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Nanjing Lukou Intl. Airport

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.


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.


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 Nanjing City Center from Airport

There are several ways to get to Nanjing city center from Nanjing Lukou Airport. The most popular options are metro, shuttle and regular city buses, taxi and Uber, transfer and car rental services. It takes a maximum of 1 hour from the airport, which is 35 kilometers away from the city, to Nanjing.


It is quite common to use metro in Nanjing. Because of this, there is a subway line called S1 (Airport Line) which provides continuous transportation between Nanjing Lukou Airport and Nanjing city center. In fact, we can say that the cheapest way to get to the city from the airport is to use the metro. You can get your metro ticket for only 6 Chinese Yuan and get off at one of the city center metro stops. You can reach the city center by metro within 30 minutes. When you use this route which is also called Line 1, you reach Shinjiekou, which is considered as a central district of the city.


The most affordable and reliable way to reach the city center from Nanjing Lukou Airport is to use the shuttle buses that are operated by the airport. There are two shuttle bus routes, Line 1 and Line 2. With Line 1 you can easily go both to bus and railway station from Nanjing airport and with the Line 2 you can easily go to the central bus station and the hotels located in the center. As of 2016, shuttle service costs 20 Chinese Yuan. At the end of the 40-minute bus journey you arrive at Nanjing city center.


When you exit the airport arrival terminal you would see the taxi stands. If you are in a rush, or if you have arrived late at night and do not want to wait for public transport, taking a taxi might be a good idea for you. The taxi fare from Nanjing Lukou Airport to the city center can vary around 90-120 Chinese Yuan, depending on where you want to go. It is very practical to reach Drum Bell Square for 105 yuan and to Nanjing railway station for 120 yuan by taxi.

In addition, it is possible to reach Nanjing in a comfortable, fast and very economical way by using Uber system. There is only one thing you need to do to benefit from this system: you should either download Uber application to your smart phone or by following it on the internet.

Car Rental

There are a lot of foreign car rental companies at the airport because it is an international one. You can choose one of these companies and head to Nanjing city center. You can also save time by using express highway which shortens this distance significantly.

Last Updated: 02 Jan 2017

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Which airports can I use for Aachen-Nanjing flights?

For Aachen-Nanjing flights, you can use Aachen Merzbrück Airport, Aachen Railway Station as departure airport, and Nanjing Lukou Intl. Airport, Nanjing South Railway Station for arrival.

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

The flight distance between Aachen-Nanjing is 8696 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 10 hour 50 minutes.

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

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

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