Dortmund Airport

General information

Dortmund Airport is mainly used by low-cost carriers Wizz Air and Ryanair, it serves approximately 2 million passengers per year.


Where is Dortmund Airport situated?

It is situated to the east of Dortmund and the Ruhr region, because of that it is often busy on the motorways and roads around the airport. On the B1 (Westfalendamm) you should take exit ‘Holzwickede/Dortmund Flughafen’ to get to the airport.

How many terminals does Dortmund Airport have?

The airport has a modern three-storey terminal, divided in Arrivals (Level 0), Departures (Level 1) and Gallery (Level 2). You will find the check-in desks on the first floor. The visitors’ terrace, open to the public, is located on the second floor.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Dortmund Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Germany.

Airport Distance
Düsseldorf Airport 64km
Münster Osnabrück Airport 69km
Paderborn Lippstadt Airport 70km
Cologne Bonn Airport 79km
Weeze Airport 102km
Maastricht Aachen Airport (Netherlands) 145km
Eindhoven Airport (Netherlands) 154km
Frankfurt-Hahn Airport 177km
Hanover Airport 177km
Frankfurt Airport 178km
Liege Airport (Belgium) 180km
Bremen Airport 188km
Groningen Airport Eelde (Netherlands) 192km



The distance from Dortmund Airport to the centre of Dortmund is 13 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Dortmund.

From DTM Airport to Dortmund City centre by Car
13 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Dortmund Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Dortmund Airport you can travel by train. Visit the Dortmund Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Dortmund Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Dortmund Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Dortmund is about € 30.-. Book your taxi at Dortmund Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From DTM Airport to Dortmund City centre by Taxi
13 km
20 min
€ 30.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Dortmund Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Dortmund Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Dortmund Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Dortmund Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Dortmund Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Dortmund Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Dortmund Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Wizz Air
  • Ryanair
  • Eurowings
  • easyJet
  • SunExpress


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Dortmund Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Best Western Hotel Dortmund Airport, Dortmund

This 4-star hotel offers free WiFi and paid parking. It is located on the eastern edge of Dortmund, just 2.5 km from Dortmund Airport.


Hotel Lohenstein, Holzwickede

This 3-star hotel offers comfortable accommodation and free, on-site parking in Holzwickede, just a 10-minute walk from the train station Holzwickede and 1.5 kilometres from Dortmund Airport.


Holiday Inn Express Dortmund, Dortmund

This 3-star hotel offers modern rooms, a daily breakfast buffet and on-site parking. It lies less than 7 km from Dortmund city centre and 100 metres from Hauptfriedhof underground station.

Hotels in Dortmund

Looking for the best hotels in Dortmund? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof, Dortmund

A 3-minute walk from Dortmund Central Station and the Konzerthaus Dortmund concert hall, the a&o Dortmund Hauptbahnhof offers rooms with private bathrooms, a 24-hour reception and great transport links throughout the city.


Boutique 102 Dortmund City, Dortmund

Featuring a bar, Boutique 102 Dortmund City is located in Dortmund in the North Rhine-Westphalia region, 700 metres from Dortmund U-Tower and less than 1 km from Museum of Art & Cultural History. The property is situated 1.


Novum Hotel Excelsior Dortmund, Dortmund

Set in the heart of Dortmund, the Novum Hotel Excelsior Dortmund offers spacious rooms with free WiFi access. Guests can look forward to a 24-hour front desk as well as a stylish lounge and bar.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Dortmund Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Dortmund Castle and Coal Mine Tour by Segway

Explore the castles, picturesque parks, coal mines, colliery settlements, and listed buildings of Dortmund by Segway. Learn more about the coal mining industry and more.


Dortmund North Segway Tour

Explore the mining area, the harbour, and the panoramic views.

Tour & transport

Dortmund at Night Segway Tour

Explore Dortmund with music and highlights of the Dortmund nightlife including the U, the derelict ground of Union AG, the Westpark, and the city panorama at night.


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