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About Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN)

Cologne Bonn Airport (Flughafen Köln/Bonn Konrad Adenauer in German) is located between Cologne and Bonn. This strategic positioning allows the airport to serve both cities efficiently. This Cologne Bonn Airport guide delves into the diverse terminal facilities, from dining options to passenger services. It also outlines the various transport modes available to and from the airport, including bus, train, and car rental services.


Concourse C (T1) has an information desk. Visitors can also call +49 2203 40 4001.


Driving directions:

Cologne Bonn Airport is strategically positioned between Autobahn 3 (A3) and Autobahn 59 (A59), offering optimal accessibility from Cologne, Bonn, and the broader region. Clear signage on both motorways provides easy directions for drivers.

Transfer between terminals:

Terminals 1 and 2 are linked and walkable.

Airport Info



Cologne Bonn Airport is situated approximately 15km (9 miles) southeast of the Cologne Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and about 20km (12.5 miles) northeast of Bonn-Zentrum, the vibrant heart of Bonn bustling with food and retail outlets. This proximity to both city centres makes the airport a convenient gateway for tourists and business travellers alike.

No. of terminals:

+49 22 0340 4001

Public Transport

Public transport road:

Bus to Cologne: Bus line 161 departs from Cologne Bonn Airport to Porz Markt, a railway station in Cologne. Visit the Cologne Public Transport (KVB) site to plan your journey.

Bus to Bonn: Bus line SB 60 runs between Cologne Bonn Airport and Bonn bus station. Plan your journey by visiting the Bonn Bus and Bahn (SWB) site.

Long-distance coaches: Cologne Bonn Airport has a coach terminal near Terminal 2. From here, travellers can reach regional destinations with operators like BlaBlaBus and FlixBus. Visit this page for more information.

Taxi: TAXI RUF Köln operates over 1,100 cars in Cologne, including at the airport. Taxis are available outside arrivals. Use the fare calculator to estimate costs; actual fares may vary with waiting times and traffic.

Public transport rail:

Rail to Cologne: Cologne Bonn Airport has an S-Bahn station. The S19 line provides a quick journey to Cologne Hauptbahnhof (Central Station), taking less than 20 minutes. Follow the link to see the timetables of Deutschen Bahn.

Rail to Bonn: S-Bahn does not have a direct service between Cologne Bonn Airport and Bonn. Passengers can take S19 towards Siegburg/Bonn and switch to one of the many lines that head to Bonn.

Terminal facilities


Terminal 1: ATM and a currency exchange counter are in Departures.

Terminal 2: ATMs are in Departures and Arrivals, respectively.


A good selection of restaurants, bars, cafés, and fast-food outlets are located in both terminals, although Terminal 1 has more choices than Terminal 2.


Duty-free shops (for passengers leaving the EU) are in both terminals. Additionally, Terminal 1 has a bookshop, a fashion boutique, and a supermarket, while Terminal 2 has a snack shop.


A left luggage facility is in Arrivals, Terminal 2.

If you have misplaced an item within Cologne Bonn Airport, fill up this form.

If you have misplaced items on an airplane, contact the airline you flew with.


A pharmacy is in Departures, Terminal 1, from 06:00 to 21:00.

A doctor and dental practice is on Level 0, Terminal 1, from 07:30 to 16:00.

For first aid, call 112.

An observation deck is on Level 5, Terminal 1, from 05:00 to 00:00. Admission is free.

Airport facilities

Conference and business:

Wöllhaf Conference Centre offers 12 conference and meeting rooms in various sizes. It is on Level 3, Terminal 1.

Communication Facilities:

Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout Cologne Bonn Airport.

A post office is located in Arrivals (Terminal 2) from 08:00 to 20:00.

Disabled facilities:

Cologne Bonn Airport has standard accessibility features such as ramps, elevators and modified toilets.

Travellers who require special arrangements should contact the airline at least 48 hours before travelling.

Disabled parking is available in Car Park 1 (upper level), Car Park 2 (Level 4/ Sector A), Car Park 3 (Level 1/ Sector A), and Short-term parking zones at Departures level entrances.

Car parking:

Long-term parking spaces are:
• Car Park 1 (Terminal 1)
• Car Park 2 (Terminal 2)
• Car Park 3 (350m walking distance to Terminal 2)
• Car Park P-Nord (150m walking distance to terminal 2)

Short-term parking spaces are:
• P1K (Terminal 1)
• P1A (Terminal 1)
• P20 (Terminal 1)
• Car Park P-Nord (150m from Terminal 2)

Car rental:

Car hire companies include Avis, Buchbinder, Budget, Enterprise, FlexRent, Sixt, Starcar and Wheego.

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