Car Rental Düsseldorf Airport

Starting from
$19 per day*
* Rates include tax and are based on a 7 day rental from 11/19/2018 - 11/26/2018 at Duesseldorf Airport
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Duesseldorf Airport

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Opening hours

Mo-Fr 0630-2330
Sa 0700-2300
Su 0630-2330
Address
Arrival Hall, 40474

Telephone: +49 (0) 211 411083

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Hertz in Duesseldorf Airport

Discover a multitude of museums and a fast-paced industrial culture when you rent a car at Düsseldorf Airport. You’ll find a city primed for business but also the ancient, beautiful sights of the Rhine valley.

Our pick-up desk is located within the airport terminal, so you’ll have no trouble finding us. We have long opening hours so, whether your flights arrives in the morning, afternoon or evening, we’ll be ready for you.

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, we have the perfect car for you in our collection. Reserve your chosen vehicle online in advance and it will be waiting for you when you arrive. Choose from sleek and sporty vehicles ideal for the autobahn, family SUVs with lots of practical space and also sedans and city cars – whatever is right for your visit to Düsseldorf.

Driving in and around Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf Airport is located north of the city and is perfectly placed to explore the modern business hub, while those on vacation can access everything the picturesque west of Germany has to offer.

It’s an easy drive from the airport into the center of Düsseldorf. Taking the B8 and B1 will get you there in just 15 minutes. There’s an environmental Green Zone in operation in the city center, and cars are required to display stickers to enter this zone. These can be purchased at gas stations. Paid on-street parking and plentiful parking lots make it an easy city to explore by car.

Head out to discover a world of resplendent Rhineland castles and ancient history from the airport. Follow the Rhine as it weaves out of the city for a scenic drive and take the A44 to reach the historic town of Aachen in just over an hour.

Explore the rest of western Germany through a comprehensive series of autobahns connecting Düsseldorf Airport to the major cities. There is no speed limit on some sections of the autobahn (freeway), but generally it has a limit of 80mph (130km/h). The autobahn is toll-free for private cars all over Germany. As in the U.S., you’ll be driving on the right and passing on the left. Seat belts are compulsory for all, and it’s illegal to use a mobile or cell phone while driving.

Cologne is just a short drive down the A3 in 45 minutes, and the regal city of Hannover is an easy drive along the A2, which eventually reaches the outskirts of Berlin in the east.

The airport is just a 40-minute drive to the border with the Netherlands . Germany, The Netherlands and Belgium are all part of the Schengen Agreement, so traveling from western Germany into the lowlands in your car is simple. Take the A57 to the Netherlands’ border and continue to Amsterdam in around two and a half hours.

A quick guide to Düsseldorf and the Rhine Valley

Düsseldorf Airport is the perfect access point to the vibrant city of Düsseldorf. The ruined castles and rolling vineyards of the Rhine Valley are right on your doorstep too, and it’s the ideal start to a road-trip around west Germany and the lowlands.

Experience the old and new

Wander through the winding streets of the Aldstadt (old town) and see the Germany of days gone by. Discover old churches between the half-timbered buildings with flower boxes overflowing with color. 

See the other side of the city and hang out at the glitzy redeveloped harborside where swanky restaurants overlook the calm waters of the Rhine. In summer, café terraces are packed with people sipping coffee and cold drink in the sun, perfect for people watching

Tuck in to a German feast

Take a bite out of the city’s modern gastronomic scene at Sansibar. This high-class lounge at Media Harbor serves perfectly-cooked steak, fresh oysters and traditional German currywurst with side helpings of panoramic views over the Rhine. It’s lengthy international menu will have something to suit all tastes, including vegetarian options.

Step back in time with some traditional tavern food. Completely wood-paneled and dotted with quirky, nostalgic decor, Dorfstube gives off the vibe of a Black Forest village tavern. Waitresses in traditional dirndl (dresses) bustle between tables and food is warm and comforting. Meat is provided by local farmers and the rhubarb crumble finishes off a perfect night.

A city for art lovers

Düsseldorf has over 100 art galleries to keep even the most art-hungry visitor sated. If you like your art cutting-edge, interactive and modern, a visit to Kunstsammlung is a must. Admire the timeless works of Kandinsky and Picasso amidst a selection from up-and-coming German artists.

Car enthusiasts should head to the Classic Remise Düsseldorf. This vast old locomotive roundhouse is filled with shining vintage and luxury cars on display. As well as a museum there are garages, stores for spare parts, model cars and accessories all under one roof.

In the suburbs of the city lies one of the most magnificent buildings in the region. Schloss Benrath (Benrath Palace) sits at the end of perfectly manicured gardens, reflected in a glass-like pool. Painted rose-pink and iced with white details, it looks like a wedding cake in rococo style. Stroll through the lavish gardens and gaze at this 18th century summer palace.

Travel back in time

Head to Schloss Dyck, one of the Lower Rhine’s most beautiful castles. Surrounded by a peaceful moat, step inside and discover opulent rooms filled with antique furniture. The foundations of the castle date back to the 11th century.

In 800 AD Charlemagne, the first Emperor of the Roman Empire, chose Aachen as his seat of power. Step into over a thousand years’ worth of history inside Aachen Cathedral, Germany’s first UNESCO world heritage site. Charlemagne himself, the King of the Franks, is buried within. Feast your eyes on myriad colorful mosaics that adorn the walls and ceilings and shimmer in the candlelight.

Arrange car rental at Düsseldorf Airport and experience the best of the city, before venturing forth into the wonderful west of Germany.