Skip to flight searchSkip to main content
Image of an aeroplane wing

Book flights to Bielefeld

Bielefeld is situated in western Germany, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The city is nestled along the Teutoburg Forest, a historic range with hiking trails. Bielefeld itself has a mix of modern and historical architecture, with a pedestrianized Old Town featuring the Gothic Crüwell House from the 16th century. The weather in Bielefeld is mild overall, with warm summers and cool winters. There are several museums and art galleries to explore, including the Kunsthalle Bielefeld art museum. If you enjoy spending time outdoors, the city parks and the nearby Teutoburg Forest offer green spaces to relax in.

Take your first step towards Bielefeld and book your flights today with Alternative Airlines. Booking flights to Bielefeld at Alternative Airlines is easy and straightforward. With access to routes from over 600 airlines, you're sure to find the perfect flight to Bielefeld for you, no matter when you plan to fly or where you wish to depart from.

Airports near Bielefeld

There are a variety of airports to choose from when visiting Bielefeld. Here's 4 airports that serve Bielefeld.

Paderborn-Lippstadt Airport

Located approximately 50 kilometres east of Bielefeld, Paderborn-Lippstadt Airport is the closest commercial passenger airport to the city. It offers domestic and international flights, making it a convenient option for travellers.


Hannover Airport

Situated around 100 kilometres northwest of Bielefeld, Hannover Airport is another viable choice for travellers. It is a major international airport with a wide range of domestic and international flights.


Dortmund Airport

Although a bit further away, Dortmund Airport is still within a reasonable driving distance from Bielefeld, approximately 130 kilometres to the southwest. It serves as a hub for low-cost carriers and offers both domestic and international flights.


Cologne Bonn Airport

Located around 200 kilometres southwest of Bielefeld, Cologne Bonn Airport is a larger international airport that offers a wide range of domestic and international flights. While it is a bit further away, it can be reached by driving or by taking a connecting flight from a more local airport.

BNPL logos

Buy your flights to Bielefeld and pay later

Did you know that you can buy your flights to Bielefeld now and pay later at Alternative Airlines?

With Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), you have the freedom to spread the cost of your flights to Bielefeld over time, usually on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly period! There are interest-free options available, however, you'll need to check this beforehand with the lending provider.

Using BNPL for your flights to Bielefeld gives you greater flexibility when managing the budget for your flights, ensuring a stress-free trip!

Things to do in Bielefeld

In a city full of many sights to see, we've picked out our top 3 must-sees:

Green pin icon

Sparrenburg Castle

This historic castle is perched on a hill overlooking the city and offers stunning views of the surrounding area. The castle was built in the 12th century and was once an important defensive outpost. Today, it houses a museum that tells the story of the castle and the city of Bielefeld.

Green pin icon

Heimat-Tierpark Olderdissen

This free zoo is a great place to see a variety of animals, including lions, tigers, bears, and monkeys. The zoo is located in a large park, which is also a great place to relax and enjoy the outdoors.

Green pin icon

Kunsthalle Bielefeld

This art museum houses a collection of modern and contemporary art, including works by Picasso, Warhol, and Lichtenstein. The museum is located in a beautiful building that was designed by Alvar Aalto, a famous Finnish architect.