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Transportation to Aachen Airport from the City Center

Visitors traveling to the city of Aachen generally use either Cologne Bonn International Airport or Düsseldorf International Airport. Both airports are located approximately 1 hour from the city. Both airports are accessible by train, taxi, airport shuttle services, and rental car.

Train

Germany has a very advanced train network that is widely used by both tourists and locals. You can get to Cologne Bonn International Airport or Düsseldorf International Airport from Aachen city center by train. The train from the city center to both airports takes about 1 hour.

Taxi

Although it is a bit costly, a convenient transportation alternative to get to either airport is by taxi. You can always find a taxi in the city center. It costs about 125 euros to get to Cologne Bonn International Airport or Düsseldorf International Airport from Aachen city center. Under normal traffic conditions it takes about an hour to get to either airport from the city center.

Shuttle Service

Cologne Bonn International Airport and Düsseldorf International Airport also serve small cities in the area so there is a well develop shuttle service network that runs along different routes. Private companies operate these shuttle services. You can visit either airport’s website for more detailed information on the shuttle routes and times. The hotel you are staying at can also help you arrange a shuttle service to the airport.

Rental Car

There are many rental car offices located in Aachen city center. After you leave the city center you can get to Cologne Bonn International Airport via the A4 motorway and Düsseldorf International Airport via the A44 motorway. Transportation to both airports takes about 1 hour under normal traffic conditions.

Airport Information

Cologne Bonn International Airport is located 15 km from Cologne, 16 km from Bonn, and 90 km from Aachen. There are 60 different airlines that operate at Cologne Bonn Airport, flying to nearly 40 countries around the world.

You can get to Cologne city center from the airport via taxi, shuttle service, city bus 161, or tram 7. You can also get to the airport from the city center using the same transportation alternatives.

Transportation alternatives in Bonn include taxis, shuttle services, and tram line 60. There are many cafes, restaurants, and bars at Cologne Bonn International Airport as well as a variety of stores and duty free shops. The airport offers passengers free Wi-Fi service throughout the airport and 2 passenger lounges for those who want to relax and enjoy a comfortable environment.

Düsseldorf International Airport is located 100 km from Aachen city center. You can get to Düsseldorf from the airport via taxi, bus 721, or train lines S7 or S11.

Düsseldorf International Airport features a selection of restaurants, cafes, and bars that appeal to different tastes. The airport also contains stores where you can go shopping for souvenirs, accessories, clothing, books, and jewelry. The airport also contains duty free shops where you can find quality goods at affordable prices.

The airport also has a terrace where you can watch planes take off and land, an outdoor cinema, and 5 different passenger lounges where passengers can relax and unwind in comfort. Düsseldorf International Airport also offers free Wi-Fi service to passengers throughout the entire airport.

Last Updated: 28 Nov 2016

Transportation to Manchester City Center from Airport

Manchester Airport was ranked the 3rd busiest airport in the UK, in terms of passenger traffic, in 2015. It is a major international airport operating both domestic and international flights out of 3 passenger terminals. The airport offers a range of services aimed at meeting passengers’ pre-flight and post-flight needs.

There are a variety of transportation alternatives to get to the city center from Manchester Airport, including taxi, bus, train, tram, bicycle, and rental car. The airport is located 15 km from the city center, so any method you choose will be a convenient and quick option.  

Taxi

Taking a taxi from the airport to the city center is quite convenient and fast. Taxis are readily available outside of the terminal exits once you land. A taxi to the city center from the airport should take less than 30 minutes, under normal traffic conditions, and cost around 20-30 pounds. The airport also features private hire taxis through the company Arrow Cars. This service can accommodate up to 8 passengers and provides comfortable and reliable transportation to the city.

Bus

Another transportation alternative to get to the city center from Manchester Airport is by bus. Buses depart from The Station, Manchester Airport’s ground transport interchange. Buses are an affordable and convenient way to get to the city. There are 9 different bus routes that operate between the airport and the city. The bus you need to take will depend on your destination in the city.

Train

Trains are another affordable and convenient method of transportation to get to the city from the airport. Trains depart from the Manchester Airport railway station, which is located at The Station. Trains operate every day of the week and run every 10 minutes. A train from the airport to the city center takes about 20 minutes.

Tram

There is a Metrolink station at the airport for those who want to take the tram to the city center. The tram is accessible from The Station and provides convenient transportation to the city. Trams operates every day of the week and run every 12-15 minutes and provide comfortable transportation to many parts of the city.

Bicycle

Manchester Airport places great emphasis on the use of bicycles as an environmentally friendly transportation alternative. There are designated bike paths between the airport and the city center and special parking areas for bicycles at the airport. Thanks to these paths and cycle bays passengers can ride their bikes to and from the airport.

Rental Car

Another transportation alternative to get to the city is by rental car. Renting a car is also a great way to get around in the city and explore the surrounding areas during your trip. There are various rental car offices located at the airport. Since the airport is located 15 km away, you can enjoy a comfortable drive to the city center. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Avis, Europcar, Enterprise, Hertz and Sixt.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

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For Aachen-Manchester flights, you can use Aachen Merzbrück Airport, Aachen Railway Station as departure airport, and Manchester Airport, Manchester Piccadilly station Railway Station for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Aachen-Manchester and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Aachen-Manchester is 642 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 1 hour 10 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Aachen-Manchester flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Aachen-Manchester flights is Monday.

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