Flights from Vienna
Vienna International Airport
Locate cheap flights from Vienna by using the tools available on Orbitz.com. Enter your arrival and departure dates, and the search engine will find discount flights in seconds. The main airport for Vienna is the Vienna International Airport. Located about 11 miles outside of the city, it is the largest commercial airport in Austria. Its runways and facilities are able to support the largest passenger aircrafts in the world, including the Boeing 747 and the Airbus A340. Air France, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Iberia, Emirates, Korean Air and Lufthansa are just some of the major air carriers that make flights out of Vienna.
Parking at the Airport
The various parking areas at Vienna International Airport have room for up to 23,000 vehicles. Both short-term and long-term parking is available, and payment is required before you return to your vehicle. In addition, there's a temporary curbside parking area adjacent to the check-in area.
Transportation to the Airport
The S-Bahn is an affordable mass transit rail system that connects Vienna International Airport with the city. Trains run daily from about 4:30 a.m. until almost midnight. The trip from central Vienna to the airport takes about 25 minutes. Public buses also regularly drop passengers off at the airport. If you prefer privacy before departure, you can always ride a taxi to the terminal. In light traffic, a car ride to the airport takes 20 minutes.
Restaurants at the Airport
Bars, restaurants and gift shops line the halls of the terminal at Vienna International Airport. McDonald's, Starbucks, Vienna Tea and Coffee House and Air Brew are among the most popular. When you plan cheap flights from Vienna with Orbitz.com, you'll have the luxury of relaxing while you wait for your plane.
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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