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Nuremberg to Zürich by train

It takes an average of 5h 45m to travel from Nuremberg to Zürich by train, over a distance of around 184 miles (297 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Nuremberg to Zürich and tickets for this journey start from $24.07 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 25m
PriceFrom $24.07
Distance184 miles (297 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train08:00
Last train16:32
Departure stationNuremberg
Arrival stationZürich
Changes1 change

Nuremberg to Zürich train times

Check out the next trains departing from Nuremberg to Zürich for martes jun. 22º 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:38 15:23 5h 45m, 2 changes
10:04 15:57 5h 53m, 1 change
10:41 16:23 5h 42m, 1 change
11:38 17:23 5h 45m, 2 changes
12:02 17:57 5h 55m, 1 change
12:30 17:57 5h 27m, 2 changes
12:41 18:23 5h 42m, 1 change
13:38 19:23 5h 45m, 2 changes
14:04 19:57 5h 53m, 1 change
14:41 20:23 5h 42m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Nuremberg to Zürich

The price of train tickets from Nuremberg to Zürich starts at $24.07 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 Zürich 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 Zürich

Want to know more about your journey from Nuremberg to Zürich? 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 Zürich take?

The average journey time by train between Nuremberg and Zürich is 5 hours and 45 minutes, with around 15 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 Zürich by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Nuremberg to Zürich is 5 hours and 25 minutes.

How much does the train from Nuremberg to Zürich cost?

Train tickets from Nuremberg to Zürich can start from as little as $24.07 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 Zürich?

No, there are no direct train services from Nuremberg to Zürich. Travelling from Nuremberg to Zürich by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

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

The first train from Nuremberg to Zürich leaves at 08:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Nuremberg to Zürich leaves at 16:32. 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 Zürich by train?

Trains travelling from Nuremberg to Zürich cover a distance of around 184 miles (297 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Zürich to Nuremberg.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Nuremberg to Zürich for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/22/2021. 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 07/30/2021 for travel on 07/30/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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