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Travelling to Cologne

Cologne is the fourth-largest city in Germany. Millions of individuals travel to the city each year. Ebookers can help you locate the best deals in travel and deals on flights to Cologne. The city offers several dozen museums, hundreds of art galleries and a wide variety of cultural activities. There are plenty of things to do regardless of your age or interests.

Cologne Bonn Airport

Travellers arriving in Cologne by airline will arrive at the Cologne Bonn Airport. It is located approximately 9 miles southeast of the city's centre on Heinrich-Steinmann. Several airlines provide service to the airport, including Air Berlin, Air Via, Turkish Airlines and WOW air. The airport has many name-brand fashion stores, a piano bar and a wide selection of restaurants.

Transportation in Cologne

There are numerous transportation options from the airport. Rental cars are on hand, and fees depend on the size of the vehicle you rent. It can take approximately 20 minutes to get from the airport to downtown by car. The Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line is located near the airport and offers flat-rate fees to various stops in the city. It takes about 15 minutes to reach downtown. Buses are located at the main terminal entrance and provide inexpensive rides around the city. They stop often for drop-offs and pickups, which can make the ride very long.

The Best Time to Visit

The best time of year to travel to Cologne is in the spring and fall, when average daytime highs are around 17°C. This makes sightseeing pleasant and outdoor activities more comfortable . You may need a jacket in the evening, when lows can drop to 9°C. Summers can be hot and humid, with average highs in the lows 20s. If you travel in the summer, be sure to bring shorts, sandals and a bathing suit for cooling off. Winters can be bitterly cold, with night-time lows dropping to 1 degree Celsius. Winter travellers should bring plenty of warm clothes, hats, gloves and a heavy coat.

Things to Do

Cologne is a busy city with a variety of activities to choose from. The Koelner Zoo is home to more animals than any other zoo in Germany. It has an aquarium and an elephant habitat. The Wallraf-Richartz Museum has a large collection of artwork dating back to the 13th century. Visitors can take a self-guided tour and shop at the museum store. For the best views of the city, the Koeln Triangle skyscraper is one of the tallest buildings in the area. It is an excellent place to take pictures. Due to the extremely cold temperatures, winter months are the cheapest time to visit Cologne. Summer is the peak tourist season in Cologne, so if you choose to visit the city during this time, be sure to plan in advance.

Enjoying Your Trip

Cologne is a popular tourist destination year-round. Travellers will enjoy exploring Cologne, from the beautiful works of art and outdoor activities to the museums and historic architecture. Let ebookers help you locate low-fare transportation options, travel packages and discount flights to Cologne.

Tips for finding cheap flights

❓ How much does it cost to fly to Cologne?

✔️ The price of roundtrip flights to Cologne ranges from to . Travellers looking to book a one-way ticket to Cologne can find fantastic flights for as little as . Bargain-hunters take note: is the best month to nab a cheap flight to Cologne.

❓ How do I find the cheapest flight to Cologne?

✔️ The price of flights to Cologne can vary greatly, depending on a number of factors. Bagging a cheap flight to Cologne is easier if you have some flexibility with your departure and arrival dates, while your selection of airports and airlines can also impact ticket prices. To find the best deals, try changing your search criteria to accommodate alternate dates and terminals. ebookers offers big discounts, a huge selection of airlines, and an easy-to-use booking platform, making it easy to find the perfect flight to Cologne, no matter whether you’re traveling for business, looking for a quick getaway or planning a family vacation. So, window or aisle?

❓ What are the top airlines that fly to Cologne?

✔️ If you’re looking to book a flight to Cologne, you’ll discover a number of great airlines to choose from, including . ebookers makes it easy to compare flights to see which airline best suits your needs, ensuring that you can stretch your dollar further and get the most out of your time in the sky.

❓ Can I cancel my flight to Cologne with ebookers?

✔️ We get it: life happens, plans change, and you need to change with them. If you need to change or cancel your flight to Cologne, you can reach out to ebookers through the customer service portal, where you’ll also find useful trip-related help covering everything from flights and rental cars to activities and hotels.

❓ How do I search for a flexible flight to Cologne?

✔️ To get the most out of ebookers flexible flights option, use the drop-down menu on the ‘Flights’ page. This menu can be found by clicking on the ‘Advanced options’ button. From here, you can customise your search parameters to find your perfect flight. After searching for your flight, you can also compare prices on surrounding dates by clicking on the ‘Show flexible dates’ link at the top of your search results.

❓ What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

✔️ This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

❓ What are the cheapest days to fly?

✔️ When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That’s definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cologne When to Go

Summer is Cologne’s busy season, with daytime highs averaging in the low to mid-70s. August in particular is a prime time, when highs reach into the 70s and the city sees minimal rainfall. Late spring (May) and early fall (September and October) also offer pleasant conditions.

The people of Cologne appreciate a party, which means the city’s festivals are plentiful—and exuberant. Spring and summer are jam-packed with events, including Art Cologne and Summerjam, Europe’s largest reggae festival.

Aficionados of hoppy brew will delight in Cologne’s annual Oktoberfest, which serves up a wild celebration for two weeks, from late September through early October. Expect lots of lederhosen and frauleins dressed in traditional Bavarian dirndl dresses, pumping oompah bands, chilled brews delivered icy cold in steins, plus doughy pretzels, sausages, apple strudel, and pork knuckles.

One of Germany’s warmest cities, Cologne delivers relatively mild winters (with temps ranging from 41 to 44). And the festivals continue with the months-long Cologne Carnival, one of Europe’s biggest street festivals, officially commencing on November 11th at 11 minutes past 11 a.m.

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