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Nuremberg Hbf station information & facilities

Distance from Nuremberg Hbf to city center
Distance from Nuremberg Hbf to city center
1 mile (1.6 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 07: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat: 09: 00 - 19: 00 | Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S5
Tram lines: 5, 7, 8
Bus lines: 1, SEV
Train lines: ICE, IC, Nightjet, RB, RE
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport
5 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached from the station by public transit in 13 minutes via the U2 metro line.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
There are ATM machines throughout the station.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Luggage lockers are located close to Platform 5.
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Burger King | Cantina Estacion Mediterrano | Coffee Fellows | Dallmayr Cafebar | Dunkin' Donuts | KFC | McDonald's | Subway | Sportsbar | Istanbul Döner | & many more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
SIXT
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the main entrance, close to the escalators.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Elevators, escalators, tactile guiding strips, wheelchair access. Contact the Mobility Service Centre at +49 3065212888 or msz@deutschebahn. Com.
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Travel from Nürnberg city centre to Nürnberg Hbf train station

Nürnberg is the second-largest city in the German state of Bavaria. Pegnitz River is the cities location, where it emerges from the uplands of Germany. At the heart of the city centre is Old Town. A complex maze of timber houses on historical lanes linked together by bridges that are several centuries old. The train station here is a large and bustling place that offers all sorts of amenities for travellers on trains to and from Nürnberg such as ticket counters, plenty of food and beverage options both in and outside of the station, as well as lots of seating, and shopping outlets.

Once you step outside of the station there are plenty of things to do such as head to museums or cinemas plus plenty of green spaces that are all within walking distance to the station. Because the station is close to the centre of the city it is an easy walk to travel from Nürnberg city centre to Nürnberg train station or you can catch one of the local tram routes to make the trip.

How far is it from Nürnberg city centre to Nürnberg Hbf train station?

The centre of the city sits just to the south of the Pegnitz River and then the station is just a short distance to the south of that. The distance from the train station in Nürnberg to the centre of town is around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) and most travellers can make the walk from the centre of the city to the station in around 13min. To drive to the station, you need to go around the historic centre of the city so your drive time will be roughly similar to the time it would take to walk through Old Town to the station. If you prefer taking public transportation there are local tram lines that can take you there in roughly 9min.

What is the best way to get to Nürnberg Hbf train station from Nürnberg city centre?

A very popular place to visit in the city that sits right along the river is The Fleischbrucke, which is a centuries-old bridge. If you happen to be visiting here and want to make a trip to the train station from here one of the best ways to do that is aboard tram line U1 that can take you from the bridge to the station in around 6min with trains departing roughly every 10min throughout the day. This is also a journey that makes for an easy walk in about 14min with the bonus that your walk will be taking you right through the historic Old Town neighbourhood of the city.

Instead, if you are on the north side of the river, you can get to the station aboard the U1, U2, or U3 trams in around 13min or you can take the number 8 bus, which takes about 17min. The walk to the station is still only about 18min if you choose to make this scenic journey on foot.

Where is/are the airport(s) in Nürnberg and how to get there?

The primary airport that travellers use in the city of Nürnberg is Nürnberg Airport (NUE) that has a location that is north of the centre of the city. To get from the central train station to the airport one of the best ways to travel is aboard tram number U2 that can take you from the station to the airport in roughly 16min with trains departing about every 8min. If you want to drive yourself or you plan on taking a taxi to make this trip you should plan on a travel time of 19min. Because the airport is roughly 3.79 miles (6.1 km) from the train station it is not practical to walk between the station and the airport.

How accessible is Nürnberg main train station for those with limited mobility?

One of the best features of this train station for those with disabilities or limited mobility that are interested in information about the train station in Nürnberg is that the station is completely step-free. What this means for travellers with disabilities is that they will have unencumbered access from the outside of the station to the platforms where trains depart and arrive at the station. All of the train platforms at the station are on the street level so even though there are multiple levels to the station there's no need to access any other level if all you need to do is board or depart a train. All of the train providers that offer service at the station have special service centres and staff ready to help those with limited mobility or disabilities in all of the train travel needs.

Travel from Nürnberg city centre to Nürnberg train station: typical houses

Nürnberg Train Station. Source: Shutterstock

Night trains to/from Nürnberg Hbf

One of the most popular destinations for those departing from Nürnberg is to travel by train to Berlin. The one overnight train time from Nürnberg that makes this trip departs at around 8:05 p.m. and it is important to note that this train will require three different train transfers during the route to arrive in Berlin. If you would like tips on the best ways to travel by train to the popular destination of Nürnberg, why not check out the Omio Magazine. There are roughly 12 different trains that depart at 6:00 p.m. or later daily with the final departure occurring just after 10:00 p.m. with an average trip time of around 2h to reach the Frankfurt Au Main station.

There are a couple of trips that will take 1h 45min and that is because these trains require a transfer during the trip. Another popular trip that departs from the station are trains that make the short trip to the capital of Bavaria. On most days of the week, you will find more than roughly 20-night trains making this trip of around 1h 15min.

Traveling by bus/train in Nürnberg: Sustainable journey

For those travellers that think of themselves as environmentally conscious travelling by train is one of the most sustainable methods of travel that you can employ. Due to the economies of scale that train providers can offer in terms of the number of passengers they take on a single vehicle as opposed to individual passengers making their trip, this method of travel greatly reduces carbon emissions on any given route.

Local tips: Nürnberg main train station points of interest

One of the best features of the station, is the fact that it has a location so close to the centre of the city and sits on the southern part of Old Town of the Nürnberg. What that means for travellers that utilize the station is that when you step out of the station you are going to find a wide array of things to see and do that are just a few steps from the station. Right outside the entrance to the station, you will find the Frauentor which is a historic landmark that sits in the centre of a lush green space that runs right along the Frauentorgraben. If you continue your journey north into the old town district you're going to find plenty of restaurants, bars, hotels, and shopping choices as well as several other historic landmarks. Some of the highlights of the things you'll find around the station include:

  • Neues Museum Nürnberg
  • Teeamo Bubble Tea Shop
  • Mam-Mam Burger
  • Helene Grunberg Park
  • Restaurant Pizzeria Southside

What to do in Nürnberg

At the heart of this midsize Bavarian city is the Old Town district that offers so much to see and can be easily explored on foot. One of the most popular places to visit for those who travel to the city is Nürnberg Castle. This is a castle that dates back to the 13th century and when you enter the building you can see an animated version of the emperor of the Holy Roman empire returning to the castle. One of the most well-known and common food choices you will find in Germany is bratwurst and there is no better place to try this unique cuisine than at Zum Gulden Stern where they handcraft their sausages according to the traditional German recipes.

If you have an interest in experiencing a romantic dinner that you will not forget any time soon, make a reservation at the Heilig-Geist-Spital that is a traditional German restaurant that sits in what was once a hospital built sometime around 1332 and has a location right on the water.

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