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Traveling from Nuremberg to Rome by train

Looking to travel from Nuremberg to Rome by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 13 hours 16 minutes to travel from Nuremberg to Rome by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 10 hours 28 minutes though. You'll usually find 10 trains per day running along the 847 km route between these two destinations. You'll need to make 2 changes during the journey to Rome, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route. You'll be traveling with Frecciarossa, Frecciargento or ICE on your way to Rome, as these are the main rail operators on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Nuremberg to Rome start from $61.03 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Rome by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Nuremberg to Rome by train

It takes an average of 13h 16m to travel from Nuremberg to Rome by train, over a distance of around 526 miles (847 km). There are normally 10 trains per day traveling from Nuremberg to Rome and tickets for this journey start from $61.03 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 10h 28m
PriceFrom $61.03
Distance526 miles (847 km)
Frequency10 trains per day
First train05:56
Last train23:12
Departure stationNuremberg
Arrival stationRome
Changes2 changes
Train and bus operatorsMarino, Itabus, Deutsche Bahn, Trenitalia, Flixbus, Italo, Meridian, ÖBB, SBB CFF FFS, Trenord, Autoservizi Salemi

Nuremberg to Rome train times

Check out the next trains departing from Nuremberg to Rome for Tuesday Dec 6th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
04:56 15:40 10h 44m, 2 changes
07:12 17:40 10h 28m, 2 changes
09:06 19:59 10h 53m, 2 changes
11:06 22:14 11h 8m, 2 changes
17:59 07:24 13h 25m, 3 changes
17:59 07:54 13h 55m, 2 changes
21:02 10:49 13h 47m, 2 changes
21:04 13:40 16h 36m, 3 changes
21:06 12:05 14h 59m, 5 changes
22:12 15:04 16h 52m, 6 changes

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains from Nuremberg to Rome

You can travel from Nuremberg to Rome on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 205 mph (330 km/h), the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

PhotoFalk2, under licence CC4.0

An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 100 mph (160 km/h) only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

PhotoQualle, under licence CC3.0

EuroCity (EC) trains offer convenient European cross-border connections between major cities in Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

Cheap train tickets from Nuremberg to Rome

The price of train tickets from Nuremberg to Rome starts at $61.03 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Nuremberg to Rome by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Nuremberg to Rome

Want to know more about your journey from Nuremberg to Rome? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Nuremberg to Rome take?

The average journey time by train between Nuremberg and Rome is 13 hours and 16 minutes, with around 10 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Nuremberg and Rome by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Nuremberg to Rome is 10 hours and 28 minutes.

How much does the train from Nuremberg to Rome cost?

Train tickets from Nuremberg to Rome can start from as little as $61.03 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Nuremberg to Rome?

No, there are no direct train services from Nuremberg to Rome. Travelling from Nuremberg to Rome by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Nuremberg to Rome leave?

The first train from Nuremberg to Rome leaves at 05:56. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Nuremberg to Rome leave?

The last train from Nuremberg to Rome leaves at 23:12. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Nuremberg and Rome by train?

Trains travelling from Nuremberg to Rome cover a distance of around 526 miles (847 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Rome to Nuremberg.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Nuremberg to Rome for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/06/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 02/07/2023 for travel on 02/07/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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