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Universität Duisburg-Essen, Campus Duisburg

Arriving by Plane – Travel Advice Airport to Duisburg

There are a large number of airports around the city of Duisburg.
Dusseldorf International Airport (DUS) is the closest one to Duisburg. It only takes 10 minutes by train to go to Duisburg main station. Trains leave every 10–20 minutes from Dusseldorf Airport. By taxi, it takes 25 minutes from Dusseldorf International Airport to Duisburg city. There are two additional international airports within a radius of 200 kilometers:
Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) which is 1.5 hours away by direct high speed train and
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) in the Netherlands. From Amsterdam Airport Schiphol it takes 2 hours by train to get to Duisburg. The excellent German rail network guarantees easy and convenient transportation. Furthermore, there are three regional airports from which you can reach many destinations within Europe: Cologne (CGN), Dortmund (DTM) and Weeze (NRN), all within 1 hour distance from Duisburg city.


Rooms can be reserved at the following hotels:

Mercure Hotel Duisburg City
Landfermann Straße 20
47051 Duisburg
Phone: 0049 203 300030
Room rate per night/person: 91,00 € single room, breakfast 18,00 €

Intercity Hotel
Mercatorstraße 57
47051 Duisburg
Phone: 0049 203 607160
Room rate per night/person: 88,00 € single room, breakfast 15,00 €

ibis Duisburg main train station
Portsmouthplatz 5
47051 Duisburg
Phone: 0049 203 300050
Room rate per night/person: 77,34 € single room, including breakfast
Rooms reserved until October 01
Code: China European Conference

B & B Hotel
Zum Portsmouthplatz  20
47051 Duisburg
Phone: 0049 203 759440
Room rate per night/person: 98,00 € single room, breakfast 8,50 €

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