GETTING THERE -- You can get to the Bamberg Bahnhof from Nürnberg in just 1 hour on trains that run about every half hour. If you’re including Bayreuth on the same day trip, you can travel between the two on direct trains that run about every hour; the trip takes about 1hour and 15 minutes. For information and schedules, call tel. 01805/996633 or visit By car you can reach Bamberg from Nürnberg on the A73.

Visitor Information

Contact the Bamberg Tourist Information Office, Geyerswörthstrasse 5 (tel. 0951/2976200;

Getting Around

A well-run network of buses fans out from the Zentralomnibusbahnhof on Promenadestrasse, next to the railway station. For more information, head to i-Punkt (tel. 0951/9685872) in the railway station. Bus maps and tickets can be purchased at the station or from machines at stops along the route.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.