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Dortmund Airport – flight delay and flight cancellation



916 flights tracked

5 flights delayed by >3 hours

3 flights cancelled

Dortmund Airport is the international airport of the eighth largest city in Germany. It's located about 10 km away from the city centre. The traveller traffic in 2018 was 2 million passengers. Dortmund Airport is the hub for Eurowings, Air Canada, and SunExpress.


Flughafenring 2, 44319 Dortmund, Germany

Arrivals (flight irregularity)

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Departures (flight irregularity)

Flight # Airline To Expected Arrival Actual Arrival

Minimum Connection Time in Dortmund Airport

It is important to be aware of the Minimum Connection Time (MCT) in an airport when the route has a connecting flight. It's advisable to look this up before booking a flight ticket. The MCT is also important if the air traveller is claiming for compensation for a missed connection. You can see the minimum time required for connections in Dortmund Airport below.

  • Between domestic flights: 30 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 30 min.
  • Between international flights: 30 min.

Dortmund Airport terminal

Terminals are the sections or different buildings in airports through which passengers can travel between ground transportation and the places for boarding or disembarking from the aircraft. It is important to check the terminal prior to getting to the airport when you depart or have to travel to another flight, because the terminals in larger airports may be far from each other and travellers frequently require more time to get to the necessary one. In Dortmund Airport there is 1 Terminal.

Terminal 1 – Lufthansa, Germanwings, Eurowings, Air Canada, United Airlines and others

Dortmund Airport transport

It can be hard when visiting a destination for the first time to find the most convenient way to reach the city centre. It is not always possible to take public transport straight from the airport and taxis are often expensive. We suggest reviewing all the possibilities before travelling so you know what your options are and can schedule your trip appropriately. Go here for the latest information and connections of public transport.

Dortmund Airport bus

  • AirportExpress
    Direction: Dortmund Central Station
    Travel time (approx.): 25 min. to Central Station
    Operating hours: Mon-Fri, Sun: 05:00 AM - 11:00 PM, Sat: 05:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Tickets: can be purchased only from the bus driver
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 9 EUR, children single ticket starts from 2 EUR
  • AirportShuttle
    Direction: Holzwickede
    Travel time (approx.): 6 min. to Holzwickede Station
    Operating hours: Mon-Fri: 06:01 AM - 10:50 PM, Sat: 06:20 AM - 10:20 PM, Sun and holidays: 06:20 AM - 10:50 PM
    Tickets: can be purchased only from the bus driver
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 3 EUR, children single ticket starts from 2 EUR
  • Line 440
    Direction: Aplerbeck

Dortmund Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: Arrivals Level, next to the east exit
    Travel time (approx.): 20 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: from 29 EUR

Where to have a rest in Dortmund Airport

On occasion you may experience a lengthy wait between flights, for example, an overnight layover or a flight delay until the following day. In such instances, it is essential to be familiar with the potential places where you can pass time and have a decent rest between flights.

Hotels near Dortmund Airport

If your flight leaves the next day you can opt for staying in a hotel nearby. Whereas some hotels are directly in the airport building, with others travellers may need to leave the airport to find the nearest hotel. We have handpicked the best possibilities for you in the event you opt to stay in a hotel between flights.

  • ibis Budget Hotel
    Price: from 58 EUR per night
    Address: Wilhelmstrasse 18, 59439 Holzwickede, Germany
    Contact: +49 23 012252
    Website: click
  • Best Western Hotel
    Price: from 51 EUR per night
    Address: Schleefstrasse 2C, 44287 Dortmund, Germany
    Contact: +49 23 1989890
    Website: click

Dortmund Airport restaurants and cafes

While travelling, it's necessary to have enough food and drink. Whatever you are looking for, whether it is a snack for the plane, a place for coffee before an early flight, or a place to relax and sit down during a layover, we have a selection of options to suit your needs. Click here for a comprehensive list of places to dine in Dortmund Airport.

  • Coffee Fellows
    Description: German coffeeshop
    Location: Departures, Level 1
    Opening hours: Mon, Wed, Fri: 05:00 AM - 07:00 PM, Tue, Thu, Sat: 05:00 AM - 09:30 PM, Sun: 05:30 AM - 07:00 PM
  • East Bar + Shop / West Bar
    Description: refreshments and snacks
    Location: East Bar & Shop - Departures, Level 1, West Bar - security area
  • Restaurant Bella Vista
    Description: stir-fried and grilled dishes, pasta dishes, and others
    Location: Gallery Level (Level 2)
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri, Sun: 11:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Dortmund Airport shops

If you leave your souvenir purchasing to the last minute, or you just have time to kill before the flight, it's worthwhile visiting the airport shops. Our guide below can help you to discover the ideal shopping spots for what you need. Follow this link for a full list.

  • Heinemann
    Description: Duty Free
    Location: after security
    Opening hours: acc. to flight schedule

Dortmund Airport car rental

Sometimes you must travel by car, or it may be the most enjoyable mode of transport for your journey. The list below will help you to pick the most suitable car rental company for your trip.

  • Avis
    Location: Arrivals, Level 0
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM - 11:00 PM, Sat: 07:00 AM - 03:00 PM, Sun: 10:00 AM - 18:00 PM
    Contact: +49 23 19273830
  • Budget
    Location: Arrivals, Level 0
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM, Sat: 07:30 AM - 03:30 PM, Sun: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Contact: +49 69 710445596
  • Hertz
    Location: Arrivals, Level 0
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM, Sat: 08:00 AM- 01:00 PM, Sun: 02:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Contact: +49 23 19213152

Other Dortmund Airport services you might need

Below are some airport amenities that you may also need while travelling.

  • Conference rooms
    Location: Gallery Level (Level 2)
    Opening hours: N/A
    Contact: +49 23 19213830
  • Lost & Found
    Location: Arrivals, Level 0
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 10:30 PM, daily
    Contact: +49 23 19213635

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