Düsseldorf, Germany (DE)
Düsseldorf Airport lies 7km north of Düsseldorf and 20km south-west of Essen. It has three terminals, connected in one long building:
The SkyTrain shuttle
You can use the SkyTrain monorail to get from the main terminal to Düsseldorf Flughafen station (for regional and long-distance trains) and car park P4 (which also leads to P5). It operates daily from 03:45-00:45, leaving every 3-7 minutes and takes six minutes end-to-end.
Be aware: There is only one ticket machine in front of the monorail so queues can be long and you cannot take luggage carts onto the SkyTrain.
Cost: EUR 2.30 (free if you have a VRR or VRS ticket, a DB special offer ticket (City plus, NRW, Schöne-Reise, Schöne-Fahrt or Schöner-Tag), a Flughafen Düsseldorf GmbH car park ticket or a ticket for the observation deck)
When the SkyTrain is not operating, you can take a shuttle bus. These leave every 20 minutes from 01:05-03:25. Journey time is eight minutes.
Location: Düsseldorf Flughafen Station, arrivals, ground level, opposite door E
Düsseldorf Airport has two busy train stations:
For local trains to Düsseldorf
Use the 'Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal' station, marked with a green 'S'. From here you can take S-Bahn line S1 or the S11 to Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof in only 12 minutes.
Cost: EUR 2.90 one-way into Düsseldorf
Location: Terminal C, before security, underground, take the moving walkway from Arrivals
For regional and long-distance trains
Use the Düsseldorf Airport train station. This train station receives long-distance trains ICE (Intercity-Express), regional express trains RE (Regional-Express) and regional trains RB (Regionalbahn)
Location: 2.5 km from the main terminal building. Take the SkyTrain monorail, journey time six minutes.
You can take an Airport Taxi from the ranks at Arrivals and Departures. Payment by credit card or cash.
Cost: around EUR 24 into Düsseldorf city centre
If you're a DriveNow or car2go customer, you can pick up a car in car park P7.
There is a comfortable relaxing area to get away from the huzzle and buzzle of the airport. It’s quieter up there than in the galleries and there’s nothing going on from 23:00-5:00.
After security, floor 3, near the observation desk
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If you‘re dropping someone off, go to short-stay car park P12, directly in front of Terminal C, Arrivals. For those accompanying someone to Departures and parking for just a few minutes, we recommend short-stay car park P11, right next to Terminal C Departures. They cost EUR 1.80 every 12 minutes (so make sure it is short).
If you have some layover time to fill, take an airport tour lasting around two hours. The ticket includes free entrance to the observation terrace and use of the SkyTrain. Cost: EUR 9.50 adults, EUR 6 children (5-15 yrs)
Arrivals, Pier C, before security, meeting point 50m to the left of Exit H
Hours: Mon-Fri 09:00, 11:30, 14:30, 17:00; Sat 10:30, 13:00