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Traveling with children

Start your family vacation relaxed at Hamburg Airport. Find out more about traveling with children, our family services on site and the regulations for children traveling alone.

Important travel documents: ID & passport for babies and children 

Before you start your journey, find out about the necessary identification documents for your child, such as a passport, child ID card or ID card. Which documents are required varies from country to country. 


Your child is traveling with friends, relatives or just one parent? In this case a written declaration of consent from the other parent or both parents is required.

Traveling with babies: What can be carried in hand luggage 

  • Baby food (jars, milk and porridge) can be carried in hand luggage. The otherwise applicable maximum quantities of 100ml may also be exceeded and the products do not have to be stowed in a 1 liter plastic bag. Caution: The quantities carried should only be sufficient for the planned travel time, so you can avoid complications at the security check. 
  • Necessary medication can also be carried in hand luggage 

What to do with strollers and buggies? 

You must hand over strollers / buggies at the bulky baggage counter after check-in. Rental buggies are available free of charge from check-in to the gate and are suitable for children up to 15kg. 

Family services

At Hamburg Airport you find find four baby chainging rooms:

Public area:

Security area:


Keep little travelers busy in one of our children's play areas:

Public area: Terminal 1

Security area: Terminal 2

You can find necessary medication and medical help at the following places in the public area: