About Zweibrücken Airport (ZQW)
Located in southwest Germany’s Rhineland-Palatinate region, Zweibrücken Airport operates services to a limited number of destinations in Europe and North Africa. Our Zweibrücken Airport guide includes important contact details and information on terminal facilities, how to get there and where to stay nearby.
There is a tourist help desk in the terminal building.
Zweibrücken Airport is close to exit 14 on Autobahn A8, which skirts the south of the city. The eastbound autobahn leads to the L480 (Steinhauserstrasse) and subsequently to the L700 (Europa Allee). Follow the L700 directly to the terminal.
Alternatively, from central Zweibrücken, follow the L480 southbound and turn onto the L700.
Zweibrücken Airport is located 5km (3 miles) southeast of Zweibrücken city centre.
Public transport road:
Bus: Bus 226 (tel: (0681) 416 230; www.saarpfalzbus.de – German only) provides regular daily links between Zweibrücken Airport and central Zweibrücken. The journey time is 19 minutes, and the single fare is €2.70.
Taxi: Taxis are readily available outside Arrivals. A number of taxi firms operate from Zweibrücken Airport, among which Taxidienst Gabriel (tel: (06332) 16363) and Taxi-Zentrale (tel: (06332) 13131) can be pre-booked. Fares into Zweibrücken start at around €10 to €15.
Public transport rail:
Zweibrücken’s main railway station is in the city centre, about 5km (3 miles) from the airport – regular buses connect to the station from outside the terminal. From here, direct rail services (tel: 0180 599 6633; www.bahn.de) link the city with Saarbrücken to the west and Kaiserslautern to the east, from where there is a connection to the high-speed ICE network at Mannheim. There is also an ICE station at Homburg, about 20 minutes' drive from Zweibrücken.
There is an ATM in the departures area. Other ATMs can be found at the nearby Style Outlets Zweibrücken shopping centre.
There is a restaurant in the terminal and several other dining options close by.
There are no shops at Zweibrücken Airport, including duty-free retailers. However, the nearby Style Outlets Zweibrücken shopping centre has a range of outlets specialising in fashion, household goods and other items.
Left-luggage lockers can be found in front of the departures area.
There are four travel agencies with desks inside the terminal building.
Short and long-term parking is available opposite the terminal building.
Car hire companies at Zweibrücken Airport include: Avis, Buchbinder, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt.