Cheap flights to Dusseldorf
One of Germany’s wealthiest cities, Dusseldorf offers an enticing mix of contemporary culture, old world charm and cutting-edge modern architecture.
When to book flights to Dusseldorf
As it’s located in the west of Germany Dusseldorf has a slightly milder climate than other parts of the country. If you’re looking for cheap flights to Dusseldorf, the most affordable time to travel is during the winter months. Cold, but not freezing, winters in Dusseldorf are generally grey and rainy. However if you’re interested in the city’s indoor attractions, this can be a good time to secure a great deal on your trip.
If you’re planning a bargain break to Germany but want to avoid the winter weather, cheap flights to Dusseldorf are generally readily available in the spring and autumn months. Although the weather can be changeable during these shoulder seasons, sunny spells are common so you should have plenty of opportunities to get out and about.
Flights are generally more expensive during the summer months when temperatures are warm and skies clear. Regular outdoor events take place throughout July and August, ensuring there’s plenty to keep you busy during your stay in the city.
How to find cheap flights to Dusseldorf
The best way to find cheap flights to Dusseldorf is to book your trip in advance. You can find the flights that suit you perfectly by using the ‘Advanced options’ to refine your search by class and airline. You can also use this section to select only direct or refundable flights.
Once you’re through to the results, try clicking the ‘Show flexible dates’ link at the top of the page. This will show you prices for departures either side of your selected dates, giving you the chance to save money by moving your trip forwards or back by a day or two.
You can further refine your results using the filters on the left of the page. These allow you to sort flights by airline, number of stops and departure time. You can also use the drop down menu at the top of the page to arrange your results by price or duration.
UK departures to Dusseldorf
The third largest air hub in Germany, Dusseldorf Airport is located just over four miles from the centre of the city. One of the main airlines serving the terminal is Eurowings which uses Dusseldorf as one of its primary bases. As well as a good choice of short haul, European destinations, the airport also operates services to China, North Africa, the US and the Middle East.
Two train stations serve the airport. One connects the terminal with regional rail services while the other links Dusseldorf to Germany’s national network. As well as these two rail services, the airport has its own S-Bahn station while taxis and hire cars are also available at the terminal.
Which airlines fly to Dusseldorf?
A choice of airlines flies to Dusseldorf from UK airports.
- British Airways
How to get around Dusseldorf
Dusseldorf has an extensive and efficient public transport network. Local trains connect the city centre with nearby suburbs while the city’s modern metro network whisks passengers to their destinations in moments. Buses and taxis are also available throughout Dusseldorf.
If you’re staying close to the old town, or Altstadt, you’ll find that most attractions are easy to reach on foot. Dusseldorf is a very walkable city, so why not strap on a good pair of shoes and get out and explore?
Must-see attractions in Dusseldorf
Like many German cities, the most visitor-friendly part of Dusseldorf is the Altstadt. Home to the world’s longest bar, as well as a great choice of shops, restaurants and pubs, it’s a great place to base yourself during your stay in the city. Make sure you visit the Marktplatz, one of the most beautiful and historic parts of Dusseldorf.
From the Altstadt it’s just a short walk to the banks of the Rhine. Bike paths, seating areas and small parks can be found along the length of the river, making it the perfect place to relax on a sunny afternoon.
Tips for travelling in Dusseldorf
Buy a Dusseldorf Card for your stay and you’ll be able to enjoy free travel on public transport and up to half price entry into many of the city’s attractions.