Your way to IT-TRANS

The following information will make your trip to IT-TRANS quick and easy, wether you're travelling by car, public transport, rail or air.

From the A5/A8 motorway (Autobahn):

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

Carparks

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.

By tram

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.

From Durlacher Tor:

Line S2 (destination Rheinstetten).

More information including fares and departure times can be found on the KVV website.

By bus

Messe Nord or Messe/Leichtsandstraße bus stop

From Ettlingen:

  • Bus Line 106 (destination Neuburgweier Breslauer Str.)

All of the timetables of the KVV bus network are available here.

Messe-Express

We provide a free shuttle bus between Karlsruhe Main Train Station and Karlsruhe Trade Fair Center (East Entrance).
The journey lasts approx. 20 minutes.

schedule Messe-Express

Hotel shuttle

There is also a free shuttle service between the Leonardo Hotel, the Achat Plaza Hotel, the Novotel and IT-TRANS. This service is free of charge.

schedule hotel shuttle

moovel on-demand shuttle service

Try the free moovel on-demand ridesharing platform during IT-TRANS only with the KVV.mobil app. The shuttle service offers you an easy and comfortable commute between the exhibition and Karlsruhe.
Tuesday 03/06: 8 am - 12 am
Wednesday 03/07: 8 am - 12 am
Thursday 03/08: 8 am - 6 pm
For more information visit moovel at booth F6.

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 54.90 (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 54.90
    • 1st Class EUR 89.90

  • Event Ticket for single journey, for use on all connections (always available):
    • 2nd Class EUR 74.90
    • 1st Class EUR 109.90

This offer is valid from 2018-Dez-09 until 2019-Dez-14.

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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.

Click here for the full range of information about DB's Event Ticket.

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 trade fair or congress event of Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress GmbH.

Arriving by plane

Karlsruhe Trade Fair Centre has excellent connections to at least 4 airports:

Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden (approx. 30 minutes by road) and other major international airports such as Frankfurt, Stuttgart and Strasbourg (50–60 minutes by road).

Wheelchairs reservations

Wheelchairs can be reserved free of cost in advance at

online-service@messe-karlsruhe.de .

Carparks

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 .

Public transport

Information on the KVV’s reduced-mobility itinerary planning is available here, or please call 0721/6107-5886 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Deutsche Bahn

Please use the following service for more information about Deutsche Bahn’s rail links and train attendants:

  • Telephone number: 0180 6 512 512 (20 ct per call from German landlines, German mobile phone rates max. 60 ct per call)
  • Fax number: 0180 5 159 357
  • Email: msz@deutschebahn.com

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