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Arrival at Nuremberg train station

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The Albrecht Dürer Airport in Nuremberg (NUE) is the nearest airport for all locations, Bamberg, Forchheim and Erlangen. However, reaching us from the airports in Frankfurt (FRA) and Munich (MUC) is also straightforward.

There are trains approximately every hour to each of our locations. The earlier you book the train, the cheaper the tickets will be. 

A very cheap option to get from the airport to your teacher’s town is the FlixbusHowever, they do not depart very frequently and need to be booked online at least 4 weeks in advance.

We can arrange a private transfer from all airports. The prices quoted below refer to a direct transfer from the airport to your teacher’s house in Bamberg, Forchheim or Erlangen. They remain the same whether you are picked up by a taxi company or a member of your teacher’s family. To secure your transfer, please send us your flight information as soon as possible.

From NUREMBERG airport (NUE) 

PRIVATE TRANSFER

A member of your teacher’s family or a taxi company known to us will meet you at the airport. You will see a sign with your name on when you leave the customs area.

  • Nuremberg airport (NUE) – Erlangen, price incl. parking fee EUR 55,00
  • Nuremberg airport (NUE) – Forchheim, price incl. parking fee EUR 75,00
  • Nuremberg airport (NUE) – Bamberg, price incl. parking fee EUR 90,00 

BUS – No. 30

This bus is only available if you are travelling to Erlangen. There are no buses to Forchheim or Bamberg. If your host family is in Erlangen, we recommend taking this bus. It is the cheapest and the fastest option.

  • The bus ride from Nuremberg Airport to Erlangen takes about 25 minutes.
  • The bus ticket, which can be bought on the bus, costs EUR 3.60.
  • The no. 30 Bus from Nuremberg Airport to Erlangen goes every 40 minutes.

Departure: leave the arrivals hall and turn left. You will find the stop for the no. 30 bus before you reach the entrance to the Metro U2.

Arrival: There are several stops in Erlangen. Get off at the main station (“Hauptbahnhof”) and call your host family. They will usually be with you in about 20 minutes.

U2 (Metro) +  TRAIN

From Nuremberg airport you can take the U2 underground/metro line to the main station. The journey to Nuremberg main station takes approx. 15 minutes.

Take the regional express train (RE) or the S-Bahn (S) from the main train station rather than the IC or ICE. Both the regional trains and the S-Bahn depart roughly every hour. The journey to Erlangen takes about 20 minutes, to Forcheim about 30 minutes and to Bamberg about 45 minutes.

  • Single ticket by U2 (Metro): EUR 2,75
  • Single ticket by train: EUR 11,90

From MUNICH airport (MUC)

Arrival at Munich airport is usually in Terminal 2. Take the S-Bahn S1 or S8 to the main station in the centre of Munich in 45 minutes. The S-Bahn station is in the basement (UG) of the airport building. Follow the “S” signs on a green background.

PRIVATE TRANSFER

A member of your teacher’s family or a taxi company known to us will meet you at the airport. You will see a sign with your name on when you leave the customs area.

  • Munich airport (MUC) – Erlangen      Price incl. parking fee           EUR 245,00
  • Munich airport (MUC) – Forchheim   Price incl. parking fee           EUR 260,00
  • Munich airport (MUC) – Bamberg       Price incl. parking fee           EUR 280,00

BUS

Get the Flixbus directly from the airport. The bus goes from Munich Airport to all our locations. You will not need to change buses.

  • Travel times on Sundays are: 11:50 / 18:10 / 21:30
  • Duration: 2 hrs 35 mins to Erlangen, 3 hrs to Forchheim, 3 hr 15 mins to Bamberg
  • Prices between EUR 25.00 and EUR 30.00. The earlier you book, the cheaper it will be

TRAIN

Take the S-Bahn (S1 or S8) to the city centre and take the train from there. Duration 45 minutes, price EUR 11.60.

Travel by ICE train from Munich Central Station (Hauptbahnhof)

  1. To Erlangen: duration 1 hr 30 mins, price between EUR 36,00 and EUR 58,00
  2. To Forchheim: duration approx. 2 hrs, price between EUR 40,00 and EUR 61,00
  3. To Bamberg: duration approx. 2 hrs, price between EUR 42,00 and EUR 66,00

Travel by Regional Express (RE) train from Munich Central Station (Hauptbahnhof). Please note that you will need to change in Nuremberg to reach all three locations

  1. To Erlangen: duration 2 hrs 30 mins, price between EUR 25,00 – EUR 43,00
  2. To Forchheim: duration 2 hrs 40 mins, price between EUR 25,00 – EUR 45,00
  3. To Bamberg: duration 2 hrs 50 mins, price between EUR 25,00 – EUR 48,00

BUS + TRAIN

Take the bus from Munich airport and then continue by train.

  • Take bus no. 635 from the airport to Freising station.
  • Continue from Freising to Nuremberg with the regional train.
  • Change
  • From the main station in Nuremberg,take the regional train (RE) to Erlangen,
  • Forchheim or Bamberg.

1. Duration approx. 4 hours
2. Price EUR 25,00 – EUR 51,00
3. Change in Freising and Nuremberg

From FRANKFURT airport (FRA) [Please note: not Frankfurt Hahn airport (HHN)]

Arrival at Frankfurt airport is usually in Terminal 2. There are trains to all 3 of our locations approx. every hour. 

PRIVATE TRANSFER

A member of your teacher’s family or a taxi company known to us will meet you at the airport. You will see a sign with your name on when you leave the customs area.

  • Frankfurt airport (FRA) – Erlangen         Price incl. parking fee EUR 280,00
  • Frankfurt airport (FRA) – Forchheim      Price incl. parking fee EUR 260,00
  • Frankfurt airport (FRA) – Bamberg          Price incl. parking fee EUR 260,00

BUS

Get the Flixbus https://shop.flixbus.de directly from the airport. The bus goes from Frankfurt Airport to all our locations. You will not need to change buses.

  • Travel direct from the airport to Bamberg on Sundays: only one bus at 12:40 – duration approx. 4 hrs
  • Travel direct from the airport to Erlangen on Sundays: only one bus at 09:11 – duration approx. 3 hrs 
  • Prices between EUR 12,00 and EUR 16,00. The earlier you book, the cheaper it will be 
  • Additional departure times are available from Frankfurt main station 

TRAINS

Travel by ICE (Intercity Express) 

At the airport, follow the sign marked “Frankfurt (M) Fernbf” (= long distance train station). This is the train station for the express trains (ICE). There are trains to all 3 of our locations almost every hour.

  1. Duration: approx. 2 hrs 50 mins 
  2. Price: approx. EUR 50,00

Travel by RE (Regional Express) 

At the airport, follow the sign marked “Frankfurt (M) Regionalbf” (= regional station). There are trains to all 3 of our locations leaving almost every hour.

  • The S-Bahn S8 line from the regional station at the airport will take you to Frankfurt main station in approx. 10 minutes 
  • From Frankfurt main station the Regional Express takes approx. 3 hours to reach all our locations
  • Price: approx. EUR 45,00

We will be happy to help you plan your journey. Just give us a call!

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With best wishes from Bamberg/Bavaria Alexandra von Rohr

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Alexandra von Rohr
Sprachinstitut TREFFPUNKT-ONLINE
Schellenberger Straße 20
D-96049 Bamberg

Phone: +49 951 20 44 04
Fax: +49 951 20 44 74
E-Mail:   A.vonRohr@learn-german-home-tuition.com

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