Welcome to Düsseldorf!

The capital of North Rhine-Westphalia is one of Germany’s foremost economic, transport and cultural centres. Thanks to its network of motorways, two harbours, two ICE long-distance railway stations and one of Germany’s biggest international airports, Düsseldorf is easy to reach from all corners of the world. The Rhine-side city effortlessly combines Rhenish joie de vivre with a cosmopolitan outlook. Welcome to Düsseldorf!

Your Düsseldorf travel professionals

Our service partner the Business Travel & Convention Service will advise you on travel arrangements, book hotels and flights, rail or event tickets with an excellent price/performance ratio.

Our range of consulting and other services by no means ends with your travel booking. They also offer innovative and inspiring events for your supporting programmes. It goes without saying that they know the best nightlife hot spots and event highlights in the Rhine metropolis, for which they can arrange access and tickets.

Düsseldorf Marketing & Tourismus GmbH
Business Travel & Convention Service

Tel.: +49 (0)211 17 202-839
Fax: +49 (0)211 17202-3221

Messe Düsseldorf this way!

Find useful hints for traveling via air plane, railways, car, taxi and public transport system.

By Air

The Airport is located just three kilometers from the Düsseldorf Trade Fair Center. You can reach our fairgrounds in a matter of minutes by taking the no. 896 bus or a taxi. From the Airport, you can also travel quickly and conveniently to Düsseldorf's city center and your hotel.

In the arrival hall, you will find the Messe Duesseldorf information stand, supported by our friendly staff during trade fair runtime.

Further information

Airport Information:
Phone: +49 (0) 211 421 - 0
Fax: +49 (0) 211 421 - 6666

By Rail

More than 1,000 passenger trains stop daily at Düsseldorf Central Station – there‘s sure to be one you can use. Take advantage of the Deutsche Bahn special fare offers.

From Düsseldorf Central Station, subway trains U78 and U79 will bring you to the Trade Fair and CCD Congress Center in about 20 minutes.

Good to know:
You can use your admission ticket/ eTicket to ride with most of the public buses and trains at no charge.

Infoline Deutsche Bahn AG
+49 (0)180 699 6633 - Service Number
(20 ct/ by call, by mobile: max. 60 ct/ call; throughout Germany)

By Public Transport

Both the U78 and U79 subway tram lines and the bus 722 will get you to the fairgrounds. The U78 line stops at the East and North Entrances, the U79 at the East Entrance, where you can switch to the U78 to continue to the North Entrance or Esprit Arena. At the "Messe Ost" stop, you can switch to the no. 722 bus, which gets you directly to the administration buildings as well as the South Entrance.

For our guests travelling by air, we run a shuttle service during most of our events. The bus runs frequently to Düsseldorf International Airport (bus 896). For further information, please contact the Rheinbahn public transport timetable service.

Good to know:
Your Bonus: All Admission and eTickets are valid as travel tickets on local public transport – for visitors and exhibitors as well as their staff.

The eticket entitles you to free travel to and from the exhibition grounds on the day of your visit, with all public transportation means of VRR in the price category D (DB/ German Railway 2nd class, supplement-free trains only).

For certain events your trade fair admission ticket is also valid for free of charge use of the routes of the Rhein-Sieg Regional Transport Network (VRS).

VRR/ Rheinbahn
Tel. +49(0)1806 50 40 30
€ 0,09 per min. from a German landline, max. € 0,42 per min. from mobile phone networks

By Car

North Rhine-Westphalia has a closely-woven autobahn network where almost all routes lead to Düsseldorf - and the Trade Fair Center.

* From the North via A52 and A3
* From the West via A44 and A57
* From the South via A57 and A59

Your way to Messe Düsseldorf is clearly signed everywhere in the city.
From the A44, follow the Messe Düsseldorf’s own access road to the Trade Fair Center’s large-scale car parks with 20,000 parking places. From here, free shuttle buses take you to all entrances and back within just a few minutes.

Good to know: Low Emission Zone
Please note that there are environmental zones in Düsseldorf. Messe Düsseldorf itself as well as the signposted routes to the fair are outside the low emission zone.

Addresses for car navigation system:
For Visitors:
D-40474 Düsseldorf, Am Staad

For Freight Forwarding Agencies/ Stand Builders:
D-40474 Düsseldorf, Am Staad (= entry Gate 1)
D-40474 Düsseldorf, Arena-Strasse (= entry for halls 8a + b)

By Taxi

Düsseldorf has the second-highest concentration of taxis anywhere in Germany. So you'll have no trouble hailing a cab any time, day or night, to get you safely to your destination.

Düsseldorf taxi switchboard: +49 (0)211 333-33 or +49 (0)211 999-99
Rhein-Taxi: +49 (0)211 212121

The basic charge is 4.50 EUR, each additional kilometre will cost 2 EUR. For credit card payments, a surcharge of 2 EUR will apply. The time tariff is 35 EUR per hour.

For taxi rides from Düsseldorf Airport to all of the entrances of Messe Düsseldorf or vice versa, a special price of 20,00 EUR for each ride applies day and night.

By Caravan

What’s the shortest route to the trade fair? Simply stay overnight in your own caravan right next to the Trade Fair Center! Our Caravan Center is open during most trade fairs. There are 800 spaces with electrical power (parking fields 13 + 14) and comprehensive amenities available.

Tel. +49(0)211 45 60-136 (Dial direct)
Tel. +49(0)211 4 57 64 13
Fax +49(0)211 4560 - 8580
Telephone and fax during trade fairs only.