Messe Frankfurt stands as a symbol of innovation, progress, and global connectivity in the bustling city of Frankfurt. Established in 1909, this iconic venue has grown into one of the world's leading destinations for exhibitions, conferences, and trade shows. With over a century of experience, Messe Frankfurt continues to attract millions of visitors and exhibitors from around the globe, serving as a driving force for economic development and cultural exchange.

With over 800 years of history, with the first trade fair documented in 1150. Today, the venue is a symbol and welcomes a wide range of events taking place on-site. It is one of the largest international venues with 366,637 square metres of exhibition space and 96,000 square metres of outdoor exhibition area.  Messe Frankfurt is located close to the Frankfurt Central Station. It offers 10 halls, several logistic and multipurpose facilities, 2 congress centres and a dedicated Gallery section. Of course, the venue also offers several parking areas with 15, 000 available spaces. This venue is one of the busiest throughout the year and opens doors for events such as the Frankfurt Book Fair, Paperworld, ISH, IFFA, Automechanika, COSMETICA Frankfurt, Ambiente and others.

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How to get to Messe Frankfurt?

Accessing Messe Frankfurt is effortless, thanks to its strategic location and excellent transportation infrastructure. Situated just minutes from Frankfurt's city centre, the venue is easily reachable by car, with ample parking available onsite for attendees. For those arriving by public transportation, Messe Frankfurt is well-served by the city's extensive network of trains, trams, and buses, with dedicated stops located near the venue. 

Transportation Options and Accessibility Information

✈️ Closest Airport: Frankfurt Airport - 12 km

πŸš‰ Closest Railway station: Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof - 1.6 km

πŸš‡ Closest Subway station: Festhalle / Messe - 0.8 km

Directions to the venue

πŸš† By Rail

 - With S-Bahn lines S3 , S4 , S5 and S6 to “Messe” station

 - U-Bahn lines U4 is the only direct subway line to Messe Frankfurt. U lines which require one connection are: U1, U2, U3, U6, U7 and U8 change to S-Bahn lines S3,S4,S5,S6 at “Hauptwache” station -> to "Messe" station

 - U5 change to S-Bahn lines S3, S4, S5, S6 at “Konstablerwache” station -> to "Messe" station

🚍 By Bus

 - line 32 stops at the Messe Main Entrance, line 52 stops at the Messe Main Entrance and Hall 9

 - Airport shuttles stop at Hall 3 and Hall 9

 - Additionally: Tram lines 16 and 17 stop at the Frankfurt Messe Main Entrance

🚘 By Car

 - The "Rebstock” multi-store parking grounds hold 15,000 parking lots with a shuttle bus available to trade fair grounds.

Facilities and Amenities

Messe Frankfurt boasts world-class facilities and amenities, including 10 halls, several logistic and multipurpose facilities, 2 congress centres and a dedicated Gallery section. Its modern exhibition halls, covering over 400,000 square meters of space, provide a dynamic platform for showcasing products, fostering networking opportunities, and driving innovation. From international trade fairs and industry conferences to cultural exhibitions and entertainment shows, the venue offers a versatile canvas for events of all sizes and types.