Essen to Nuremberg by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 4m
  • Distance
    364 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 26m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Essen to Nuremberg by train

Fast trains from Essen to Nuremberg take around 4 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 364 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Essen and Nuremberg.

1. Are there direct trains from Essen to Nuremberg?

Direct trains from Essen to Nuremberg have been found.

We usually find around 26 direct trains on the route from Essen to Nuremberg every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Essen to Nuremberg?

The Essen to Nuremberg train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Essen to Nuremberg train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Nuremberg is usually scheduled to depart Essen around 04:28 and the last train is around 18:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Essen around 04:28, and the last at 18:41.

When to book Essen to Nuremberg train tickets?

Trains in Germany 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 Essen to Nuremberg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Essen and Nuremberg?

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

  • Inter City Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)

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 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.