Airport Travel

Weeze Airport

IATA Code: NRN

ICAO Code: EDLV

Passengers: ~ 1.000.000

Weeze Airport (NRN) is a small airport in the German region of the Lower Rhine, serving Kreis Kleve and the Dutch city of Nijmegen. It is also about an hour ride from the city of Dusseldorf. As it is also called, Niederrhein Airport is located in Weeze municipality and serves as a focus city for Ryanair. The airport has one passenger terminal which handles more than a million passengers annually. However, the number of passengers increased in recent years by about 50% compared to the beginning of the last decade. The airport usually serves flights to and from European and Asian destinations.

If flying to Weeze Airport, the following guide will present you with all the necessary information to prepare for your travel.

Weeze Airport airlines

Despite being a small airport, it serves flights to a good number of European destinations and a few Asian ones. NRN Airport serves as a focus city for Ryanair which serves most flights to and from the airport. It serves usually destinations in countries from the Mediterranean Basin such as Greece (Corfu Airport), Italy (Palermo Airport), Morocco (Marrakesh Airport) and Spain (Ibiza Airport). 

Along with these, the airport serves flights to other countries such as the UK (Edinburgh Airport) and Ukraine

Another airline that operates regular scheduled and charter flights is Corendon Airlines with flights to and from Turkey, Greece and Spain

Weeze Airport facilities

The airport offers several amenities to passengers on a layover or simply waiting for the flight. Here is the list of some of the services offered by NRN Airport:

  • ATMs
  • Duty-free shops
  • Bars and restaurants
  • WiFi
  • Hotel
  • Parking lot
  • Baby care room

How to from Weeze Airport to Dusseldorf

Due to its position, Niederrhein Airport can be a choice if visiting nearby cities such as Weeze, Goch, Kleve or Dutch Nijmegen. But Weeze can be also a good alternative airport if travelling to Dusseldorf. Find out all the ways of getting to and from the airport in the text below.

Bus

Buses operate from Weeze Airport to multiple destinations such as Dusseldorf Hbf, Geldern and Weeze. Below is the list of all regular bus lines operating to and from the airport:

  • NRN to Weeze bus (see timetable) takes you to Weeze train station in about 15 minutes, a one-way ticket costs around €3.
  • NRN to Kevelaer bus (see timetable) takes you to Kevelaer train station in about 15 minutes, a ticket for adult costs around €6.
  • NRN to Goch bus (see timetable) takes you to the train station in Goch in about 20 minutes, a regular ticket costs around €3.
  • NRN to Geldern bus (see timetable) takes you to Geldern train station in about 30 minutes, a ticket costs around €6.
  • NRN to Dusseldorf bus (suspended during COVID-19) takes you to Dusseldorf main railway station in about an hour, an adult ticket costs around €20.
  • NRN to Duisburg bus (suspended during COVID-19) takes you to Duisburg main bus station in about 45 minutes, a regular one-way ticket costs around €20.

Train

There is no train station at Weeze Airport, but it is possible to reach one of the closest train stations in Weeze or Kevelaer which are only up to 10 minutes away. From there you can continue by train to Krefeld and Dusseldorf every 30 minutes. These stations are connected to the airport by buses mentioned in the section above. 

Taxi

If you prefer a more comfortable ride over public transport, consider taking a taxi. Several taxi companies are operating at Weeze Airport such as Citymobil Fahrservice and Niers Taxi. Just for an example, a taxi to Weeze would cost you around €20. However, getting to cities such as Dusseldorf or Duisburg by taxi is a little expensive. 

Transfer

Another way to travel from Weeze Airport is with a private, door-to-door transfer directly to your accommodation in the city. You can pre-book a transfer for a hassle-free experience, a professional driver will wait for you at the airport and take you to your destination.

Car hire at Weeze Airport

For those who prefer to explore the area on their own, the best option would be a car hire directly at the airport. At NRN Airport, you will find major rental agencies such as Sixt and Europcar. However, you can rent a car online and avoid the potentially long queues at the airport. 

Rent a bus at Weeze Airport

Larger groups of passengers should consider renting a bus at the airport. However, it is recommended to book it online, so the bus rental companies have enough time to advise you on the meeting point and all other information.

Accommodation

Weeze Airport FAQs

I arrive late at Weeze Airport. Will it be a problem for me to get to the city?

Depending on where you go, buses usually operate till late evening hours, so getting to the city shouldn’t be a problem. However, if no buses are operating at the time when you arrive, consider taking a taxi or a transfer which are at your disposal 24/7.

Can I exchange money at Weeze Airport?

Yes, the airport is well equipped with ATMs in the arrival area where you can withdraw money. However, there are no currency exchange offices. 

Is there a free WiFi service available at Weeze Airport?

Yes, the airport provides unlimited free WiFi service throughout the terminal. 

Can I leave my luggage at Weeze Airport?

Unfortunately, there is no luggage storage or lockers available at the airport.  

Are there any direct lines from Weeze Airport?

As already mentioned, several bus lines are operating directly from the airport, check them in the text above. If travelling outside of the mentioned cities in the text, you can always reach the main stations of closer cities such as Weeze or Kevelaer to continue your journey. You can also search for any desired routes directly on GetByBus

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