Selected fares from Charlotte to Cologne

Flights from Charlotte

What You Should Know about Flights from Charlotte Airport

Charlotte Douglas International Airport is a busy hub in the southeast that offers many regional and international flights from Charlotte. More than 39 million people passed through this airport in 2011 alone. The five concourses are home to 13 airlines, from popular domestic carriers such as American Airlines and JetBlue Airways to foreign carriers like Air Canada Jazz and Lufthansa German Airlines. Located six miles west of downtown Charlotte on the Josh Birmingham Parkway, this airport offers many air ticket deals through Orbitz.com.

Airport Parking Options

Charlotte International Airport offers over 25,000 parking spaces. The long-term parking lot is the best value at $4 per day. The costliest option is valet parking at $19 per day. Several shuttles are available to get you to and from the lot if you choose the economical option.

Solving the Airport Transportation Problem

If you choose to leave your car at home, there are several options for transportation to and from the airport. Charlotte has bus, train and taxi services; the cheapest options are the bus and train. You can ride either for $1.75 per ride, and they operate 20 hours a day. Express bus fare will cost you $2.40. A taxi is the most direct route and costs about $20 per trip within six miles of the airport. With the money you save by buying your air tickets on Orbitz.com, you can afford the extra cost of a taxi.

Finding a Good Meal at the Airport

Like any other airport, Charlotte International offers a wide variety of fast food options. From Burger King to Panda Express, there are plenty of the choices available. For a good sit-down breakfast before your flight, stop at Bojangles' Famous Chicken and Biscuits. The restaurant is located inside the airport and offers home-style meals for passengers boarding flights from Charlotte. Book you flight on Orbitz.com to save enough time to savor the meal before take-off.

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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Hotels in Cologne

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Lindner Hotel Dom Residence
Lindner Hotel Dom Residence
Stolkgasse/ An den Dominikanern 4a, Cologne
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (5 reviews)

This Cologne hotel is within a half-kilometer (about 0.3 mi) of the Cologne Cathedral, Old Town, the National Socialist Document Center, and the Museum Ludwig. ...

$133

$133
Steigenberger Hotel Köln
Steigenberger Hotel Köln
Habsburgerring 9-13, Cologne
4.5 out of 5.0

Located in New Town, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Rudolfplatz, Volkstheater Millowitsch, and Wallraf-Richartz-Museum. City Hall and Cologne Cathedral ...

$82

$82
Novotel Köln City
Novotel Köln City
Bayenstr. 51, Cologne
4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (5 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Rheinau Harbour, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, and Great St. Martin Church. City Hall and Alter Markt are ...

$88

$88
NH Köln Altstadt
NH Köln Altstadt
Holzmarkt 47, Cologne
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (5 reviews)

This family-friendly Cologne hotel is located on a river, within a 15-minute walk of Chocolate Museum, Great St. Martin Church, and Wallraf-Richartz-Museum. ...

$88

$88
Novum Hotel Silence Garden Köln Brück
Novum Hotel Silence Garden Köln Brück
Olpener Str. 1031, Cologne
4.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Cologne, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Fruit Museum, Bensberg Town Hall, and Odysseum. Wallraf-Richartz-Museum and Great St. Martin Church ...

$55

$55
Park Inn by Radisson Köln City West
Park Inn by Radisson Köln City West
Innere Kanalstr. 15, Cologne
4.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (2 reviews)

Located in Ehrenfeld, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Museum of East Asian Art and Volkstheater Millowitsch. Cologne Cathedral and Romano-Germanic Museum ...

$71

$71
Hilton Cologne
Hilton Cologne
Marzellenstr. 13-17, Cologne
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (9 reviews)

This Cologne hotel is 200 metres from the iconic cathedral, main train station, old town, and famous shopping streets.

$101

$101
Novum Hotel Leonet Köln Altstadt
Novum Hotel Leonet Köln Altstadt
Rubensstrasse 33, Cologne
3.0 out of 5.0
2.0 out of 5 (2 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cologne Synagogue and Volkstheater Millowitsch. Wallraf-Richartz-Museum and City Hall are also ...

$59

$59
Dorint Hotel am Heumarkt Köln
Dorint Hotel am Heumarkt Köln
Pipinstrasse 1, Cologne
5.0 out of 5.0

Located near restaurant-filled Heumarkt Square in downtown Cologne, this contemporary hotel is close to the subway and an 8-minute walk from the train station. ...

$142

$142
Mercure Hotel Severinshof Köln City
Mercure Hotel Severinshof Köln City
Severinstr. 199, Cologne
4.0 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (3 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of St Maria im Kapitol and Wallraf-Richartz-Museum. City Hall and Alter Markt are also within 1 mi ...

$88

$88

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