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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.


Flughafenstrasse 105, 40474 Düsseldorf, Germany


Arrivals (flight irregularity)

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Departures (flight irregularity)

Flight # Airline To Expected Arrival Actual Arrival

Minimum Connection Time in Dusseldorf Airport

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: info.hamburg@leonardo-hotels.com
    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
  • Palavrion Grill
    Description: grilled meats, fresh seafood, and vegetables
    Location: Terminal C, Departures
    Opening hours: 07:00 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
    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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MYFLYRIGHT is a legal tech company, specialized in the support of airline passengers affected by flight delays, flight cancellations, denied boarding, delayed or lost luggage and the refund of unused airline tickets. MYFLYRIGHT was founded 2016 in Hamburg, Germany. The company operates out of 3 offices, its headquarter in Hamburg and its branches in Prague, Czech Republic and Zaporizhia, Ukraine. Currently, MYFLYRIGHT employs a team of around 25 people working in Marketing, Operations, Legal, Customer Support and IT. The organization operates across 5 markets – Germany, United Kingdom, Romania, Austria, and Switzerland.

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