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Detailed information for planning your trip is available here. Whether you travel by plane, train or automobile or take public transportation: The trade-fair center is aways quick and easy to reach.

The exibition halls and administration building of Messe München as well as the ICM – Internationales Congress Center München are located on the fairgrounds in Munich's east side.

By plane

Germany's second largest airport guarantees you a number of domestic, national and international flight connections.

After arriving at the Munich Airport you have different possibilities to get to the trade-fair-grounds and the ICM. There are busses, public transportation, taxis and rental cars available for you.

During electronica, we offer our own airport Messe München shuttle to and from Munich Airport. The busses depart every 20 minutes and travel nonstop to the trade-fair grounds. A one-way trip takes approx. 45 minutes. The ride costs EUR 9 one-way or EUR 15 round trip, unless otherwise noted.

Stops at Munich Airport Shuttle-bus stops are located directly in front of the areas A and Z (the central area) in Terminal 1, and in front of Terminal 2.

Overview of shuttle bus stops at Munich Airport

Departure times / Munich Airport Mon. to Thur., Nov. 12–15, 2018 08:00–17:00
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018 08:00–16:00
The shuttle busses travelling to the trade-fair grounds depart from the airport every 20 minutes. The details refer to the departure-time minutes. Area D will not be reached.

Stops at the exhibition grounds Arrival: Directly in front of the north entrance
Departures: Directly in front of the North and West entrances

Departure times / exhibition grounds Mon., Nov. 12, 2018 09:40–18:00
Tue. to Thur., Nov. 13–15, 2018 09:40–19:00
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018 09:40–18:00
The shuttle busses run every 20 minutes from the trade-fair grounds to the airport.

Tickets for the Munich transportation system can be purchased at the German Railway (DB) ticket counter in the “Munich Airport Center” Level 03 of the airport or at the ticket machines. Buying a MVV Online Ticket or MVV Mobile Ticket is easier and more convenient.

We recommend purchasing an unlimited day ticket (Tageskarte): once devaluated you can travel the whole day—as an individual or in a group.

The rental car center is located in the central area of Munich Airport between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Here you’ll find the offerings of many rental car companies.

By train

At Munich central station continue with busses, public transportation, taxis and rental cars.

On the website of Deutschen Bahn, you’ll find all necessary information about travelling by train, including ticket information.

By car

Traffic signs in the outskirts of town and throughout the entire city area indicate the way to Messe München and ICM – Internationales Congress Center München.

The trade-fair grounds are located directly next to the freeway A94. Reach it by taking either the exit Feldkirchen-West (Exit Nr. 6) or München-Riem (Exit Nr. 5).

Depending on which navigation system you use, you’ll find Messe München along with ICM – Internationales Congress Center München in the category “event centers” or “exhibition grounds”, or under the keyword “trade fair”.

Addresses for your navigation system

West Entrance /
ICM – Internationales Congress Center München

Am Messesee
81829 München
GPS coordinates
Longitude: 11.695547
Latitude: 48.134962
North Entrance
Paul-Henri-Spaak-Str. 12
81829 München
Parking deck West
Paul-Henri-Spaak-Str. 6
81829 München
North East Entrance
Paul-Henri-Spaak-Str. 18
81829 München
East Entrance
Am Messeturm 4
81829 München

Where to park at Messe München

There are enough parking spaces available for both exhibitors and visitors. During your event, our traffic-control system will guide you to vacant parking spaces. The parking lots at the open-air exhibition grounds and the parking deck (Parkhaus West) nearby the West Entrance and ICM open two hours before the event begins and close two hours after the event ends.

Further information

‚How to get to Messe München’ for download, parking fees, fine-particles stickers, Munich’s ban on through-traffic trucks you can find on

By public transportation

Messe München and the ICM – Internationales Congress Center München are directly connected to Munich’s public transportation system, which is fast, reliable and environmentally-friendly.

The trade-fair grounds are located directly next to the two subway (U-Bahn) stops Messestadt West and Messestadt Ost of the line U2. For events at the ICM – Internationales Congress Center München, please exit at the stop Messestadt West.

Please note: The Print@home Ticket does not entitle you to use any public transport operated by MVV (Munich Transport and Tariff Association) free of charge.

Ticket price

We recommend the use of a Day Ticket: once devaluated you can travel the whole day—as an individual or in a group.

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