Dusseldorf Airport – flight delay and flight cancellation
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Dusseldorf Airport is the international airport of the seventh largest city in Germany. It is 9 km from downtown. Dusseldorf Airport had a passenger volume of over 24.3 million in 2018. Dusseldorf Airport is the hub for Eurowings. It is also the base for Germanwings / Eurowings, Lufthansa, and Condor.
The Minimum Connection Time (MCT) needed in an airport is essential to note if there is a connecting flight in the route. It is a good idea to be aware of this before booking any flight. The MCT is also important if the air passenger is claiming for compensation for a missed connection. Below you can see the MCT in Dusseldorf Airport for connecting flights.
Between domestic flights: 35 min.
Between domestic and international flights: 35 min.
Between international flights: 35 min.
Dusseldorf Airport terminals
Airport terminals are the separate areas which enable air travellers to travel between ground transport, gates and the aircraft. It's crucial to know from which terminal you are departing from or travelling through as passengers might need some extra time to get to the correct one, especially in bigger airports. Dusseldorf Airport has 3 Terminals.
Terminal 1 – Lufthansa and Germanwings
Terminal 2 – domestic, regional and EU flights
Terminal 3 – most international flights
Transport from Dusseldorf Airport to city centre
It may be difficult to find the most convenient way to get to the city centre when travelling to a destination for the first time. Public transport is not always accessible right at the terminals and taxis at the airport can be expensive. We advise reviewing all the possibilities before the journey so you are aware of what your options are and can prepare for your trip respectively. You can find the latest information and connections of public transport here.
Dusseldorf Airport train
S-Bahns (urban trains) and ICEs (intercity express trains) Direction: Bergisch Gladbach via Düsseldorf Central Station Travel time (approx.): 12 min. to Central Station Operating hours: Mon-Fri: 12:24 AM - 1:54 PM Tickets: can be purchased online Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 2.90 EUR, children single ticket starts from 1.70 EUR
Dusseldorf Airport bus
Lines 721, 760, SB51, 729, 759, 776, SB51 Direction: depends on the bus line Travel time (approx.): 16 min. to Central Station Tickets: can be purchased at ticket machines Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 2.70 EUR, children single ticket starts from 1.70 EUR
Dusseldorf Airport taxi
Pick up point: in front of Arrivals and Departures Travel time (approx.): 20 min. to the city centre Approximate price: 30 EUR
Where to have a rest in Dusseldorf Airport
At times air passengers face prolonged waiting times between flights, such as overnight layovers or a delayed flight until the following day. In such instances, it is good to note the potential places where you can spend time and have a good break between flights.
Dusseldorf Airport lounges
Airport lounges are amenities that offer passengers a variety of benefits and services, for example relaxation zones, food and beverages, WIFI, showers, etc., so passengers can wait in an enjoyable and comfortable atmosphere.
Emirates Lounge Location: Gate C, Non-Schengen area Opening hours: noon - 03:00 PM and 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM, daily Price: reserved for passengers with specific credentials (elite status, premium tickets, etc.)
Hugo Junkers Lounge Location: Level 2, Gate B, Schengen area Opening hours: 05:15 AM - 09:00 PM, daily Price: 27.50 EUR
Lufthansa Lounge Location: Gallery Level, Gate A Opening hours: Sun-Fri and holidays: 05:00 AM - 08:45, Sat: 05:00 AM - 08:00 PM Price: reserved for passengers with specific credentials (elite status, premium tickets, etc.)
Dusseldorf Airport hotels
In the event that your flight departs the following day, or the lounges are not so relaxing, you can choose to stay in a hotel nearby. Some airports have hotels directly in the airport, while in others you might need to leave the airport vicinity to reach a nearby hotel. We have handpicked a selection of hotel options in the event you need to stay overnight before your flight.
Maritim Dusseldorf Hotel Price: from 117 EUR per night Address: Maritim-Platz 1, 40468 Dusseldorf, Germany Contact: +49 21 152090 Website: click
Lindner Airport Hotel Price: from 87 EUR per night Address: Unterrather Strasse 108, 40468 Dusseldorf, Germany Contact: +49 21 195160 Website: click
Sheraton Dusseldorf Airport Hotel Price: from 127 EUR per night Address: Terminal - Ring 4, 40474 Dusseldorf, Germany Contact: +49 40 5002220, email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: click
Dusseldorf Airport restaurants and cafes
The last thing you want during your journey is to feel hungry or thirsty. Whatever you are in need of, whether it is a snack for the plane, a place for coffee before an early flight, or a spot to relax and sit down during a layover, we have a selection of choices to fit your needs. You can see the complete description of places to eat in Dusseldorf Airport here.
Caffè Motta Description: Italian coffee house Location: Gate B, after security Opening hours: 04:30 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
Épi Description: fresh baguettes, croissants, and other French pastries Location: Terminal A/B, Departures Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
Marché Bakery Description: traditional freshly baked goods Location: Departures and Terminal C Opening hours: Departures: 05:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily; Terminal C: 04:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
Hausmann's Description: authentic German cuisine, craft beers, and fine wines Location: Terminal A, after security Opening hours: 04:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
Jamie's Deli Description: snacks and light dishes by British TV chef Jamie Oliver Location: Gate C, after security Opening hours: 04:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
Dusseldorf Airport shops
If you leave your souvenir purchasing to the last minute, or you just have time to kill before your flight, it's worthwhile visiting the airport shops. The guide below displays a selection of shops at the airport. Go here to find a full list of shops.
Düsseldorf Dutyfree Description: Duty Free Location: Gates A, B, and C Opening hours: from 04:00 AM until the last flight, daily
Lemm Description: business luggage and handbags from top international brands Location: Gates A and B Opening hours: from 05:30 AM until the last flight, daily
Massimo Dutti Description: elegant fashion for women and men Location: Gate A Opening hours: from 05:30 AM until the last flight, daily
Montblanc Description: pens, watches, leather goods, and accessories Location: Departures Level Opening hours: 07:30 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
H&M Description: women’s fashion, accessories, and basics Location: Departures Level Opening hours: 07:30 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
Dusseldorf Airport car rental
Some parts of the world are worth travelling through by car, or it may be necessary for your journey to drive. The list below will make it easier for you to select the right car hire company for your journey.
Avis Location: Terminal A and B, Arrivals Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily Contact: +49 21 14216747
Buchbinder Rent-a-Car Location: Terminal A and B, Arrivals Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily Contact: +49 80 028282424
Budget Location: Terminal A and B, Arrivals Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 06:15 AM - 11:30 PM, Sat-Sun: 06:30 AM - 11:00 PM Contact: +49 06 9710445596
Europcar Location: Terminal B, Arrivals Opening hours: 06:15 AM - 11:30 PM, daily Contact: +49 21 1942380 or 0180 58000
Hertz / Dollar / Thrifty Location: Terminal A and B, Arrivals Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 06:30 AM - 11:30 PM, Sat: 07:00 AM - 11:00 PM, Sun: 06:30 AM - 11:30 PM Contact: +49 18 06333535
Sixt Location: Terminal A and B, Arrivals Opening hours: 06:30 AM - 11:30 PM, daily Contact: +49 89 66060060
Other Dusseldorf Airport services you might need
The list below shows some other important facilities you could need during your time in the airport.
Pharmacy Location: Gate C, Departures Opening hours: Departures Level: 06:30 AM - 09:00 PM, Gate C: from 06:00 AM until the last flight, daily Contact: +49 21 142165220
Meditation Room Location: Level 3, public area Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
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