Flying from Rhodes
Flights from Rhodes depart from Diagoras International Airport, sometimes called Rhodes International Airport (RHO). The airport lies approximately 14 kilometers southwest of Rhodes near Paradisi. Travelers should keep in mind that this airport also serves as a military airport. Photography within in the airport is generally prohibited.
Diagoras International Airport Information
All flights from Diagoras International Airport leave from one terminal. Within the terminal money changing and ATM services are available as well as a café and restaurant, a few retail stores, and luggage lockers should you have a long wait before your flight.
Getting to the Airport in Rhodes
Although there is currently no train to Diagoras International Airport, travelers have other options. A taxi to Diagoras International Airport will take approximately 10-15 minutes depending on traffic. Taxi companies generally advise travelers to book their taxis ahead of time to ensure car availability and on-time arrival at the airport. A public bus to Diagoras International Airport makes frequent pickups in downtown Rhodes. Ask at your hotel to obtain up-to-date timetables, fare information, and pickup locations. Be aware that there are fewer bus services at the weekends so plan your departure accordingly to avoid missing your flight.
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.