Book flights from Cologne (CGN) to Bilbao (BIO)
Flying from Cologne
Flights from Cologne depart from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN), which is located roughly 15 kilometers from the city center. This airport serves both Cologne and the former capital city of Bonn, and sees nearly ten million passengers a year pass through its gates. It is also the second largest airport for cargo transportation in Germany.
Cologne Bonn Airport Information
Cologne Bonn Airport has two terminals. Terminal 1 is the older of the two, while Terminal 2, which is used by airberlin, is a new, modern complex. Both terminals offer plenty of facilities for passengers, including shops, bars, restaurants, tourist information, currency exchange, car hire, ATMs, and baggage services.
Getting to the Airport in Cologne
You can take a bus to Cologne Bonn Airport from the city using bus route 161, or take a train to Cologne Bonn Airport, which has its own station on the high-speed line between Cologne and Frankfurt. A taxi to Cologne Bonn Airport from the city center is also available, with many taxi companies operating in the city offering fixed rates for airport runs. Trains make the journey in approximately 15 minutes, whilst buses take around half an hour.
Arriving in Bilbao
Bilbao is a pleasant blend of old-world charms and contemporary wonders. You’ll find medieval towns nestled close to grand, modern buildings. With your flights to Bilbao, enjoy panoramic views of the city, nature reserves, and coastline as your airline descends towards this metropolis of distinct variety.
First Time in Bilbao
Guided walking tours are a great way to get a true feel for the city the first time you travel to Bilbao. You can follow routes through parks, or visit at key architectural sites. Cheap hotels in Bilbao are available near the city’s museums. Take advantage of flight deals to Bilbao through airberlin and catch a music festival.
Bilbao is a great city for children. In addition to museums, festivals are hosted in the city throughout the year. At the end of August each year, the Semana Grande festival is packed with activities.
Making the Most of Your Bilbao Holiday
The summer season between the months of May and September is the best time to book your tickets to Bilbao. During this time the weather is warm and pleasant, and the city is alive with festivals, concerts, and performances. When you're ready to book your Bilbao flight, count on airberlin for a safe, comfortable trip.