Karlsruhe Baden-Baden Airport - Baden Airpark car rental Germany
Baden Airpark is the official name of the airport serving the cities of Karlsruhe and Baden-Baden in the Baden-Württemberg state in Germany.
The best Baden Airpark car hire deals are often found in the class of large estate cars, often a VW Passat or an Opel Insignia station wagon.
Germany car hire - Opel Insignia station wagon with room for 5 people and luggage.
The airport operates a large selection of low-cost routes, interesting for Germans traveling to holiday destinations in Europe as well as for visitors to southwestern Germany.
Apart from being a major gateway to Baden-Württemberg, the airport offers an easy access to France as it is located just by the French/German border and in only a 35 miles distance from Strasbourg.
Switzerland is also relatively close from Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden area: it takes approximately 2.5 h to reach Zurich from Baden Airpark.
Car rental companies at Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport
At Karlsruhe Airport – FKB, car hire services are available from several rent-a-car companies.
Budget, Europcar, Hertz Car Hire Germany, Sixt Mietwagen and the local car rental agency Jakobi Rent A Car provide car hire with the pick-up at the airport terminal. Very competitive car rental deals can frequently be found with off-site suppliers, whose rental facilities are located in a short distance from the airport and accessible via courtesy shuttle buses.
Find the cheapest rental cars in Baden Airpark online
Car hire is the affluent Baden-Wurttemberg region is not the cheapest affair and it usually pays off to shop around and compare prices from different car rental providers before booking.
Internet search engines of car hire, such as Cartrawler, are a quick and efficient tool for rate comparison allowing you to save time and money when renting a car in Germany or any other destination worldwide.
Usually, it is possible to find an economy class hire car at Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport with prices starting from around £160-190 for a 7-days rental of a Renault Clio, a Ford Fiesta or similar vehicle with 5-door and room for 4-5 people.
Ford Fiesta with 2013/2014 facelift - a cheap hire car in Germany (here with a Portuguese registration).© Photo: Find-cheap-car-hire.co.uk
Travel to Baden-Württemberg via Baden Airpark
Baden-Württemberg is one of the most populous and, at the same time, most prosperous regions of Germany.
Here are located headquarters of several top ranked companies, amongst them true giants of automobile industry such as Porsche and Daimler AG, as well as the leading European software developer, SAP AG.
In addition to multiple business opportunities, Baden-Wurttemberg offers also a wide range of tourist attractions including rich historic heritage and beautiful natural settings.
- Stuttgart, the state capital is one of the most popular destinations for tourists to Baden-Wurttemberg, boasting a mix of historic and modern landmarks as Ludwigsburg Palace, the Wilhelma zoo, the Carl Zeiss Planetarium or the Mercedes-Benz Museum. See map of Stuttgart city centre.
- Baden-Baden, only a 10 minutes drive from Baden Airpark, is the most famous spa-town in Germany with a tradition of thermal springs treatments dating back to the times of the Roman empire.
- The city of Karlsruhe, 25 miles north-east of Baden Airport is known in Germany as the seat of the Federal Court of Justice and the Federal Constitutional Court.
- The nature lovers will find in Baden- Württemberg an area of unique natural beauty, the Black Forest or Schwarzwald in German. This wooded mountain range abounds in pristine forest, river valleys and rare species of wildlife. As protected as nature in the Black Forest area are the local traditions and folklore, including the gastronomy. Schwarzwald delicacies, amongst them Black Forest ham and Black Forest cake are appreciated all over the world and Michelin-starred restaurants come in a great supplies in this beautiful area of Germany.
The aerial view of the most emblematic places of Baden-Württemberg:
Cheap flights to Karlsruhe Baden-Baden Airport - airlines and destinations
Karlsruhe Airport is accessible from several European cities, and at very affordable prices, with the Irish low-cost carrier, Ryanair.
Ryanair’s cheap flights to Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden area are available all year roud from: Alicante, Bari, Cagliari, Girona, Gran Canaria, London-Stansted, Malaga, Porto, Rome-Ciampino and Tenerife-South and on even more seasonal routes.
View map of European routes by Ryanair from Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport in late 2013.
Amongst other airlines operating at Baden Airpark, although with more limited selection of destinations are: Germania (flights to Funchal and Moscow-Domodedowo) and charter operators Nesma Airlines, Hamburg Airways and Tunisair offering flights to holiday destinations of Turkey, Egypt and Tunisia.
Domestic routes to Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport are available from Hamburg, with InterSky and Berlin-Tegel, with Air Berlin.