Flights from Indianapolis
Indianapolis International Airport
Indianapolis International Airport is located 16 miles from downtown Indianapolis on Weir Cook Memorial Drive. Eleven airlines serve the airport, including Vision, US Airways, Delta, Southwest and United. Orbitz.com allows users to search a variety of different airlines at once to locate cheap flights from Indianapolis.
Parking at the Airport
There are several different options for parking at Indianapolis International Airport. The cell phone lot is available for drop-off and pick up. It is a small lot, and someone must remain with the vehicle at all times. Valet parking is available for an additional charge, which is perfect for those in a hurry. Self-parking is available at the parking garage, which is used for short-term parking. Long-term and economy parking are available, and fees on all lots are charged by the hour or by the day. Shuttle services are available free to and from the parking lots.
Transportation to the Airport
Orbitz.com can assist in locating inexpensive car rental services both to and from the airport. Taxi services offer metered services and may require a drop-off fee. Limos are available for rental by the hour or by the day, and the public bus system offers transportation to the airport for a flat fee. The airport provides complementary shuttle services to and from many hotels in the area for free.
Restaurants at Indianapolis International Airport
Travelers may wish to eat or grab a cup of coffee before they board their planes. Café Patachou offers a variety of breakfast items as well as a selection of coffees. Cooper Moon Coffee also serves a selection of gourmet coffees and bakery items, and Starbucks has blended coffees and baked goods. Orbitz.com can help individuals who are on a budget locate flights from Indianapolis.
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.
Steigenberger Hotel KölnHabsburgerring 9-13, Cologne 4.5 out of 5.0
Located in Neustadt-Sued, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Rudolfplatz, Volkstheater Millowitsch, and Wallraf-Richartz-Museum. City Hall and Cologne ...
Mercure Hotel Severinshof Köln CitySeverinstr. 199, Cologne 4.0 out of 5.0
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Dorint Hotel am Heumarkt KölnPipinstrasse 1, Cologne 5.0 out of 5.0
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Novum Hotel Leonet Köln AltstadtRubensstrasse 33, Cologne 3.0 out of 5.0
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 ...
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