Home to historic architecture, modern art, and endless altbier in ‘the longest bar in the world’, Dusseldorf packs a lot in.
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Food lovers will relish browsing the stalls of its street markets, while aesthetes will appreciate the Art Nouveau architecture of Oberkassel and the modern masterpieces of the Kunstsammlung gallery.
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Fashion and finance capital Dusseldorf is Germany’s stylish trade show centre. Owing most of its cultured reputation to its school of fine arts, the galleries in the Altstadt and pioneering electronic music scene add eclectic touches to the mix. Dusseldorf hosts the Rhenish Carnival every year too, staying true to its historic roots, and in November and December you can visit one of the largest Christmas markets in Germany. Whether it's business or leisure that brings you to town, take a direct flight from London City Airport to Dusseldorf, and it's possible to leave Central London at lunchtime and check into your hotel in Dusseldorf before dinner.
Flying from London City Airport to Dusseldorf: Q&A
Getting to Dusseldorf is easy, but you'll still need to do some planning. To help you out, here are some of our answers to the most common questions about flights from London City Airport to Dusseldorf.
How long is the flight from London to Dusseldorf?
It takes around 1 hour and 15 minutes, or a little less, to fly from London City Airport to Dusseldorf. Once you arrive, you can catch the SkyTrain, the S-Bahn train from under Terminal 3, or the 721 bus to the city, which is just four miles (7km) away. Remember to set your watch ‒ Germany is one hour ahead of UK time.
How many flights a week are there from London City Airport to Dusseldorf?
There are six flights to Dusseldorf from London City Airport each day Monday–Friday, one on Saturdays and two on Sundays. Check the LCY–Dusseldorf timetable or use our booking portal to see which times suit you best. If you're visiting the city for a trade show, the early-morning flights every weekday will get you there before lunch.
What airlines fly most frequently between London City Airport and Dusseldorf?
If you take a direct flight to Dusseldorf from London City Airport, you will usually fly with either British Airways or Flybe. This means business class tickets are also available for many flights. Other European operators fly to Dusseldorf; however, they do include short stopovers in their hub airports on the LCY–Dusseldorf route.
Practical information about flying from London to Dusseldorf
To enter Dusseldorf from London City Airport, you’ll need a valid passport. You will also need to put any liquids into your hold luggage, or make sure they're in clear 100ml plastic bottles if you want to take them onboard as hand luggage. Public transport in Dusseldorf is fast, affordable and reliable, so you’ll find it easy to get around when you arrive.
What to expect in Dusseldorf
Dusseldorf buzzes with art, culture and nightlife. Modern architecture sits alongside a lively old town, with more than 260 pubs and bars crammed into the Altstadt alone. Dusseldorf's financial district is famously one of the largest in Germany, with plenty of places nearby to unwind after a hard day’s work too. Dine, shop, take in the sights of the Rhine and sip a local beer. Before you leave, make sure you see Dusseldorf from above at the Rhine Tower’s revolving restaurant. Take a look at our guide to Dusseldorf to find out more about this surprising city.