Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) - Transport

Dusseldorf International Airport (DUS) is located about 7 km from Dusseldorf city centre. To move quickly from Dusseldorf Airport to the city centre you have various transport options:


There are 2 railway stations at Dusseldorf Airport. They are receiving various trains per day, at one railway station many urban trains (S-Bahns) and at another railway station various intercity express trains (ICEs). Urban train station is located down of the Terminal C, where you can take the S11 to Bergisch Gladbach via Dusseldorf central railway station.

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There are many bus options at the arrivals area which will bring you to Dusseldorf city centre or to any other Dusseldorf city point:
- Bus 721 to/from Tannenhof/Gothaer Weg via Düsseldorf main railway station
- Bus 760 to/from Ratingen and Düsseldorf-Wittlaer-Bockum, Rosspfad
- Bus SB51 to/from Kaarst-Rathaus via Düsseldorf-Nordfriedhof, Meerbusch
- Bus 896 Düsseldorf-Flughafen Terminals A/B/C shuttle to Düsseldorf-Messe
There is also another bus station at the railway station of DUS Airport which offers the following bus offer:
- Bus 729 to/from Theodor-Heuss-Brücke (Düsseldorf-Golzheim)
- Bus 759 to/from Ratingen-Ost
- Bus 776 to/from Mercedesstrasse (Düsseldorf-Derendorf)
- Bus SB51 to/from Kaarst-Rathaus via Düsseldorf-Nordfriedhof, Meerbusch

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Car rental

Renting a car during your trip to Dusseldorf is always a great idea to discover all the hidden parts of the city and its sorroundings. Check our search engine to fins the option which fits your needs the best. At Dusseldorf Airport there are various Car rental companies: Avis, Buchbinder rent-a-car, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt.

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At the arrivals area and departures area of Dusseldorf Airport you will find all taxi ranks available to give you a ride to the city centre. The only requirement of these taxis is that the payment has to be done by card or on account. For ordering a taxi within Dusseldorf city you can contact the following companies: taxi dusseldorf - +49 (0) 21133333; Rhein taxi - +49 (0) 211212121; Dein Wunsch taxi - +49 (0) 2119991000. The aproximate prices of taxi rides from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) are:

- Dusseldorf Airport – Dusseldorf city – 30€
- Dusseldorf Airport – Messe Dusseldorf – 20€
- Dusseldorf Airport – Dusseldorf central station – 30€
- Dusseldorf Airport – Neuss city – 42€
- Dusseldorf Airport – Ratingen city – 24€
- Dusseldorf Airport – Duisburg city – 60€
- Dusseldorf Airport – Essen city – 72€
- Dusseldorf Airport – Messe Essen – 65€


The Metro service is called Dusseldorf Stadbahn. There are 11 lines within 161 stations. The central Metro station is 7 minutes from Dusseldorf Airport (via Regionalbahn train). Some lines work during the week and some others just during the weekends. The closest Metro station to DUS Airport is Dusseldorf Hauptbahnhof. From the airport to Hauptbahnhof by metro it takes 7 minutes, and once there you can buy the metro ticket which fits the best with your trip needs and also see all the metro connections.


This train connects Dusseldorf airport railway station with the Terminals, but also with certain points near the DUS Terminal such as some Long term Parking areas. It operates from 03:45 to 00:45 every 3 – 7 minutes between the Terminal and the SkyTrain station. The ride between Terminals takes a few minutes. If you need to take the SkyTrain you need to find the railway station at the Airport. SkyTrain accepts VRR and VRS tickets, special DB tickets like city plus, NRW, Schöne-Reise, Schöne-Fahrt and the Schöner-Tag ticket and Parking tickets of Parkvogel. If you don’t have any of these tickets then you have to buy one ticket for the short SkyTrain ride. It goes via Parking P4 and P5 to the Terminal (Terminal A/B and Terminal C) and back with the same route.

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