Whether you travel to be fair with public transportation or by plane, train or automobile: EXPO REAL is always quick and easy to reach.
The fairgrounds of EXPO REAL are directly connected to the subway stop Messestadt West on the U2 subway line. From the main train station, you can reach the exhibition center in about 20 minutes without changing trains. The EXPO REAL ticket entitles you to use public transportation to and from Messe München (MVV ticket for zones M-6) on the specified day of your visit. As a ticket for the Munich public transport, the ticket is only valid in connection with a passport or ID card.
Note: More Tickets can be purchased from Münchner Verkehrsgesellschaft (MVG), Münchner Verkehrsverbund (MVV) and Deutsche Bahn (DB) (tariff zone M).
From almost anywhere in Europe you can travel comfortably, safely and in an environmentally friendly manner by train to Munich Central Station. From here, it takes about 20 minutes to reach the trade-fair center by taking the U2 subway line headed to Messestadt Ost. If you prefer to travel by rental car or taxi, please add at least 25 minutes to your journey time.
Travel information and fare information from Deutsche Bahn (DB)
Event Ticket* one-way and specific train (as long as available):
Event Ticket* one-way and fully flexible:
If you have any questions regarding the booking process, please call +49 30 586 020 901.
Click here for the full range of information about DB's Event Ticket*.
We wish you a pleasant journey!
* The ticket does not include the entrance to the trade show. Online booking is only available 6 months before the trade show.
The Messe München fairgrounds are located directly next to the A94 freeway. Signage on the freeway will guide you to the appropriate Messe München parking areas, where a dynamic traffic control system regulates the traffic flow. It will direct you to the nearest available parking spaces during the event.
The e-charging concept at Messe München features more than 80 charging stations and one supercharger.
Messe München is located 42 kilometers south of Munich Airport. Shuttle buses, public transport and taxis take you directly to the exhibition center.
Please note that this year the Lufthansa Baggage drop-off-service is not available.
The Lufthansa Group airlines bring people together—every day, all around the world. The global route network of Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Brussels Airlines and Eurowings offers optimal connection and combination options, so you will benefit from quick and direct flights to the event.
You will reach the booking platform via this link and with the event code DEAUQLJ The reduced fares are automatically displayed.
Please note: Please enable pop-ups permanently in your browser while booking, otherwise the window in the booking platform will not open. If you are facing problems with the flight display, please use another internet browser. These promotional fares are also available via our IATA-servicepartner nova reisen:
nova reisen GmbH
Tel.: +49 89 61-52140
Fax: +49 89 61-9634
During the EXPO REAL, we offer our own Messe München shuttle service to and from Munich Airport. The buses depart every 20 minutes and travel nonstop to the exhibition grounds.
The suburban train (S-Bahn) station for the lines S1 and S8 is located directly below the central area of the Munich Airport. Trains depart every 10 minutes for the city center. Depending on the route you choose, the ride takes between 45 and 60 minutes.
The Messe München exhibition center is directly connected to the two subway stops Messestadt West and Messestadt Ost on the U2 line. From the main train station, you can reach the fairgrounds in about 20 minutes without changing trains.
Note: This year's Print@home Ticket entitles holders to use public transportation to and from Messe München (MVV ticket for zones M-6) on the specified day of your visit. As a ticket for the Munich public transport, the ticket is only valid in connection with a passport or ID card.
The fixed-price for a one-way ride to the trade-fair center costs EUR 85. It takes about 35 minutes.
Taxis at the airport are available directly in front of the airport’s terminals—at Messe München, you will find them in front of all entrances open for the respective trade show.
Are you visiting EXPO REAL from a non-european country? Then you might need a visa.
Do not hesitate to call our visitor hotline if you have any questions regarding your trade-fair visit. You can also find answers to frequently asked questions in our FAQs under "Plan your visit".