Nuremberg to Salzburg by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:58
  • Last train
    00:48
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 51m

Travelling from Nuremberg to Salzburg by train

The fastest trains from Nuremberg to Salzburg take around 2 hours and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 232 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Nuremberg and Salzburg.

Journeys between Nuremberg and Salzburg usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 54 departures on the route from Nuremberg to Salzburg every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 44 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Salzburg is usually scheduled to depart Nuremberg around 05:58 and the last train is around 22:31. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Nuremberg around 04:39, and the last at 00:59.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Nuremberg to Salzburg train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Nuremberg to Salzburg by train.

Which trains operate between Nuremberg and Salzburg?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Nuremberg to Salzburg, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Meridian
  • Railjet
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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