A Corona Test Center is operated in the public area of Nuremberg Airport. You can be tested free of charge as a passenger after arrival and at any time as a person resident in Bavaria. NEW: Rapid antigen tests and PCR tests for everyone against charge
Citizens of Bavaria: I would like to be tested for the coronavirus at the test tenter of the city of Nuremberg.
Arriving passengers: I would like to be tested after my arrival.
Departing passengers: I would like to be tested before a departing flight.
All: I would like to be tested by a rapid antigen test or a PCR test against charge.
The COVID-19 test center at Nuremberg Airport is available to all persons residing in Bavaria who are not symptomatic. The test center is located in car park P7 and is operated by Ecolog Deutschland GmbH on behalf of the City of Nuremberg.
The tests are free of charge for users. The center is open Monday to Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Further information is available at www.nuernberg.de.
At Nuremberg Airport, arriving passengers can be tested for the coronavirus regardless of their place of residence.
Passengers landing at Nuremberg Airport have two options (PCR test):
All persons entering Bavaria from a risk area (according to the RKI) are now obliged to present a negative corona test when entering Bavaria or to be tested within 48 hours of entry, for example at the corona test center at Nuremberg Airport. In either case, the result must be reported to the health authority responsible for them within 72 hours.
In addition, all persons entering the country who have stayed in a risk areas (according to the RKI) within ten days prior to their entry are obliged to quarantine for a period of ten days immediately after entry.
Further information is available on the pages of the Bavarian Ministry of Health.
On November 9, 2020, the new Entry Quarantine Regulations (German website) came into force.
From now on, persons entering Germany who have stayed in a risk area within the last 10 days must enter domestic quarantine immediately after their entry. Under current state law, the 10-day quarantine can be terminated no earlier than the fifth day after entry by a negative test result for SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus infection.
More information and exemptions can be found in the Entry Quarantine Regulations.
The German Federal Ministry of Health has published an information sheet for travellers entering Germany.
From now on, rapid antigen tests and PCR tests will also be offered against charge at Nuremberg Airport. These corona tests are additional options to the regular test center operation. The test results are issued in English.
The test station "Ecocare Nuremberg direct" is open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Monday to Saturday) and is located in departure hall 1 of the airport building.
Appointment and payment can be made via Ecolog's online platform. These tests are against charge: 49 euros (rapid antigen test) and 69 euros (standard PCR test).
According to operator Ecolog, the results of the standard PCR test are usually available within 24-36 hours after testing. The results of the antigen rapid test are available in approximately 20 minutes.
Everyone can take advantage of the service. Please observe the regulations of your airline and your destination country.
P7, between parking garage P3 and parking area P5, please follow the signs.
(Operated by the Bavarian Ministry of Health)
You can find answers to frequently asked questions about the Corona Test Center at Nuremberg Airport here.
Latest update: January 20, 2021