Paderborn Airport

It is 18 km away from the city centre. Paderborn Airport had a traveller volume of more than 0.74 million in 2017.


Flughafenstraße 33, 33142 Büren, Germany

Minimum Connection Time in Paderborn Airport

The Minimum Connection Time (MCT) required in a specific airport is essential to know if the route has a connecting flight. It is recommended to always check this before booking flights. The MCT is also a deciding factor when a traveller makes a claim for compensation for a missed connection. You can see the minimum time required for connections in Paderborn Airport below.

  • Between domestic flights: 20 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 60 min.
  • Between international flights: 60 min.

Paderborn Airport terminal

Airport terminals are the sectors - sometimes totally separate buildings - that make it possible for travellers to travel between the areas for boarding and disembarking from the plane and ground transportation. It's important to check which terminal you are leaving from or travelling through, because terminals in bigger airports could be far from each other and travellers can require more time to get to the correct one. In Paderborn Airport there is 1 Terminal.

Terminal 1 – Lufthansa, Eurowings, TUI fly Deutschland and others

How to get to / from Paderborn Airport

It may be a challenge when visiting a destination for the very first time to find the best way to get to the city centre. Public transportation is not always available straight from the terminals and taxis at the airport are often costly. We suggest looking at all the alternatives before the journey so you know what your choices are and can prepare for your trip appropriately. 

Paderborn train from the airport

  • InterCity (IC) and InterCityExpress (ICE)
    Direction: Paderborn Central Station

Paderborn bus from the airport

  • S60 (Schnellbus)
    Direction: Salzkotten station
    Travel time (approx.): 20 min. to the city centre
    Operating hours: Mon-Fri: 06:19 AM - 04:19 PM, Sat: 08:19 AM - 08:19 PM, Sun: 11:19 AM - 07:19 PM
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 7 EUR, children single ticket starts from 4 EUR
  • S90 (Schnellbus)
    Direction: Paderborn Central Bus Station
    Operating hours: Mon-Fri: 06:26 AM - 04:26 PM, Sat: 09:21 AM - 07:21 PM, Sun and holidays: 12:21 PM - 06:21 PM
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 7 EUR, children single ticket starts from 4 EUR

Paderborn taxi from the airport

  • Pick up point: outside the Terminal
    Travel time (approx.): 30 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 40 EUR

Where to have a rest in Paderborn Airport

On occasion you might have a lengthy wait between flights, for example, an overnight layover or a flight delay until the following day. In such situations, it is essential to be familiar with the possible places where you can spend time and have a nice rest between flights.

Paderborn Airport business lounge

Airport lounges are places that provide passengers a variety of benefits and services, for example relaxation spaces, food and beverages, WIFI, showers, etc., so passengers can wait in an agreeable and comfortable environment.

Paderborn: Hotels near the airport

If your next flight departs the next morning, or the lounges are not suitable, the next option may be a hotel close to the airport. A number of airports have hotels within the airport, while in others you might need to leave the airport area to reach the closest hotel. We have handpicked the most comfortable possibilities for you in case you choose to stay in a hotel between flights.

  • Walz Hotel
    Price: from 99 EUR per night
    Address: Paderborner Str. 21, 33154 Salzkotten, Germany
    Contact: +49 40 5002220, email:
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Paderborn Airport restaurants

The last thing you want when you’re travelling is to feel hungry or thirsty. Whatever you are in need of, whether it is a quick snack for the plane, a place for coffee before an early flight, or a spot to take a rest and sit down during a layover, we have a selection of choices to suit your needs. 

  • Bärlin Curry
    Description: snacks, drinks, coffee, cakes, etc.
    Location: Waiting area
  • Quax Food
    Description: a bistro-lounge
    Location: Waiting area, Gate 4
  • Silbergras
    Description: restaurant & bar with a showkitchen
    Location: Airport area

Paderborn Airport duty free shopping

If you are that type of traveller who typically leaves your holiday souvenir shopping to the very last minute, or just need to kill some time before flying, then it’s worthwhile visiting the airport shops. 

  • Travel Value
    Description: Duty Free
    Location: behind the security check
    Opening hours: 2.5 hours before departure

Paderborn Airport car rental

Sometimes driving is the best alternative to explore a destination, or perhaps you need a car for your journey. This list of car hire companies will help you to pick the best alternative for your trip.

  • Sixt
    Location: outside the Terminal
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:30 AM - 09:00 PM, Sat and holidays: 08:00 AM - 12:00 AM, Sun: 12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Contact: +49 89 66060060
  • Europcar
    Location: outside the Terminal
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:30 AM - 11:59 PM, Sat: 08:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Sun: 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Contact: +49 29 557472480

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