Flying from Dusseldorf
Flights from Dusseldorf with airberlin depart from Düsseldorf Airport (DUS), located only 6 kilometers north of the city center. Today, Düsseldorf Airport is Europe’s 20th busiest air transit facility, serving 19 million passengers per year. The airport is only 40 kilometers from nearby Cologne, making two cities fully internationally accessible through a single facility.
Düsseldorf Airport Information
Düsseldorf Airport’s three main terminals lead passengers to their flights while an additional fourth Executive terminal services private charters and corporate flights.
The airport is home to numerous fine and casual dining options, cafés and bakeries offering hungry passengers a range of choices. Over 60 boutiques feature the latest trends in fashion and provide a great place to find a luxurious last-minute gift.
Getting to the Airport in Dusseldorf
Stops located at the main railway station and throughout the city will enable you to catch a bus to Dusseldorf Airport, a 20- to 40-minute journey. Two railway stations servicing 350 trains per day make finding a train to Düsseldorf Airport easy. A taxi to Düsseldorf Airport is the fastest way to get to the airport, with a 10-minute trip.
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.