Manchester to Düsseldorf

Standing elegantly alongside the Rhine, regeneration has made Düsseldorf a top city break destination. Famous for shopping, nightlife and an arts scene to rival many other culture-rich destinations, Düsseldorf is modern, wealthy and vibrant. Whether your flight from Manchester to Düsseldorf is for business or leisure, this cosmopolitan city has so much to offer.

For the latest information on our flight schedules from Manchester (MAN) to Düsseldorf (DUS), take a look at our Flybe timetable page for this route, and for the return journey, take a look at the Düsseldorf to Manchester page.

The sections below offer tips and guidance about your trip, covering everything you need to know. In a hurry? Then use the list below to fast-forward to the information you need.

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Getting to Manchester Airport

Getting to Manchester Airport for your flight to Düsseldorf is easy, as the airport is well situated with outstanding public transport connections and ample parking. You'll find full details over on our Getting to Manchester Airport page.

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Manchester Airport Departures

At a glance:

  • Short stay and long stay car parking
    Book in advance via Flybe.com or book now
  • Public transport
    Bus, train, coach and tram links to the airport station
  • 1 hour of free WiFi throughout
  • Bookable Fast Track Security
  • Bookable Escape Lounge
  • Cafés and restaurants
  • Shopping including Duty Free

For more detailed information, visit our dedicated Manchester Airport information page.

Check-in and bag drop at Manchester Airport

We recommend you check-in online before you leave home for your flight to Dusseldorf wherever possible. However, if this is not possible, you can check-in and collect your boarding pass at Manchester Airport free of charge. Read more about the check-in options available by airport.

Terminal 3 - Facilities before Security

  • Newsagents
  • Cafés

Terminal 3 -Facilities after Security

  • Cafés and restaurants
  • Escape Lounge

Retailers:

  • Duty Free
  • Fashion and accessories
  • Audio, electrical and music
  • Health and beauty
  • Newsagents

Düsseldorf Airport Arrivals (DUS)

At a glance:

  • 5 miles from city centre
    15 minutes’ drive to city centre in normal traffic
  • Public transport
    The bus station is located in front of the main Arrivals hall.
    The airport has two train stations – one for local S-Bahn services including trains into central Dusseldorf, and another for high-speed intercity services.
  • Taxi stand
  • Car hire
    Book now through our preferred partners Avis or Budget
  • Free WiFi for up to 30 minutes
  • Cafés and restaurants
    In Arrivals area
  • ATM and bureau de change
    In Arrivals area
  • Shopping in Arrivals
    Supermarket, florist.

To find out more, visit our dedicated flights to Düsseldorf page and browse other available routes.

Visiting Düsseldorf

Like the Rhine itself, culture and arts flow through the city of Dusseldorf, and while it's a cosmopolitan city where business and industry thrives it has still retained all of its historic character and charm. Visiting Dusseldorf is a delight whether you're enjoying a leisurely break, or making a flying visit on a business trip. Here are our tips on getting the very most out of your flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf.

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Hotels in Düsseldorf

Flybe works in partnership with Booking.com to make it even easier to help you find the perfect hotel in Düsseldorf. From those on a budget, to business travellers, and the most demanding luxury-lovers, Düsseldorf has accommodation to suit everyone.

Things to see in Düsseldorf

Sleek modernity sits hand-in-hand with ancient German tradition in this fascinating city. If you’re travelling on business to Düsseldorf, schedule in some downtime so you can check out the avant-garde architecture of MedienHafen or the range of beers in the old town, Altstadt.

Flybe recommends…

Altstadt
Altstadt – the old town – is home to hundreds of pubs and bars, but also happens to be the cultural beating heart of the city. Many of the most notable galleries, theatres and arts venues are located here in this wondrous square kilometre of hustle and bustle.

MedienHafen
Architects of international acclaim were let loose on Düsseldorf’s harbour and collectively made a spectacular impact on the city’s skyline. Trendy bars and restaurants cater to a fashionable crowd by night.

Königsallee
Wander down one of Europe’s chicest and most beautiful shopping boulevards. Affectionately called the ‘Kö’ by the locals, flagship stores, small boutiques and impressive malls all invite a leisurely stroll and a wallet-workout.

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Bars and restaurants in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf boasts down-to-earth pubs and cosy eateries, gourmet bistros and Michelin starred-restaurants, some of which are ranked among the very best in Germany.

Flybe recommends...

'The longest bar in the world'
The Altstadt, which has the above affectionate nickname, is home to 260 pubs and bars including local breweries, traditional beer houses, lounges and cocktail bars, all jostling for your taste buds’ attention. Be sure to sample the famous Alt beer.

Münstermann Kontor
Proudly serving locally sourced fare in this legendary deli and vibrant bistro. Book in advance if you can – a table with views of the stylish Hohe Strasse adds to the experience.

Café Hüftgold
In the trendy, bohemian district of Flingern lies Café Hüftgold, a wonderland of coffee, sandwiches, cakes, tortes and other decadent baked deliciousness.

Getting more from your trip to Düsseldorf

Whether you’re there for business or leisure, you’ll be surprised at just how much Düsseldorf has to offer. From window-shopping on the Ko, to strolling down Dusseldorf's narrow streets, or simply grabbing a take-away coffee and sitting on the steps of the Burgplatz to watch the boats cruise down the Rhine, even just a spare hour in Dusseldorf can be filled in a myriad of memorable ways.

If you have plenty of free time after taking your flight to Dusseldorf, exploring the gorgeous Rhine Valley is the perfect way to spend it. Below are our top tips on how to make the most of any Dusseldorf trip.

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Shopping in Düsseldorf

  • Art and antique lovers should head to the jewellers, antique shops, galleries and art dealers of the historical Carlstadt area, just off Altstadt.
  • Düsseldorf’s sizeable Japanese population have adopted an area of the city - Little Tokyo. Find books, kimonos and vases, plus some incredible authentic eateries.
  • If you’re in Düsseldorf from mid November, Altstadt plays host to one of Germany’s most beautiful Christmas markets.

Nightlife in Düsseldorf

  • No need to ask for a refill at the lively Zum Uerige brew pub. Waiters will just plonk down a glass of the city’s famous Altbier here wherever they see an empty.
  • Soak up the sophisticated atmosphere and superb cocktails at Melody Bar on the Altstadt – a cool alternative to the area’s more raucous watering holes.
  • If you’re a classical music fan, check out the programme for Tonhalle, the home of the highly acclaimed Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra.

Beyond Düsseldorf

  • Find out where you came from at the extraordinary Neanderthal Museum, located on the site of the world’s first discovery of a Neanderthal man. Just a 20 minute train ride from the city centre.
  • The romantic Rhine Valley sits on Düsseldorf’s doorstep, boasting hillside castles and terraced vineyards. A river cruise down the meandering Rhine is a great way to see it.
  • Believed to date back to 1,000 AD, the charming village of Gruiten lies 20 minutes from the city and is home to half-timbered houses, ancient landmarks and welcoming locals.

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Doing business in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf is geared towards the business traveller, with an abundance of meeting venues, excellent public transport services, fast links to the airport and a wealth of places to relax after a long day of meetings.

Conference venues and meeting facilities

Whether you're looking for a events venue with the 'wow' factor or an intimate meeting room for just a few colleagues, Dusseldorf has it all. Below are our recommendations for meeting facilities and conference venues in Dusseldorf to make your business trip go smoothly.

Flybe recommends…

CCD Congress CenterDüsseldorf
Conference and meeting facilities.

  • 15 minutes drive from city centre and airport
  • Public transport links
  • Exhibition space with up to 15,000 capacity
  • Convention centre with up to 600 capacity
  • State-of-the-art conference facilities
  • Event management services
  • WiFi
  • IT and audio-visual services
  • In-house catering
  • Car parking

RenaissanceDüsseldorf Hotel
Conference and meeting facilities.

  • City centre location; 15 minutes’ drive to Düsseldorf Airport
  • Public transport links
  • 11 meeting rooms
  • Capacity up to 500
  • WiFi
  • IT and audio-visual services
  • In-house catering
  • Onsite chargeable car parking

Düsseldorf International Airport Conference & Meeting Centre
Conference and meeting facilities.

  • Convenient airport location
  • Public transport links to the city
  • Capacity up to 2,450
  • WiFi
  • IT and audio-visual services
  • In-house catering
  • Onsite chargeable car parking

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