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1 hour 10 min
Sylt Airport

Transportation to Nuremberg Airport from the City Center

Nuremberg is a city in the German state of Bavaria that has a lot of importance in history, especially during World War II and the Nazi era. The city hosts many researchers and tourists and is famous for its production of handmade toys. Nuremberg hosts the International Toy Fair and is home to the facilities of companies such as MAN SE and Siemens. The city, which welcomes millions of visitors every year, is served by Nuremberg Airport. The airport is accessible by a variety of transportation alternatives, including metro, bus, taxi, and car.


The metro is a very convenient and reliable transportation alternative to get to the airport. Nuremberg Airport is accessible by the U-Bahn metro from the city center. Line U2 provides transportation directly to the airport station. Line U2 runs between the central train station and the airport in a total of 12 minutes.  


The bus is another method of transportation one can use to get to the airport, which is located about 6 km from the city center. There are buses that provide transportation from the main railway station, from Höfles, and from Thon to the airport. Bus line 33 runs from Höfles to the airport, and bus line 32 runs from Thon to the airport. The N12 night bus also provides transportation from the city center to the airport.  


Taking a taxi to the airport is also very convenient. You can easily find a taxi in the city center and historic city center. You can also have the hotel you are staying at help arrange a taxi for you. A taxi to the airport from the city center takes about 15 minutes.


Nuremberg is one of the most important industrial cities in the state and in the country. Both locals and tourists usually drive to get around in the city and its surrounding areas. Therefore traffic in Nuremberg can be quite heavy. However, the airport is easily accessible by car using the A3 motorway. The airport contains both indoor and outdoor parking lots that offer short-term and long-term parking options. The airport has the capacity to accommodate 8,000 vehicles.   

Airport Information

Nuremberg Airport is the international airport serving the city. It is a major international airport, having handled over 3 million passengers in 2013. The airport operates passenger services out of 1 terminal. The airport contains various services to meet passengers’ pre-flight and post-flight needs. Basic services offered at the airport include ATMs, currency exchange services, lounges, a hairdresser, Wi-Fi, a lost and found, and a conference center. The airport also features a children’s corner for families traveling with kids, an observation desk, and a wonderful bakery that offers fresh products daily, the Bakery "Kalchreuther Bäcker". It is one of the few airports in the world that has a bakery on-site.

There are a variety of bars, restaurants, and cafes where passengers can get a bite to eat or something to drink, including Marche Bistro, Mc Donald’s, Movenpick Restaurant, Terminal90, and Brezel Fritz. The airport also has many stores where passengers can go shopping including Duty Free shops, the Airport Shop, the Bookstore, Nuremberg Store, Ravensburger Shop, and Geschenkewelt. The airport also has a hotel, located right next to the terminal, the Mövenpick Hotel Nuremberg-Airport.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Transportation to Westerland City Center from Airport


Sylt Airport serves air travel to and from Westerland and is located only 2 km east of the city center. There are a variety of transportation alternatives available to get to Westerland from the airport including shuttles, city buses, taxis, or rental car.


City buses provide convenient transportation between Sylt Airport and Westerland. Buses are the only public transport option available. Compared to other means of transportation buses provide a more affordable service to Westerland. Airport buses are another option since they provide transportation to stops at most of the central parts of Westerland. Private shuttle buses are another alternative you could use to get to Westerland from the airport.


Taxis are a convenient alternative to get to Westerland and are prefer among locals and tourists. Since Sylt Airport is located such a short distance from the center of Westerland taking a taxi is an affordable option. Taxis are a more preferred means of transport than buses because they are both economical and convenient. The yellow taxis are readily available at the airport exit. It takes as little as 3 minutes to get to Westerland from Sylt Airport by taxi.

Rental Car

There are many local and international rental car companies that have offices at Sylt Airport. These companies offer reasonably priced alternatives. Since the airport is located in such close proximity to Westerland, most rental car companies offer the option of renting a vehicle for 1-hour. All you need to do is make a reservation 1-2 hours before your arrival.

There are 3 different routes you can take to drive to Westerland from Sylt Airport. It takes 9 minutes to get to Westerland via Bastianstraße, 7 minutes via the L24, and 6 minutes via Bahnweg.

Last Updated: 28 Jan 2017

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Which airports can I use for Nuremberg-Westerland flights?

For Nuremberg-Westerland flights, you can use Nuremberg Airport, Nürnberg Railway Station as departure airport, and Sylt Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Nuremberg-Westerland and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Nuremberg-Westerland is 634 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 1 hour 10 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Nuremberg-Westerland flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Nuremberg-Westerland flights is Monday.

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