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Düsseldorf Airport

General information

The airport is an important base for German airlines Eurowings, Condor and TUI fly Deutschland. The airport is one of the 25 busiest airports in Europe with nearly 25 million passengers in 2018. Düsseldorf Airport has the luxury of a railway station (Düsseldorf Flughafen) and a metro station (Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal / S-Bahnhof).


Where is Düsseldorf Airport situated?

Düsseldorf Airport is located north of Düsseldorf and east of the Rhine River. By road, you can reach the airport via exit 31 Flughafen Düsseldorf of the A44 motorway.

How many terminals does Düsseldorf Airport have?

The airport has three terminals (A, B and C), all located in the main airport building.

Does Düsseldorf Airport have an Automated People Mover (APM)?

Yes, the SkyTrain monorail connects the landside of Terminal A/B and Terminal C with car park P4/P5 and Düsseldorf Flughafen railway station. The cabin railway SkyTrain runs above the airport premises, it’s a fun experience for little children.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Düsseldorf 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
Cologne Bonn Airport 53km
Weeze Airport 56km
Dortmund Airport 64km
Maastricht Aachen Airport (Netherlands) 81km
Eindhoven Airport (Netherlands) 97km
Münster Osnabrück Airport 113km
Liege Airport (Belgium) 117km
Paderborn Lippstadt Airport 133km
Frankfurt-Hahn Airport 154km
Antwerp Airport (Belgium) 161km
Brussels Airport (Belgium) 165km
Rotterdam The Hague Airport (Netherlands) 177km
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (Netherlands) 178km
Charleroi Airport (Belgium) 185km
Frankfurt Airport 188km
Luxembourg Airport (Luxembourg) 189km



The distance from Düsseldorf Airport to the centre of Düsseldorf is 9 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Düsseldorf.

From DUS Airport to Düsseldorf City centre by Car
9 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

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

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Düsseldorf Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Düsseldorf is about € 28.-. Book your taxi at Düsseldorf Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From DUS Airport to Düsseldorf City centre by Taxi
9 km
20 min
€ 28.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Düsseldorf Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Europcar, Enterprise, Hertz, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Budget, 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

Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Düsseldorf Airport?

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

  • Eurowings
  • Condor
  • SunExpress Deutschland
  • TUI fly Deutschland
  • Turkish Airlines


Hotels near the airport

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


Lindner Hotel Düsseldorf Airport, Düsseldorf

This 4-star hotel offers a free shuttle bus (see fine print) to Düsseldorf Airport and direct tram links to Düsseldorf city centre. All rooms have a flat-screen TV and breakfast is available from 04:30.


Maritim Hotel Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf

The Maritim Hotel Düsseldorf offers elegant rooms with free WiFi, 4 restaurants, and a spa with large indoor pool. It is directly linked to Düsseldorf Airport via a pedestrian bridge.


NH Düsseldorf City Nord, Düsseldorf

This 4-star hotel is a 10-minute train journey from Düsseldorf Main Station. Guests at the NH Düsseldorf Nord enjoy free use of the gym and the sauna can be enjoyed for a charge.

Hotels in Düsseldorf

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


Leonardo Royal Hotel Düsseldorf Königsallee, Düsseldorf

The 4-star Superior hotel is offering a fitness centre, this hotel is 100 metres from Düsseldorf's famous Königsallee shopping street, and 60 metres from trams. All rooms feature flat-screen TVs and soundproofed windows.


Capella Breidenbacher Hof Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf

Centrally located on the Königsallee boulevard, this 5-star hotel in Düsseldorf offers soundproofed rooms with classical-style décor, and an elegant brasserie with panoramic views.


a&o Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof, Düsseldorf

This budget hotel and hostel is located in Düsseldorf city centre, a 10-minute walk from Düsseldorf Main Station and Königsstraße shopping street. It offers a lobby bar and daily buffet breakfast.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Düsseldorf 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!


DüsseldorfCard: Discount Tourist Card

Save time and money on individual entrance fees with a DüsseldorfCard and enjoy great discounts at up to 50 sights and activities, including museums, exhibitions and guided city tours.


Düsseldorf: 2-Hour Segway Tour along the Rhine

Discover Düsseldorf's Rhine promenade on a 2-hour Segway tour. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the riverbanks, marvel at the historic sights and taste a traditional Altbier at the house brewery.

Tour & transport

Düsseldorf: Guided Tour with a Night Watchman

Journey back in time and walk the lively streets of Düsseldorf's Altstadt with a night watchman. Hear interesting facts as your guide leads you by lantern light to landmark attractions.


  4 reviews

Have you visited Düsseldorf Airport lately? So far, 4 airport passengers have written an airport review about Düsseldorf Airport. This airport has an average score of 3 out of 5. Provide other airport travellers with essential airport information and tell us about your airport experience.

Latest airport reviews

Mark Best
1 year ago

A very bad experience here for my wife and I from the most obnoxious man that we have ever met.

We departed from gate C and consider ourselves to be frequent flyers, but we don’t speak German.

At security we took out liquids as usual but it would seem that we placed them in the wrong type of tray. Instead of explaining the security man was very rude to my wife and I. At one point he was shouting at my wife “ PUT IT BACK, PUT IT BACK”, she politely explained that she was unsure what she was doing wrong and his reply was “25 MILLION CUSTOMERS A YEAR ALL KNOW WHAT TO DO APART FROM YOU TWO”..

Clearly no need to be rude and I doubt we would have been as polite back in any other place for the fear of missing our flight.

After security I complained to his manager who spoke to him yet he didn’t apologise to us.

1 year ago

Pretty well organised airport with easy navigation and clear directions. If you used online check-in you can get to the gates pretty easy. The security check is fast and solid. On return flights it is just as easy. Getting to the airport by car or public transport is easy too. Finding the airport shuttle was confusing at first but it gets you to the nearby train station fast enough.

1 year ago

Good medium-sized airport with all facilities needed. There were no waiting lines for the security check. I prefer this airport over Düsseldorf Niederrhein Weeze.

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