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from Zurich to Nuremberg

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24 Oct
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26 Oct
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28 Oct
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29 Oct
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30 Oct
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3 Nov
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4 Nov
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5 Nov
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6 Nov
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Travel Information between Zurich and Nuremberg

distanceDistance184 miles (296 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £268
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £22 • 11 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £268 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 184 miles (296 km) between Zurich and Nuremberg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Lufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Zurich to Nuremberg.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Nuremberg, Germany allowed?

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

Is international entry into Nuremberg from Zurich 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 Zurich?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 23/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Zurich and Nuremberg closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Nuremberg, Germany?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Zurich, 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 Zurich from Nuremberg?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, 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 23/10/2021. 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 Zurich from Nuremberg here.

How do I go from Zurich to Nuremberg?

There are 3 ways to travel to Nuremberg from Zurich including taking a flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Zurich to Nuremberg?

The cheapest way from Zurich to Nuremberg is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £22 compared to other travel options to Nuremberg:

A coach is about £245 less than a flight, which costs on average £268 for this trip.

A coach is £2 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Zurich to Nuremberg costing on average £24.

What is the fastest way to Nuremberg from Zurich?

The fastest way from Zurich to Nuremberg is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 11 h 10 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 41 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Zurich to Nuremberg?

The distance from Zurich to Nuremberg is approximately 184 miles (296 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Zurich to Nuremberg?

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Nuremberg is:

  • 10 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Zurich to Nuremberg as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Zurich Airport and arrive in Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport.
  • Coaches mostly leave from Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and tend to arrive in Nuremberg, Opernhaus.
  • Trains mostly leave from Zürich HB and tend to arrive in Nürnberg Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Zurich to Nuremberg?

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

  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline for flights to Nuremberg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Cityline Zurich to Nuremberg tickets on Omio for £268.
  • Flixbus can get you to Nuremberg by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Zurich to Nuremberg for £22 on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Nuremberg by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Nuremberg for £24 on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Zurich to Nuremberg?

Yes, there are direct routes from Zurich to Nuremberg with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct flight services to Nuremberg with Swiss.
  • You can find direct coaches to take to Nuremberg with BlaBlaCar.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Nuremberg tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.

Where should I go next after I travel to Nuremberg from Zurich?
Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Nuremberg often also extend their holiday to go to Munich, Prague or Berlin. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Nuremberg and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I buy tickets to Nuremberg from Zurich online for the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £268 one way.
  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £22 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £24 one way for this route.

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