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Cologne, a vibrant city on the Rhine River in western Germany, is famous for its stunning cathedral, the Kölner Dom, with its twin spires reaching 511 feet (156 meters). Construction began in 1248 and wasn't completed until 1880! Another top attraction is the Schokoladenmuseum (Schokoladen means chocolate!), a fun and informative museum dedicated to the history and production of chocolate. The best time to visit Cologne is during the spring (April-May) or fall (September-October) when the weather is mild.

Fancy a trip to Cologne? With over 600 airlines to choose from and more than 40 ways to pay, Alternative Airlines can help you conveniently book your flights to Cologne. We offer budget-friendly, flexible flight routes to Cologne no matter where you're flying from or when you plan to travel!

Airports near Cologne

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

Cologne Bonn Airport

This is the closest international airport to Cologne, located approximately 15 kilometres southeast of the city centre. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.


Düsseldorf Airport

Situated around 60 kilometres north of Cologne, Düsseldorf Airport is another major international airport in the region. It is well-connected to various destinations worldwide and can be reached by a short drive or train ride.


Frankfurt Airport

Although not as close as the previous two options, Frankfurt Airport is one of the busiest airports in Europe and offers numerous international connections. It is located approximately 190 kilometres east of Cologne and can be reached by a direct train or a connecting flight.


Brussels Airport

If you are looking for an alternative option, Brussels Airport in Belgium is within a reasonable driving distance from Cologne. It is approximately 200 kilometres west of the city and provides a wide range of international flights. You can reach Cologne from Brussels by train or by renting a car.

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Buy your flights to Cologne and pay later

Did you know that you can buy your flights to Cologne 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 Cologne 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 Cologne gives you greater flexibility when managing the budget for your flights, ensuring a stress-free trip!

Things to do in Cologne

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

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Cologne Cathedral

This iconic Gothic cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a must-visit for its stunning architecture, rich history, and panoramic views of the city from its towers.

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Museum Ludwig

Art enthusiasts will be captivated by this museum's extensive collection of modern art, including works by Picasso, Warhol, and other renowned artists.

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Cologne Chocolate Museum

A sweet treat for visitors of all ages, this museum offers a fascinating journey through the history of chocolate, complete with interactive exhibits and delicious tastings.

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