Location & Arrival

Location

Ratingen Youth Hostel is situated on the edge of the Ruhr area, two km from the historic town centre of Ratingen, in the Angertal landscape protection area. Surrounded by greenery, you can live here undisturbed and still enjoy very good transport connections. The Ruhr area, the Bergisches Land and the City of Dusseldorf are all easily accessible by car or by public transport.
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Coming by public transport
From Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof (main station):

take the S6 train towards Essen to the "Ratingen-Ost" stop. Take the 016 bus towards Breitscheid and get off at the "Götschenbeck" stop. The youth hostel is about 1100 m away on foot.



From Düsseldorf Airport:

take the 759 bus towards Ratingen-Ost as far as Ratingen-Mitte (centre). Then take the 016 bus towards Motor Hotel Breitscheid and get out at the "Götschenbeck" stop. The hostel is about 1100 m away on foot.



From Essen main station:

take the S6 train towards Dusseldorf and get out at "Ratingen-Ost", then take the 016 bus towards Breitscheid and get out at "Götschenbeck". The youth hostel is about 1100 m away on foot.



From Duisburg main station:

take the S1 or S21 train towards Dusseldorf and get out at "Dusseldorf-Derendorf". Then take the S6 train towards Essen and get out at the "Ratingen-Ost" stop. Take the 016 bus towards Breitscheid and get out at "Götschenbeck" and walk to the hostel (about 1100 m).
Arriving by bus or car
From Krefeld:

take the A524 to Breitscheid junction, then continue on the A52 towards Düsseldorf-Flughafen (airport) and take the Ratingen-Tiefenbroich exit. Then drive towards Ratingen - stay in the middle lane and take the 2nd road on the left. The hostel is at the end of the road.



From Dusseldorf or Essen:

take the A52 to Ratingen-Tiefenbroich, then continue towards Ratingen-Mitte (centre).Take the second road on the left and follow through to the end of the road.



From Oberhausen or Frankfurt:

take the A3 until the Breitscheid intersection, then continue on the A52 to Dusseldorf-Flughafen (airport) and take the Ratingen-Tiefenbroich exit. Drive towards Ratingen - drive in the middle lane and take the second street on the left. The hostel is at the end of the road.