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

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us about their time at Düsseldorft Weeze Airport.

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.

Where to Sleep

The 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. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

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

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.

Airport Lounges

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

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Düsseldorf Weeze Airport does not appeal to you, there is a hotel near the airport:

  • Best Deal Airporthotel Weeze – (3 minutes from the airport) 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 traveling light.
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  • Airhostel – (15 minute walk from the airport) Reviews are mixed, but this bare-bones hotel is one of the closest to the airport. Check-in and receive room key at the airport terminal Information Desk. AirHostel does not offer airport shuttle or luggage storage, so this location is better suited to those who are traveling light. Please note: There is no WiFi or internet available and it is a Cash Only facility. » Check Rates
  • Hotel Jägerhof – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Weeze Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Düsseldorf Weeze Airport. Internet kiosks are available throughout the landside areas of the terminal. Rate: € 1 for ten minutes of access.

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

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.

Bicycle Rentals – Get some fresh air and exercise! Bicycles can be rented at the airport at € 3 for 2 hours, € 4 for 3 hours, € 5 for 4 hours or € 9 for a full day. Location: at the 2-Land Reisen booth, next to the travel agencies.

Currency Exchange – Not available.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available at Chacalli Duty Free Shop. The only other shopping options are a Travel Value Shop (for those whose destination is within the EU) and a magazine shop which is across from the Information Desk.

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 – Location: Ground floor (landside)

Luggage Storage & Lockers – J&K luggage storage is available for €5 per bag, for the first six hours, €10 per bag for 24 hours and €2.50 per bag, per additional day. Location: opposite Parking P2. Hours: 8:00AM – 9:00PM.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Rest Zones – Not available.

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 Wed-Sun (from May – Sep) or Fri-Sun (from Oct – Apr). Museum is closed for holiday break from mid-December to the end of January.

Showers – Not available.

Smoking – 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, DER Touristik, Holidaydreams Reisen and Lastmiutejoy.

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

As of March 2018, Düsseldorf Weeze airport is served by the following airlines: Sunexpress • Eurowings • FlyEgypt • Ryanair • Small Planet Airlines • Tailwind.

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: Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz/Dollar/Thrifty and Sixt.

Taxis

Taxis are available in the ground transportation area of the airport on a 24-hour basis. 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: 2018-10-23

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, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.