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Arriving by bus and train

Due to its location in the center of Europe, Koelnmesse can be quickly reached by trains of Deutsche Bahn from many cities in Germany and abroad. In addition, the Köln Messe/Deutz station for high-speed trains is located directly next to the exhibition grounds.

Deutsche Bahn Special

In cooperation with Deutsche Bahn, we offer you attractive special terms for train tickets to Cologne.

Book your ticket

Prices of a return ticket (for selected exhibitions) to Koelnmesse on domestic journeys, from each train station of Deutsche Bahn:

  • 2. class 99,00 EUR
  • 1. class 159,00 EUR

Book Now

To book your ticket please call the hotline of Deutsche Bahn on +49 180 6 31 11 53 and communicate the keyword of the event you are going to visit. To book online (3 months in advance), please click on the name of the exhibition:

  • Children's Fashion Cologne 2013
  • RDA Workshop 2013
  • gamescom 2013
  • spoga+gafa / spoga horse 2013
  • dmexco 2013
  • coffeena 2013
  • Eu'Vend 2013
  • Kind + Jugend 2013
  • anuga 2013
  • FSB/aquanale 2013
  • Köln Marathon Expo 2013
  • Cologne Fine Art 2013

The journey needs to be booked at least 3 days in advance. Bookings are train-specific and subject to availability. You’ll receive a fully flexible ticket without specification of a train and in unlimited availability for a supplement of 30,00 Euro.

The entrance ticket for the fair is not included.

Lines are open Monday to Saturday 7.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. Calls cost 20ct per minute on the German landline, calls from other networks and mobiles may vary.

Prices are not valid for Thalys. If you cancel your ticket prior to the first day it becomes valid, a fee of 15,00 Euro will be charged. Cancellation or modification of the ticket is not possible from the first day of validity.


A booking establishes a contractual relationship directly and exclusively with Deutsche Bahn AG. Koelnmesse does not become a contractual partner. Koelnmesse GmbH is no tour operator as defined in the German Civil Code (Article §§ 651a ff. BGB). The General Terms and Conditions of Deutsche Bahn AG apply. Koelnmesse GmbH does not accept any liability.

Arriving by Public Transport

Arriving by Public Transport

Due to its location in the center of Cologne Koelnmesse can be quickly reached by public transport.

Information about public transport and admission as a ticket

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Book a hotel, private room or furnished apartment as desired directly online here.

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