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How to get a ride from Cologne Airport
Open your app to request a ride
When you’re ready to walk outside, open your app to request a ride. Choose the option that suits your group size and luggage needs.
Follow directions in the app
You’ll get directions to a pickup point directly in the app. Signs might also be available at the airport.
Meet your driver
Go to your assigned pickup location as specified by the app. Please note, this location may not always be at your nearest exit. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
Cologne Airport tips
Cologne Airport wifi
Cologne Airport offers free wifi to all passengers. To connect, select the FairSpot-Public network and register.
Cologne Airport luggage storage
Cologne Airport has a left luggage office where passengers can leave their baggage. A lost and found service operates from the same location.
Cologne Airport parking
Cologne Airport offers several parking options, including short-term, long-term, and express dropoff and pickup.
Top questions from riders
- Can I request a ride with the Uber app at Cologne Airport?
The Uber app is available at Cologne Airport, so you can enjoy a convenient and comfortable ride to wherever you need to go.
- Where is the Cologne Airport pickup location for rides booked through the Uber app?
Uber pickup locations are subject to change. To find your pickup location, always check the Uber app after you request a ride.
- How much are trip prices for CGN Airport?
Rates to and from Cologne Airport may be affected by time, traffic, and other factors. Check the Uber app for trip prices.
- How long will it take to get a pickup?
When you go to request a ride, the app will provide an estimate of how long it will take for your driver to arrive at the pickup location.
Cologne Airport visitor information
Cologne/Bonn Airport started out as a German military airport in 1938 and now welcomes over 12 million passengers through its doors every year. The airport is located approximately 15 kilometers (9 miles) to the southeast of Cologne’s city center, a journey of around 20 minutes, and 20 kilometers (12 miles) north of Bonn, with a similar journey time, making the Uber app a great choice for quick and convenient airport transfers.
Cologne Airport terminals
Cologne Airport has 2 terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. The following information can help you plan your journey.
Cologne Airport Terminal 1
- Blue Air
- Freebird Europe
- TAP Air Portugal
Cologne Airport Terminal 2
- Air Arabia
- Air Cairo
- Bulgarian Air Charter
- Corendon Europe
- Iran Air
- Onur Air
- SunExpress Germany
- TUI fly
- Wizz Air
Cologne Airport restaurants
Both terminals at CGN have a good selection of options when it comes to eating and drinking, whether you’re looking for a sit-down meal with table service or a quick snack to take on the plane as you rush to your gate. For those with time to linger, several restaurants offer a selection of international and local cuisines, including traditional German fare such as curried sausage. Fast-food outlets are available, while a selection of cafes offer on-the-go items including sandwiches, salads, pastries, cakes, desserts, and teas and coffees. For passengers wishing to relax with an alcoholic drink before their flight, several bars serve beers, wines, spirits, and cocktails.
Cologne Airport shops
Cologne Airport duty-free shops are available in both terminals, offering a large selection of items at tax-free prices, including fragrances, cosmetics, fashion accessories, beers, wines and spirits, confectionary, and tobacco products. Outside of the duty-free area are stores selling books, newspapers and magazines, electronics, men’s and ladies’ fashion, chocolate, and travel essentials.
Cologne Airport lounge
Cologne Airport has a business lounge located in Terminal 2, but it’s accessible to all passengers for a fee, including those in Terminal 1. The lounge offers snacks and continental breakfast, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, newspapers and magazines, wifi, TV, and charging points.
Services at CGN
An assistance service is on offer for passengers with reduced mobility, designed to ensure a smooth and pleasant journey through the airport. This needs to be requested at least 48 hours in advance of your flight. An accompaniment service is available for children 12 and older who are traveling alone and need support or assistance navigating the airport. Porter services are available for passengers who need help with their baggage, both at arrivals and departures.
Cologne Airport hotel
CGN Airport has one hotel on-site and several more situated in the Wahnheide district, directly outside the airport perimeter, all of which are good choices for passengers with early-morning or late-night flights. For those wishing to make the most of their time in Cologne, the city center has lots of accommodation options, all located a quick and convenient Uber trip from the airport.
Points of interest near Cologne Airport
The city of Cologne spans the Rhine River in Germany and is famous for an eclectic mix of draws, including Roman history, chocolate, sports, and beer halls. The city also has a world-renowned selection of museums and art galleries, and plenty of Gothic architecture. Some interesting things to see and do in Cologne include:
- Cologne Cathedral
- Cologne Chocolate Museum
- Museum Ludwig
- Roman-Germanic Museum
- Schnütgen Museum
Find out more information about CGN here.
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