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About Paderborn Lippstadt Airport

Paderborn Airport, which started to be built in the middle Paderborn and Lippstadt cities of Germany in 1969, began offering service as of 1971. The runway, operation building and hangars of Paderborn Airport, which was generally used for cargo transportation in the first years and organized a limited number of flights, was renovated in 1984. As of this date, direct flights began to be organized to many holiday destinations in Europe especially the important cities of Germany. The number of passengers, which exceeded 1 million in 2010, has decreased to an average of 750 thousand passengers today. In 2006, a hotel was built within the body of the airport to meet the accommodation needs of the passengers.

Getting to the City Center from Paderborn Lippstadt Airport

Paderborn, a city connected to the administrative region of Detmold in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, is one of the most important trade and tourism centers of the country. Public transportation in the city of Paderborn is interconnected and all the transport networks are linked to the German Railways.

Paderborn Lippstadt International Airport in particular is connected to many main roads. The city of Paderborn has extensive networks that connect it with other cities in Germany.

Buses and trains are the most common means of public transportation in the city. These public transportation alternatives are quite affordable and therefore preferred by tourists visiting the city and locals. The highways and inner city roads in Paderborn are very well maintained and expansive.

Some of the buses in the city use the main highway roads while others use intra-city transport networks. The trains are a great option for passengers who want to take a day-trip to other cities nearby. The roads linking the train station and the airport are easily accessible; therefore transportation by bus or car is very convenient as well.

Rental car services are another popular transportation alternative in addition to buses and trains. Many tourists who visit the city prefer to rent a car because of the affordable gasoline prices and easy-to-navigate roads.

Bus

The main route for bus lines S60 and 460 are between the Paderborn railway station and Paderborn Lippstadt Airport. Night Express bus NE16 operates on Friday and Saturday nights and nights before public holidays. NE16 is a one-way service, providing transportation from the central bus station (Königsplatz) and train station to the airport. Bus lines S60 and 460 operate from 8:30 am to 6 pm on weekdays and from 10 am to 2 pm on weekends. For more detailed information on bus routes and times please call 05251/2930400.

Train

The easiest way to get to Paderborn is to transfer at the Paderborn train station. The Intercity (IC) and InterCityExpress (ICE) trains are directly connected to Paderborn city center. The main station Hauptbahnhof (HBF) has another local rail network linked to Paderborn. You can easily travel to Bielefeld, Altenbeken, Hanover, Detmold, Warburg, Kassel, Soest, Hamm and Münster from this station.

Taxi

There are numerous taxis readily available at the terminal exit at Paderborn Lippstadt Airport. If you want to make a reservation before your flight to Paderborn, you can contact one of the following taxi companies: Taxi Portobella/Jonda Taxi, Taxi Seibel, Taxi 2122, BP-Taxi, Taxi Kunka, Hermesmeyer, and Taxi Kness. Taxis at the airport operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It costs around 40-50 euros to get to the city from the airport. It takes about 16 minutes to get to Paderborn from the airport, but that time can vary depending on the traffic conditions.

Rental Car

There are a total of 3 rental car companies located in the multi-storey car park at Paderborn Lippstadt Airport; Avis (02955-748023), Europcar (02955-421) and Sixt Rent a Car (02955-77417). You can rent your vehicle at a more advantageous price if you make a reservation online before arriving in Paderborn. Or you can check the availability at one of these companies when you arrive at the airport. The airport is located near the town of Büren. It takes about 16 minutes to get to Paderborn city center from the airport.

Last Updated: 19 Jan 2017
Getting to Paderborn Lippstadt Airport from the City Center

The most convenient way to get to Paderborn Lippstadt Airport from the city is to go to the Paderborn train station and get on the bus to the airport. The train station is very close to the city center and easily accessible from every part of the city. Taxis and shuttle buses are also affordable alternatives.

Bus

The easiest public transportation alternatives that provide transportation between Paderborn city center and the airport are Bahn Bus Hochstift GmbH (BBH) buses. Bus lines S60 and 460 and night express bus NE16 provide transportation between the city center and the airport. Bus line 400 also runs between the station and the airport.

The most current bus fare for a one-way ticket from the train station to Paderborn Lippstadt Airport was 5.5 euros for adults and 3.10 euros for children under the age of 14. It takes about 20-30 minutes to get to the airport from the city center by bus. The night express bus offers direct transportation to the city center hourly. It takes about 19 minutes to get to the airport and costs about 3-4 euros. Other bus lines like KasPa and S60 run every 30 minutes.

Train

The railway is the main transportation network that connects all public transportation in the city. Trains that depart from the station travel within the city and to other cities in the country. Paderborn trains are one of the most convenient public transportation alternatives for travelers. Besides being the main train station of the city, it is also the departure point of the most important bus lines that pass through main roads that connect most parts of the city. The train station is within walking distance of the city center.

Taxi

Taxis are readily available in the city center. Although most taxis use a taximeter we would recommend trying to bargain with the driver. Taxis are more expensive than other transportation alternatives but they are more convenient because they are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and offer door-to-door service. Taxis in the city are operated by different companies that have different rules so we recommend asking the driver what the total fare might be to your destination.

Rental Car

Paderborn Lippstadt Airport is located at the junction of the A33 motorway and A44 motorway, an important highway connecting the city of Paderborn with other cities in Germany. The airport is easily accessible by car; just follow the signposts along the highway. It takes about 15-20 minutes to get to the airport from the city center by car.

Airport Information

Paderborn Lippstadt Airport is located in very close proximity to the main network of highways that link the city with other cities in Germany. The airport began operating in 1971 and is the only international airport in the Ostwestfalen-Lippe area of Germany.

The airport is located near the town of Büren in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, 18 km from Paderborn city center. In 2010 the airport increased its passenger capacity to 1.3 million. The airport offers a variety of services to meet passengers’ pre-flight and post-flight needs. Paderborn Lippstadt Airport contains travel agencies, rental car companies, restaurants, cafes, bars, souvenir shops, visitor information centers, and much more. The airport also offers free long-term parking.

In addition to buses that provide direct transportation between the airport and Paderborn station, there are also transfer services that operate under the management of the airport. Just like taxis, these transfer services provide door-to-door transportation. To use airport transfer services simply go to the visitor information center for assistance. Paderborn Lippstadt Airport also features eating and drinking venues like Bistro Lounge, Quax fast food, Panaroma Lounge, and Silbergras Restaurant & Bar, a duty-free store, shops, an airport hotel, and free Wi-Fi access.

Last Updated: 19 Jan 2017

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