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For many visitors, Düsseldorf comes as a surprise. Its status as a major city in the Rhine-Ruhr conurbation leads many visitors to assume that Düsseldorf is pre-eminently an industrial city. That’s true to a point, but Düsseldorf is much more. It claims with some justification to be Germany’s major creative hub for the cultural sector. You’ll find chic shops and designer labels aplenty in this affluent Rhineland city, but you’ll also discover edgy modern architecture and superb contemporary art. Make time just to wander: our favourite area is the promenade along the east bank of the River Rhine.

The main railway station is Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof; it is a ten-minute walk east of the city centre. If you are pressed for time, hop on the Stadtbahn and it’s four stops to Tonhalle on the bank of the River Rhine. From there you can stroll south along the riverbank promenade.

The departure boards at Düsseldorf are a roll call of European cities. Thalys trains speed west to Brussels and Paris; Vienna and Zürich both have two direct day trains from Düsseldorf. There are EuroCity trains to Berne, Interlaken and Zürich which follow the classic route south up the Rhine Gorge. Deutsche Bahn’s sleek silver ICE trains leave Düsseldorf hourly for Munich and Berlin, both less than five hours away. There are also direct ICE trains to Utrecht and Amsterdam. Direct night sleeper services leave Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof for Munich, Innsbruck, Linz and Vienna. For hardy souls who don't mind an overnight journey in a regular train seat, there are also direct IC overnight trains from Düsseldorf to both Basel and Berlin.

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from £18.50

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Zurich to Düsseldorf by train

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Brig to Düsseldorf by train

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Ulm to Düsseldorf by train

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Münster to Düsseldorf by train

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Berlin to Düsseldorf by train

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Bielefeld to Düsseldorf by train

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Arth to Düsseldorf by train

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Brussels to Düsseldorf by train

from £17.50

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Utrecht to Düsseldorf by train

from £27.50

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Liège to Düsseldorf by train

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Venlo to Düsseldorf by train

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Hamburg to Düsseldorf by train

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Dresden to Düsseldorf by train

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Würzburg to Düsseldorf by train

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Rotterdam to Düsseldorf by train

from £27.00

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Freiburg to Düsseldorf by train

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Cologne to Düsseldorf by train

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Frankfurt am Main to Düsseldorf by train

from £18.50

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Munich to Düsseldorf by train

from £33.00

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Innsbruck to Düsseldorf by train

from £36.50

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Ede to Düsseldorf by train

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Darmstadt to Düsseldorf by train

from £18.00

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Linz to Düsseldorf by train

from £37.00

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Leipzig to Düsseldorf by train

from £75.50

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Milan to Düsseldorf by train

from £211.50

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Bonn to Düsseldorf by train

from £17.00

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Bad Schandau to Düsseldorf by train

from £27.50

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London to Düsseldorf by train

from £54.50

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Paris to Düsseldorf by train

from £33.00

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Tilburg to Düsseldorf by train

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Amsterdam to Düsseldorf by train

from £18.50

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Dortmund to Düsseldorf by train

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Kevelaer to Düsseldorf by train

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Bremen to Düsseldorf by train

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Bochum to Düsseldorf by train

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Eindhoven to Düsseldorf by train

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Köln Rodenkirchen to Düsseldorf by train

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s-Hertogenbosch to Düsseldorf by train

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Heidelberg to Düsseldorf by train

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Baden-Baden to Düsseldorf by train

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Karlsruhe to Düsseldorf by train

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Maastricht to Düsseldorf by train

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Mannheim to Düsseldorf by train

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