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Düsseldorf Airport (DUS)

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Düsseldorf Airport (DUS)
AddressTerminalring 1, Düsseldorf 40474, Germany
Telephone0211 4210
Number of terminals1
Time zoneGMT +1 (Please note: daylight savings time may apply between certain dates - please check local sources)
LocationDüsseldorf Airport is located 8km (5 miles) north of Düsseldorf.
Airport codeDUS
Country dialling code49
Airport newsDüsseldorf Airport has invested in significant expansion of its capacity in recent years, including a new security and passport control area, new baggage handling facilities, the enhancement of retail areas, and new facilities. The construction of a business complex close to the airport site is expected to be completed by 2016.
Driving directionsThe A44 autobahn runs east-west past Düsseldorf Airport. Follow the sign 'Flughafen' at junction 31 to reach the airport. The A44 connects to the A52 north and the A3 north-south.
Car rentalCar hire companies represented at Düsseldorf Airport include: Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty and Sixt. Desks are located in the central Arrivals hall. Hire cars should be returned to the car hire centre next to Departures.
Public transport and taxisBus: the bus station is located in front of Arrivals, from which a good selection of VRR (tel: 0180 350 4034; www.vrr.de) regional services operate. Bus 760 runs regularly to Ratingen Ost, bus 721 runs to Tannenhof via Düsseldorf central station, and bus SB51 runs to Kaarst-Rathaus via D ü sseldorf-Nordfriedhof. Several other regional services call at a separate bus station near the railway station.
Taxi: taxis leave from in front of Arrivals. Official operators include Taxi-Düsseldorf (tel: 0211 33333; www.taxi-duesseldorf.com) and Rhein-Taxi (tel 0211 212121; www.rheintaxi.de). All taxis are cream-coloured. Fares start at around EUR 20 to the city centre.
Rail: more than 350 trains a day stop at Düsseldorf Airport’s railway station, Düsseldorf Flughafen. Deutsche Bahn (tel: 0180 599 6633; www.bahn.de) services include regional, express, intercity and high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains that connect the airport to a number of destinations in Germany. The journey time from Düsseldorf central station is around 10 minutes. The automated SkyTrain links the railway station and the terminal building in around six minutes.
Underground: the local S11 S-Bahn underground train runs directly into the airport complex.
Car parkingThere are several car parks available with direct access to the terminals. These are mostly short-term car parks (car parks P1, P2, P3 and P7), while the long-term car parks (P4 and P5) are further away from the terminals and are connected to the terminal via the SkyTrain (journey time: 2 minutes). Car park P7 has more than 3,000 spaces immediately outside of the terminal building. The first 15 minutes of parking in the underground P1 car park are free. Valet parking (tel: 0211 421 6637) is also available. For further parking information contact airport parking (tel: 0211 421 6637).
Information and help desksInformation desks can be found in Departures and Arrivals as well as at Düsseldorf Airport’s railway station. The main information desk is located next to baggage claim belt 6 in Arrivals. There is also an information telephone helpline (tel: 0211 4210).
Airport FacilitiesMoney and communications: two banks are located on the Departures level, and one on the Arrivals level. ATMs and public telephones can be found throughout the airport and at the Düsseldorf Airport Rail Station. Wireless internet access is available.
Eating and drinking: there are many bars, cafés and restaurants at the airport.
Shopping: there are plenty of shops at the airport - from gift shops and fashion stores to food shops and duty-free outlets. Shops are open from early morning until late at night, seven days a week.
porters are available (tel: 0211 421 6888/6637). Left-luggage and a lost and found service are available on the first floor of car park 3 (tel: 0211 421 2515).
Other facilities: the airport has first aid and baby change facilities, as well as a non-denominational prayer room. A pharmacy and a dental practice are located in the Airport Arcades.
Conference and business facilitiesThe Wöllhaf Conference Centre (tel: 0211 496 230; www.airport-konferenz.de/duesseldorf) is located on level 3 of the terminal. It has 24 conference rooms that can accommodate small groups and conferences of up to 300 delegates. The nearby Sheraton Düsseldorf Airport Hotel (tel: 0211 41730; www.sheratonduesseldorfairport.com) and Maritim Hotel Düsseldorf (tel: 0211 520 90; www.maritim.com) also offer numerous meeting and conference rooms. A large multi-purpose meeting and events facility (tel: 0211 421 71502) is also available at the airport's railway station. There are a number of airline-affiliated business lounges in the departures area, as well as two lounges for paying guests at gates B and C.
Disabled facilitiesDüsseldorf Airport is fully accessible for disabled passengers. Wheelchairs are available on request. Passengers with disabilities are requested to inform their airline in advance of their requirements. Drivers displaying disability ID can park in the ‘terminal’ and ‘langzeit’ car parks for free; for more information on disabled parking contact airport parking (tel: 0211 421 6637). The SkyTrain is wheelchair accessible.
Airport hotelsThere are two major hotels at Düsseldorf Airport directly linked to the terminal building; The Sheraton Düsseldorf Airport Hotel and the Maritim Airport Hotel. The airport's short distance from the city centre means other options are plentiful. The airport offers an automated hotel information helpline (tel: 0211 172 020). Our Düsseldorf Airport guide includes the following accommodation options:

Novotel Düsseldorf City West
The 4-star Novotel Düsseldorf City West is located 6km (4 miles) from Düsseldorf Airport and offers a complimentary shuttle service to and from the terminal building. The hotel has extensive meeting/conference facilities, as well as a sauna, fitness centre and covered parking.
Niederkasseler Lohweg 179
Düsseldorf 40547, Germany
Tel: 0211 520 600
Web: www.novotel.com

Holiday Inn Düsseldorf Airport
Holiday Inn Düsseldorf Airport is located 4km (2.5 miles) from Düsseldorf Airport and offers a complimentary shuttle bus service to and from the terminal building. Hotel facilities include a swimming pool, terraced and garden areas, and a 'beach'. There is also a pub and restaurant on site.
Broichhofstrasse 3
Ratingen 40880, Germany
Tel: 0210 24560
Web: www.ichotelsgroup.com

Sheraton Düsseldorf Airport Hotel
The Sheraton Düsseldorf Airport Hotel is located on the roof of multi-storey car park 3 at Düsseldorf Airport. The hotel offers a range of facilities including a 24-hour gym, high-speed internet access and a business centre.
Düsseldorf Airport
Düsseldorf 40474, Germany
Tel: 0211 41730
Web: www.starwoodhotels.com

Maritim Hotel Düsseldorf
Maritim Airport Hotel is linked to the terminal at Düsseldorf Airport by a pedestrian walkway. The 500-room hotel has spa facilities, a choice of restaurants and extensive event space for up to 5,000 people.
Maritim-Platz 1
Düsseldorf 40474, Germany
Tel: 0211 52090
Web: www.maritim.com
Full airport nameDüsseldorf Airport
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