Cheap Flights to Cologne Airport (CGN), Germany

Low Airfares on Budget Airlines Flying to K├Âln/Bonn Airport (CGN)

Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN) is very popular with low-cost budget airlines. Cheap flights go to over 100 destinations including London, the UK, Scandinavia, and Southern Europe.

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Cologne/Bonn Airport (K├Âln/Bonn Flughafen or CGN) claims to be the most important low-cost airline hub on continental Europe. Non-stop flights from Cologne/Bonn Airport went to 130 destinations in 2006. In contrast to many other European airports popular with low-cost airlines, Cologne/Bonn Airport is very conveniently located for travelers to Cologne (K├Âln) and other Rhineland towns. Ground transportation is particularly fast and easy to Cologne Main Station (K├Âln Hauptbahnhof), which is a major railway hub in Western Germany.

Cheap Flights from Cologne (K├Âln)/Bonn Airport (CGN) on Low-Cost Airlines

Cologne/Bonn (CGN) is a major hub of three major German budget airlines: Germanwings, TUIfly, and airberlin. Most cheap flights go to  popular holiday destinations along the Mediterranean but cheap flights are also available to many major European cities. Some destinations are served only seasonally.

Cheap Flights from Cologne (K├Âln)/Bonn Airport (CGN) on Low-Cost Airline Germanwings

German budget airline Germanwings is the largest passenger airline flying from Cologne Airport. Currently, Germanwings flies from Cologne/Bonn (CGN) to Ankara, Antalya, Athens, Barcelona, Bastia, Belgrade, Berlin-Sch├Ânefeld, Bologna, Bucharest-B─âneasa, Budapest, Burgas, Corfu, Dresden, Dublin, Dubrovnik, Edinburgh, Faro, Heraklion, Ibiza, Istanbul-Sabiha G├Âk├žen, Izmir, Katowice, Kavala, Kiev-Borispol, Lamezia Terme, Leipzig/Halle, Lisbon, London-Stansted, Lourdes, Marseille, Milan-Malpensa, Moskow-Vnukovo, Munich, Nice, Osijek, Palma de Mallorca, Prague, Pristina, Pula, Reykjavik-Keflavik, Rhodes, Riga, Rome-Fiumicino, Rostock-Laage, Sarajevo, Skopje, Sofia, Split, St. Petersburg, Stockholm-Arlanda, Thessaloniki, Tirana, Verona, Vienna, Warsaw, Zadar, Zagreb, and Z├╝rich.

Cheap Flights from Cologne (K├Âln)/Bonn Airport (CGN) on Low-Cost Airline TUIfly

German budget airline TUIfly has flights from Cologne/Bonn (CGN) to Antalya, Arrecife, Bari, Berlin-Tegel, Brindisi, Cagliari, Cairo, Calvi, Catania, Faro, Fuerteventura, Funchal, Graz, Hamburg, Heraklion, Innsbruck, Klagenfurt, Kos, Las Palmas, Malaga, Manchester, Memmingen, Nador, Naples, Olbia, Palermo, Palma de Mallorca, Pisa, Porto, Rhodes, Rijeka, Rimini, Salzburg, Tanger, Tel Aviv, Tenerife-South, Tunis, Valencia, Venice-Marco Polo, and Westerland/Sylt.

Cheap Flights from Cologne (K├Âln)/Bonn Airport (CGN) on Low-Cost Airline Air Berlin

airberlin flies from Cologne/Bonn (CGN) to Antalya, Arrecife/Lanzarote, Berlin-Tegel, Burgas, Corfu, Djerba, Fuerteventura, Heraklion, Hurghada, Ibiza, Kos, Las Palmas/Gran Canaria, Lamezia Terme, Luxor, Mahon/Minorca, Malaga, Monastir, Munich, Nuremberg, Palma de Mallorca, and Tenerife-South.

Cheap Flights from Cologne (K├Âln)/Bonn Airport (CGN) on Lufthansa

Lufthansa, Germany’s traditional full-service carrier, often has special cheap deals on the internet but as the owner of Germanwings has few incentives to compete on flighst from Cologne/Bonn. Lufthansa flies from Cologne/Bonn (CGN) to Berlin-Tegel, Hamburg, London-Heathrow, Munich, and Paris-Charles de Gaulle.

Other Non-Stop Flights from Cologne (K├Âln)/Bonn Airport (CGN)

Several airlines have flights from Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN) serving mostly single destinations such as:

  • Austrian Airlines flies to Vienna
  • Blue Air flies to Bucharest
  • Blue Wings flies to Istanbul-Atat├╝rk
  • BMI flies to Nottingham/East Midlands
  • Czech Airlines flies to Prague
  • EasyJet flies to London-Gatwick
  • InterSky flies to Friedrichshafen
  • Iran Air flies to Teheran
  • KLM flies to Amsterdam
  • Ostfriesische Lufttransport (OLT) flies to Heringsdorf
  • Scandinavian Airlines System flies to Copenhagen
  • Turkish Airlines flies to Adana, Ankara, Istanbul-Atat├╝rk, and Kayseri
  • Tunisair flies to Monastir
  • Wizz Air flies to Gdansk and Katowice

There are currently no intercontinental flights from Cologne (K├Âln)/Bonn Airport. Previous flights from Newark-New York on Continental Airlines have been suspended.

Ground Transportation to Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN)

Ground transportation to Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN) is generally fast and effortless with trains and bus connections to nearby cities and towns.

Fast trains from England to Cologne offer an attractive alternative for travel from London to K├Âln and can sometimes actually be faster and cheaper than flying.

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Henk Bekker is a freelance travel writer with over 20 years of experience writing online. He is particularly interested in history, art, and culture. He has lived most of his adult life in Germany, Switzerland, and Denmark. In addition to European-Traveler.com, he also owns a travel website on the Lake Geneva region of Switzerland and maintains statistical websites on car sales and classic car auction prices. Henk holds an MBA from Edinburgh Business School and an MSc in Development Finance from the University of London.

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