The upcoming trade fairs

15.09. - 20.09.2018

iba - The world's leading trade fair for bakery, confectionery and snacks

Fairground Munich

International Trade Fair: World Market for Baking
Fairground Messe München


28.11. - 02.12.2018

Living, Furnishing, Building

Fairground Munich


28.11. - 02.12.2018

Where Gourmets meet

Fairground Munich


25. - 27.01.2019

The international trade show for optics and design

Fairground Munich

GHM Travel by car

By car

The administrative building of GHM Gesellschaft für Handwerksmessen mbH is located directly at the Munich exhibition grounds. You can get to us by car by taking the "München-Riem" exit off the A94 motorway. If you have a navigation device, enter the address "Willy-Brandt-Allee 1, 81829 München". The GHM visitors' car park is at Gate 1 in Willy-Brandt-Allee.

By public transport to the fairground Messe München

By public transportation

It is just a few yards from the underground station "Messestadt West" (U2) to the GHM administration building. The journey time from the city centre is around 20 minutes. For timetables and information on ticket prices please see

MVV tickets for any means of public transport can be obtained:

  • From ticket machines at S- and U-Bahn stops
  • From ticket machines in trams and busses (single and day tickets only)
  • At ticket offices (kiosks etc.)
  • In regional buses

Please note: All tickets must be validated in a blue ticket-cancelling machine before you start your trip.


More information:

By train to the fairground Messe München

By train

To get to GHM from Munich Central Station (Hauptbahnhof), take the underground line U2 to the station "Messestadt West". If your train arrives at Munich East (Ostbahnhof), take underground line U5 to "Innsbrucker Ring" and then change to line U2 for "Messestadt Ost" (journey time approx. 10 minutes). For details of how to reach us by train, see



By plane to the fairground Messe München

By plane

Munich airport offers a direct connection via two rapid transit train lines (S-Bahn). The journey time to Messe München exhibition grounds is between 45 and 65 minutes, depending on the route you take. For information on flight schedules and airport transport connections please see If you are taking a hired car from the airport, follow signs to "Messe". Taxis are available directly at the terminals.

Transfer from Munich Airport to Fairground Munich by public transport:

Public transportation is a quick and easy way from the airport to the fairground. The train station for the S1 and S8 municipal trains is located directly under the Central Area of the Munich Airport. Trains depart for downtown Munich every 10 minutes. You can choose one of the following routes:
Route S8 / U5 / U2
From the airport, take the S8 to “Ostbahnhof” (Munich East). Transfer to the underground line U5 (toward “Neuperlach Süd”) and travel to the next station, “Innsbrucker Ring”. Then, from the same platform, transfer to the U2 (toward “Messegelände”). Disembark at “Messestadt West” or “Messestadt Ost”. Travel time: approx. 46 min.


Route S8 / U2
From the airport, take the S8 to “Hauptbahnhof” (Munich central station). Transfer to the U2 underground line (toward “Messestadt Ost”). Disembark at “Messestadt West” or “Messestadt Ost”. Travel time: approx. 60 min.

Route S1 / U2
From the airport, take the S1 to “Feldmoching” or “Hauptbahnhof” (Munich central station). Transfer to the U2 underground line (towards “Messegelände”). Disembark at “Messestadt  West” or “Messestadt Ost”. Travel time: approx. 65 min.

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Transfer from Munich Airport to the fairground by taxi:

The one-way trip takes approximately 35 minutes, depending on traffic. Munich International Trade Fairs and the Munich taxi-owners' association have agreed to a fixed rate of 63 € regardless of the time of year (as of 2017). This offer applies only to the most direct route between the airport and the trade-fair centre in kilometers. 

Taxis at the airport:
A sufficient number of taxis are available directly in front of the terminals.

Taxis at Fairground Munich / ICM:
A sufficient number of taxis are available at all entrances of the fairground.