Car Hire at Nuremberg Airport
This information is correct as of October 2015
Whether you want a cinnamon scented Christmas in Nuremberg, a chance to explore ancient Regensburg’s historic treasures or simply to sample Germany’s finest beer in Munich, you can find the best car hire at Nuremberg Airport with Skyscanner.
Where to hire a car at Nuremberg Airport
There are five car hire companies with desks at Nuremberg Airport: Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Nuremberg Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
Luckily there is a Shell garage located just 10 minutes drive from Nuremberg Airport. Head west on Flughafenstrasse taking a right onto Marienbergstrasse. Keep left and turn onto Erlanger Strasse then make a u-turn at Nordwestring. The petrol station will be on the right hand side.
Driving around Nuremberg Airport
Nuremberg is well connected to the region’s main roads. It is connected to the major German "Autobahn" network made up of the A3, A6, A73 and the A9 that link to all Germany’s major cities and other European countries including the Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland and Poland.
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Nuremberg Airport.
Vibrant Munich is the natural choice for beer lovers, given its partiality for brewing, breweries, beer halls and even a giant beer festival. Of course we mean Octoberfest. However, for those not chasing the perfect brew, Munich offers well heeled culture from high brow art and designer shops to hip pavement cafes ranging from Bavarian to Mediterranean in style. The city boasts some fantastic galleries and museums not to mention some truly incredible cuisine – and we don’t just mean sausages. From views of the Alps and antique markets, beloved beer gardens and peaceful parks, to architectural gems in the Alstadt and a very lively nightlife, Munich is much more than just beer.
Munich is less than a two hour drive from Nuremberg Airport. Get on the A3 from the airport from Marienbergstrasse and head for the A9 to Schenkendorfstrasse and the B2R for Munich. Take xit 76 from the A9 and follow signs to the city centre.
Regensburg is one of Germany’s oldest towns and a must visit for history lovers. Founded in 179 AD by the Romans, Regensburg has some incredible landmarks from the Cathedral of St Peter to the Old City Hall and a stunning medieval centre that have singled it out for UNESCO protection. Undamaged during the war, this really is a rare and wonderful architectural treasure. Come stroll along the mighty Danube, take in coffee in a pavement cafe, enjoy hearty dinners in local restaurants and while the nights away in lovely pubs.
Regensburg is just an hour and 10 minutes from Nuremberg Airport by car. Take the A3 from Marienbergstrasse then get on the A3 to Franz Josef Straus Allee. Take exit 100a for Regensburg and follow signs to the town centre.
Bavaria’s second largest city, Nuremberg is another beer lover’s paradise. Christmases are popular times of year when the city come to sparkling life with markets that have the aroma of cinnamon and hot wine wafting through the streets. Once the undeclared capital of the Holy Roman Empire, Nuremberg is stuffed with architectural wonders, gems and jewels, art and historic memorabilia and today gives the world the fabulous Lebkuchen and the famous Faber-Castell pencil. This Bavarian prodigy is well worth dropping in on. You might just stay...
It takes less than 20 minutes to reach Nuremberg from the airport. Follow Flughafenstrasse to Marienbegstrasse then take Erlanger Strasse to Bucher Strasse. From there get on Karl Grillenberger Strasse and follow the signs to the city centre.
On-street parking Nuremberg is charged from Monday to Saturday from 8am to 8pm and costs €0.50 per 20 minutes. There is a maximum parking limit of two hours. Alternatively, there are also car parks for unlimited parking. These cost from €1.00-1.80 per hour with a daily maximum of €5.00-15.00. On the outskirts of Nuremberg you can park for free for 48 hours and get the U- or S-Bahn in 6-12 min. Some hotels in Nuremberg also offer free parking.
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