Check-in & Baggage

Check-in information

Check-in times will be provided by the airline or your tour operator.

Please note

  • Be at the terminal 2 hours before departure
  • If you arrive late at check-in, you may not be entitled to compensation for missed flights
  • Have all necessary documents ready at check-in
  • After check-in, proceed immediately to the security checkpoint.
  • Are you traveling with limited mobility or children? Allow sufficient time
  • Delayed passengers will not be able to board.
  • Please note the entry regulations of the German Foreign Office

Late night Check-in

This service is currently not available.

Self Bag Drop Service

Nuremberg Airport now has bag drop machines where passengers can check in their bags themselves. The so-called self bag drop service has the advantage of reducing waiting times for passengers. 

The service is currently only available for passengers travelling with Wizz Air, KLM and Air France - other airlines will follow. Eight languages are already available, with more to come.

Das Self Drop Off System in Benutzung.

Baggage regulations

There are different baggage allowance regulations for each airline. Please refer to your travel documents for the number of pieces or weight allowed.

Liquids in hand luggage

Please note the following information regarding the regulations for hand baggage.

Luggage trolleys

The luggage trolleys at Nuremberg Airport are equipped with a deposit system that easily accepts the most common coins used by travellers. There is a coin changer in the baggage reclaim area, to the left of customs. The luggage trolleys can be found at all important contact points in the terminal and in the car parks: Four depots have been set up at baggage reclaim, one in the arrivals hall, one in departure hall 1, two in departure hall 2 and further depots at the car parks and in the car hire centre.

Special Baggage

Bulky Baggage

Bulky items of baggage such as

  • Bicycles
  • Strollers/Pushchairs
  • Golf equipment
  • Surfboards
  • Kites
  • Duffel bags

must be handed in by the passenger at the bulky baggage counter after they have been checked in at the respective airline counter. The bulky baggage counter is located in departure hall 2.

You can borrow a buggy for children, which you can use until you board the aircraft.


Animals are carried as excess baggage. Please contact your airline for all information regarding the carriage of animals.

Dangerous Goods

Passengers are not allowed to transport dangerous goods! Information on the transport of dangerous goods can be found on the website of the German Federal Aviation Authority.

Baggage Storage

Baggage lockers are available in front of our centrally located multi-storey car park P1. You are welcome to use a locker in our modern, easy-to-use car park for a fee.