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Nuremberg Airport

Nuremberg Airport, Flughafenstraße 100, 90411 Nürnberg, Germany
+49 911 937 00
+49 911 937 1582 (Lost + Found) (Lost+Found)
+49 911 937 1650 (fax)
Nuremberg Airport - All Information on Nuremberg Airport (NUE)

Nuremberg Airport (IATA: NUE, ICAO: EDDN), (In German: Albrecht Dürer Flughafen Nürnberg), is in the metropolitan area of Nuremberg, Germany. It is the second-busiest airport in the country after Munich Airport.

Handling a little over 4 million passengers in 2019, it is Germany's 10th busiest airport. It is approximately 5 kilometers north of Nuremberg's city center; and offers flights around the country and to several European destinations, the Canary Islands, and Egypt, among others.

Nuremberg Airport is compact and easy to navigate, featuring just one passenger terminal, two departure halls, and one arrival hall.

There are two airport lounges: Dürer Lounge (Terminal 1) and Lufthansa Business Lounge (Terminal 2).

Nuremberg Airport sits 319 meters above sea level at 49°29′55″N and 011°04′41″E.

Arrivals, Departures and Airlines at Nuremberg Airport

History of Nuremberg Airport

Nuremberg Airport’s history dates back to the 1920s when Nuremberg and Furth requested the lease of the military airfield for civil aviation purposes.

After several relocations, the Marjenberg airport was built and operated between 1939 and 1943. The airport was destroyed during the World War II bombings. After temporary relocations, the airport was built at the present site in April 1955.

The runway of the airport was extended to 2,300 meters in 1961. Currently, its length is 2,700 meters. An extension was in 1977 to enable the airport to handle wide-bodied aircraft.

In 1981, a new passenger terminal with improved facilities was built to replace the old terminal. It featured a large observation deck and a restaurant. Eight years later, construction of the west terminal began at the airport site. This €50 million project was completed in 1992.

An extension of Subway Line 2 (U2) that connects NUE to the city center was inaugurated in 1999.

In 2007, a new Transfer Control Terminal building, new retail shops in the departure lounge, and extensions to catering areas were added to the airport.

The passenger terminal consists of two Departure Halls and one Arrival Hall linked on the landside and airside. The check-in area has 40 desks.

In December 2015, the new security control between Departure Halls 1 and 2 on the Ground Floor opened, replacing earlier facilities upstairs in Hall 2.

Transfer Services at Nuremberg Airport

Transportation services to and from Nuremberg Airport (NUE), such as rental cars, taxis, rideshares, shuttles, trains, and buses are close to the airport terminal grounds.

Planning your transfer options before hitting the road will give you peace of mind. Before leaving your home, know what items are allowed in your carry-on bag, what you can pack in your checked baggage, and what items are prohibited.

For the convenience of the riding public, passengers are advised to approach the Airport Information Desk for transport assistance.

Finally, travelers should only transact at the airport counters and other legitimate establishments for their safety.

Rental Car Services at Nuremberg Airport

Renting a car would be the best option in Germany. At Nuremberg Airport, there are several car rental companies for your seamless mobility while traveling with family or doing business in the region.

You can always book a car in advance and avoid potential queues at the facility in front of the airport terminal. See and compare all rental car companies at Nuremberg Airport.

When ready to return your vehicle to the car rental center, remove all personal items before turning over the rented vehicle to the designated facility.

Allow plenty of time for your drive when returning the vehicle. If unsure of where to go, give the rental company a call.

Ride Shares at Nuremberg Airport

Rideshare services can pick up or drop you off at the departure level, along with regular taxi passengers.

Also, keep in mind your luggage requirements. Choose a ride option that will comfortably fit all of the passengers and your suitcases.

After getting off a flight, follow the signs to "Ground Transportation" and "Baggage Claim."

When ready, walk outside and look for "Passenger Pickups" or a designated area labeled, "Rideshares."

Call or message your driver with information such as Terminal, Door Number, and any other information that will help locate you.

Passengers can reserve rideshare by downloading the company’s app on their smartphone and coordinating directly with their driver. They can also request a ride a few days before their flight to avoid the inconvenience.

Taxis at Nuremberg Airport

Upon exit from the Baggage Claim area, proceed to the taxi rank in front of the NUE Arrivals Hall.

In case you need quick transport to your accommodation or you just don’t want to drag your luggage around, you can get a taxi ride from Nuremberg Airport.

Taxi drivers take you to the center of Nuremberg in 15 to 20 minutes, and the average fare is € 25.00. Giving the driver a tip (€10.00 - €20.00 depending on the length of the ride) is generally appreciated.

In Germany, taxis are generally safe, but you might want to record the cab company, vehicle number, and driver's name when traveling to and from the airport, just in case you leave something behind. See more about taxis to and from Nuremberg Airport.

Trains at Nuremberg Airport

The U2 Subway is an underground line in Nuremberg. One of its lines is a few steps from the airport ground.

The line is about 13 kilometers and has 16 stations. The termini are Röthenbach (last line) and Flughafen (airport).

Tickets can be purchased at vending machines of red color, located near the descent to the subway. There are ticket machines near the building of the airport itself. See more about train services at Nuremberg Airport.

Buses at Nuremberg Airport

There is a bus station right outside the metro station at the airport. From there, several buses will make a stop:

  • Night Bus Line N12 runs every night from Friday to Sunday (01:00 am – 4:00 AM).
  • Bus Line 33 runs along the route Nuremberg Airport - Train Station (Fürth).
  • Bus Line 30 takes the Nuremberg North - East station (Nürnberg Nordostbahnhof) – Erlangen (Erlangen), through the airport of Nuremberg route.

Passengers can purchase a ticket at vending machines of red color, located near the descent to the subway. There are ticket machines near the building of the airport itself. More information about bus services to and from Nuremberg Airport.

Hotel Shuttle Services at Nuremberg Airport

Many hotels in Nuremberg have shuttle services though some might require prior reservations. Please confirm if this service is available at your accommodation.

Shuttle services pick up and drop passengers at a designated area at the airport grounds. Fares may vary for this service. Please call the hotel front desk for further information.

Parking at Nuremberg Airport

There are about 8,000 car parking spaces at Nuremberg Airport. Apart from three car parks, there are parking lots close to the terminals. The newest facility is car park P3 with seven levels and 2,200 parking spaces.

Customers can make a reservation before arriving at the facility.

Other Services at Nuremberg Airport

Wi-Fi at Nuremberg Airport

Passengers and visitors can surf the Internet free anywhere in the terminal. Please connect to the “Telekom” network at the airport, 24/7.

ATMs at Nuremberg Airport

ATMs are in the Landside near the Information Desk, Arrivals Area, Airside, and Departures Area.

Currency Exchange at Nuremberg Airport

Currency exchange is available at Reisebank near Arrivals.

Reisebank Hours: 5:45AM – 8:00PM (Mon – Fri) and 7:45AM – 4:00PM (Sat – Sun).

Nursing Station at Nuremberg Airport

These services are available to help you get through the airport easier.

Baby Care Facilities: If you are traveling with an infant, there are baby changing facilities available next to bathrooms airside and landside.

Stroller Rental: Strollers are available to rent from the Bulky Luggage Counter to help children get around the airport.

Children’s Play Area: When you want to ensure your kids burn off all their energy before their flight, take them to the children’s play area. Locations: Airside, Departure Zone, First floor.

Restrooms at Nuremberg Airport

Accessible restrooms and regular restrooms are throughout the airport.

Food and Beverages at Nuremberg Airport

There are food and beverages shops throughout the airport terminals. Most food concessions operate on varying schedules.

Shopping at Nuremberg Airport

Duty-Free is available along with a small selection of stores, including an Airport Shop for convenience-type items.

Smoking at Nuremberg Airport

There are designated smoking areas throughout the airport. Please follow smoking regulations.

Lost and Found Section at Nuremberg Airport

For items lost on the aircraft or at the gate area, please contact the respective airlines lost and found.

If you lost an item in any other area at the airport, including the security checkpoints and shuttle buses, please contact the Lost and Found Office at +49 0911-937-1582.

You can also complete the Lost and Found process at the Main Information Desk at the Terminal Lobby. Phone: +49 0911-93700.

When leaving your details for lost items(s), please include your full name, contact details, phone, email, and a description of the item(s).

The airport will keep all lost and found items for a considerable time of at least 30 days. After said period, the property will be deemed abandoned. Please talk to the airport representative at the counter.

Ticketing at Nuremberg Airport

Please look for overhead signs pointing in the direction of ticketing areas at the terminals. Each airline has its operating hours, but typically, airlines open their ticket counters two hours before departure time, even for early morning flights.

Please consult your air carrier, travel agent, or the airport for available modes of payment at NUE.

Information Desk at Nuremberg Airport

The Main Information Desk will be pleased to help and assist passengers. It is located at the Main Lobby of NUE.

Phone: +49 911-93700
Open Daily: 6.00 am – 11.00 pm

Baggage Claim at Nuremberg Airport

Please retrieve luggage at your designated Baggage Claim area in your terminal. Carts are available to assist passengers with special needs.

There is a 50-cent deposit for the use of the cart.

In the case of missing items, contact your respective airline or their airline ticket counter. Passengers can also inquire from the Information Desk for further assistance.

Airport Lost and Found Phone: + 49 911-937-1582.

When leaving a message, include your name, email, contact phone number, and a brief description of the lost item(s).

Disabled Passengers at Nuremberg Airport

Nuremberg Airport offers mobility impaired, severely visually impaired, or blind passengers the service of care under the provisions of Regulation (EC) No. 1107/2006.

Please ask your doctor if air travel is possible from a medical point of view. You must inform your travel company or airline of required assistance, such as a wheelchair. You can do this when you book your flight.

To ensure that your required assistance is passed on to all service providers involved, you must register at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Additionally, please indicate the type of impairment or the required level of care when you make your booking.

Things to do in Nuremberg

There are a number of activities to suit all ages and interests in the region - see a selection of tourist activities in Nuremberg, Germany.

Nuremberg Airport Contacts

Address: Flughafenstraße 100, 90411 Nürnberg, Germany
General Phone: +49 911-937-00
General Email:
Lost and Found Email:
Lost and Found Phone: +49 911-937-1582
Official Website:

Local Information

Drive on: Right
Electricity: 230V/50Hz.
Plug: C, F
Currency: Euro, €
Wi-Fi at Airport: Free, unlimited Wi-Fi is available at Nuremberg Airport. Connect to the “Telekom” network to start surfing.

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