Flying from Bucharest
Flights from Bucharest with airberlin depart from Henri Coandă International Airport (OTP), which is also known as Bucharest Airport and Otopeni Airport (its actual location is in the town of Otopeni, 18 kilometers to the north of Bucharest's center).
Henri Coandă International Airport Information
Henri Coandă International Airport was opened in the late sixties and redeveloped in the nineties to create what is now a modern and well-equipped facility. The airport offers all of the facilities you could need, including currency exchange services, ATMs, food and drink stands and a small supermarket. Car-hire desks and tourist information are also available in the airport terminals.
Getting to the Airport in Bucharest
The 783 Express bus to Henri Coandă International Airport leaves every 20 minutes from the city center during the day and every 40 minutes at night. Alternatively, you can use a combination of minibus and train to Henri Coandă International Airport instead, which involves taking a train to Bucharest Nord and catching the shuttle bus from there. Another option, if you want more flexibility, is to take a taxi to Henri Coandă International Airport, though take care to use only official taxi companies.
Arriving in Cologne
The beautiful city of Cologne holds the proud claim to being the oldest city in Germany, as well one of its most beautiful. With flight deals to Cologne readily available, you can visit the city any time of year, whether you are looking for a fun metropolitan holiday or are traveling on business.
First Time in Cologne
Cologne is a very easy city to traverse, due to its integrated bus, tram, and subway system. Be sure to travel to Cologne’s most popular attractions, including the cathedral and the largest pop art museum outside of America. Many of these are located on the banks of the Rhine, so this would be a good area to start off your exploration.
If you are visiting as a family, don't miss the Chocolate Museum, which is an interesting place to go with children. For music lovers, tickets to Cologne's Kölner Philharmonie are a must.
Making the Most of Your Cologne Holiday
Amazingly for such a popular city, you can find cheap hotels in Cologne at any time of year, even during any of the major festivals throughout the year. airberlin offers free soft drinks and snacks on flights to Cologne.