+++ Information for rail travelers: Changes 12.-28.04.2024 +++

Due to construction work, rail travel will bei affected. Please check your train connections in advance.

Two rail stations

More than 350 trains from S-Bahns (urban trains) to ICEs (Intercity Express trains), stop at Düsseldorf Flughafen (Airport) train station every day, which is located on the east side of the airport grounds. The SkyTrain, a fully automatic cabin railway, will take you straight into the terminal from the station building. Only the S-Bahn S11 stops at the Düsseldorf Airport Terminal station in the basement of the terminal building. The S11 runs from Bergisch Gladbach via Düsseldorf central station to the airport.


The SkyTrain takes you within seven Minutes from the train station to the terminal bulding.

Train station Düsseldorf Flughafen - Car Park P4/P5 - Terminal A/B - Terminal C

SkyTrain service daily
from 3:45 a.m. to 0:45 a.m., every 5  to 7 minutes, depending on the number of passengers.

No service
from 0:45 a.m. to 3:45 a.m.


Bus shuttle

On busy days only

During the high season, on busy days you can check in at Düsseldorf Airport for early flights from 3:00 a.m. Since the SkyTrain starts its service at 3:45 a.m., shuttle buses will run from 2:15 to 3:30 a.m. on these days (see table).
Bus shuttles from 2:15 a.m.
May 09./10.05.2024
May-October 11.05.-20.05.2024
on Saturdays and Sundays
Bus shuttles from 2:15 a.m.
Bus shuttles from 2:15 a.m.
on Saturdays and Sundays

Bus connections

Bus station in front of the main Arrivals hall
Scheduled buses: 

  • 721 to/from Tannenhof/Gothaer Weg via Düsseldorf main railway station
  • 760 to/from Ratingen and Düsseldorf-Wittlaer-Bockum, Rosspfad
  • SB51 to/from Kaarst-Rathaus via Nordfriedhof und Meerbusch
  • 896 to/from trade fare centre Düsseldorf (only during fairs)

Special buses drive to events at the trade fair centres in Düsseldorf and Essen.

Bus station at the railway station Düsseldorf Flughafen 
Scheduled buses:

  • 729 to/from Theodor-Heuss-Brücke (Düsseldorf-Golzheim)
  • 759 to/from Ratingen-Ost
  • 776 to/from Mercedesstraße (Düsseldorf-Derendorf)
  • SB51 to/from Kaarst-Rathaus via Nordfriedhof, Meerbusch
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