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 Funchal
Madeira has long been a popular destination for tourists, and flights to Funchal, the archipelago’s most populous city, will transport you to a prime position from which you can easily see all of the sights. Close to many attractions, Funchal features an easygoing, cultured and exciting lifestyle.
First Time in Funchal
When you travel to Funchal for the first time, the Governor’s Palace is a great place to start. Afterward, you can easily walk to the seafront promenade and see firsthand the unusual Cais do Carvão (coal wharf).
If you are a hiker, you need to book your tickets to Funchal right away. Whether you are a beginner or ready for a bigger challenge, this area has plenty of great trails to offer, such as the Madeira Island Ultra Trail, Pico do Arieiro, and Miradouro Pico dos Barcelos.
Making the Most of Your Funchal Holiday
There is no bad time to look for flight deals to Funchal. Temperatures are pleasant all year and, if you do not mind a little rain, you can find cheap hotels in Funchal between November and February. Get to Funchal safely and comfortably with airberlin.