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 Gran Canaria
Many tourists think of Gran Canaria as simply a beach destination; however, culture lovers should definitely not hesitate to book flights to Gran Canaria because this island is also home to museums, historic towns and monuments. Similarly, outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty of activities to keep them entertained, including cycling and hiking.
First Time in Gran Canaria
Travel to Gran Canaria’s capital, Las Palmas, and explore the city’s historic center. Don’t miss popular attractions like Casa-Museo de Colón, the luxurious residence of Las Palmas' first governors, and gorgeous Santa Ana Cathedral, which dates back to the 16th century.
Your Gran Canaria
With plenty of attractions for all ages, there’s no reason not to book tickets to Gran Canaria for your family vacation. Take your children to enjoy the rollercoaster rides at Holiday World, or discover the tropical birds at Palmitos Park.
Making the Most of Your Gran Canaria Holiday
With relatively warm, sunny weather year-round, you can look for flight deals to Gran Canaria at any time of the year for the ideal beach vacation. The lowest seasons are between November and December, as well as March to May, when you’re likely to find plenty of cheap hotels in Gran Canaria.