Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport NUE: Departure times and transfers

Airport Information

Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport

AddressFlughafenstraße 100, 90411 Nürnberg
Airport CodeNUE
Distance to City Center5.25km

Flying from/to Nuremberg Airport

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Travel from Nuremberg city center to Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport

Nuremberg is over 1,000 years old and is a fantastic destination for tourists seeking to experience the best of Bavaria. The city is most famous for mathematician and painter Albrecht Dürer, who lived here from 1497 to 1528. The full name of Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport in German is 'Albrecht Dürer Flughafen Nürnberg​'. Although Nuremberg is an old city, it has exactly all the modern transportation connections a traveler would want, including trains, buses, and a subway system. 

What's the best way to get to Albrecht Dürer airport from the city center?

Subway. The best way to travel from Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport to the city center is by the U2 Subway Line. This line departs from Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport​ every 10 minutes and arrives in Nuremberg central station in only 12 minutes. A one-way subway ticket will cost you EUR2.75​, which you can buy online in advance or at the machine in the subway station.  Bus.  3 buses run from the Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport​​ to the city center. During the day, you can catch line 30 or 33. At night, you can catch the N12. Buses depart outside Terminal 1's departures entrance and cost ​EUR2.75​. Buy your ticket from the driver, once you have boarded the bus.  Taxi. A taxi trip is by far the most expensive option and costs an average of EUR20​ for the 20 minute trip into Nuremberg city center. 

How far is it from the city center to the airport?

Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport is five miles (eight kilometers) north of Nuremberg city center.  Car. It takes an average of 18 minutes to reach Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport​ by car, via the A3 motorway, which connects the airport with the city. Subway. The U2 Subway line is the fastest way to reach Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport​ from Nuremberg's central station, which gets you there in 12 minutes. Although many travelers stay in Nuremberg's old town, which is on the U1 Subway line, they will find it is within walking distance from Nuremberg Central Station. Bus. Buses 33 and 30 stop in the historic center, but are much slower than the subway, taking up to 40 minutes for a single trip. Bus travel is better suited for those visiting town to north and west of Nuremberg city center.

What facilities are there at Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport​​

​Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport​​ a range of facilities, including a traditional Bavarian bakery and a McDonald's for those who are hungry. Travelers will find two duty free stores with traditional crafts and cosmetics for last minute gifts. Find your flight entertainment in the bookstore and even choose a new look at the airport's hairdressers. If you want to watch the world go by, admire the airport's operations on the observation deck.  Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport​​​ is accessible to disabled travelers. In the entrance of the airport, you'll find maps showing where are the restrooms and areas with step-free access. ​​

How accessible is the route for those with limited mobility?

All Subway stations in Nuremberg have elevators, including in Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport​, which makes them accessible to those with limited mobility. However, many of the carriages on the U2 Subway line are old and so do not have ramps to help travelers in wheelchairs board. Travelers with limited mobility are best to board at the carriage behind the drivers; they will help you on the subway if necessary.  Buses in Nuremberg have spaces reserved for travelers in wheelchairs and ramps to help them board.  Taxi companies in Nuremberg can accommodate travelers with limited mobility, as long as they are contacted in advance of departure. ​

Local Tips: how to travel to Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport​ like a local 

If you're heading to Nuremberg with a small case, definitely get the U2 Subway line. Not only is it the fasted way to get to Nuremberg Albrecht Dürer Airport​, but it's exceptionally convenient if you're based in the city center. However, carrying many items of luggage on the subway can be stressful. If you're seeking a relaxing journey to the airport and don't mind the price, choose a taxi. Often, taxi drivers even put your bags in the back. ​

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