Nuremberg Airport Bus

Nuremberg Airport (NUE), also known as Albrecht Dürer Flughafen Nürnberg, is the international airport of Nuremberg, located 5 kilometres north of Nuremberg’s city centre. The airport is currently the second-busiest airport in Bavaria after Munich Airport and also the 10th busiest German airport with over 4.4. million passengers annually. Some of the regular flight routes include airports such as Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Vienna, Antalya, Barcelona-El Prat, Bucharest, Warsaw-Chopin, etc. Nuremberg Airport serves as a focus city for airlines such as Corendon Airlines, Eurowings, Ryanair and TuiFly.

How to get from Nuremberg Airport to Nuremberg

Local bus

There are several bus lines that operate between Nuremberg Airport and the surrounding area:

  • Line 30 – Nürn­berg Nordostbahn­hof – Flug­ha­fen – Am Wegfeld – Erlangen Arcaden – Hugenottenplatz → timetable
  • Line 33 – Nürn­berg Flug­ha­fen – Almoshof – Am Wegfeld – Buch – Höfles – Fürth Rathaus – Fürth Haupt­bahn­hof → timetable
  • Night line N12 – Haupt­bahn­hof – Maxfeld – Flug­ha­fen (on Friday nights, Saturday nights and the nights before public holidays) → timetable 

Bus tickets can be bought at: airport info desk, ticket vending machine (subway station, ground floor) or directly from bus drivers (valid only for lines 30 and 33).


Nuremberg Airport is directly connected to Nuremberg’s city centre via U2 subway line. The underground metro train runs to the central train station (Nuremberg Hbf).

  • The subway train departs from the airport every 10 minutes and it takes around 12 minutes to reach central train station.
  • To reach the city centre, switch to U1 line at Hauptbahnhof, direction Fürth Hardhöhe. Then get off at Lorenzkirche or Weißer Turm
  • See timetable here

Taxi service

In case you need a quick transport to your accommodation or you just don’t want to drag your luggage around, you can get yourself a taxi ride from Nuremberg Airport. An average fare to the city centre costs €21.

Private transfer

Another way to travel from Nuremberg Airport is with a private, door-to-door transfer directly to your accommodation in the city. You can pre-book a transfer for a hassle-free experience and your driver will wait for you at the airport holding a sign with your name on it.

Renting a car at Nuremberg Airport

Passengers who prefer exploring the city and area on their own, renting a car would be the best option. At Nuremberg Airport are available several car rental companies such as Hertz, Avis, Enterprise and Jupex. Alternatively, you can always book a car in advance and avoid potential queues.

Accommodation near Nuremberg Airport

Nuremberg Airport FAQs

I arrive late at the airport. Will it be a problem for me to get to the city?

Buses and subway trains operate until 1 AM and then again from 4 AM. There’s a night bus but it operates only on Fridays, Saturdays and nights before public holidays. In case you miss all buses and trains, you can always get a taxi.

Is there a free WiFi service available at Nuremberg Airport?

Passengers can surf the Internet free anywhere in the terminal for 24 hours via a Telekom provider.

Can I exchange money at Nuremberg Airport?

Yes, you will find several ATMs, as well as a bank inside the airport.

Does Nuremberg Airport have lockers?

Luggage lockers are available in the multi-story car park P1. First, you place luggage in an empty compartment. After that look at the screen at the central payment station and pay the price for the first 24 hours with coins. Finally, withdraw the QR ticket from the vending machine.

I am continuing my journey outside Nuremberg. Are there any direct lines to other destinations?

Yes, here are some of the most popular bus routes from Nuremberg to other cities. For more available bus routes check

Nuremberg to Frankfurt Nuremberg to Berlin Nuremberg to Vienna
Nuremberg to Karlsruhe Nuremberg to Mannheim Nuremberg to Munich

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