Cologne / Bonn Airport

Its formal name is Konrad Adenauer or Köln Bonn Airport, is also recognized by the acronym CGN, and is distinguished for being one of the largest airports serving all of Germany, hosting flights to more than 12 million passengers per year. This airport has been operating for more than 60 years now.

Where is the airport located?

Located in the middle of the Wahner Heide reserve, this airport is only 15 km (9 miles) from the Cologne City Center, and 16 km (10 miles) from Bonn City, and it is because of its location the name that has been assigned to it.

How many terminals does the Airport have?

Two terminals are operating at this airport, which are linked through a walkway.

Terminal 1 is divided into 4 levels, each one with a specific purpose, the ground level has a railway station that connects to the other levels. Level 1 is used for baggage claim and transportation services, and level 2 and 3 is where all departures are offered.

Terminal 2 has 3 levels, level 1 is used for arrivals and baggage claim also, and Level 2 is where the check-in area is located and departures. Level 3 is for business use only.

What is the distance from the airport to the center of Cologne / Bonn?

The airport is located between two important cities, Cologne and Bonn. The distance from Cologne City Center is only 15 km (9 miles), and from Bonn City is 16 km (10 miles).

Because of its proximity to these two cities is easy to take almost any kind of transportation and get to the airport or the center in a short amount of time.

Which airline flies to and from Cologne / Bonn Airport?

There are approximately 15 airlines providing flight services to national and international destinations. The leading airlines are Eurowings, Corendon Airlines, and Ryanair.

Users will also find some other recognized airlines like British Airways, Lufthansa, Turkis Airlines, and Wizz Air.

How to get to Cologne / Bonn Airport?

Getting to this airport is easy, there are various transportation options, which are the following:

  • Train: there is an Intercity Express high-speed train that departs every hour, and takes only 12 min getting to the airport with a cost of USD 9.
  • Bus: provides departures 3 times per day, and talked 25 min to get to the airport, the cost is USD 9.
  • Taxi: is the most expensive way of transportation, and takes an average time of 20 min.

How much does a taxi cost to and from Cologne / Bonn?

Taking a taxi from the downtown city center to the airport takes an average of 15 min, depending on the amount of traffic. Prices go from USD 27 to 80, and service is available 24/7.

What rental companies are available at Cologne / Bonn Airport?

Rental car companies are available at Terminal 2 Level 1, and each of them offers comfort, variety, and flexibility. Some of the companies users will find are Avis Budget, Europcar, Hertz, and Sixt.

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