Infrastructure & Connections

With its central location and a highly-developed infrastructure Düsseldorf offers prime access to the European market. The venues in the state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia lie in the middle of the most densely populated region in Germany with a huge catchment area – from the Ruhr district to the greater Cologne area and as far as the Eifel region. Altogether, 155 million people live within 500 km of Düsseldorf.

Thanks to its excellent transport links, the state capital can be easily reached by air, road or rail.

Düsseldorf’s main station is located in the city centre, served by over 1000 trains daily, linking it to destinations within Germany and abroad.
Düsseldorf has excellent connections to the well-developed motorway network in North Rhine-Westphalia. The state capital and the venues of Düsseldorf Congress Sport & Event can be reached via the A52 and A3 from the north, via the A44 and the A57 from the west and via the A57 and A59 from the south.
Düsseldorf Airport is the third largest airport in Germany and connects the state capital nonstop with 190 destinations worldwide, making it the most important hub in North Rhine-Westphalia.