Coming along the A8 from Stuttgart, drive south onto the A5, following signs for Basel. Leave the A5 at junction 48 for Karlsruhe-Süd and follow signs to "Messe“. The road name for satellite navigation systems is Leichtsandstraße (on some systems Leichtsandstrasse) in the Karlsruhe district of Rheinstetten.
From the A65 motorway (Autobahn):
The A65 merges with the B10. Leave the B10 at junction 8 and follow signs to "Messe“. The road name for satellite navigation systems is Leichtsandstraße (on some systems Leichtsandstrasse) in the Karlsruhe district of Rheinstetten
A total of 7000 parking spaces are available in 3 carparks on the trade-fair grounds along with a VIP/press carpark. Parking fee: € 7.00 per day
Tickets for the FareZone 100 apply for travel to the Messe/Leichtsandstraße tram and bus stop when a trade fair is on.
Messe/Leichtsandstraße or Messe Nord tram stops
From the city centre:
Line S2 (destination Rheinstetten).
From Karlsruhe central station:
Line 3 (destination Heide) or Line 4 (destination Waldstadt) to Europaplatz; change to Line S2 (destination Rheinstetten).
Line S41 (destination Freudenstadt central station) or Line S4 (destination Achern); change to the Regionalbus Line 106, (destination Neuburgweier Breslauer Str.) You can also take the Messe-Express service for certain events.
Karlsruhe is a hub for ICE, InterCity, EuroCity and InterRegio trains, and is located directly on the Hamburg-Frankfurt-Basel intercity line. The east-west line Karlsruhe-Stuttgart-Munich begins here too. And the high-speed TGV train takes you from Paris to Karlsruhe in just three hours.
The best way to get there.
Pay as little as EUR 49.50 (one-way) with the Event Ticket.
Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress GmbH has partnered up with Deutsche Bahn to create an exclusive deal that allows you to travel conveniently to and from your Fairs and Congresses.
Take advantage and make the journey time yours. Use your outward and return journeys to work, read or relax. Whatever you decide to do, your long-distance travel with the Event Ticket will be powered by 100% renewable energy.
That special extra for you. Your Event Ticket at a single nationwide price, available at every DB station.
Event Ticket for a single journey, for use only on one specific connection (subject to availability):
2nd Class EUR 49.50
1st Class EUR 80.90
Event Ticket for single journey, for use on all connections (always available):
2nd Class EUR 67.50
1st Class EUR 98.90
This offer is valid until 2021-Dez-11.
You can make the most of your travel time by using your journeys to and from your destination for work, relaxation or enjoying our on-board services. You can also rest assured that your long-distance travel is completely powered by electricity generated by renewable resources.
Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress GmbH and Deutsche Bahn wish you a pleasant journey!
* If you would like assistance to complete your booking, click here. If you have any technical questions regarding the booking process, simply call +49 (0)1806 – 99 66 44. Our technical hotline is open every day from 7:30am - 9pm. Calls cost EUR 0.20 from a German landline, and max. EUR 0.60 per call from a mobile network.
The event ticket provided by Deutscher Bahn does not include the ticket for access to the exhibition or conference of Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress GmbH.
Special offer: Discounted travel with Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines
Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines offer a comprehensive global route network linking major cities around the world. We offer special prices and conditions to participants, visitors, exhibitors, invited guests as well as employees of the Contracting partner and their travel companions.
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These promotional fares are also available through your IATA / ARC travel agent. Travel agents can obtain ticketing instructions by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and providing the access code as a reference.
Carparks are available for you in the first row of the P1 carpark.
Trade-fair shuttle bus service
A complementary barrier-free shuttle bus service operates between the central railway station and the trade fair for the duration of the event. More information about getting to the trade fair grounds by public transport can be found here .