Arrival and stay

Arrival and stay

Getting to the Cologne Koelnmesse is quick and easy by car, train, plane, or public transport. Outside of the event, you benefit from nearby accommodation in all price ranges as well as a wide selection of restaurants.

Arriving by train

Arrival by train EMV

Quick, comfortable and affordable - travel to the trade fair with Deutsche Bahn.

Cologne “Messe/Deutz” train station
(Distance Koelnmesse: approx. 0.3 km)
We recommend you to arrive at Cologne “Messe/Deutz” train station. From there the East Entrance is approx. eight minutes walk away.

Cologne Main Station (Hauptbahnhof)
(Distance Koelnmesse: approx. 1.5 km)
If your train arrives at Cologne Main Station, there are different ways to get from there to Koelnmesse:

... by foot over the “Hohenzollern” bridge
Leave Cologne Main Station via the main entrance. The way onto the “Hohenzollern” bridge is behind the Cologne Cathedral.
At the other end of the bridge, please follow the signposts to Koelnmesse entrance east.

... by taxi to Entrance East
Leave Cologne Main Station via the main entrance. Here you will find a taxi stand.
"TAXI-RUF Köln" is available at phone +49 221 2882.

Event ticket

Arriving by plane

Arrival by plane EMV

Cologne-Bonn Airport (Distance Koelnmesse: approx. 16 km)
Cologne-Bonn Airport has its own station called “Köln/Bonn Flughafen”. In the airport, follow the signs to the train platforms.
Here you can either take the No. 13 suburban railway (in the direction of Horrem) or the Regional Express (in the direction of Mönchengladbach) to the station “Köln Messe/Deutz”, located adjacent to the exhibition centre. The trip from the airport takes about 12 minutes.

Cologne-Bonn Airport

Düsseldorf Airport (Distance Koelnmesse: approx. 65 km)
Düsseldorf airport has its own station called “Flughafen Düsseldorf”. After leaving customs, follow the signs in the airport to the Sky Train. The Sky Train will take you to the station “Düsseldorf Flughafen”. From there, take a Regional Express train (in the direction of Aachen or in the direction of Koblenz) from platform 4 to the station “Köln Messe/Deutz”, located adjacent to the exhibition centre. The trip from the airport takes about 45 minutes.

Düsseldorf Airport

Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines

Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines offer a comprehensive global route network linking major cities around the world. We offer special prices and conditions to participants, visitors, exhibitors, invited guests as well as employees of the Contracting partner and their travel companions.

To make a reservation, please use the flight booking for events and enter the access code DEAUEBC in the "Offer for discounted flights" area. This will open an online booking platform that will automatically calculate the discount offered or provide you with an even better offer if another promotional fare is available.

NOTE: Pop-ups must be enabled otherwise the booking platform window will not open.

Arriving by car

Arrival with car EMV

Ten highways lead into Cologne’s beltway, which brings you directly to the exhibition center without junctions or traffic lights. Simply follow the green signs marked "Koelnmesse”.

Destination address for your car’s navigation system:
Deutz-Mülheimer Straße 35
50679 Cologne, Germany

Arriving by public transport

Arrival by public transport EMV

Due to its location in the center of Cologne Koelnmesse can be quickly reached by public transport.

Stations/stops around the exhibition center:
Entrance East:
Tram and Subway Stop "Koelnmesse, Köln-Deutz": Lines 3 and 4

Hotels in Cologne 

For attendees of the EMV 2024, we offer contingents at special rates in various hotels around the exhibition grounds. Use the easy access to the hotel website, on which the official partner hotels of the EMV 2024 are listed and book your room free of charge.

Hotel portal

For hotel enquiries, the team will also be happy to assist you with your booking.

GranEvento GbR
Georg-Gröning-Straße 75A
D-28209 Bremen
Phone +49 421 431 808 55
Fax +49 421 431 808 56

Note: third-party services
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