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.
Neuer Messplatz 1
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.
Travel to the centre of Freiburg quickly, safely, conveniently and without harming the environment with the Deutsche Bahn (German Railways). In cooperation with the Deutsche Bahn, we are able to offer you an exclusive DB event ticket for a smooth journey to and from the IKF.
Messe Freiburg is easy to reach from the Autobahn A5. The trade fair's traffic management system will show you the quickest way to get from the Freiburg Mitte motorway exit to the exhibition grounds. Plenty of parking is available on the exhibition grounds.
Low-emission zones came into force in the city on 1 January 2010. Low-emission zones are clearly defined urban areas with restrictions for polluting vehicles.
Further information (in German) at www.freiburg.de/umweltzone
The excellent public transport network brings exhibitors and visitors quickly and directly to Messe Freiburg. Tram line 4 from Hauptbahnhof (central station) takes you to the tram stop Technische Fakultät in 10 minutes. From here it is just a few minutes by foot to the Freiburg exhibition grounds. The trams run every 10 minutes during peak traffic times. Further schedules and information are available at Fahrplanauskunft der Freiburger Verkehrs AG (VAG).
An extensive long-distance coach network makes it easy and affordable to get to the Internationale Kulturbörse Freiburg. Tram line 4 from Hauptbahnhof (central station) takes you to the exhibition grounds in just under 10 minutes. You can find the best long-distance coach connection at Busliniensuche.
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.
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!
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