Arrive relaxed in Freiburg

...Germany, make your way to the exhibition grounds without any hassles and quickly find accommodation to suit your needs. We've assembled the main road and rail links and tips for the Black Forest city for you here. Freiburg's central location in the triangle where Germany, France and Switzerland meet, along with its well-developed infrastructure, mean that participants and visitors can get around quickly and have more time to spend at the trade fair.

Messe Freiburg
Neuer Messplatz 1
79108 Freiburg

Please note: The new address Neuer Messplatz 1 may not be found by your navigation device, or it may direct you incorrectly to Freiburg's city centre. If this occurs please enter Hermann-Mitsch-Straße 3 as the destination address for Messe Freiburg.

Location map of Messe Freiburg

Public Transport

Within Freiburg, you can take tram line 4 in the direction of "Messe" or bus line 22 to the "Messe Freiburg" stop. From there it is only a short walk to the exhibition grounds.
Further schedules and information are available at
Timetable information Freiburger Verkehrs AG 

Deutsche Bahn - Event ticket

Freiburg is very conveniently located on the ICE/IC route Frankfurt - Karlsruhe - Freiburg - Basel and can therefore be reached quickly. With the Deutsche Bahn event ticket, you also travel at preferential prices and with 100% green electricity.
Book your DB event ticket

From the main railway station you can reach the exhibition grounds by public transport.
Timetable information 

By Car

No matter from which direction you arrive in Freiburg - Messe Freiburg is easy to find. Follow the signs "Messe" on the B31 or the access roads of the motorway. We recommend Hermann-Mitsch-Straße 3 in Freiburg as the address for your navigation system.

Of course, you will find sufficient (disabled) parking spaces as well as e-charging stations. The parking fee is 4,- Euro/day.

Further important information

Notes on payment

The parking fee can be paid at any time. To avoid waiting at the pay station, the daily fee can be paid directly after arrival. From 4 a.m. the parking fee is due again. Payment by credit card, EC card or cash is possible at the parking machines.

Pick-up / arrival of visitors

Parking on the exhibition grounds is free of charge for the first 30 minutes. Exit without payment or validation at the pay station is possible during this period. 




Loss of parking ticket

In case of loss of a parking ticket, a replacement ticket for 10,- Euro has to be taken at the pay station.

By Motorhome / caravan

As a visitor to Messe Freiburg, you are allowed to stay overnight at the trade fair car park. There is no infrastructure available.

The regular parking fee is 4 euros/day. If a match is taking place in the Europa-Park Stadium at the same time as the trade fair, the fee is 10 euros/day. In this case, you can get a discount on your parking ticket at the entrance or the ticket office. Please report to the parking service upon entry.

Alternatively, you will find the Freiburg camper van parking area in the direct vicinity of the trade fair. This has electricity and water connections. 

Information & booking


By Plane

Cover long distances comfortably by plane. EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg is just approx. one hour away from Freiburg and accommodates both continental and intercontinental flights. You can get to the airport in 50 minutes from Hauptbahnhof Freiburg (Freiburg Central Station). The airport shuttle runs every hour.

Further services of Messe Freiburg

Whether cash machine, lost property office or mobile phone charging stations: Look forward to further services on site during your visit to Messe Freiburg.

Your stay in Freiburg

Combine your visit to the fair with a short holiday in Freiburg. Enclosed you will find information on hotel booking and local offers.


Room booking service

Individual booking
You can book hotels, guesthouses or holiday flats conveniently online For questions or advice, please contact our partner Lohospo:
Phone: +49 761 154331 60
E-mail: booking.freiburg(at)

Group booking
For groups of 7 or more people, the Freiburg Convention Bureau will be happy to help you book accommodation free of charge:
Phone: +49 761 3881 1516
E-mail: groups(at)




Benefit from our hotel cooperation with the Hotel Stadt Freiburg

With our hotel partner "Hotel Stadt Freiburg" you can book single and double rooms at special rates during the trade fair.

Info about the hotel

Please send your booking request with the keyword "Messe Freiburg 2022" (overnight stays in 2022) or "Messe Freiburg 2023" (overnight stays in 2023) by e-mail to: info(at)


Our colleagues at Tourist Information Freiburg will be happy to help you plan your stay in Freiburg. Whether looking for suitable accommodation or planning your leisure activities – everything is tailored to suit your requirements. What are you waiting for?

Visit.Freiburg looks forward to meeting you!

Phone: +49 761 3881 880
Mail: touristik(at)

Visa Service

Participants from EU countries do not require a visa to enter Germany. Participants from all other countries require a visa to stay in Germany. The visa application generally needs to be submitted in person with all of the necessary documents at the German embassy or consulate responsible for your place of residence. Please make enquiries well in advance of your travel dates at the responsible German embassy or consulate regarding any special local requirements for the issuing of visas. You can often find particulars regarding the necessary documents for a visa application simply and easily on the internet page of the responsible German diplomatic mission or consular post or directly at the responsible German diplomatic mission or consular post.

To apply for a visa, you generally require the following documents:

• Visa invitation letter
• Confirmed travel booking (plane, bus, train and hotel booking)
• Proof of health insurance
• For exhibitors: also an exhibitor ID, stand invoice

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36th IKF 2024:
21. - 24. Jan 2024


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