Munchen (ICE 3 or ICE 4 trains)
Wien (ICE-T trains)
All trains also call at: Wurzburg
1 - 2 x trains per hour
Book early and save: Yes
Online bookings open: 6 months ahead of the travel date
On the DB Bahn booking site look for journeys that have:
- 0 in the Chg. column
- ICE (and only ICE) in the Products column.
Use the earlier/later buttons to search for the cheapest ticket prices.
Trains departing at different times can be cheaper than others leaving on the same day - so you may need to look through the day's departures to find the cheapest fares.
Book 1st class ticket journey tickets and your seat reservation is included - but they're optional when booking 2nd class tickets, or if you will be travelling with a 1st or 2nd class rail pass.
Opting to reserve is particularly recommended if you will be travelling at business hours and/or during the day on Fridays and Sundays.
|Ticket Provider||Approximate Cost|
|Happy rail||from €17.90|
|Save A Train||from €17.90|
There are also IC trains between Frankfurt and Nurnberg, but DB doesn't seemingly sell tickets for these trains online.
After Aschaffenburg comes the slowest, but most scenic part of the trip when the railway winds through the valleys.
The train will cross the River Main and then after a tunnel it will be on a high speed line for less than 15 minutes, but there are some nice views as the train crosses some long viaducts between yet more long tunnels.
On departure from Wurzburg the train will be back on a conventional railway until it arrives in Nurnberg.
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