Cologne-Bonn Airport is conveniently located halfway between Cologne and Bonn. The airport is used by a number of low-cost airlines making it a popular hub with budget travellers.
A convenient gateway to West Germany, the airport is quieter than the mammoth facilities in Munich, Frankfurt and Berlin. Its facilities are fairly basic, but offer a good selection of restaurants and shops.
The airport is located eight miles (12km) southeast of Cologne and 10 miles (16km) north of Bonn.
Getting to the city
There are several transport options available, including taxis (which cost around €30 to Cologne and around €40 to Bonn), the local bus service, and the S-bahn.
GMT +1 (GMT +2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).
Tel: +49 (0)22 0340 4000.
Car rental agencies at the airport include Hertz, Avis and Europcar, among others.
Taxis are available outside the terminal, and charge around €30 to downtown Cologne.
Transfer between terminals
The two terminals are linked by a walkway.
Facilities at the airport include ATMs, left luggage, shops and restaurants.
Parking at Cologne-Bonn Airport starts at a rate of €1.50 per 10 minutes in the short-term zone (maximum two hours), while Car Park 1 charges €4.50 per hour and Car Park 3 charges €3 per hour. Car park 2 is reserved for women and disabled passengers only.
Free wifi is available throughout the airport on the "AIRPORT FREE WIFI" network.
The airport's Wöllhaf Conference Centre provides conference facilities for up to six hundred people, including audio-visual equipment, catering, phone and fax facilities. There is also an Airport Business Lounge in the departures area of Terminal 2.
Cologne-Bonn Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.