Car Hire at Dusseldorf international Airport
Dusseldorf is both a business and cultural hub on the Rhine in Germany. This city is in the west of Germany, closeby to Dortmund and Cologne. The airport services many smaller settlements in the Rhine region as well as Dusseldorf.
This information is correct as of September 2015
Where to hire a car at Dusseldorf international Airport
There are 7 different car hire offices in Dusseldorf International Airport. You can choose from Avis, Dollar, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, or Sixt when renting a car. All offices are found in the arrivals area of the Terminal.
Petrol stations close at Dusseldorf international Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
Dusseldorf Airport is surrounded by a handful of petrol stations due to it’s proximity to the city. There are 2 Shell stations outside of the airport, one on Flughafenstraße 108, and one on Kieshecker Weg 256. There are also a few more petrol stations on the way into the city of Dusseldorf, south of the airport.
Driving around at Dusseldorf international Airport
Dusseldorf Airport is just north of the city. It’s easy to drive around, however the roads can get busy during peak hours, especially on Monday mornings and on Friday evenings.
Popular destinations to drive to from Dusseldorf international Airport
Dusseldorf is a historic city divided by the Rhine River and it’s known for its Old Town, it’s contemporary art scene and high-end shopping malls. The airport services the city of Dusseldorf, carrying many of the business passengers flying in and out of the city every day.
On street parking is charged during the hours of 8 – 6, Monday to Friday. Check out whether your hotel has parking facilities before using one of the expensive multi level car parks in the city too.
It only takes around 15 minutes to reach Dusseldorf from the airport. When you exit the airport continue on the A44 for 1 km, and then take exit 30 from the A44. After 1 1km, get onto the B8 then continue on the B8 and take the exit to Fritz Roeber Strasse. Continue on this road until you reach the city centre.
The inner harbour of Duisburg is the world’s largest inland port, which explains why it’s such a centre for commerce, despite being outside of Dusseldorf. Parking is typically affordable here, however on street parking is not always available.
It is a 30 minute journey in the car to reach Duisburg. Continue onto the A44 when you leave the airport and continue for 1 km, then take the B8 onto the A5. After 20 km take the exit for the centre of Duisburg from the A59.
Neuss is the largest city in the Rhein-Kreis Neuss Region of Germany, and it’s well known for it’s historic Roman sites. It’s always been in a practical location for business and trade, and that hasn’t changed today.
Parking in Neuss is easy to find, and typically cheap. However, many of the larger hotels carry their own parking facilities.
Continue onto the A44 when you leave Dusseldorf airport. Take the exit for the B8 and B7 onto Kevelaerer Strasse, then take the exit in 10 km. After 4km, continue onto Dusseldorfer Strasse to Salzstrasse in Neuss.