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How to reach us

Thanks to its excellent transport connections and central location at the heart of Europe, Messe Frankfurt can be reached quickly and easily by air, train or car. In Frankfurt and its surroundings you will find a large selection of hotels.

Arriving by plane

Arriving by plane

From Frankfurt Airport, you can take a taxi to the Entrance "LEA (Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage)".

From the airport, you can take the S-Bahn suburban train lines S8 or S9 (in the direction of Hanau or Offenbach Ost) to Frankfurt Central Station ("Hauptbahnhof"). The underground line 4 (in the direction of Bockenheimer Warte) and the tram lines 16 and 17. will then take you directly to the trade fair grounds (station: “Festhalle/Messe”) (Entrance LEA (Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage)). Detailed information about public transport can be found at the link at the end of the page: Arrival via public transport

More information about Frankfurt am Main airport

 

Arriving by car

Arriving by car

Parking for visitors and exhibitors

Visitors and exhibitors are entitled to park directly on the exhibition grounds during Hypermotion. The areas P4 and Agora are available for visitors and exhibitors. The entrance to the fairground is through the North and South gates.

Note regarding South Gate:

Construction works in the vicinity of Güterplatz/Europa-Allee have led to road closures and detours in Frankfurt city centre. Visitors who are arriving via the South Gate (Tor Süd) are advised to seek out the latest information about the traffic situation. 

More information on the VGF website

For your route planning

Navigation systems:

Simply enter the corresponding street name as your destination.

  • North Gate: “Katharinenkreisel” (please follow the signs from there)
  • South Gate: “Europa-Allee” (please follow the signs from there)

Smartphones:

Simply click on the corresponding link in order to transfer the geographic coordinates directly to Google Maps. Here, too, please remember to follow the signs to our gates and the multi-storey car park.

North Gate

South Gate

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Traffic information

Due to construction works in the vicinity of Güterplatz / Europa-Allee, there may be road closures and detours in Frankfurt city centre. Visitors arriving via the South (Tor Süd) or East Gate (Tor Ost) are advised to keep themselves informed about daily traffic updates.
https://www.vgf-ffm.de/en/aktuellpresse/planned-construction/europaviertel-construction-project/

Construction works in the exhibition grounds may restrict access for assembling and dismantling your stand. Please refer to the respective event website for information about the current traffic situation.

My car runs on electricity

We welcome low-emission electric vehicles. On request, we are happy to reserve a parking space with a charging socket for you. As we are still developing the network and there is only a limited number of charging stations available, we advise you to make your reservation early: emobil@messefrankfurt.com

Is Messe Frankfurt in a low-emission zone?

The Frankfurt exhibition grounds are large and border on the city centre low-emission zone. The West Gate, North Gate and Rebstock car park can be accessed via the A5 motorway without a corresponding badge. For more information about Frankfurt’s low-emission zone go to www.umweltzone.frankfurt.de

Arriving by train

Arriving by train

Frankfurt Central Station is only a few hundred metres away from Messe Frankfurt. The underground station there provides fast direct access with the S-Bahn suburban trains and U-Bahn underground trains.

From Frankfurt Central Station, you can get to the exhibition grounds:

By taking a taxi to the Entrance LEA (Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage) .

With the underground line 4 (in the direction of Bockenheimer Warte) one stop to “Festhalle/Messe” and from there to the Entrance LEA (Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage).

With tram lines 16 and 17. You can reach the tram stop by going out the main exit of Frankfurt Central Station and crossing the station forecourt. The destination, “Festhalle/Messe” (Entrance LEA (Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage)) is the third stop.

With the S-Bahn suburban train S3 (in the direction of Bad Soden), S4 (in the direction of Kronberg), S5 (in the direction of Bad Homburg/Friedrichsdorf) or S6 (in the direction of Friedberg/Gross Karben) to the second stop, the S-Bahn station “Messe”, then go to the “Torhaus” entrance. (From here you need another short walk to the exhibition hall)

On foot in ten minutes along Düsseldorfer Strasse via Platz der Republik and Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage. The pyramidal top of the Messeturm tower makes it easy to find your way. The Entrance LEA (Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage) through which you will be entering the exhibition grounds is just a few steps away.

Travelling with public transport

Travelling with public transport

If you are already in the city, it is easy to reach Messe Frankfurt by public transport.

With the underground line 4 (in the direction of Bockenheimer Warte) one stop to “Festhalle/Messe” and from there to the Entrance LEA (Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage).

With tram lines 16 and 17. You can reach the tram stop by going out the main exit of Frankfurt Central Station and crossing the station forecourt. The destination, “Festhalle/Messe” (Entrance LEA (Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage)) is the third stop.

You can take the S-Bahn suburban train lines S3 (Bad Soden), S4 (Kronberg), S5 (Bad Homburg/Friedrichsdorf) and S6 (Friedberg/Gross Karben) to the “Messe” station or underground train line U4 to the “Festhalle/Messe” station. (From here you need another short walk to the exhibition hall)

The RFID tickets that bear the symbol of the RMV network are also valid as tickets for public transportation. These include free travel to and from Messe Frankfurt on the public transportation network within the Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund (RMV) area. One-day tickets purchased at the ticket office are only valid for public transportation on the return journey from the trade fair. The RFID ticket can only be used in the RMV public transport network in connection with a valid ID card or passport.

In addition, tickets for underground, light rail and tram travel can be acquired at RMV ticket machines.

More information on the RMV website

Visa

Visa

Here you can find important information for your journey to Germany and about your visa.

Important information for travel to Germany

 

Accommodation in Frankfurt

Frankfurt Skyline

Frankfurt plays host to the world. From guesthouses to luxury hotel suites, the right accommodation for any guest can be found here. with a total of 5,000 beds within a 15-minute walking distance of Messe Frankfurt.

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Information for your barrier-free trade fair visit

barrier-free trade fair visit

For your questions, suggestions or tips, our information hotline for people with disabilities is always at your disposal.

Phone + 49 69 75 75-69 99
barrier-free@messefrankfurt.com

Parking spaces for mobility-impaired visitors are available all over the exhibition grounds.
People with severely impaired mobility are requested not to go to the Rebstock multi-storey car park but rather to the North Gate (Tor Nord), where service personnel will provide them with a suitable parking space on the exhibition grounds.
People with impaired mobility who do not have a corresponding disabled pass should contact our information helpline for people with disabilities beforehand.

People accompanying disabled visitors
If you require someone to accompany you during your trade fair visit, he/she will be granted free admission upon presentation of your disability pass.

During trade fairs, you have the option of borrowing wheelchairs and scooters for a deposit of EUR 50 from the Operation & Security Center (OSC) in hall 4 and in the clinic in hall 8.0.

Advance reservation by phone
Phone +49 69 75 75-65 00 / OSC hall 4,
Phone +49 69 75 75-65 02 / hall 8.0

All of the sanitation facilities for disabled people throughout the exhibition grounds have been equipped with European disabled toilet locks. This service is provided at around 6,700 locations throughout Europe. If you do not yet have this key, please contact our hall personnel, who will be happy to unlock the WC for you.

Acquiring European disabled toilet keys
If you are entitled to a European disabled toilet key and would like to obtain one, there are two ways you can do so:

During larger trade fair events, you can purchase this key from Messe Frankfurt’s Business Center (Torhaus, Level 3). Our information helpline for people with disabilities will be happy to provide you with more information.

Information hotline for disabled visitors
Telephone +49 69 75 75-69 99
disabled-info@messefrankfurt.com

During times when trade fairs are not taking place, you can obtain European disabled toilet keys from disabled organisation CBF in Darmstadt, which can dispatch them to addresses in Germany or abroad. 

CBF contact information

Telephone +49 61 51-81 220
info@cbf-darmstadt.de

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