Dusseldorf International Airport

The Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) is one of Germany’s busiest airports, and a key gateway hub for the cosmopolitan city of Dusseldorf. Opened in 1927, this airport has seen a steady increase in passenger traffic year on year, and is now handling over 23 million people annually. This hub offers over 100 direct destinations across several continents, making it an excellent hub for connecting to any part of the world you wish to see.

There is one main terminal at Dusseldorf’s airport, and this is filled with modern and convenient amenities. Shopaholics will find that there are over 70 shops selling branded fashion, cosmetics, accessories, electronics, souvenir shops, and duty-free outlets selling favourites like confectionary, tobacco and alcohol. The dining options here are similarly impressive, with a plethora of cafes, restaurants, bars, and snack kiosks. Grab a coffee on the way to your flight, some sushi, or even an ice cream, if you feel you need something to tide you over until you reach your destination.

This airport is also extremely well equipped for banking and communication. You will find lots of ATMs, full banking services, and a couple of bureau de change counters. Passengers will also find WiFi access throughout the terminal, as well as internet stations for those who do not have mobile devices. There are also pay phones if you need to get into contact with someone quickly.

Extras include several information desks, a pharmacy, medical services, and a Sky Train to connect you to both the railway station and the car parks of the airport.

There are several carriers operating flights to Dusseldorf from Australia, such as Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Qantas, British Airways, Etihad Airways, Cathay Pacific, Lufthansa, Finnair, Swiss Air, KLM, Thai Airways, Air France, Air China.

Travel Information

·         All the car rental desks are located in the Arrivals Hall, and there are lots of companies represented at this airport. You can also sort out a rental before you land by using our car hire search tool, which will allow you to instantly compare any differing prices.  The airport is located 8km away, and so the drive is a fast 10-15 minutes. Simply get on the B1, and take this to the A44, and take Exit 31 – Flughafen Dusseldorf, and you’ll come into the downtown area.

·         Rail services connect the airport to the Dusseldorf central in about 10 minutes, a station that can connect you to a number of other German cities. There is an S-Bahn metro station too, and this can also take you into the city, but this service generally takes longer. Expect fares to be around the 3EUR ($4) mark into the city.   

·         Buses also run regularly into town central, and there are several routes you can choose from that will get you into the city. The fare should cost about 2-3EUR ($3-4) for a one-way ticket. If you are travelling in a group or with young children, organising an airport transfer in advance will probably make the trip into town more convenient.  

·         You will find taxis run at all hours from this airport, and aren’t as expensive as you might think, with fares moving upwards of about 20EUR ($28).


Please note that information is correct as of March 2017

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Dusseldorf International Airport

Postfach 30 03 63,
Flughafen Düsseldorf GmbH,
D-40403 Düsseldorf,



 Location Details

Longitude:6° 45' 10'' E
Latitude:51° 16' 51'' N
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