Sleeping in Airports

Düsseldorf Weeze Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Düsseldorf Weeze Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

The only stupid thing was an indoor merry-go-round….children came all night and played with this, and made terrible noises. -stevboy

NRN Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Düsseldorf Weeze Airport (code: NRN).

What to Expect

Düsseldorft Weeze Airport is a small, single terminal that primarily caters to low-cost carriers. There are several eateries and bars in the terminal, but the only shopping may be found in the duty free shop. WiFi is available to help pass the time, but there are few outlets for charging mobile devices. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Sleeping in Weeze Airport

dusseldorf weeze airport guideThe airport reportedly closes between midnight and 3:30AM; however, travellers have had success sleeping overnight in the terminal. Reviewers report that airport staff and security are generally accommodating to overnight sleepers, and that there is plenty of armrest-free seating. While the terminal is apparently relatively quiet during the overnight hours, the lighting is bright, and the terminal is cold during the winter months. You should consider bringing eyeshade and extra layers or travel blanket for extra comfort if you are planning to sleep in this airport. Explore our guide to sleeping in Düsseldorf Weeze Airport or read some traveller reviews for more tips.  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below.

Good to Know

There is a bicycle rental station in the terminal should you want to stretch your legs.

Covid-19 Update

Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.

For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Weeze Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there is a hotel near Düsseldorf Weeze Airport:

  • Best Deal Airporthotel Weeze – 24-hour self check-in using a machine (there is no reception desk). With no airport shuttle or luggage storage, this hotel is better suited to those who are travelling light.  » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Weeze Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges at the airport.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Düsseldorf Weeze Airport. Connect to the “Airport Weeze WLAN” network.

 

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

Airport Tours – A 2.5 hours discovery tour shows you the grounds of the former British military base Weeze/Laarbruch with bunkers, school buildings and churches.

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Location: Arrivals area, ground floor.

Baby Care Facilities – Rooms for diaper changing are available on the ground floor (next to the Information Desk) and in the Departures Area (airside), inside the ladies’ restroom near Gate 6.

Children’s Play Area –  When you want to ensure your kids burn off all their energy before their flight, take them to the children’s play area. Location: check-in area.

Currency Exchange – Not available.

Duty Free & Shopping – Available

Fast Track Service – As a premium service, customers with Fast Track security passes will be given priority service to ensure that waiting is kept to a minimum. Cost: €5,00, buy tickets at the Information Desk.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options include: Carlsberg Lounge & Terrace • Charly • HeimatHafen • Panorama Restaurant • Tramezzini

Information Desk – If you have any questions, visit the airport information desk for assistance. Location: Ground floor, landside.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available

Mobile Charging – Charging points can be found in the cafe bar Heimathafen

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Royal Air Force Museum – Take a trip down memory lane with over 45 years worth of memorabilia from the Royal Air Force during their presence in the lower Rhine region of Germany. Location: At the edge of airport property. Fee: € 3 for adults and kids over 15 years of age. Hours: 2:00PM – 5:00PM Fri-Sun. Museum is closed for holiday break from mid-December to the beginning of March.

Telephone – Public phones are located at the service point near the arrival and departure areas.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Smoking – Smoking is prohibited inside the terminal, except in the Smokers Lounge. Location: Departure Hall, 1st Floor.

Spectator’s Terrace – Observe the happenings on the airport apron, runway and landing area from the airport’s upper floor. If you get hungry, the airport restaurant is right next door. Rate: Free. Hours: 8:30AM – 6:00PM.

Travel Agencies – If you are arriving in Düsseldorf-Weeze and need local arrangements or help planning a really last minute trip abroad, there are a number of travel agencies with offices at the airport that can probably be of assistance. Alltours Reisecenter, Holidaydreams Reisen and HolidayDreams – Reisen. Hours vary with all opening at 10:00AM and closing between 5:00PM and 7:00PM.

Airport Hours

The airport lists its hours as 3:30AM – 12:00AM. However, according to a January 2017 review, the airport remained open all night.

Airlines

Düsseldorf Weeze airport is served by the following airline: Corendon • Ryanair.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Bus

In addition to the airport shuttles to Weeze and Kevelaer train stations (see Trains section below), direct bus service is also available to Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof (central train station) from where you can connect to onward trains.

Bus service is also available by private company to and from the following locations: Arnhem, Bocholt central station (Borken), Duisburg central station, Essen, Goch, Moers, Nimwegen, Rees and Venlo. Reservations are required for most of these services.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are located onsite, opposite the Arrivals area: Alamo • Enterprise • National • Europcar • Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

At the time of this update we were unable to find any hotels offering an airport shuttle.  See also Airport Hotels above.

Taxis

Taxis are available 24 hours a day in the ground transportation area. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required.

Trains

Regional train line RE10 Niers-Express travels between Kleve, Krefeld and Düsseldorf, stopping at both Weeze and Kevelaer railway stations every 30 minutes (total trip of 60 minutes). For timetable, route and fare information, visit the Deutsche Bahn website.

Weeze and Kevelaer railway stations are both connected to the airport by airport shuttle service. The shuttle to Weeze station departs hourly for the 10-minute journey between the station and the airport and the shuttle to Kevelaer station also departs hourly for the 20-minute journey. For more information visit the Bus page of the Düsseldorf Weeze Airport website.

Last updated: 2022-07-11

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.