train

You can reach Nuremberg from Munich airport with a combination of an S-Bahn (suburban railway) and a train.  Up to 3 depatures per hour between 04:24 and 20:04, with a total duration of around 2 hours (including a 24-minute changing time at Munich railway station — you’ll have to switch floors as well).

At the time of research prices varied between 26€ and 37€; the earlier the cheaper.

Here you can search for connections and buy your ticket. You’ll need to enter the names of the stations in German:  München Flughafen > Nürnberg.

Munich airport to Nuremberg by bus

Flixbus offers 2 buses per day directly from Munich airport to Nuremberg, leaving at 14:30 and 18:20, covering the distance in 1:55. Tickets cost 20€.

Berlin airports to Nuremberg by train

You may want to visit the German capital before or after the conference, in which case a flight to Berlin may be interesting for you — otherwise Berlin is not linked with any other city that is not connected to any of the airports mentioned above.  There are hourly departures both from Tegel and Schönefeld, both involving a combination of S-Bahn and train. Total travel time from both Berlin airports to Nuremberg is around 4 hours.

By train to Nuremberg

From most places within Germany, trains offer the best connection to Nuremberg.  The busiest lines are served usually by hourly trains (Berlin, Würzburg, Regensburg, Munich, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, etc.).  Some long distance connections include Rostock, Leipzig, Wien, Innsbruck,  Karlsruhe, Essen, Hamburg, and even Kiel.

By bus to Nuremberg

Nuremberg is connected to a wide range of European destinations by bus. Flixbus is the largest operator, but not the only one. Here you’ll find a full of cities connected by bus to Nuremberg.

Car sharing to Nuremberg

If 3-4 of you come from the same city or region, car sharing may be the cheapest way to reach the conference city.  Our event app will be available from January, with a forum where you can search for car share buddies — or you can start convincing each other and form a car pool even before that.