Zweibrücken Airport Guide (ZQW)

Airport info
Code: ZQW
Address:
Berliner Allee 11-21, Zweibrücken, 66482, Germany
Location:

Zweibrücken Airport is located 5km (3 miles) southeast of Zweibrücken city centre.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +49
Telephone:
(06332) 9747.
Timezone: GMT ++01:00

Located in southwest Germany’s Rhineland-Palatinate region, Zweibrücken Airport operates services to a limited number of destinations in Europe and North Africa. Our Zweibrücken Airport guide includes important contact details and information on terminal facilities, how to get there and where to stay nearby.

Information

There is a tourist help desk in the terminal building.

Driving directions

Zweibrücken Airport is close to exit 14 on Autobahn A8, which skirts the south of the city. The eastbound autobahn leads to the L480 (Steinhauserstrasse) and subsequently to the L700 (Europa Allee). Follow the L700 directly to the terminal.

Alternatively, from central Zweibrücken, follow the L480 southbound and turn onto the L700.

Public Transport

Public transport rail

Zweibrücken’s main railway station is in the city centre, about 5km (3 miles) from the airport – regular buses connect to the station from outside the terminal. From here, direct rail services (tel: 0180 599 6633; www.bahn.de) link the city with Saarbrücken to the west and Kaiserslautern to the east, from where there is a connection to the high-speed ICE network at Mannheim. There is also an ICE station at Homburg, about 20 minutes' drive from Zweibrücken.

Public transport road

Bus: Bus 226 (tel: (0681) 416 230; www.saarpfalzbus.de – German only) provides regular daily links between Zweibrücken Airport and central Zweibrücken. The journey time is 19 minutes, and the single fare is €2.70.

Taxi: Taxis are readily available outside Arrivals. A number of taxi firms operate from Zweibrücken Airport, among which Taxidienst Gabriel (tel: (06332) 16363) and Taxi-Zentrale (tel: (06332) 13131) can be pre-booked. Fares into Zweibrücken start at around €10 to €15.

Terminal facilities

Money

There is an ATM in the departures area. Other ATMs can be found at the nearby Style Outlets Zweibrücken shopping centre.

Communication

Payphones are not available at the airport.

Food

There is a restaurant in the terminal and several other dining options close by.

Shopping

There are no shops at Zweibrücken Airport, including duty-free retailers. However, the nearby Style Outlets Zweibrücken shopping centre has a range of outlets specialising in fashion, household goods and other items.

Luggage

Left-luggage lockers can be found in front of the departures area.

Other

There are four travel agencies with desks inside the terminal building.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There are no conference or meeting facilities at Zweibrücken Airport. However, these are available at Festhalle Zweibrücken (tel: (06332) 800 330; www.festhalle-zweibruecken.de), a commercial events and exhibitions facility in the city.

Car parking

Short and long-term parking is available opposite the terminal building.

Car rental

Car hire companies at Zweibrücken Airport include: Avis, Buchbinder, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt.

Hotels

There are no on-site hotels at Zweibrücken Airport. However, there is a limited choice of accommodation in the vicinity and in Zweibrücken city centre itself – although it should be noted that the city is not large and the options reflect this.


Landschloss Fasanerie

(06332) 9730.

A pretty hotel in the mid to upper price range, this rural property is a short distance from Zweibrücken Airport on the northern side of the A8 autobahn. It has some small meeting rooms, a swimming pool, sauna and two restaurants.

Fasanerie 1, 66482, Zweibrücken, Germany

Apparthotel Europa

(06332) 460 660.

Consisting of 35 modern apartments situated right alongside the Style Outlets Zweibrücken shopping centre, this property offers a bar, buffet breakfast and discounts for guests at local leisure facilities. Rooms with waterbeds are available at an extra cost.

Europa Allee, 66482, Zweibrücken, Germany
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