Cologne Travel

You have three airport options when traveling to Cologne for the October conference. We have listed some travel information that will help when making your arrangements.

Airports


Frankfurt Airport (FRA):

Major Airlines:

  • All Airlines

Düsseldorf Airport (DUS) and Koeln/Bonn Airport (CGN):

Major Airlines:

  • Air Berlin
  • Austrian Airlines
  • BMI
  • Continental Airlines
  • CSA Czech Airlines
  • EasyJet
  • Germanwings
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • SAS Scandinavian Airlines
  • South African Airways
  • Spanair
  • Turkish Airlines



Transportation Once You Arrive at the Airport:


Frankfurt Train StationFrankfurt Airport:

You have the following options to get from Frankfurt airport to Cologne:

  • Nonstop fast train (ICE) from Frankfurt Airport to Cologne main train station.
  • On most major airlines, you can book your train ticket as connecting "flight" along with your airline ticket. If you search for flights to Cologne (CGN), most connections through Frankfurt will use the train from Frankfurt to Cologne. The "airport code" for the train station in Cologne is QKL.
  • A taxi all the way from Frankfurt is not recommended. The cost will be approximately 250 Euro.

Duesseldorf Train StationFrom the Duesseldorf Airport:

You have the following options to get from Duesseldorf Airport to Cologne:

  • Duesseldorf Airport has a train station. Regional express trains depart approximately every 30 minutes from Düsseldorf Airport and go directly to Cologne. Travel time will be about 40 min. There are additional trains that require change of trains at the Duesseldorf main train station.
  • You may pre order a train ticket, or you can buy a ticket at the vending machine at the train station. Cost will be about 13 Euro one way.
  • A taxi from Duesseldorf is not recommended. The cost will be approximately 90 Euro.

Koeln/Bonn Train StationFrom the Koeln/Bonn Airport:

You have the following options to get from Koeln/Bonn Airport to Cologne:

  • Koeln/Bonn Airport has a train station
  • An “S-Bahn” metro train departs approximately every 15 minutes to Cologne’s main train station.
  • You can buy a ticket at the vending machine at the train station. Cost will be about 2.50 Euro one way.
  • A taxi from Koeln/Bonn airport to the conference hotel will cost approximately 30 Euro. To reach the Cologne-Taxi-service, call 8228 when you arrive.

Click here to pre-order your train ticket.




Cologne Main Train Station to Conference Hotel


The conference hotel is within 15 min walking distance to the main station. It is located on the other side of the cathedral and old town, so unless you have a good sense of orientation, there is a potential to get lost in old town. Easier is to take a taxi from the train station to the conference hotel. Taxis are lined up on either exit side of the train station. It is a shorter ride if you exit on the side (Breslauer Platz) not facing the cathedral. It will be a short ride and be approximately 6-8 Euros.


• For information regarding hotels in Cologne, click here.



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