Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN)
Travel and Ground Transport
There are many options for getting to Cologne from Bonn Airport including bus, shuttle bus, train, taxi and limousine, while Bonn is also well served by public and private transport.
Public bus number 161 runs into the city and back again from Cologne Bonn Airport, with stops at the lower levels of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. For passengers travelling to Bonn, Airport Express number 670 runs to central Bonn throughout the day in about 30 minutes.
Airport shuttles are available for transport to both Cologne and Bonn from the airport, with the journey time 20 and 35 minutes respectively; shuttles also run to and from Dusseldorf Central Station in about one hour from Terminal 2.
Hotel Shuttle Buses
Many of the major hotels in both Bonn and Cologne offer courtesy shuttles for their guests for transport to and from Cologne Bonn Airport. Check ahead of time before booking to see whether your hotel offers this service or not; you may have to notify your hotel of your intended arrival time or call from the airport.
Cologne Bonn Airport comes with a handy railway station that is located between the two terminals, where regular S-Bahn trains run to Cologne Central Station and other city destinations. To get to Bonn by rail, you will have to go through Cologne first.
Taxis offer the fastest transfer option to both Cologne and Bonn, and are readily available from outside terminals 1 and 2. Taxis to Cologne take about 15 minutes to reach the city from the airport, depending on the time of day, while services to Bonn take a little longer.
Cologne Bonn Airport is served by several limousine operations, which offer an efficient and stylish transfer option to both Bonn and Cologne. It is recommended that you book these services in advance.