Blue Hour, Rhine Tower, Dusseldorf, Germany

Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Dusseldorf (DUS)

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Visiting from Melbourne to Dusseldorf

Düsseldorf cityscape

Düsseldorf is a medieval city on the banks of the Rhine, packed with history, cutting-edge architecture and a booming arts scene. It's one of the wealthiest cities in Germany, so it's no surprise that luxury shopping is a favourite pastime. The King's Avenue is home to designer boutiques or head south for the big chain stores. Altstadt (Old Town) is known as "the longest bar in the world", with bars serving up beers and it comes alive at night. Be sure to visit the many museums, including the Schloss Benrath, Media Harbour, the Rhine Tower and take a cruise along the river. The city is becoming one of Germany’s most lively metropolises.

Flight information

Melbourne to Düsseldorf (MEL to DUS)

The approximate flight time from Melbourne to Düsseldorf is 26 hours and 40 minutes, including connection time.

When to visit

Düsseldorf has a temperate climate with warm summers and cold winters. The best time to visit is in summer (July and August) to enjoy alfresco dining and stroll along the Rhine Promenade. Temperatures in summer range around 25°C. Winter (December to February) is a magical time to visit to enjoy the Christmas markets and many museums. Temperatures range between 3°C and 5°C, so be sure to pack a jacket.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Düsseldorf Airport (DUS).Opens in a new tab or window It is the international airport of Düsseldorf, the capital of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is about 7 kilometres north of downtown Düsseldorf, in Germany. 

Arriving in Düsseldorf

When your flight arrives on Düsseldorf, you’ll be welcomed by the staff the airport to get your visit off to the right start. 

Getting into Düsseldorf from Düsseldorf Airport   

With a range of transport options available at Düsseldorf Airport, travelling into the city centre is easy. Choose from train, bus, taxi, coach, hotel shuttle, car rental, car sharing or Uber. Travelling by train is the fastest way to reach Düsseldorf from the airport. There are two railway stations at Dusseldorf Airport: Dusseldorf Airport Train Station and Dusseldorf Airport Terminal Station. Urban Frequent Trains (S-Bahns) stop at Dusseldorf Airport Terminal Station, while Intercity Express Trains (ICEs) stop at Dusseldorf Airport Train Station. By train from Dusseldorf Airport Terminal Station, take the S-Bahn S11 to the main train station in town, which takes about 7 minutes. If you are taking a train from Dusseldorf Airport Train Station, you need to take the SkyTrain. There are several bus routes to the city centre and other surrounding areas, that depart from the arrivals hall. Coaches and shuttle services also operate from the airport to your destination. Taxis are a convenient way to travel and available day and night on the arrivals level. Renting a car at Düsseldorf Airport is easy and convenient, all well-known car rental companies are represented at the airport. Or you may wish to make use of the car sharing vehicles through the share now app. 

Getting around Düsseldorf

Getting around in Düsseldorf is easy, with an efficient range transport options to suit your needs. The city has an extensive range of transport options including metro, bus, tram, train, Uber and bikes. Düsseldorf Old Town is reasonably compact and easy to cover on foot. The remainder of the city has an excellent network of trams, buses and U-Bahn trains. By train, it’s easy to find a station by looking for the giant signs besides the entries, most often a white U lit-up on a blue background. The U-Bahn will easily get you to the major destinations. Trams are streetcars run through the city centre and neighbouring districts. Prices are the same as on the bus and U-Bahn and you can transfer with ease between the three modes of transportation. Buses are available, though it's quicker to take a tram or U-Bahn. A popular way to take it all in is by bike. It's easy to hire a bike and cycling around the lanes of the Altstadt and along the Rhine is enjoyable. Taxis are available and you need to hail a taxi from a dedicated rank or book by phone. Alternatively, you can book an Uber. Central Düsseldorf is compact, so its' not necessary to hire a car. If you need wheels, you rent a car through a car-sharing service. 

Departure information

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Once you’ve got your tickets from Melbourne, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your flight.  

What is the main airport called? 

Melbourne Airport.Opens in a new tab or window Located 20 km (12.5 miles) from the city centre, Melbourne Domestic Airport (MEL), also known as Tullamarine Airport, is the main airport serving the state of Victoria. Qantas operates from two terminals in Melbourne T1 - domestic and T2 - international.

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* Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, PayID or Qantas issued UATP. For other payment options a percentage based fee applies, capped at a maximum per passenger of $22 for Domestic or $120 for International travel. Prices are not guaranteed until payment is made. Fares may not be available on all flights or days.  Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rates change. Passengers booking Premium Economy may be seated in Economy on connecting flights. Check the fare rules for more details before booking. Inclusions vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. QantasLink flights operated by Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd ABN 82 009 734 703, Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 77 001 599 024, and National Jet Systems Pty Ltd ABN 11 008 279 203. Licence No per state: QLD - 407, NSW - 2TA000237, VIC - 30362, SA - TTA155, WA - 9TA52.

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