Transportation to and from Düsseldorf Airport


What is the distance from Düsseldorf Airport to the centre of Düsseldorf?

Düsseldorf Airport is at a short distance from the city centre, by car it takes 20 minutes to cover the distance of 9 kilometres / 5.6 miles.

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

Public transport

S-Bahn to Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf Airport has the luxury of a railway station (Düsseldorf Flughafen) and a metro station (Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal / S-Bahnhof). From the railway station a few kilometres north-east of the airport you can take the SkyTrain monorail to the terminals, this takes 5 minutes.

The metro station is situated underneath Terminal C. Every 20 minutes S-Bahn S11 (Düsseldorf Flughafen – Bergisch-Gladbach) departs from the airport towards Düsseldorf, the fifth station is Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof. In the evening, on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays S-Bahn S11 runs every 30 minutes. Travel time to the main railway station in Düsseldorf is only 12 minutes.

S-Bahn tickets
The price of a ticket is € 2.90 for adults and € 1.70 for children from 6 up to 14 years of age (Preisstufe A3). These tickets are valid for 90 minutes. If you want to travel from the airport to another city than Düsseldorf, it is most of the times better to take the train instead of the S-Bahn. Please consult website and timetable S-Bahn S11 and website Deutsche Bahn for more information.

Train to Cologne, Dortmund, Essen, etc.

Düsseldorf Airport is located in North Rhine-Westphalia, the most populous state in Germany. Düsseldorf is the capital of Nordrhein-Westfalen, the city with the most inhabitants is Cologne. The Regional-Express train runs two or three times per hour between Düsseldorf Airport and Köln Hauptbahnhof, travel time is approximately 45 minutes.

Other major cities in North Rhine-Westphalia like Dortmund, Essen, Duisburg, Bochum, Bielefeld, Bonn, Münster and Gelsenkirchen are also directly accessible by train from Düsseldorf Airport. If you want to travel by public transport from Düsseldorf Flughafen railway station to Wuppertal or Mönchengladbach, you will have to change trains once.

Train tickets
You can check the journey times and prices of train tickets through the DB website. The cabin railway SkyTrain connects the airport with the train station of Düsseldorf Airport, it’s free and takes 5 minutes. Please consult website Deutsche Bahn for more information.


Düsseldorf: Nightlife Pub Crawl

€ 24.50

Discover the old city of Düsseldorf, "the longest bar in the world," and the city nightlife at multiple locations. Skip the lines for entry and enjoy free welcome shots at each bar.

Düsseldorf: Skip-the-Line Ticket for Rhein Tower

€ 11

Enjoy the most breathtaking view of the Rhine metropolis from the Rhine Tower, Dusseldorf's most recognizable landmark. Admire all the highlights of the city from the very top: the Media Harbour, the old town center, Hofgarten, Königsallee and the Rhein.

DüsseldorfCard: Discount Tourist Card

€ 10

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

€ 69

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.

Düsseldorf: Brewery Tour with Alt Beer Tastings

€ 24

Experience Dusseldorf’s renowned brewing culture up close and personal with the beloved brewery tour. Learn about the city's most interesting, hilarious, and weird legends and fun facts while enjoying tastings of the brewery's famous “Alt-beer".

Düsseldorf: E-Scooter City Tour

€ 38

Discover Düsseldorf, Germany's art and fashion metropolis, by e-scooter. Drive comfortably in a seated or standing position and take in the sights in the old town and along the Rhine.

Tours and transport

Düsseldorf: German Tour through the Old Town & Beer Tastings

€ 34.90

Go on a tour through the old town of Düsseldorf with an authentic guide and taste 4 different dark beers, the "Altbiere". Discover the city's highlights, immerse yourself in the history of brewing and listen to the entertaining anecdotes of your guide.

Düsseldorf Altstadt 1.5-Hour Guided Tour

€ 12

See the sights of Düsseldorf's old town on a 1.5-hour guided tour of the lively and historical Altstadt. Visit the longest bar in the world and learn the history of the area from an expert guide.

Düsseldorf: Guided Architecture Tour

€ 13

Experience the unknown stories behind the well-known facades which exist in Kö, Altstadt, and Ehrenhof. Together with a local professional, you will explore these areas in detail, discussing the design and architecture of various prominent buildings.


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