Dortmund Airport, the fourth largest in North Rhine-Westphalia, is a medium-sized airport with around 2 million passengers passing through its gates each year. The airport also services many interesting international destinations, and acts as a hub for several low-budget airlines. HAPPYCAR offers various attractive options for a car hire Dortmund Airport so that wherever you decide to go, you take control of your travels. We check the prices of international and local providers so that you don’t have to check each website to provide you with the best deals on a car hire to make your money go further on a rental car that fits your specific needs. You have the options of choosing car size, pick up location and type of insurance to ensure you get the best deal on a great car hire!
Inside Dortmund Airport
Dortmund Airport, inaugurated in 1926, began as a small domestic airport; after the war, the airstrip was under British control until 1955, when German commercial air travel experienced its revival. The 2000’s saw Dortmund Airport experience a surge in air travel, with many airlines, albeit low budget ones, establishing the airport as a hub. This is in part due to the fact that the airport underwent significant remodeling efforts, which were completed at the turn of the millennium. Since then, Dortmund Airport enjoys modern facilities with numerous amenities designed for your comfort. You will find, among other things: duty-free shops, a la carte dining, a candy shop, kiosks, and a bar.
Take advantage of your Dortmund Airport car hire
Dortmund Airport is conveniently located only 10 kilometers east of Dortmund; the airport enjoys close proximity to two major highways, giving you fast and comfortable access to the exemplary German road system. Take your HAPPYCAR Dortmund Airport car rental for a drive around the city, aptly named, ‘Westphalia's green metropolis’. You will see a multitude of waterways, woodland, agriculture, and green spaces with spacious parks, contrasted by the remnants of the cities industrial history.
You can enjoy one of the many captivating museums the city has to offer; The Museum of Art and Culture is perhaps one of the more interesting things to do while in Dortmund. It was the first museum in the entire Ruhr region, and displays a remarkable and comprehensive collection of architecture, archaeology, technology, social history, and graphic arts.
Lovers of nature lovers will want to park their car and take a stroll through the majestic Westfalen Park; located within the city limits, the parks offers beautiful nature scenery and wide, open spaces. The park also features the Florianturm, where you can enjoy lunch from a rotating cafe at 140 meters above ground.
An hour drive southwest of the city you will find the city of Cologne; the Dom or cathedral, perhaps the most recognizable religious building in the world, acts as the seat of Germany’s Catholic primate. The behemoth dominates Colognes skyline, and is the third tallest cathedral in the world.
Book now with HAPPYCAR and take full advantage of the flexibility and freedom of a cheap car hire Dortmund Airport. Our quick and hassle free service provides you with a great springboard into your adventures. The HAPPYCAR team wishes you a pleasant journey!