Flights from Cork to Dusseldorf

Flight information Cork to Dusseldorf

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Average flight time, total distance 1031 kilometres

3h 55min

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British Airways

Dusseldorf International and Weeze

2 airports

Flights from Cork to Dusseldorf

Information is correct as of June 2016

Airlines that fly from Cork to Dusseldorf

Aer Lingus fly direct from Cork to Dusseldorf, Germany.

Terminal Information – Departing

There is only one terminal at Cork Airport, which Aer Lingus fly from. The airport has been recently renovated, so it’s a smooth experience going from the drop off to the gate. You can dine prior to security in Cork’s Coffee Roasters, or the Cork Food Market. Alternatively, you can wait to get to the other side for the Lir Café. There is also a Spar and WHSmith before security for small snacks, magazines and cold drinks. The real shopping begins after security in The Loop Shopping Concourse. Tom Ford, Pandora, Jo Malone and Crème de la Mer all have stands in the duty free section, as well as a variety of alcohol and cigarette brands. There is one business lounge in Cork Airport named the Jack Lynch Executive Lounge – it costs €20 for 3 hours use. You can prebook the lounge, or buy access on the day.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Dusseldorf Airport is 10km away from Dusseldorf city centre. There is one main arrivals terminal, divided into separate piers. There’s a café and ATMs on arrival, as well as an information desk.

How to get to Dusseldorf

You can get to Dusseldorf City Centre from Dusseldorf Airport by using the train, taxi or bus. You’re able to grab a taxi outside any of the piers, and a cab to the city centre costs around €16- €18. A taxi to Essen costs €40. The bus station is right outside the arrivals hall, and the 721, 760, SB51, and 896 buses go from here. The 896 goes straight to the Trade Centre (Dusseldorf Messe) from the airport, and the 721 goes to Tannenhof via Dusseldorf’s main rail station – you can find all bus information from Dusseldorf Airport to Dusseldorf here.

Trains from Dusseldorf Airport

There are 2 airport train stations at Dusseldorf Airport: Dusseldorf Flughafen Station and Dusseldorf S Bahn Station. If you need to get to Dusseldorf City, the best option is to use the S Bahn – the station for the S Bahn is located underneath the arrivals terminal, at the end of the moving walk way – follow the aigns for the S Bahn when you arrive. The S11 that heads to Bergisch Gladbach goes through Dusseldorf’s Central train terminal, which is the best place to alight to get to the city. This ticket costs €2.50. Alternatively, intercity trains go from Dusseldorf Flughafen. There is a Skytrain that runs between the arrivals terminal and the station platform. This is a free Shuttle service at Dusseldorf Airport to get to the station. You can get to Frankfurt, Paris, Cologne, Berlin, Essen, Hannover, Dortmund or Hamm from Dusseldorf Airport – check out all the rail connections here.

Practical Information

Aer Lingus do request that you get to Cork Airport 2 hours and 30 minutes before any of their flights. Germany use the Euro, and you will not need a visa to enter the country as an Irish Citizen.

What to expect in Dusseldorf

Dusseldorf is the 6th best city in the world for expat living, and as a rule it’s slightly cheaper to live in than Cork too. Naturally, beer is cheaper (it’s about €3 for a good domestic beer here, as opposed to the €5 in Cork), and fresh groceries tend to be much cheaper too. The public transport and taxis in Dusseldorf are slightly more expensive, being an average of €2 per kilometer instead of €1.25 in Cork. Dusseldorf is right on the Rhine, making it a very picturesque little city. Here’s where to see the best of it!

Of course, you could explore the rest of Germany too. Oktoberfest, fairytale castles and the Hofbrauhaus lie beyond Dusseldorf.

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