Arrival by rail - comfortable and flexible

You can reach us quickly by rail - with no environmental impact - and make good use of your travel time. The ideally connected Essen Central Railway Station is a hub for over 120 daily ICE, InterCity, EuroCity and InterRegio connections in all directions. From there, you can reach us in only 5 minutes with the Underground line 11.

U11 timetable

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

Schedule information NightExpress Schedule information (German)

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 55.90
First class EUR 89.90

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

Second class EUR 77.90
First class EUR 112.90

Please note that the entrance tickets to the fair are not included in the Deutsche Bahn event ticket.