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Düsseldorf Airport (DUS)

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Düsseldorf Airport (DUS)
AddressFlughafenstrasse 120, Düsseldorf 40474, Germany
Telephone(0211) 4210
Websitewww.dus.com
Number of terminals1
Time zoneGMT Central European Time: GMT/UTC +1 (GMT/UTC +2 from March 30 to October 26, 2014)
MapDüsseldorf Airport
LocationDüsseldorf Airport is located 8 km (5 miles) north of Düsseldorf.
Airport codeDUS
Airport newsDüsseldorf Airport (the word "International" was dropped from the name in 2014) has invested in significant expansion projects in recent years, including a new security and passport control area, new baggage handling facilities, the enhancement of retail areas, and new parking facilities.
Transfer between terminalsThe Sky Train transports passengers from the railway station to the terminal via parking lots P4 and P5.
Driving directionsThe A44 autobahn runs east-west past Düsseldorf Airport. Follow the "Flughafen" sign at exit 31 to reach the airport. The A44 connects to the B1 (which leads south to central Düsseldorf), the A3 (which skirts the east of Düsseldorf), and the A52 (which leads north to Essen).
Car rentalCar rental companies represented at Düsseldorf Airport include Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty, and Sixt. Desks are located in the central arrival hall. Rental cars should be returned at the car rental center 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) regional services operate. Bus 760 runs regularly to Ratingen Ost, bus 721 runs to Tannenhof via Düsseldorf central station, and bus SB51 operates to Kaarst-Rathaus via Düsseldorf-Nordfriedhof. Several other regional services stop at a separate bus station near the railway station. The fare to the city center is €2.50.
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) 212 121; www.rheintaxi.de). All official taxis are cream-colored. Fares start at about €20 to the city center.
Rail: Regular trains link to various destinations each day from 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 cities in Germany. The travel time from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) is around 10 minutes and the single fare is €8. The automated Sky Train links the railway station and the terminal building in about 6 minutes.
Metro: The local S11 S-Bahn metro train runs directly into the airport complex and links to Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof in the city center for €2.50; the trip takes 30 minutes. Tickets can be bought from the machines on the platform.
Car parkingThere are several parking options available with direct access to the terminals. These are mostly short-term parking lots (lots P1, P2, P3, P7, and P8); long-term lots (P4, P5, and P22) are further from the terminals. Lots P4 and P5 are connected to the terminal via the Sky Train (travel time: 2 minutes). Additional long-term/economy facilities (lots P23, P24, P25, and P26) are also a short distance from the terminals. Other services include valet parking (tel: (0211) 421 6637), car washing, and Audi and VW repairs. 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: Full banking facilities are located in Arrivals. ATMs can be found throughout Düsseldorf International Airport and its railway station. There are two bureaux de change on the departures level and a further currency exchange kiosk on the arrivals level.
Communications: Paid Wi-Fi is available throughout the terminal building, and there are fixed Internet access desks at various locations. Public telephones can be found at numerous locations within the terminal and railway station.
Food: There are more than 40 bars, cafés, and restaurants at Düsseldorf International Airport, both before and after the security screening area. Options include a Japanese restaurant, ice cream parlor, and bistros serving pasta and salads.
Shopping: Boasting more than 70 shops, Düsseldorf Airport covers most retail needs, from gift shops, luggage retailers, and fashion boutiques to food shops and duty-free outlets. Shops are open from early morning until late at night, seven days a week.
Luggage: Porters are available (tel: (0211) 421 6637). Left-luggage and a lost and found service are available on the first floor of parking lot P3 (tel: (0211) 421 2515). A full list of airline contact numbers for lost luggage inquiries is available on the airport's website.
Other facilities: Other facilities at Düsseldorf Airport include a nondenominational prayer room, pharmacy, first aid service, and dentist. Baby-changing facilities are also available.
Conference and business facilitiesThe airport has extensive conference facilities located on the gallery level of the main terminal, but these are currently closed for renovation. When complete in 2014, the conference area will offer a range of rooms that can accommodate small groups, as well as a larger space for up to 300 delegates. Additionally, a multipurpose meeting and event center (tel: (0211) 421 71502) is situated at the airport's railway station. There are also a number of airline-affiliated business lounges in the departures area, as well as two lounges for paying guests at gates B and C. The on-site Sheraton Düsseldorf Airport Hotel (tel: (0211) 41730; www.sheratonduesseldorfairport.com) and Maritim Hotel Düsseldorf (tel: (0211) 52090; www.maritim.com) offer numerous meeting and conference rooms and business services.
Disabled facilitiesDüsseldorf Airport is fully accessible for disabled passengers, with elevators and ramps where needed and wheelchair-accessible toilets. The Sky Train is also accessible for wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are available on request; passengers with disabilities are required to inform their airline of their requirements in advance. Drivers displaying disability identification can park in the Terminal and Langzeit parking lots for free; these drivers are advised to use parking lots P1, P2, and P3. For more information on disabled parking, contact airport parking (tel: (0211) 421 6637).
Airport hotelsThere are two hotels at Düsseldorf Airport: Sheraton Düsseldorf Airport Hotel and Maritim Airport Hotel. The airport's proximity to the city center means other options are plentiful. There is an automated hotel information helpline (tel: (0211) 172 020) at the airport to assist visitors in finding accommodation.

Maritim Hotel Düsseldorf
Equipped with spa facilities including a large indoor pool, a choice of restaurants, and extensive event space, the 500-room Maritim Airport Hotel is linked to the terminal via a pedestrian walkway.
Maritim-Platz 1
Düsseldorf, Germany
Tel: (0211) 52090.
Web: www.maritim.com

Sheraton Düsseldorf Airport Hotel
The Sheraton Düsseldorf Airport Hotel is on the roof of the P3 parking structure at the airport. This conveniently located hotel offers a range of facilities, including a 24-hour gym, high-speed Internet access, and a business center.
Düsseldorf International Airport
Düsseldorf, Germany
Tel: (0211) 41730.
Web: www.sheratonduesseldorfairport.com

Holiday Inn Düsseldorf Airport
Holiday Inn Düsseldorf Airport is located 4 km (2.5 miles) from Düsseldorf Airport. A complimentary shuttle bus service runs to/from the terminal building, and hotel facilities include a swimming pool, garden areas and a "beach." For the hungry, there is an on-site pub and restaurant.
Broichhofstrasse 3
Ratingen, Germany
Tel: (0210) 24560.
Web: www.ichotelsgroup.com

Novotel Düsseldorf City West
Boasting indoor parking and leisure facilities such as a sauna and fitness center, the 4-star Novotel Düsseldorf City West is 6km (4 miles) from Düsseldorf Airport. Meeting space is available to business guests.
Niederkasseler Lohweg 179
Düsseldorf, Germany
Tel: (0211) 520 600.
Web: www.novotel.com

Lindner Hotel Airport
Also close to Düsseldorf Airport, the Lindner offers 203 rooms and suites complemented by conference facilities, a bistro restaurant, and fitness center with sauna. The hotel is adjacent to parkland, and a free airport shuttle is available.
Unterrather Straße 108
Düsseldorf, Germany
Tel: (0211) 95160.
Web: www.lindner.de
Full airport nameDüsseldorf Airport
CityDüsseldorf
State or provinceGermany
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