Messe Frankfurt

Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, Frankfurt, Germany


Messe Frankfurt

Messe Frankfurt is one of the oldest active trade fairgrounds in the world. The venue has over 800 years history with the first trade fair documented going back to the year 1150. Since 1909 onwards the buildings and open air fairgrounds came together creating the new Festhalle. Today Messe Frankfurt is one of the largest international venues, covering a total of 366,637 sq. metres exhibition space, as well as another 96,000 sq. metres outdoor exhibition area.

Situated near the Frankfurt Central Station, in the heart of the city, Messe Frankfurt operates 10 halls, several logistic and multipurpose facilities, 2 congress centres and a dedicated Gallery section. The venue has several parking areas with combined space for over 15,000 vehicles. The perfect location and flexibility of the venue attract some of the biggest trade fairs in the world. Notable events to look forward to include the Frankfurt Book Fair, Paperworld, ISH, IFFA, Automechanika, COSMETICA Frankfurt, Ambiente and others.

Event Address

Airport: Frankfurt Airport 12 km

Railway station: Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof 1.6 km

Subway station: Festhalle / Messe 0.8 km

Taxi: Approximate taxi cost from the city centre is EUR 12

How to get to Messe Frankfurt

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 and Tram

  • 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
  • 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 shuttle bus available to trade fair grounds.

  • GPS coordinates : latitude 50.110416; longitude 8.647736
Map of Messe Frankfurt

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Upcoming events

EventBranchStart dateEnd date
ChristmasworldChristmasworldGifts, Watches and Clocks, Jewellery25.01.201929.01.2019
PaperworldPaperworldBooks, Paper and Printing Industry26.01.201929.01.2019
CreativeworldCreativeworldLeisure, Hobby26.01.201929.01.2019
AmbienteAmbienteHousehold Goods, Glasswares, Ceramics08.02.201912.02.2019
INservFMINservFMIndustrial Equipment, Maintenance19.02.201921.02.2019