Zurich to Nuremberg by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:05
  • Last train
    00:17
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 39m

Travelling from Zurich to Nuremberg by train

The fastest trains from Zurich to Nuremberg take around 5 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 297 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Nuremberg.

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Zurich to Nuremberg every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends. The duration is normally about 5 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Nuremberg is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 05:07 and the last train is around 00:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Zurich around 04:05, and the last at 00:17.

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

When to book Zurich to Nuremberg 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 Zurich to Nuremberg by train.

Which trains operate between Zurich and Nuremberg?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio-Express
  • Regional-Express

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

Find journey information for Nuremberg to Zurich

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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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