Booking airport transfers in Cologne
Cologne is one of the oldest and the fourth-largest city in Germany and the largest in Rhine-Ruhr region. Cologne is among Germany’s most important industrial and finance centers therefore business transfers to the city are booked rather often.. It is as well the administrative center of the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is located in the southwestern part of the country, on both banks of the river Rhine, and we can trace its history back to the Roman colony of the Christian era, the time of Emperor Claudius. Subsequently, the Latin word “colonia” transformed into Germanized Köln — Cologne, in which the form has survived to this day.
Its reputation as the major tourist destination is largely earned by its majestic Cathedral (Kolner Dom) and old and great University. But Cologne’s two thousand year history resulted in appearance of numerous other attractions such as Great St. Martin Church, Gurzenich, Overstolzenhaus, Eigelsteintor. All these old buildings are worth seeing, but increasing number of visitors reserve transfers to Cologne to feast their eyes upon masterpieces of modern building. Koln Turm (148.5 meter high), Colonia-Hochhouse (147), Rheintower (138), and numerous other Cologne’s skyscrapers captivate people’s attention by their grandeur and German strictness.
Cologne proudly bears the title of a major city of culture and art. In the old town there are numerous art galleries, museums, concert halls, placed in new spacious and bright buildings. The current city is the products of world-class culture, unique Christmas markets, great shopping, good beer and nightlife. In need of getting to the Cologne from the airport or rail station, you may book the transfer from us.
It is not too difficult to get to Cologne. It is a major European passenger transit point through which the tracks of all four incarnations of transport — air, rail, road and river, go.
Guests from abroad usually come to the international terminals of Cologne / Bonn airport, located right in the middle between these cities. The airport is named after Konrad Adenauer. Here land aircrafts from all over the world, including Moscow, London, Paris and other cities. To get from the airport to the place you need, you may reserve the transfer from us. This way is very convenient and saves a lot of time.
Cologne / Bonn Adenauer Airport has the sixth largest passenger traffic in Germany and one of the few working around the clock. It has two passenger terminals. Apart from waiting rooms, there are shops, including Duty Free, medical center, restaurants, cafes, bars, bank, post office, meeting room and business center. Outside there is a large parking lot. The airport is situated in 15 km from Cologne.
The main rail station in Cologne is located in the very center of the city, near the famous gothic cathedral. It was rebuilt in 1953 on the site of the old one, destroyed by bombardment. Two-story building of this rail station, combined with the hotel was renovated in 2000, resulting in a Europe's first fully automated luggage storage and increased area under commercial establishments. In the building of the rail station there is a full set of conventional services, including laundry and business center. Besides the trains of the Rhine-Ruhr area, European class ICE high-speed express trains from Berlin (4.5 hours on the road), Frankfurt am Main (1 hour, 45 minutes), Munich (4 h 50 min), as well as from other European capitals — Vienna, Paris, Brussels, Warsaw and others arrive to the station. The joint railway company has a website. When ordering tickets from it, the cost is less, than at the box office. There is also Wi-Fi on the Cologne rail station. The easiest way to get to your destination from the station is to book the transfer from us.
Transportation services in Cologne do not cause any trouble thanks to a well-developed public transport network. The city is administratively divided into nine urban districts, each of which can be reached by bus, tram (S-Bahn) and underground U-Bahn. All of the above passenger carriers work under one management: Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Sieg, so travel on any costs equally. Tickets are sold in special orange machines on board of the trams or the next to the stops. Those who do not have the time can take a taxi. But these means of transport are useful for those who already are in Cologne. For newly arrived and departing tourists it is better to reserve (book) our transfer.
You can reach Cologne from everywhere as its transportation system is perfect. The city’s international airport is shared with the neighboring Bonn and is called Cologne-Bonn Airport. The number of travelers who book transfers by air to Cologne is increasing. Consequently, the airport is in top 7 of the busiest German international airports (Frankfurt-am-Main airport being the first).
Transfer by railways is also possible. Deutsche Bahn Intercity’s ICE-trains stop at Cologne Hauptbahnhof and the airport. TVG Thalys comfortable and high-speed trains provide connections between Cologne and Berlin, Brussels, Amsterdam, Frankfurt-am-Maine, etc. Dusseldorf is linked to Cologne by SBahn. Car transfer to Cologne from Bonn is conducted via Bundesautobahn 555.
Cologne was the pioneer in building a freeway belt around the whole city. Cologne is easily reachable from Autobahns A3 and A4.
Cologne’s public transportation service includes a partially underground light rail transfer system operated by Cologne Verkehrsbetriebe (KVB). It operates in the whole Rhine-Ruhr Metropolitan Area. Cologne possesses a well-developed bus and tram transfer systems. Cologne roads are bicycle-friendly.
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