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CENTOGENE offers Coronavirus testing at Hamburg Airport (HAM). The CENTOGENE Test Center offers an RT-PCR test (Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction Test) and a rapid antigen test, which detects whether there is an acute infection with the virus, and thus the risk of infecting other people they come in contact with. The detection is carried out by means of a throat swab.

Register for your test now!

By registering for your test online, you can significantly reduce your waiting time at the test center.

Watch the video to find out how to register for and order an RT-PCR Test!

Follow the steps here to register for and book a rapid antigen test (for self-payers).

Hamburg Airport Test Center Opening Hours

For RT-PCR Tests

Monday – Sunday
6:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. (CEST)

For Rapid Antigen Tests

Monday – Sunday
6:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (CEST)

Please note that the rising demand at the test centers could lead to short-term changes of scheduled opening hours, and the range of testing options could be limited. Our test centers are bound by local conditions and requirements, and we apologize if we are currently unable to accommodate your request for testing. If you have already purchased a test, you can get tested on a different day or at a nearby test center. If you wish to cancel your current order, you can do so directly via the CENTOGENE Corona Test Portal, with the option to purchase a new one at a later date.

Where Can I Get Tested?

There are two test centers at Hamburg Airport (HAM):

Terminal Tango

The CENTOGENE Test Center is located in Terminal Tango, approx. 150 m from Terminal 1. Note for visitors arriving by car: Opposite of Terminal Tango, parking spaces are available in the parking garage P1. Please be aware that there is a charge for parking.


Terminal 1


This CENTOGENE Test Center at Hamburg Airport is centrally located in Terminal 1. Take the escalator located past the check-in area to Level 2. You will find the center on the left-hand side.


This CENTOGENE Test Center at Hamburg Airport is centrally located in Terminal 1. Take the escalator from the arrival level up to the check-In area in Terminal 1. Past the check-in area, take the escalator to Level 2 to find the center located on the left-hand side.


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Protecting Your and Our Staff's Health

We only test persons who are not showing symptoms to protect the health of our staff and other persons testing at our test center. Please wear a surgical mask (or higher-specification N95/KN95 or FFP2 devices) in our test centers.

If you experience typical COVID-19 symptoms (difficulties breathing, newly developed cough, fever or loss of smell or taste), please contact your doctor by phone for advice on where to get tested. Alternatively, you can call 116 117 or your local health authority for more information on where you can get tested. Read more...

Which Tests Does CENTOGENE Offer?

Express-2: 49 € incl. VAT
SARS-CoV-2 Antigen-Test

Results within 90 minutes after sample receipt in 95 %1 of cases.

Premium-12: 199 € inkl. VAT

Results within 90 minutes after sample receipt in 95%1 of cases.

Note: The SARS-CoV-2 PCR test Premium-1 is available at the Test Center Terminal 1 and Terminal Tango after registration and booking in the Corona Test Portal. Please register for your test at and book a suitable time slot.

Premium-63: 139 € incl. VAT.

Results within 6 hours after sample receipt in 95%1 of cases.

Samples taken after 3:00 p.m. will be reported by 10:00 a.m. the following day.

Premium-24: 69 € incl. VAT.

Results within 24 hours after sample receipt in 95%1 of cases.

1 In some cases, for example if there is an uncertain result and the analysis must be repeated, the result may become available somewhat later. In August 2020, on average 95% of RT-PCR test results were reported within the stated turn-around-time.

2 Only available from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

3 Only available from 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

When planning your Travel and Testing at Hamburg Airport please consider varying airline requirements:

When calculating your travel times and test dates, please make sure that you also take into account that your test result is sometimes required when checking in for your flight. The airline may also require it to be in printed form. You should therefore plan in such a way that your test result is available approximately one hour before check-in begins. Please also check with your airline in advance – clarifying what exactly is required in your specific case.

Additional Services

Identity Verification

For an additional charge of 9€, there is the option to add identity verification on to your purchase. Your identification details, including your passport number/travel document details, will be included on the medical report – verifying that the test results belong to you and have not been tampered with. Please note that you need to present the original identification document for this service - printed or scanned copies cannot be accepted.

Report Language

The COVID-19 RT-PCR test results can be provided in the following languages: German, English, Spanish, French, Dutch, Chinese, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Czech, and Greek.

The Express-2 Antigen Test results can be provided in German and English.

Accepted Payment Methods

Currently, you can conveniently pay online by credit card (Master, Visa, JCB, Discover, Diners Club, American Express) and Maestro card. Additionally, you can pay directly at the test center by credit or debit card and cash.


  • Reduce your risk of facing restrictions after landing at your destination

  • Reduce your risk of facing quarantine at your destination

  • Help to prevent a further outbreak of the Coronavirus

Check Official Travel Information/Warnings

We strongly advise all passengers to precisely inform themselves with regard to any possible travel information and / or travel restrictions applicable to their country of destination, before planning a trip. We further recommend to only consider official governmental sources of information for such purpose:*

Help Notify Contact Persons with the Corona Warn-App

CENTOGENE's SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR test results are recognized by the Corona-Warn-App via a dedicated QR code included on your test result documentation. In the event of a positive test result, by scanning this QR code in the Corona-Warn-App, you can contribute to the effort of notifying all possible contact persons.

To help fight the coronavirus pandemic, download the Corona-Warn-App on your mobile device and activate this feature in the CENTOGENE Corona Test Portal by opting in to the transmission of your pseudonymized test result to the Corona-Warn-App System.

Coronavirus Test Process

After registering via the Test Portal at, a throat swab for the RT-PCR test can be taken at the Airport Test Center without an appointment.

Please do not eat, drink, or brush your teeth 15 minutes before the test

How to get your results:

You can access your test result in three simple steps:

  1. Login under
  2. Select the name of the proband.
  3. Download report via "Actual Medical Reports" through "Display findings".

What to Bring:

  • Registration / payment confirmation (please register online at before coming to the center)

  • Surgical mask or FFP2 mask

  • Identification document (original)


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