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from Basel to Nuremberg

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26 Jan
£23Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£118Lufthansa Cityline
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27 Jan
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Fri
28 Jan
£28Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
£323Lufthansa Cityline
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29 Jan
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30 Jan
£26Deutsche Bahn
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Travel Information from Basel to Nuremberg

distanceDistance206 miles (332 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £222
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £17 • 5 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £222 • 2 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 206 miles (332 km) by coach, flight or train between Basel and Nuremberg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Basel to Nuremberg.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Nuremberg, Germany from Basel, Switzerland currently allowed?

Travel from Basel, Switzerland to Nuremberg, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Nuremberg from Basel restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Nuremberg, Germany from Basel?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Nuremberg, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 24/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Basel and Nuremberg closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Basel, Switzerland from Nuremberg, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to Basel, Switzerland from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Basel, Switzerland from Nuremberg, Germany?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Basel from Nuremberg?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 20/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Basel from Nuremberg here.

How do you get from Basel to Nuremberg?

There are 3 travel options from Basel to Nuremberg: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Nuremberg from Basel?

The cheapest way from Basel to Nuremberg is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £17 compared to other travel options to Nuremberg:

A train journey is usually £18 less than a journey to Nuremberg by coach, which costs on average £35 for the same trip.

A train is generally £205 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £222 from Basel to Nuremberg.

What is the fastest way from Basel to Nuremberg?

The fastest way from Basel to Nuremberg is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 50 min.

Other travel options from Basel to Nuremberg can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 7 h 20 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 5 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Basel to Nuremberg?

The Basel to Nuremberg distance is approximately 206 miles (332 km).

How many services a day are there from Basel to Nuremberg?

The average frequency per day from Basel to Nuremberg is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Basel and Nuremberg as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Basel to Nuremberg, where do I depart from Basel and where do I arrive in Nuremberg?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Basel to Nuremberg:

  • Coaches from Basel to Nuremberg most often leave from Basel and arrive in Nuremberg, Opernhaus.
  • Flights mostly leave from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and tend to arrive in Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Basel SBB and tend to arrive in Nürnberg Hbf.

Who can get me from Basel to Nuremberg?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Basel to Nuremberg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Nuremberg by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Basel to Nuremberg tickets on Omio for £35.
  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline for flights to Nuremberg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Cityline Basel to Nuremberg tickets on Omio for £222.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Nuremberg by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Basel to Nuremberg tickets on Omio for £17.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Basel to Nuremberg?

Looking to extend your trip from Basel to Nuremberg? Many Omio customers who go from Basel to Nuremberg usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Munich, Prague or Berlin. If you're looking to explore Munich, Prague or Berlin from Nuremberg, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Nuremberg from Basel online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Basel to Nuremberg, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £35 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £222 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £17 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Basel to Nuremberg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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