The cheapest times to fly from BDS to CGN are

  • March 26th to October 14th (except the weeks of April 30th, May 7th, and August 27th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BDS to CGN is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $2178 for Wednesday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $153 for Saturday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to Cologne

Flying from Brindisi (BDS) to Cologne (CGN) will usually cost between $165 to $1175 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $165. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $895. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $730 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $220 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BDS to CGN flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BDS to CGN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BDS to CGN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BDS to CGN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Brindisi. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $516 (73%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $192. Return trip prices are from the CGN to BDS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BDS to CGN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 33 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from BDS to CGN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Brussels National Airport (BRU) in Brussels

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from CGN
  • Usually 19.55% less expensive than CGN
  • Nonstop flights available

See BDS to BRU flights

Destination alternative #2: Frankfurt Main Airport (FRA) in Frankfurt

  • 85 miles (137 km) away from CGN
  • Usually 2.05% less expensive than CGN
  • Nonstop flights available

See BDS to FRA flights


Flight Hacking BDS to CGN

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from BDS to CGN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bergamo (BDS > BGY > CGN)

  • Price for both tickets: $182
  • Average savings: $39 (17.5%)

See BDS to MXP flights

Hack #2: Milan (BDS > MXP > CGN)

  • Price for both tickets: $200
  • Average savings: $21 (9.32%)

See BDS to BGY flights

Hack #3: Venice (BDS > TSF > CGN)

  • Price for both tickets: $201
  • Average savings: $20 (8.86%)

See BDS to TSF flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BDS to CGN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alitalia, Austrian, Eurowings, Lufthansa, Ryanair, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Koeln Bonn Airport to Brindisi Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 875 miles or 1408 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BDS to CGN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BDS to CGN flight is about 2 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Brindisi and Cologne?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from BDS to CGN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBDS
Origination airport nameBrindisi Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeCGN
Destination airport nameKoeln Bonn Airport


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