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Parking at Dortmund Airport

Fees, services and important information

To park at the Dortmund Airport, there are more than 5,100 parking spaces in different price ranges available. It is important to us that you arrive at your gate relaxed – after all, your trip already begins on the way to the airport. On this page you'll find all of the information and services concerning parking at the Dortmund Airport.

Low-priced parking spaces

Drivers looking for parking spaces in the most economical category can choose between the car parks P3 and P6. You can reserve your car park directly online.

For the transfer to the terminal from car park P6, a shuttle bus is available for a fee. The journey takes only a few minutes.

Parking directly at the terminal

Convenient parking very close to the terminal can be found in the underground car park P1. The car park is reached by taking the arrivals lane and is located directly next to the terminal building. Both the departures and arrivals levels are only a few steps away.

New: Priority Parking

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Exclusive parking at the Dortmund Airport: Take advantage of the new Priority Parking area in the immediate vicinity of the terminal. The covered and neatly arranged car park has a limited number of extra-wide parking spaces - no parking hassles here. Drivers looking for parking spaces also benefit from the direct access to the terminal. The Priority Parking spaces can be had from €39 per day. The entrance is located right next to the underground car park P1 on the arrivals level (level 0).

Overview of the car parks and their availability

Parking Availability

  • P1 Total 1,100 Free 903
  • P2 Total 900 Free 571
  • P3 Total 800 Free 691
  • P4 Total 140 Free 50
  • P5 Total 350 Free 27
  • P6 Total 1,550 Free 1,105

Parking Charges

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Parking hints and special information

Passengers with disabilities can park free of charge in the designated spaces in car parks P1 and P2. You must display a disabled badge with the code "aG" (severely disabled), "Bl" (blind), "H" (helpless) or "B" (constant assistance required).

Important: The free car park exit ticket will be issued at the information desk on the day of your return flight. You will need to show your flight ticket. Please be aware that we cannot reimburse you at a later date.

In car park P1 (arrivals level/level 0) there is a parking space for electric cars with a charging point provided by innogy/RWE eMOBILITY. When you use the RWE charging point, you have to pay the normal airport parking charges.

There are parking spaces for women on all levels of underground car park P1 (levels 0 to -2) next to the entrances to the terminal.

There are car park payment machines in the terminal (arrivals level/level 0), in car park P2 and at the stops for the car park shuttle bus. As you only have around 15 minutes to leave the car park after paying, we recommend using the payment machines in the car park where your car is parked.

The following types of payment are accepted:
Coins and notes, EC cards, credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express). The car parks are open for 24 hours a day.

You can only use the Kiss & Fly zone free of charge to pick up or drop off passengers. There is a charge of 2 euro every 15 minutes for parking in the zone.

Make the most of the weekend tariff in the underground car park P1 next to the terminal. You can park there on Saturdays and Sundays between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. for a maximum of €5. More than 20 travel agencies open for part of the day on Sunday.

The 490 bus operates daily between car parks 4/5 and 6 and the Terminal. A single ticket costs € 2 per person (children up to the age of 6 travel free of charge). 

Tickets for transfer to the car parks are only available from the following outlets: as an additional option during online reservation of the parking spaces, at the car park payment machines, at the information counter in the Terminal (departures level/level 1) and at the ticket machines in front of the Terminal (West entrance/exit - departures level). 

Please note that no busses will serve car part P3 from 8/1/2017 onwards. Moreover, VRR transport authority tickets are not valid for travel between the Terminal and the car parks.

Please note that the multi-storey car parks (P1, P2, P4 and P5) have a maximum head clearance of 2 metres. There are no maximum head clearances for the outdoor car parks P3 and P6.