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CENTOGENE offers Coronavirus testing at Hamburg Airport Drive Through. The CENTOGENE Test Center offers an RT-PCR test (Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction Test) and an 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.

In order to be tested for an infection with SARS-CoV-2, registration in the Corona Test Portal and a test booking are required.

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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).

Corona Testcenter Hamburg Airport Drive Through Opening Hours

Monday – Sunday
6:30 a.m. – 7:30 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. In this case, please reschedule to another day or 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 and How Can I Get Tested?

You will find the Hamburg Airport Corona Test Center drive-through in Car Park P1 – opposite of Terminal Tango.

Flughafenstr. 1-3
22335 Hamburg

Getting there and test process:

Please note: in order to be tested at the drive-through test centre, you must register online in advance and have purchased a test.

Customers who have already purchased their test on the Corona Test Portal should make their way to level 0 of the P1 car park following the direction of traffic.

Customers who have not yet registered on the portal and have not purchased a test are asked to go to Terminal Tango or to make their purchase using their smartphone in their car.

Samples are taken in swab booths on two lanes. Customers do not need to leave their cars for sample collection. You can find your way out by following the “Exit” sign.

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: 29 € incl. VAT.
SARS-CoV-2 Antigen-Test

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

Premium-62: 129 € 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: 59 € 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 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

In the Corona Test Portal: PayPal or credit card

You can pay online conveniently by credit card or PayPal.


  • 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 or the antigen test can be taken at the Corona Test Centre Hamburg Airport Drive Through 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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