Cheap flights to Dusseldorf
Dusseldorf is a city that is both on the cutting edge and firmly rooted in its past. Its Old Town, rebuilt after World War II, is one of the best preserved in Europe. Along the banks of the Rhine, meanwhile, you while find some of the most daring examples of contemporary architecture. The capital of North Rhine-Westphalia, Dusseldorf is served by Dusseldorf International Airport (DUS), one of Germany's biggest and most important airports. Skyscanner's monthly search tool is a useful way of finding the cheapest time to fly to this vibrant German city.
Best time to book a flight to Dusseldorf
There's not really any bad time to visit Dusseldorf. Summers, of course, are warm and the best time to enjoy a beer outside, although tourist crowds will also be heavy then. If arriving during the summer, book your hotel and flight well in advance. Spring and fall may not be as warm, but they are still quite pleasant and you won't have to wait in line for long at the city's top attractions. Dusseldorf, like most German cities, puts on a Christmas Market in the winter, making even the low season worthy of a visit. Also, Dusseldorf is particularly famous for its Carnival celebrations, when hotels are often booked up. If you are looking for the cheapest time to fly, sign up for Price Alerts to get notified of any price drops.
Airlines that fly Dusseldorf
Dusseldorf International is a major airport with connections to Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the US. The following airlines serve the airport:
- Aegean Airlines
- Aer Lingus
- Air Berlin
- Air China
- Air France
- All Nippon Airways
- Austrian Airlines
- British Airways
- Cathay Pacific
- Delta Air Lines
- Etihad Airways
- LOT Polish Airlines
- Norwegian Air Shuttle
- Royal Air Maroc
- Scandinavian Airlines
- Singapore Airlines
- Swiss International Air Lines
- TAP Portugal
- Turkish Airlines
- WOW air
What to expect when arriving at the airport
Dusseldorf International is located just 15 km from the city centre and is served by its own S-Bahn (suburban train) station below Terminal C. The trains there will take you to the city centre quickly and cheaply. The airport is served by a second train station that has long-distance trains to other German cities. This long-distance train station is connected to the terminal by the airport's monorail system, the SkyTrain. Taxis are also available and drivers here are generally trustworthy about prices. You can also rent a car, which may be convenient if you plan on travelling outside of the city.
Dusseldorf International Airport is a world-class facility with plenty of amenities. The airport offers more than 60 boutique stores, plenty of restaurants, bars, and cafes, six lounges, and more than 40 travel agencies. The airport also has an open-air terrace on top of Pier B where you can watch planes land and takeoff. The terrace has even been used as an outdoor cinema in the summer months. Free WiFi is also available throughout the airport as are ATMs and currency exchanges.
What to see and do in Dusseldorf
Dusseldorf's Old Town was almost completely destroyed during World War II and has been painstakingly rebuilt since then. This neighbourhood offers brewing houses, cafes, bars, shopping, and restaurants, and is a pleasant area to walk around. If you want to see some of the most striking contemporary architecture in Germany, head to Media Harbor where many of today's biggest architects have left their mark. Dusseldorf is also close to many other cities in Germany with their own unique attractions, including neighbouring Cologne with its landmark cathedral and Bonn, the former capital of West Germany. You can book a hotel in any of these places by using Skyscanner.
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