Flights from Boston
Boston Logan International Airport
The Boston Logan International Airport is located at 1 Harborside Drive, approximately four miles from downtown Boston. Numerous airlines service the airport, including US Airways, Virgin America, JetBlue and British Airways. Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights from Boston. The website searches and displays your flight choices, so you can book one with a cheap rate.
Parking and Transportation
If you need to leave your car at the airport while you travel, there are several parking lots available. Most of the lots cost $27 per day to park; however, the airport does have an economy parking lot that offers long-term parking for $18 per day. There are shuttles that run from all of the parking lots to the airport terminals. The subway runs from downtown Boston to the airport. The trip takes between 35 and 45 minutes and costs $2. Taxicab services from downtown Boston to the airport cost between $25 and $45, depending on the length of the trip. The Orbitz.com website has the tools you need to reserve a rental car at your destination. This way, you don't have to wait at the airport. Your car will be ready for you when you arrive.
Dining at the Airport
When you use Orbitz.com to book cheap flights from Boston, you don't have to worry about your travel arrangements. This gives you plenty of time to grab a quick meal before you board your plane. The airport has a variety of dining options available, including Johnny Rockets, Vineyard Grille and Wolfgang Puck Gourmet Express.
Flights to Cologne
Cologne Airport Information
Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Cologne, Germany, a cosmopolitan hotspot on the river Rhein. Visitors have the choice of using one of three area airports. Cologne Bonn Airport, located at Heinrich-Steinmann-Str. 12 in the district of Porz, is approximately nine miles from the center of Cologne's downtown area. Cologne Bonn Airport is the area's closest international airport with 24-hour service. Another option is Dusseldorf International Airport, which is located at Flughafenstraße 120 in Dusseldorf, a 40-minute train ride to downtown Cologne. Frankfurt Rhein Main International Airport in Frankfurt connects to Cologne's central station downtown by a one-hour high-speed train ride. Visitors with an air ticket and a train ticket have a wide range of options for travel when visiting Cologne.
Cologne Airport Transportation Options
Travelers flying into Dusseldorf International Airport or Frankfurt Rhein Main International Airport should take the train from the airport to Cologne's downtown central station. From there, a taxi, bus or S-Bahn local train service is available to a specific destination. The high-speed train service from Frankfurt costs approximately €58 per passenger. The regular train service from Dusseldorf International Airport is significantly cheaper. Cologne Bonn Airport offers a high-speed train service and S-Bahn local train service. Taking the local train to downtown from Cologne Bonn Airport takes about 15 minutes and costs approximately €2.60 per adult. The taxi service is also an economical option.
Weather Information for Cologne
Cologne is a major point of interest for history and culture, so there is never a bad time to visit. However, one of the most popular times of year to go is November for the Cologne carnival, one of the biggest street festivals in Europe. Cologne experiences a full range of seasons, with weather comparable to that in the United Kingdom or Northern France. July is the city's hottest month, with high temperatures around 85 degrees F. January is the city's coldest month, with temperatures often below freezing. June is ordinarily the rainiest month of the year.
Popular Attractions in the Cologne Area
There are more things to do in Cologne than most people can fit into a single visit. Popular city attractions include Kölner Dom, Die Kölner Synagogue, Hohenzollern Bridge, Claudius Therme and the Romisch-Germanisches Museum. Orbitz.com can help you find deals on admission to area attractions, as well as cheap flights to Cologne.
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