Cologne airport: Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN)

Cologne Bonn Airport

Cologne Bonn Airport's official name is flughafen Konrad Adenauer, named after West Germany's first chancellor. The former government airport is located near the cities of Cologne and Bonn. After the arrival of several price fighters, the airport has grown rapidly. Yearly, the airport handles approximately 10 million passengers and this makes it Germany's 6th airport. Besides passengers, the airport also handles more or less 600,000 tons of cargo and this makes it Germany's second airport after Frankfurt. The airport has two terminals. Terminals 1 and 2 are connected by the airport's underground station.

Airport codes

IATA airport code: CGN
ICAO airport code: EDDK


Local transport


Cologne Bonn Airport has an underground railway station at T2 (Station Köln-Bonn Flughafen). The S-bahn takes you to Köln Hauptbahnhof in 16 minutes.

Car and bus

The airport is located approximately 17 kilometers from Cologne and 22 kilometers from downtown Bonn. Via the A59 Autobahn, the airport is directly accessible from Bonn and Duisburg.

The bus stop is at T1. Bus service SB60 is the Airport Expressbus. The bus runs between the airport and Bonn station. The trip takes half an hour and a one way ticket costs EUR 6.50. Tickets are available on the bus. For more information, please visit the Airport Express website.

Car rental Cologne Bonn Airport

The car rental agencies (Avis, EuropCar, Hertz and Sixt) are located in T1 at the arrival hall. You can also book a rental car in advance at EasyTerra, this website compares multiple car rental agencies and their rates simultaneously.


Taxicabs are available in front of the terminal. A trip to Cologne costs approximately EUR 25.00, a trip to Bonn EUR 35.00. You can book a taxi on line.

Parking at the airport

The airport has more than 12,000 parking spaces. There are several options. Short term parking costs EUR 4.50 per hour. The secure parking garage is operated by the company Kalscheuer. You can make reservations for this parking garage on line or contact (tel. +49(0)22 034 02106).




The Holiday Inn Cologne Bonn Airport (tel. +49 (0)2203 5610) lies only several hundred meters from the airport. For more hotels and on line reservations, please visit This website offers a wide range of hotels at competitive (internet) rates.

Shopping and dining

Most of the shops, restaurants and (snack) bars are located at the departure terminal.


For lost and found items, please go to T2 or call (tel. +49(0)2203 405084). You can also make an on line inquiry.


The information desks are at T1 (departures B,C) and T2 (departures D), here you can find information about the airport and timetables. (tel. +49(0)22 0340 4001). AT T2 (D) there are many travel agencies.


The Wöllhaf Conference Center is located at T1 (tel. +49(0)22 0395 5900). This offers a comprehensive service: office and meeting rooms, modern equipment and catering.

The airport has a special VIP service for using the Business Lounge in T2, press conferences, business meetings and receptions. For more information about these services please contact (tel. +49(0)22 0340 4389) or send an email.

Access for disabled people

Cologne Bonn Airport has reserved parking spaces for disabled people. In addition to this, the airport has adapted elevators and toilets. For more information please call (tel. +49(0)22 03 4040 01).

Other services

There are ATMs at the airport. In addition to that, there is a pharmacy, a play room for kids, a dry cleaner and a post office. It is possible to book a guided group tour of the airport on line or contact (tel. +49(0)22 0340 4388). Adults pay EUR 5.30, seniors and students EUR 3.20 and kids don't have to pay for the tour.




Flughaven Köln/Bonn
Postfach 980120
51147 Köln

Telephone, fax, email

Telephone: +49(0)22 03 4040 01
Fax: +49(0)22 03 4027 02

Airport codes

IATA airport code: CGN
ICAO airport code: EDDK