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British Airways launches flights to Nuremberg – for just six weeks

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In a slightly unexpected new route announcement, British Airways is bringing back flights to Nuremberg. Nuremberg is Bavaria’s second largest city after Munich.

Pre-covid this had operated for a couple of years as a winter-only route from Gatwick, aimed at visitors to the Christmas markets, but was then dropped. In 2022 British Airways launched it as a year-round route but it didn’t last long.

British Airways launching flights to Nuremberg

It’s now back for a limited Christmas market period.

Flights start on 28th November with four flights per week on Thursday, Friday, Sunday and Monday. The final flight will be 5th January 2025.

It’s a 5pm-ish departure from Heathrow with a 9pm-ish flight back. The exception is Monday when its a 2pm departure from London.

Flights will depart from Terminal 5, which is a change from when it was a year-round route and operated from Terminal 3.

Flights are already bookable, for cash or Avios, at

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Comments (26)

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  • Trevor says:

    Not being able to use OLCI at NUE meant dealing with a very officious airport check-in attendant who had decided that all hand baggage had to be checked-in. This was at a time it was taking BA up to 3 hours to deliver baggage to the carousel at Heathrow.

    Otherwise, we really enjoyed our half-term short break to Nuremberg. Easy transfer from the airport. We stayed at the NH Collection and used the Amex card credit . My family came home with much more knowledge of the city’s importance in German history than when we arrived.

  • AndEdi says:

    I must HAVE been on one of the first flights , not OF been …..

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