Düsseldorf Airport, formerly Düsseldorf International Airport, is a public airport serving Düsseldorf, the capital of the German state North Rhine-Westphalia. It is located about 7 kilometres north of downtown Düsseldorf. Düsseldorf Airport is the largest airport in the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region, and the third largest airport in Germany. It serves as a hub for Eurowings, Germanwings, and Air Berlin, as well as a focus city for Condor, Germania, SunExpress Deutschland, and TUlfly.
What to see & do
Königsallee - Königsallee, also simply called Kö, is an urban boulevard with a landscaped canal running along its centre. Königsallee literally means King's Avenue and is lined with fashion showrooms, luxury retail stores, small boutiques, shopping malls, and street cafes.
Hotel Nikko Düsseldorf - Hotel Nikko Düsseldorf, or Hoteru Nikkō Dyusserudorufu, is a hotel with significance to the Japanese community in Germany. It was built in conjunction with the German-Japanese Centre in Stadtmitte. With 386 rooms, it is the largest hotel at the centre of Düsseldorf and houses spa and conference facilities.
Capitol Theatre, Düsseldorf - The Capitol Theatre is the largest theatre in the city. The building is over 100 years old and is a former Straßenbahn depot of the Rheinbahn. In early 1990, it was converted into the Capitol Theatre. In 1996, it was inaugurated with a performance of the famous musical Grease.
Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen - The Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen is an art museum that houses the collections of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is spread over three separate buildings; the K20 at Grabbeplatz, the K21 in the Ständehaus and the Schmela Haus. It houses works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Piet Mondrian, and paul Klee, as well as a collection of post-war American artworks.
Düsseldorf-Kaiserswerth - Kaiserswerth is located next to the river Rhine in the northern part of the city. It is one of the oldest parts of Düsseldorf and houses the Deaconess's Institute of Kaiserswerth.
Hetjens Museum - The Hetjens Museum houses 8,000 years’ worth of ceramic art from around the world. It also includes the Filmmuseum, which is dedicated to technology and history of film-making.
Elvis Presley Exhibition - Three local collectors of items relating to the King of Rock and Roll opened up the Elvis Presley Exhibition. Objects include the guitar he used while in Germany and thousands of other items relating to Elvis Presley, including even his alarm clock.
How to get around within Dusseldorf
The city centre is not very large and most of the attractions are a fair walking distance from one another, although this is time-consuming. Local transportation in Düsseldorf includes the bus, tramway, subway, and suburban railway network called S-Bahn. Most of the city is covered by these public transit lines. The tickets can be purchased from vending machines on the tram or subway stops. There are several types of tickets available, but three of the most useful ones are the short-trip ticket that is valid for 30 minutes, the A-Class ticket that is valid for 90 minutes, and a Day Ticket that is valid until 2AM the following day.
How to get there
There are flights to Düsseldorf Airport from several international cities, including: Abu Dhabi, Alicante, Barcelona, Athens, Dublin, Moscow, Venice, Naples, Rome, Barbados, Beijing, London, Vienna, Antalya, Berlin, Nice, Zurich, Luxembourg, Nantes, Madrid, Amsterdam, Istanbul, Ankara, and Malta.