Arrival by rail - comfortable and flexible

By train you can reach us quickly and in an environmentally friendly way and can make good use of the time until your arrival. Essen's main railway station has excellent connections and is a hub for more than 120 ICE, InterCity, EuroCity and InterRegio connections in all directions every day as well as the THALYS, which takes you comfortably from Paris, Lille or Amsterdam via Brussels and Cologne to Essen. From there you can reach us in only 5 minutes by underground line 11.

U11 timetable

By local public transport directly to the fair entrances Messe Ost, Messe West and Messe Süd.

Schedule information

Sustainable and relaxing travel

The cooperation package deal from MESSE ESSEN GmbH and Deutsche Bahn (German Federal Railways) offers you relaxed, comfortable travel to the fair.

Your long-distance travel to and from the fair by German Federal Railways on an event ticket is powered by 100% green electricity. The energy required for your trip is procured exclusively from European sources of renewable energy.



Event Ticket for a single journey, for use only on one specific connection (subject to availability):

Second class EUR 51.90
First class EUR 84.90

Event Ticket for single journey, for use on all connections (always available):

Second class EUR 72.90
First class EUR 106.90