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Airports in Germany

Berlin-Tegel Airport (TXL)

Location

The airport is situated five miles (8km) northwest of the centre of Berlin.

Getting to the city

The most convenient and cost effective way to get to and from the airport is by bus. Buses connect with the subway and overground train stations. Taxis are readily available outside the airport terminals on both levels.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +49 180 50 00 186.

see full airport guide


Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

Location

The airport is situated eight miles (13km) southwest of the centre of Frankfurt.

Getting to the city

Frankfurt Airport has trains from two railway stations: the long-distance railway station is at the AIRail Terminal; and there is a local railway station for S-Bahn, regional, and local trains in Terminal 1. Both railway stations are linked to Terminal 2. Buses leave regularly for Frankfurt and other destinations from outside Terminals 1 and 2; tickets can be bought from the bus driver. Various shuttles also operate from the airport, some run by airlines.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +49 (0)69 6900-66634.

see full airport guide


Hamburg Airport (HAM)

Location

The airport is situated five miles (8km) north of central Hamburg.

Getting to the city

Hamburg Airport is accessible by S-Bahn which takes 25 minutes to get from the airport to central Hamburg. Buses service the city centre and other suburban areas. Taxis are readily available outside both terminals; they take around 30 minutes to get to the city centre.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +49 (0)40 5075-0.

see full airport guide


Munich International Airport (MUC)

Location

The airport is situated 18 miles (29km) northeast of the centre of Munich.

Getting to the city

Frequent commuter trains run by day and most of the night to various Munich stations, including the main stations for connections to major European cities. The airport train station is just outside the terminals. Taxis are available, as are buses to many regional destinations and the main train station. It takes about 20 minutes by train and about 45 minutes by road to reach the city centre.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +49 (0)89 975 00. Flight Information: +49 (0)89 975 213 13.

see full airport guide


Dusseldorf International Airport (DUS)

Location

The airport is situated five miles (8km) north of Dusseldorf.

Getting to the city

There are plenty of transport options available at the airport, including taxis, limousines, local buses, a Skytrain Shuttle Bus, and the fast and efficient S-Bahn.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between last Sunday in March and last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +49 211 4210.

see full airport guide


Cologne-Bonn Airport (CGN)

Location

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.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +49 (0)22 0340 4000.

see full airport guide


Stuttgart International Airport (STR)

Location

The airport is located eight miles (13km) south of Stuttgart city centre.

Getting to the city

The airport is connected to central Stuttgart by S-Bahn lines S2 and S3. In addition to the train service, there are several direct bus links to destinations in and around Stuttgart, as well as a 24-hour taxi service.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

+49 (0)1805 948-4444.

see full airport guide


Berlin Schönefeld Airport (SXF)

Location

The airport is located 11 miles (18km) from Berlin's city centre.

Getting to the city

Train: The airport express train station is a short (400 metre) walk, along a covered footpath, from Terminal A. The Airport Express train takes just half an hour to reach the main railway station in Berlin, known as Hauptbahnhof. The train tickets use the same ticketing system as the buses in Berlin. Passengers need to pick how many zones they will be travelling through and the ticket price is adjusted accordingly. A trip from Schönefeld Airport to central Berlin will cost €2.10. The Airport Express Train is the fastest train from the airport into the city. It runs every 30 minutes, from 5am until 11pm. S-bahn trains are also available from the airport station, but they are slightly slower than the express train.

Taxis: Taxis can be found on both the lower and upper levels, but mainly on the lower level outside Terminal A. The trip into central Berlin takes between 20 and 30 minutes and generally costs about €15.

Bus: Taking a bus from Schönefeld Airport into Berlin is the best way to get into town. Fares are determined according to the number of zones you pass through in order to arrive at your destination. There are two zones (zones A and B) between Schönefeld and central Berlin. Tickets into town cost €2.10 and they can either be bought at the ticket vending machine inside the terminal or on the bus. The express airport buses (BCG) run the most frequently and are generally the best buses to catch between the airport and central Berlin. BCG Jet Express Bus No. X9 as well as BVG Jet Express TXL Bus and BVG buses No. 109 and No. 128 all make the trip from the airport into Berlin. During the week buses tend to run between 4:30am and 12:30am at 30-minute intervals with more buses during the peak hours of the day. On weekends buses run less frequently.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in April).

Contacts

+49 180 5000 186

see full airport guide


Dresden International Airport (DRS)

Location

6 miles (10km) from downtown Dresden

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in April).

see full airport guide


Frankfurt Hahn Airport (HHN)

Location

75 miles (120km) from Frankfurt

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in April).

see full airport guide


Hannover-Langenhagen Airport (HAJ)

Location

The airport is located seven miles (11km) north of Hannover.

Getting to the city

The S5 Hannover Airport Line runs to Hannover Central Station every 30 minutes between 3:35am and 1am. The 470 bus departs several times per hour for the Langenhagen Zentrum station from the stop between the Maritim Airport Hotel and Car Park 3. Several shuttle services are also available.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


Nuremberg Airport (NUE)

Location

Nuremberg Airport is located about three miles (5km) from central Nuremberg.

Getting to the city

The U2 subway line runs to central Nuremburg in about 12 minutes. A bus stop is located in front of the Departures Terminal, and one-way tickets cost about €3, although short bus rides are cheaper. Intercity buses run to Munich, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, and Dortmund three to six times per day.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


Bremen Airport (BRE)

Location

Bremen Airport is located about two miles (3.5km) south of Bremen, Germany.

Getting to the city

The No. 6 tram is a convenient way to get into Bremen as it connects the airport to the main railway and bus stations; trams operate regularly during rush hour. Buses are available to Bremen, and operate several times per day.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


Berlin-Tegel Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

Airports in Germany

Berlin-Tegel Airport (TXL)

Location

The airport is situated five miles (8km) northwest of the centre of Berlin.

Getting to the city

The most convenient and cost effective way to get to and from the airport is by bus. Buses connect with the subway and overground train stations. Taxis are readily available outside the airport terminals on both levels.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +49 180 50 00 186.

see full airport guide


Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

Location

The airport is situated eight miles (13km) southwest of the centre of Frankfurt.

Getting to the city

Frankfurt Airport has trains from two railway stations: the long-distance railway station is at the AIRail Terminal; and there is a local railway station for S-Bahn, regional, and local trains in Terminal 1. Both railway stations are linked to Terminal 2. Buses leave regularly for Frankfurt and other destinations from outside Terminals 1 and 2; tickets can be bought from the bus driver. Various shuttles also operate from the airport, some run by airlines.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +49 (0)69 6900-66634.

see full airport guide


Hamburg Airport (HAM)

Location

The airport is situated five miles (8km) north of central Hamburg.

Getting to the city

Hamburg Airport is accessible by S-Bahn which takes 25 minutes to get from the airport to central Hamburg. Buses service the city centre and other suburban areas. Taxis are readily available outside both terminals; they take around 30 minutes to get to the city centre.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +49 (0)40 5075-0.

see full airport guide


Munich International Airport (MUC)

Location

The airport is situated 18 miles (29km) northeast of the centre of Munich.

Getting to the city

Frequent commuter trains run by day and most of the night to various Munich stations, including the main stations for connections to major European cities. The airport train station is just outside the terminals. Taxis are available, as are buses to many regional destinations and the main train station. It takes about 20 minutes by train and about 45 minutes by road to reach the city centre.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +49 (0)89 975 00. Flight Information: +49 (0)89 975 213 13.

see full airport guide


Dusseldorf International Airport (DUS)

Location

The airport is situated five miles (8km) north of Dusseldorf.

Getting to the city

There are plenty of transport options available at the airport, including taxis, limousines, local buses, a Skytrain Shuttle Bus, and the fast and efficient S-Bahn.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between last Sunday in March and last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +49 211 4210.

see full airport guide


Cologne-Bonn Airport (CGN)

Location

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.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +49 (0)22 0340 4000.

see full airport guide


Stuttgart International Airport (STR)

Location

The airport is located eight miles (13km) south of Stuttgart city centre.

Getting to the city

The airport is connected to central Stuttgart by S-Bahn lines S2 and S3. In addition to the train service, there are several direct bus links to destinations in and around Stuttgart, as well as a 24-hour taxi service.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

+49 (0)1805 948-4444.

see full airport guide


Berlin Schönefeld Airport (SXF)

Location

The airport is located 11 miles (18km) from Berlin's city centre.

Getting to the city

Train: The airport express train station is a short (400 metre) walk, along a covered footpath, from Terminal A. The Airport Express train takes just half an hour to reach the main railway station in Berlin, known as Hauptbahnhof. The train tickets use the same ticketing system as the buses in Berlin. Passengers need to pick how many zones they will be travelling through and the ticket price is adjusted accordingly. A trip from Schönefeld Airport to central Berlin will cost €2.10. The Airport Express Train is the fastest train from the airport into the city. It runs every 30 minutes, from 5am until 11pm. S-bahn trains are also available from the airport station, but they are slightly slower than the express train.

Taxis: Taxis can be found on both the lower and upper levels, but mainly on the lower level outside Terminal A. The trip into central Berlin takes between 20 and 30 minutes and generally costs about €15.

Bus: Taking a bus from Schönefeld Airport into Berlin is the best way to get into town. Fares are determined according to the number of zones you pass through in order to arrive at your destination. There are two zones (zones A and B) between Schönefeld and central Berlin. Tickets into town cost €2.10 and they can either be bought at the ticket vending machine inside the terminal or on the bus. The express airport buses (BCG) run the most frequently and are generally the best buses to catch between the airport and central Berlin. BCG Jet Express Bus No. X9 as well as BVG Jet Express TXL Bus and BVG buses No. 109 and No. 128 all make the trip from the airport into Berlin. During the week buses tend to run between 4:30am and 12:30am at 30-minute intervals with more buses during the peak hours of the day. On weekends buses run less frequently.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in April).

Contacts

+49 180 5000 186

see full airport guide


Dresden International Airport (DRS)

Location

6 miles (10km) from downtown Dresden

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in April).

see full airport guide


Frankfurt Hahn Airport (HHN)

Location

75 miles (120km) from Frankfurt

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in April).

see full airport guide


Hannover-Langenhagen Airport (HAJ)

Location

The airport is located seven miles (11km) north of Hannover.

Getting to the city

The S5 Hannover Airport Line runs to Hannover Central Station every 30 minutes between 3:35am and 1am. The 470 bus departs several times per hour for the Langenhagen Zentrum station from the stop between the Maritim Airport Hotel and Car Park 3. Several shuttle services are also available.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


Nuremberg Airport (NUE)

Location

Nuremberg Airport is located about three miles (5km) from central Nuremberg.

Getting to the city

The U2 subway line runs to central Nuremburg in about 12 minutes. A bus stop is located in front of the Departures Terminal, and one-way tickets cost about €3, although short bus rides are cheaper. Intercity buses run to Munich, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, and Dortmund three to six times per day.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


Bremen Airport (BRE)

Location

Bremen Airport is located about two miles (3.5km) south of Bremen, Germany.

Getting to the city

The No. 6 tram is a convenient way to get into Bremen as it connects the airport to the main railway and bus stations; trams operate regularly during rush hour. Buses are available to Bremen, and operate several times per day.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


Berlin-Tegel Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.