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How to get from Düsseldorf Weeze Airport to Düsseldorf City Centre

Düsseldorf is Germany’s art and fashion hub and one of the country’s leading university towns. Packed with trendy boutiques, green parks, and stunning historical architecture, the city has it all. 

The glorious town serves two airports; Düsseldorf International Airport, the main airport, and Weeze International Airport (NRN), a small airport that caters to low-cost airlines. If landing at NRN, you have two transportation options to get to Düsseldorf’s main city centre; you can take a taxi or a train. Taking a Weeze airport taxi or private transfer is the most comfortable and accessible travel option. Taxis are available 24/7 and take 1 hour to reach Düsseldorf city centre. Alternatively, travellers on a budget can take a bus from the airport to the closest train station, where they can hop on a train to Düsseldorf’s central train station, for a total travel time of 1 hour 30 minutes.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €140 60min 24/7
Train €18 90min 05:15–22:25

How to get from Düsseldorf Weeze airport to city centre by taxi

Choosing to take a Düsseldorf Weeze taxi or private transfer is a great way to travel, especially after a long flight and if travelling with children. Not only are taxis available 24/7 and provide reliable door-to-door services, but they are also fast, taking only 1 hour to reach your Düsseldorf hotel.

Taxi fare from Weeze airport to Düsseldorf city centre

Taxis in Düsseldorf use a taximeter to calculate their fares; the one-hour journey from Weeze airport to Düsseldorf city centre should cost around €140, traffic dependant. Please note that there are no price differences for day, night and weekend trips.

Cost

€140

Trip Duration

1 hour

*Prices may vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 at Weeze International Airport.

Where do I get a taxi from?

You can find the Weeze taxi ranks outside the airport’s arrivals hall.

Convenience

Arriving in a new city and finding your way around the public transportation system can be stressful, especially if you are travelling with luggage and/or late at night. For this reason, it is recommended to take a taxi from Weeze airport to Downtown Düsseldorf. Taxis are the easiest and most convenient transportation option, providing safe, dependable door-to-door services in the comfort of a private vehicle.

Editor’s Note

Ensure that the taximeter has been turned on a reset before starting your journey towards Düsseldorf.

Useful Tips

It is customary to leave a small tip in Düsseldorf; usually, travellers leave a €2 tip or 10% of the total fare.
There are no price differences for day, night and weekend taxi trips in Germany.
Most Weeze taxi companies should accept credit card payments, although it is always best to ask before starting your journey.

How to get from Düsseldorf Weeze airport to city centre by train

A great cost-savvy travel alternative is to take Düsseldorf’s public transportation. A direct train travels frequently between Kevelaer train station and Düsseldorf’s central train station, taking 1 hour. Moreover, you can easily reach the train station on the Weeze airport bus No. 73, which takes 30 minutes.

How much is a train ticket from Weeze airport to Düsseldorf city centre?

A one-way train ticket from Düsseldorf Weeze airport to the city centre costs €9. You can purchase your tickets online or directly at the train station’s ticket vending machines.

Cost

€9

Trip Duration

1 H 30 Min.

There is a 30 minute waiting time for the train.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The train is available daily from 05:15 to 22:25.

Where do I get the train from?

Unfortunately, the train station is not at Weeze International Airport. You will have to take the airport’s shuttle bus No. 73 which can be found outside Terminal 1. The bus will take you to Bahnhof, Kevelaer train station, where you will find the train to Düsseldorf.

Convenience

Taking the train from Weeze airport to Düsseldorf is a great option for those on a budget. Although, if you are travelling late at night, with children or heavy luggage, it can be challenging as you first need to get the airport bus to the train station.

Editor’s Note

Be aware that the trains will be suspended due to renovations from the 25th of June 2022 to the 7th of August 2022. During this period, buses will take over the train route, also departing from Kevelaer train station.

Useful Tips

Discounted tickets are available for BhanCard holders, children, students and senior citizens.
Be aware that there is no train station at Weeze airport; you must take a bus to the train station beforehand, which takes 30 minutes.

Welcome Pickups transfer

Welcome Pickups

Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Düsseldorf. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Prices

DAYTIME
€145.0
NIGHTTIME
€174.0
Same price as a regular taxi from the line

PRICES FOR

Sedan Car

4 pax, 4 pieces of luggage

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Frequently asked questions

What's the distance from Weeze airport to Düsseldorf city centre?

Düsseldorf city centre is located 85.8 km away from Weeze International Airport. It takes around 1 hour to reach by taxi or by car.

What's the cost of a taxi from Weeze airport to Düsseldorf?

The one-hour journey from Weeze airport to Downtown Düsseldorf costs around €140, traffic dependant. However, as local taxis don’t often offer set-fares, if you wish to travel at a fixed rate, with a local English-speaking driver it is recommended to pre-book your Düsseldorf private transfer with Welcome Pickups.

Is there a direct bus from Weeze airport to Düsseldorf?

All direct buses from Weeze airport to Düsseldorf have been suspended. Your alternative public transport option is to take a bus to Kevelaer train station, where you can get a train to Düsseldorf’s central train station, all in 1 hour 30 minutes.

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