Germany: Düsseldorf Airport

 

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Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Niederrhein/Weeze Weeze Rest of Germany
Airport in German is: Flughafen

Düsseldorf (DUS):
Location: 
10 km/6 Miles N of the City.
Airport Overview:
One large terminal building divided into 3 piers A, B & C. All the piers can be accessed from inside the one building. Buses depart from the ground level, and local trains from the basement level. Inter city trains from the nearby train station, linked by a shuttle bus.
By Taxi:
To the City centre €16-20/15 mins, Trade Show Centre ~€11, Main Railway Station ~€16, Neuss ~€24, Ratingen ~€13, Duisburg ~€31, Essen ~€39 & Essen Trade Show Centre ~€31. Taxi Düsseldorf +49 211 33333 & Rhein Taxi +49 211 212121.


By Limo:
Limos.com: Find limo service, click here. Click here to find a locally based limousine company.
Hofmann Limos are based near the car park.

By Bus:
General: On the arrivals level, there are a series of numbered bus stops. Buses depart as follows:
Sky Train Shuttle Bus #821: A monorail connects the terminals and the nearby inter-city train station. Takes 5 mins to get to the train station.
Bus #072 to Krefeld: Runs from/to Krefeld Hbf/Main train station via Kaiserswerth and Duisburg-Mündelheim. Cost: Adult €5.30.
Bus #SB51 to the train station on Neersener Str in Kaarst: Route: Airport Terminal ABC (Bus stop 2) - Flughafenverwaltung - Birkhahnweg - Nordfriedhof - Theod-Heuss-Brücke U - Niederkassel (10 mins) - Linnicher Strasse - Lotharstrasse - Strandbad Lörick - Hubert-Hermes-strasse (15 mins) - Meerbusch Grabenstrasse - Büderich, Landsknecht U - Brühler Weg (22 mins) - Büderich, Kirche - Am Roten Kreuz (25 mins) - Im Kamp - Am Eisenbrand - Kaarst Broicherseite - Am Hoverkamp (32 mins) - Ritterstrasse - Neusser Strasse - Maubissstrasse - Stadtpark - Kaarst Mitte/Holzbüttgen (S) - Neersener Strasse/Kaarster Bahnhof (S). Timings: Buses leave the airport lower level Mon-Fri at 0622, then every 30 mins until 0822, 0912, then hourly until 1512 then every 30 mins until 1842. Saturday: Every hour 0902-1602. No Sunday service. Cost: Adult €3.80 child €1.20.
Bus #SB52: To Meerbusch & Haus Meer. Runs from Airport bus stop 2.
Bus #721 to Dusseldorf city: Runs from/to Tannenhof/Gothaer Weg via Dusseldorf main rail station passing along Prinz Georg Strasse & Alderstrasse. Route: Airport Terminals ABC (Bus stop 6) - Flughafenverwaltung - Zeisigweg - Am Roten Haus - Carl-Sonnenschein-strasse (5 mins) - Birkhahnweg - Am Hain - Mahnmal - Nordfriedhof - Haus der Stiftungen - Frankenplatz (11 mins) - Bankstrasse - Munsterstrasse/Feuerwache - Prinz-Georg-strasse (15 mins) - Adlerstrasse - Pempelforter strasse - Worringer Platz - Dusseldorf HBF/Main train station (22 mins) - Mintropplatz - Stahisstrasse (25 mins) - Flügelstrasse - Ellerstrasse (U) - Karl-Geusen-strasse - Am Stufstock (31 mins) - Schleisiche Strasse (U) - Richardsstrasse - Breslauer Strasse (35 mins) - Posener Strasse - Brunzlauer Weg - Gubener Strasse - Reichenbacher Weg - In den Kötten (40 mins) - Eisenacher Weg - Gothaer Weg (43 mins). Timings: Buses leave the airport Mon-Fri every ~20 mins 0520-0026. Saturdays every ~20 mins 0543-0026. Sundays & Holidays every 30 mins 0548-0940 then every ~20 mins 1000-0026. Cost: Adult €2.50. Contact: Operated by Rheinbahn Tel 01803 50 40 30.
Bus #760 to Ratingen: Runs from/to Ratingen Ost (S) via Düsseldorf Unterrath & Lichtenbroich. Route: Airport Terminals ABC (Bus stop 5) - Flughafen Zentralgeb. Ost - Eckenerstrasse - Am Röttchen (5 mins) - Unterrath (S) - Parsevalstrasse - Im Schlank - Neu-Lichtenbroich - Ratingen Gothaer strasse (15 mins) - Erfurter strasse - Brandenburger strasse - Dieselstrasse - Einsteiner starsser - Breslauer strasse (21 mins) - Eckampstrasse - Bachstrasse - Weststrasse - Ratingen Town centre (27 mins) - Ratingen Ost (S). Timings: Buses leave the airport lower level Mon-Fri every 150-30 mins 0526-1938. Saturday: Once or occaisionaly twice every hour 0526-1917. Sundays: Buses leave the airport at 0526, 0652, 1420 then hourly until 1920.  Cost: Adult €2 child €1.20. Contact: Operated by Rheinbahn Tel 01803 50 40 30.
Bus#823 to Düsseldorf: Runs to the main railway station in Dusseldorf. Cost: Adult €2.50.
Bus #896 to Düsseldorf Mess/Fairground: Travel on this bus is only possible on those days when a fair is being held. Route: Airport (Terminals ABC, bus stop 3) - Stockumerkirchstrasse (U) - Messe/Faie (East Entrance) - Messe/Fair Centre - Messe/Fair Congress Center - Stadthalle - Messe/Fair (North Entrance). Timings: Buses leave the airport Mon-Fri 0730-1912 every 15-30 mins. On weekends 0730-1912 every 15-30 mins. Fair Days Only. Transfer Times: (To the fairground 10-15 mins). Contact: Operated by Rheinbahn Tel 01803 50 40 30.
The following buses are reported to run from the nearby Airport Train station (connect from Terminals via the Skytrain):
Bus #729 to Golzheim: Runs from/to Theodor-Heuss-Brücke (Düsseldorf-Golzheim)
Bus #759 to Ratingen: Runs to Ratingen Ost Train Station.
Bus #776 to Derendorf: Runs to Derendorf S-Bahn station in Dusseldorf's Derendorf suburb.
Dusseldorf Bus & Train Map



By Shuttle Van:
resorthoppa.com: resorthoppa.com runs shuttle vans and private cars from this airport to the city centre. Click here to make a reservation.
NRW Shuttle: runs all over the region. Tel 0211 421 77 62. Costs vary.

By Train:
General: Confusingly, there are 2 train stations at or near the airport. The Airport Terminal station (on the basement level of terminals ABC), from which the S-Bahn services run locally into the city, and the Airport Station (further away) served by long distance trains. The two are linked by the SkyTrain.
S-Bahn Line S-7 to Dusseldorf: This train runs from the Airport Terminal station and has local trains that run into Dusseldorf city. The train station is well signed from the terminal. Route: Airport Terminal Station - Dusseldorf Unterrath - Dusseldorf Derendorf - Dusseldorf HBF/Central Train station (12 mins). Timings: Frequent trains run throughout the day. Cost: €2.50 to Dusseldorf HBF.
S-Bahn Line S-1 to Dusseldorf: This train runs from the Airport  station (connect using Skytrain) and has local trains that run into Dusseldorf city. Route: Airport Station - Dusseldorf Unterrath - Dusseldorf Derendorf - Dusseldorf HBF/Central Train station (12 mins). Timings: Frequent trains run throughout the day. Cost: €2.50 to Dusseldorf HBF.
DB, ICE & Other trains: These trains run from the Airport  station (connect using Skytrain) and run to destinations all over Germany and beyond. Destinations served without changing trains include: Aachen (1:40), Berlin (4 hrs), Bielefeld (1:55), Bonn (1 hour), Bremen (2:50), Cologne/Köln (35 mins), Duisburg (€5.30/10 mins), Dortmund (45 mins), Dusseldorf HBF (6 mins), Essen HBF (25 mins), Frankfurt HBF (2 hrs), Gelsenkirchen (35 mins), Hannover (2:25), Hamburg (3:50 but most services require a change in Hannover or Dortmund), Hamm (1:10), Köln/Cologne (35 mins), Mainz (2:30), Minden (55 mins), Münster (1:15) & Osnabrück (1:50).
More Info: Dusseldorf Bus & Train Map


Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: AVIS +49 211 411056, Budget 421 71150, EUROPCAR 0180 58000, Hertz 411083 or 0180 5333535, National/ALAMO 421 7770 & eSixT +49 0180 5252525. Rental car desks are on the arrivals level immediately you exit customs/baggage reclaim.
Weblinks: Click here to book -----> Car Trawler Car Hire.

Car Parking: There are an enormous number of car parks at the airport. Car park 3 is right opposite the terminals: 15 mins free, 1 hour €2.50, 1 day €18.
Airport Hotels: □
Dusseldorf Airport Hotels. Click here to book!
The Arabella Sheraton is in the terminal building.

Baggage Storage:
The left luggage area is outside the terminal near the entrance to car park 3. Exit the terminal on the arrivals/lower level and cross the road, The office is in a separate building. For bags up to 30kg €2.50 per day, 30-60 kg €3 per day, over 60kg €5 per day. Bicycles €7 per day. Opening hours 0400-2400.
Notes: ATMs/Cash machines available throughout the airport, including the train station.
Airport Website:
 www.duesseldorf-international.de.

Airport Tel No:
+49 211 4210.
Updated Apr14 M Kraemer. Last Visit Mar06.
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Mönchengladbach - Düsseldorf Express (MGL):
Location:
6 km/4 Miles NE of Moenchengladbach, 20 km/13 Miles W of Dusseldorf.
By Taxi: To Mönchengladbach ~€25, Düsseldorf ~€30, Düsseldorf Airport ~€35, Aachen €80, Bochum ~€90, Dortmund ~€120, Duisburg ~€55, Essen ~€65, Köln/Cologne City ~€65, Köln/Cologne-Bonn Airport ~€88, Wuppertal ~€80 & Krefeld ~€22. Taxi Mönchengladbach Tel 0216-13 0 13.


By Limo:
Limos.com: Find limo service, click here. Click here to find a locally based limousine company.

By Bus: It seems a shuttle bus calls at the airport. Details to follow.
Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: AVIS 02161-18 10 25, EUROPCAR 02161-49 28 70 & Hertz 02161-40 70 28.
Weblinks: Click here to book -----> Car Trawler Car Hire.

Airport Website: www.mgl.de (German only).
Updated May07 ADV.
 
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Weeze/Niederrhein (NRN):
Location: 8 km/5 Miles WNW of Kevelaer, 9 km/6 Miles S of Goch, 5 km/3 Mils SW of Weeze, 48 km/30 Miles WNW of Oberhausen, 50 km/31 Miles ENE of Eindhoven & 61 km/38 Miles NW of Düsseldorf, very close to the Dutch Border.
By Taxi:
Taxi Cox +49 (0) 28 37/88 88, Taxi Hottgenroth +49 (0) 28 37-66 55 55, Taxi Vogt +49 (0) 28 32/21 21, Taxi Wolf +49 (0) 28 23/37 39 & Taxi Fenger.


By Limo:
Limos.com: Find limo service, click here. Click here to find a locally based limousine company.

By Bus:
General: Buses stop in fron of the terminal building, and run to Dusseldorf, Essen, Arnhem, Kevelaer, Cologne, Duisburg and others. See the airport website or www.taxi-hottgenroth.de for more details.
To Essen via Moers & Duisburg: Route: Airport - Moers (Hotel Van der Valk on Krefelder Strasse) - Duisburg (Outside main train station on Mercator Str) - Essen (Behind railway station & Freiheit Bus station).
Timings: Buses leave the airport Mon-Fri at 0920, 1230, 1330, 1615, 1745 (Mon, Wed & Fri only), 2200 (Mon, Wed & Fri only) & 2220 (Tue & Thur only). Saturdays at 0920, 1230, 1330, 1615 & 2040. Sundays at 1015, 1230, 1615, 1745 & 2200.
Buses leave Essen Mon-Fri at 0640, 0900, 1040, 1340, 1445 (Mon, Wed & Fri only) & 1900. Saturdays at 0640, 0900, 1040, 1340 & 1740. Sundays at 0640, 0900, 1340, 1445 & 1900.
Buses leave Duisburg Mon-Fri at 0700, 0920, 1100, 1400, 1505 (Mon, Wed & Fri only) & 1920. Saturdays at 0700, 0920, 1100, 1400 & 1800. Sundays at 0700, 0920, 1400, 1505 & 1920.
Buses leave Moers Mon-Fri at 0715, 0935, 1115, 1415, 1520 (Mon, Wed & Fri only) & 1935. Saturdays at 0715, 0935, 1115, 1415 & 1815. Sundays at 0715, 0935, 1415, 1520 & 1935.
Transfer Times: To Moers 35 mins. To Duisburg 50 mins. Cost: To Moers €8.50 per adult, €5 per child (2-6 years). To Duisburg €10 per adult, €6 per child (2-6 years). To Essen €12.50 per adult, €7 per child (2-6 years). Note: Reservations needed. Tel: +49 (0)28 37 66 55 55.
To Arnhem via Venray & Nimwegen: Route: Airport - Venray (train station) - Nimwegen/Nijmegen (outside Hotel Mercure) - Arnheim (Stadium Gelredome/McDonalds).
Timings: Buses leave the airport Mon-Fri at 0920, 1230, 1330, 1615, 1745 (Mon, Wed & Fri only), 2200 (Mon, Wed & Fri only) & 2220 (Tue & Thur only). Saturdays at 0920, 1230, 1330, 1615 & 2040. Sundays at 1015, 1230, 1615, 1745 & 2200.
Buses leave Arnheim Mon-Fri at 0640, 0900, 1040, 1340, 1445 (Mon, Wed & Fri only) & 1900. Saturdays at 0640, 0900, 1040, 1340 & 1740. Sundays at 0640, 0900, 1340, 1445 & 1900.
Buses leave Venray heading to the airport Mon-Fri at 0730, 1000, 1130, 1440, 1540 (Mon, Wed & Fri only) & 2000. Saturdays at 0730, 1000, 1130, 1440 & 1830. Sundays at 0730, 1000, 1440, 1540 & 2000.
Buses leave Nimwegen heading to the airport Mon-Fri at 0700, 0920, 1100, 1400, 1505 (Mon, Wed & Fri only) & 1920. Saturdays at 0700, 0920, 1100, 1400 & 1800. Sundays at 0700, 0920, 1400, 1505 & 1920.
Transfer Times: To Venray 30 mins. To Nimwegen 45 mins. To Arnheim 65-75 mins. Cost: To Venray €15 per person. To Nimwegen €15 per person. To Arnhem €15 per person. Note: Reservations needed. Tel: +49 (0)28 37 66 55 55.
To Dusseldorf & Cologne/Köln: Route: Airport - Dusseldorf (Main train station on Woringer Strasse. The bus stop has a sign saying Ryanair/Bohr Bus) - Cologne/Köln (main train station).
Timings: Buses leave the airport Mon-Fri at 0915, 1230, 1330, 1615, 1730 (Mon, Wed & Fri only) & 2215. Saturdays at 0915, 1230, 1330, 1615 & 2045. Sundays at 1000, 1230, 1615, 1730 & 2215. Buses leave Dusseldorf train station Mon-Fri at 0700, 0945, 1100, 1330, 1500 (Mon, Wed & Fri only) & 1945. Saturdays at 0700, 0945, 1100, 1330 & 1815. Sundays at 0745, 0945, 1330, 1500 & 1945. Buses leave Cologne/Koln train station Mon-Fri at 0600, 0845, 1000, 1230, 1400 (Mon, Wed & Fri only) & 1845. Saturdays at 0600, 0845, 1000, 1230 & 1715. Sundays at 0645, 0845, 1230, 1400 & 1845.
Transfer Times: To Dusseldorf 75 mins. To Cologne/Köln 2 hrs 15. Cost: To Dusseldorf €11 per adult, €6 per child (2-6 years). Day ticket valid 24 hrs €16. To Cologne/Köln €21 per adult, €10 per child (2-6 years). Day ticket valid 24 hrs €24. Contact: Tel: +49 (0) 65 43 50 19-0.
To Goch: Route: Airport - Goch (train station).
Timings: Buses leave the airport Mon-Sat at 0825, then every hour until 2325. Sundays every hour 1325-2325. Buses leave Goch train station daily every hour 0455-2055.
Transfer Times: To Goch 25 mins. Cost: To Goch €3.80. Contact: Tel: +49 (0) 65 43 50 19-0. Note: Reservations needed. Tel: +49 (0)18 01 04 75 74.
To Kevelaer: Route: Airport - Kevelaer (train station).
Timings: Buses leave the airport daily every hour 0530-2330. Buses leave Kevelaer train station daily every hour 0450-2250.
Transfer Times: To Kevelaer 20mins. Cost: To Goch €3.80, Child €2.50. Contact: Tel: +49 (0) 65 43 50 19-0. Note: Reservations needed. Tel: +49 (0)28 32 93 13 99.
To Weeze Town: Route: Airport - Weeze (train station).
Timings: Buses leave the airport Mon-Fri every hour 0655-1755, 1830, then every hour until 2230. Saturdays every hour 0730-2230. Sundays every hour 0930-2230. Buses leave Weeze Mon-Sat every hour 0720-2220. Sundays aevery hour 0920-2220.
Transfer Times: To Weeze 30 mins. Cost: To Weeze €2.10 per person. Note: Reservations needed. Tel: +49 (0)18 03 50 40 30.

By Shuttle Van:
Taxi-Shuttle to Venlo: There is a new taxi-shuttle to Venlo. Handy for traveling to the south of the Netherlands. Nijmegen (Hotel Mercure and at central train station) and Venlo are the most important destinations for the taxibus services to The Netherlands. See the airport website or www.taxi-hottgenroth.de for more details.

By Train: There are regular shuttle buses to the nearest train stations at Weeze, Kevelaer & Goch. Buses also run to the train stations at Dusseldorf, Essen, Cologne/Köln & Arnhem (Netherlands). These stations are further away, but are main stations and serve more destinations. For timings see the airport website.
Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: AVIS +49 (0) 28 37–66 55 10, EUROPCAR 66 81 68, Hertz 66 83 99 & eSixT 66 55 22.
Weblinks: Click here to book -----> Car Trawler Car Hire.

Car Parking: Spaces are available outside the terminal. Rates: P1 (Short Stay): €1.50 per hour €10 per day. Maximum charge €50. P2 (Long Stay): €1.50 per hour €6 per day. Maximum charge €30.
Airport Website:
www.airport-weeze.de
.
Notes:
This airport was formerly known as RAF Laarbruch & is now sometimes known as Dusseldorf Weeze airport.

Updated Sep09 Johan.
 
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