Information & Facts
Parking at Cologne-Bonn Airport starts at a rate of EUR1.50 per
15 minutes in the short-term zone (maximum two hours), while Car
Park 1 charges EUR4.50 per hour and Car Park 3 charges EUR3 per
hour. Car park 2 is reserved for women and disabled passengers
Car rental agencies at the airport include Budget, National,
Hertz, Avis and Alamo, among others.
There are several transport options available, including taxis
(which cost around EUR30 to Cologne and around EUR40 to Bonn), the
local bus service, and the S-bahn.
Tel: +49 (0)22 0340 4000.
Facilities at the airport include ATMs, left luggage, a dry
cleaning service, shops and restaurants.
German is the official language. English is also widely
spoken and understood.
The unit of currency is the Euro (EUR), divided into 100 cents.
ATMs and exchange bureaux are widely available. The major credit
cards are becoming more widely accepted in many large shops, hotels
and restaurants, although Germans themselves prefer to carry cash.
Travellers cheques are best cashed at exchange bureaux, as banks
often won't change them. The quickest and most convenient way to
change money is to obtain cash from one of the ATM machines that
are ubiquitous features on all German streets. Banks are closed on
weekends, but exchange bureaux at airports and main railway
stations are open daily from 6am to 10pm.
The two terminals are linked by a walkway.
GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last
Sunday in October).