Getting To IMEX

There are many ways to get to IMEX - first in getting to Frankfurt and then once in the city to Messe and IMEX itself. 

When planning your arrival at IMEX, please note: Messe Frankfurt will conduct random bag searches at the main entrances into the show. These new security measures could lead to slight delay: please plan time in for this. 

Travel by Train

•Arrive at Frankfurt main train station (Hauptbahnhof).

•You can walk to Messe Frankfurt in just 15 minutes.

•To take the tram board line 16 at the stop in front of the train station. Get off at the stop marked Festhalle/Messe.

•To take the U-Bahn, take line U4 towards Bockenheimer Warte from the train station. Get off at the next stop marked Festhalle/Messe. Enter Messe Frankfurt at the entrance next to the Maritim Hotel and take the free shuttle bus service which will run between the Maritim Hotel entrance and Hall 8 during show hours.

•To take the S-Bahn, take either line S3, S4, S5 or S6 and get off two stops later at the stop marked Messe, entrance Torhaus. Follow the signs to Hall 8.

•The following hotels are within walking distance of the main train station:
◦Bristol Hotel
◦Best Western Hotel Domicil
◦Comfort Hotel Frankfurt
◦Hotel Crown
◦Hotel Excelsior
◦InterCityHotel Frankfurt
◦InterContinental Frankfurt
◦Le Meridien Parkhotel
◦Leonardo Hotel
◦Maritim Hotel
◦Moevenpick Hotel City
◦Hotel Monopol
◦Sofitel Frankfurt Savigny
◦Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof
◦Steigenberger Hotel Metropolitan
◦Townhouse Hotel

Once you are registered you can recieve Deutsche Bahn transport offers in the portal.

Travel by Car

•Follow the “Messe” signs and take the exit marked “Westkreuz Frankfurt”. The overhead signs will guide you to Messe Frankfurt.

•Take the second exit at the roundabout.

•Follow the signs marked Messe Frankfurt – Tor 9.

•The porter at Gate 9 will provide parking information.

•For GPS Navigation, use the Messe Frankfurt address:

Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
60327 Frankfurt, Germany

View a map of Map of Messe Frankfurt with parking

Travel by Plane

•Arrive at Frankfurt Airport, just 15km from Messe Frankfurt.

•An airport shuttle will be running during the exhibition to Messe Frankfurt and will take approximately 20 minutes.

•To take a taxi to Messe Frankfurt, tell the driver to take you to “Messe Frankfurt, Hall 8”. The taxi fare should be between €25-30 and it will take between 20 and 30 minutes.

•To take the S-Bahn, follow the signs in the airport terminal to Regionalbahnhof/Regional Station and go to platform 1 and take any train to Frankfurt's main train station (they all go via the main train station). At the main train station take the S-Bahn, either line S3, S4, S5 or S6, usually from platform 104, and get off two stops later at the stop marked Messe, entrance Torhaus.  Follow the signs to Hall 8.

Lufthansa offers special prices and conditions to IMEX participants.

You can view airline offers once you login to the portal.

Travel by Foot

Most central Frankfurt hotels are within a 15-20 minute walk of Messe Frankfurt.

Download the IMEX in Frankfurt City Walking Map to see the list of city hotels.

Frankfurt Cityplan 1_IMEX-1