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There are 5 ways to get from Düsseldorf central station to Red Dot Design Museum by train, tram, bus, taxi or car

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Train, tram

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
  2. Take the tram from Essen Hbf to Essen Zollverein

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Düsseldorf central station to Red Dot Design Museum

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Train, tram via Duesseldorf Hbf

  1. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
  2. Take the tram from Essen Hbf to Essen Zollverein

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf central bus station to Essen central train station
  2. Take the bus from Essen Hbf to Essen Riegelweg

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  1. Drive from Düsseldorf central station to Red Dot Design Museum

Düsseldorf central station to Red Dot Design Museum by train, tram and walk

The journey time between Düsseldorf central station and Red Dot Design Museum is around 46 min and covers a distance of around 47 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3 min. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, National Express, VRR and others, the Düsseldorf central station to Red Dot Design Museum service departs from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrives in Red Dot Design Museum. Typically 1325 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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46 min Average Duration
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Düsseldorf central station → Red Dot Design Museum
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The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf central station to Red Dot Design Museum is to drive which costs €5 - €8 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf central station to Red Dot Design Museum is to taxi which costs €85 - €110 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Düsseldorf central station station to Red Dot Design Museum. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf central bus station and arriving at Essen Riegelweg via Essen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf central station to Red Dot Design Museum. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Essen Zollverein via Essen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf central station and Red Dot Design Museum is 35 km. The road distance is 40.1 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf central station to Red Dot Design Museum without a car is to train and tram which takes 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 46 min to get from Düsseldorf central station to Red Dot Design Museum, including transfers.

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Düsseldorf central station to Red Dot Design Museum bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Düsseldorf central bus station.

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Düsseldorf central station to Red Dot Design Museum train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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Düsseldorf central station to Red Dot Design Museum bus services, operated by Essener Verkehrs AG, Omnibus, arrive at Essen Riegelweg station.

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf central station to Red Dot Design Museum.
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  • Distance: 34.5 km
  • Duration: 46 min

What companies run services between Düsseldorf central station, Germany and Red Dot Design Museum, Germany?

You can take a bus from Düsseldorf central station to Red Dot Design Museum via Düsseldorf central bus station, Essen central train station, Essen Hbf, and Essen Riegelweg in around 1h 10m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf central station to Essen central station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Flixtrain
Essener Verkehrs AG, Straßenbahn
Website
delfi.de
Tram from Essen Hbf to Essen Zollverein
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
Ruhrbahn GmbH
Phone
+49 201 8261234
Website
ruhrbahn.de
Tram from Essen Hauptbahnhof to Essen Zollverein
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Ruhrbahn GmbH
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Eurobahn
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Thalys
Standard
€35 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €65
Premium
€50 - €70
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf central bus station to Essen central train station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Dusseldorf to Essen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Blablabus
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Dusseldorf Bus Station to Essen Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Karat-S
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Dusseldorf Hbf to Essen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Essener Verkehrs AG, Omnibus
Website
delfi.de
Bus from Essen Hbf to Essen Riegelweg
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
Other operators
Taxi from Düsseldorf central station to Red Dot Design Museum
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
€85 - €110
Taxi Ruf Düsseldorf GmbH
Phone
+49 211 714141
Website
taxiruf-duesseldorf.de
Taxi Düsseldorf eG
Phone
+49 211/33333
Michael Gerst Taxibetrieb
Phone
+49 211/327760
Kinder-Taxi
Phone
+49 211/2601307
DGS GmbH
Phone
+49 211 99 22 000
Website
dgs-grossraumtaxi.de

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Düsseldorf central station to Red Dot Design Museum train services, operated by Essener Verkehrs AG, Straßenbahn, arrive at Essen Zollverein station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf central station to Red Dot Design Museum is 40 km. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Düsseldorf central station to Red Dot Design Museum.

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