Düsseldorf International is the third largest and third busiest airport in Germany. The airport is just 7km from Düsseldorf and 20 kilometres from Essen. There are three terminals with modern facilities and an excellent choice of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. Public transport into the city is first-class. Düsseldorf makes an interesting short break destination. The city has fine dining, good shopping, lively bars and a busy cultural scene.
Düsseldorf International is surprisingly well served from the UK in terms of airlines, with a good choice of flights from London, the Midlands and the North. Reliable scheduled flights can be found with British Airways and Lufthansa. Jet2.com is often the cheapest option. 2012 saw Jet2.com operating flights from Leeds Bradford. EasyJet fly from London Gatwick. Well-priced flights from regional airports are also available from flybe, TUIfly and Air Berlin.
Flughafenstraße 120 D - 40474 Düsseldorf
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Düsseldorf Airport Station is part of the city S-Bahn train system. Line S11 runs into the city centre.
The state-of-the-art SkyTrain monorail connects the terminals with the long-distance railway station, where there are onward train connections to stations in the region and inter-city trains to destinations throughout Germany.
The bus station is in front of central Arrivals. Bus 760 runs regularly to Ratingen Ost. Bus 721 runs to Tannenhof via Düsseldorf central station. Bus SB51 runs to Kaarst-Rathaus via Düsseldorf-Nordfriedhof.
A taxi into the centre of Düsseldorf will cost about €20. Essen €50
A surprisingly wide choice of airlines offers a good choice of routes from the UK You should find reasonably priced flights from the following airports:
Affordable indirect flights are available from other regional airports with flybe, TUIfly, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Swiss Air and British Airways.