Arrival

Centrally situated on the northern part of Lake Constance. You can get to us from all directions.

 

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A1


By car to Friedrichshafen

The way in...

... Germany

  • from Stuttgart
    A81 / A98 to the end of motorway (exit Bodensee / Lindau). From there via B31 to Friedrichshafen. Alternatively: A8 to exit Ulm West. From there via B30 to Friedrichshafen. 
  • from Würzburg / München (Munich)
    A96 (direction Lindau) to exit Sigmarszell / Friedrichshafen. From there via B31 to Friedrichshafen. 
  • from Ulm
    A8 to exit Ulm West. From there via B30 to Friedrichshafen. 

 

... Austria

  • fromBregenz 
    A14 / A96 to exit Sigmarszell / Friedrichshafen. From there via B31 to Friedrichshafen.
  • from Salzburg 
    Via München (Munich) A96 to exit Sigmarszell / Friedrichshafen. From there via B31 to Friedrichshafen.

 

... Switzerland

  • from Zürich 
      N7 to Kreuzlingen/Konstanz (Constance). From there via shuttle ferry Konstanz - Meersburg (nonstop rapid transit) and then via B31 to Friedrichshafen. Current information about ferry Konstanz - Meersburg on the website: www.faehre-konstanz.de
  • from St. Gallen / Romanshorn 
      N1 to Romanshorn. From there via shuttle ferry Romanshorn-Friedrichshafen (hourly departures). Current information about ferry Romanshorn - Friedrichshafen on the website: www.sbsag.ch or www.bsb.de.

 

Service tip: We recommend leaving your vehicle in Switzerland, transferring to the ferry and using the BSB-Combination ticket. The advantage: no traffic on the ferry or in Friedrichshafen, no searching for parking, no waiting at the ticket counter (not available for every exhibition).

 

In Friedrichshafen simply follow the signs "Messe".

You find an interactive street map of Friedrichshafen on the website
Tourist-Information Friedrichshafen.

 

Service tip: Some Navigation Systems do not yet know the street name "Neue Messe 1" - in this case please use "Allmannsweiler Strasse 132"


A2


By train to Friedrichshafen

Traveling in ...

... Germany (Deutsche Bahn DB)

InterRegioExpress (IRE) or RegionalExpress (RE) connections to Friedrichshafen. Via Ulm ICE/IC-hourly departures.

Timetable information DB

  • DB-Reisezug- und Tarifauskunft: 
    Phone: 01805 99 66 33
  • DB Reisezentrum Stadtbahnhof Friedrichshafen, Bahnhofplatz 4, 
    Phone: 07541 / 201-385
  • DB Reisezentrum Hafenbahnhof Friedrichshafen, Seestr. 23, 
    Phone: 07541 / 201-356
  • Internet: www.bahn.de
  • Bodensee-Oberschwaben-Bahn (BOB) www.bob-fn.de

 

... Austria (Austrian national railways ÖBB)

Visitors from western Austria should use the ÖBB via Bregenz and change train at the German transfer station Lindau.
From the rest of Austria, we recommend the routes via Munich to Ulm with connectingtion to Friedrichshafen.

Timetable information ÖBB

  • Mobilitätscallcenter - train, bus
    Phone: ++43 51717 or ++43 512930000
  • Internet: www.oebb.at

 

... Switzerland (Swiss national railways SBB)

SBB line Basel/Lindau to station Friedrichshafen or to Romanshorn and via ferry (hourly departure) to Friedrichshafen.
By train from Zurich and Winterthur to Konstanz. In Konstanz there is a direct connection for the catamaran to Friedrichshafen.

Timetable information SBB

  • train, bus, ferry
    Phone: ++41 900 300 300
  • Internet: www.sbb.ch

 

Service tip
From Romanshorn via ferry to Friedrichshafen and from there to the exhibition grounds by Shuttle-Bus (only during trade fairs, alternatively by taxi) using BSB-Combination ticket: ferry, shuttle-bus and entrance ticket (not available for every exhibition).
Timetable information ferry Romanshorn - Friedrichshafen: www.sbsag.ch or www.bsb.de.

Via catamaran to Friedrichshafen and from there to the exhibition grounds by Shuttle-Bus (only during trade fairs, alternatively by taxi) using combination ticket: catamaran, shuttle-bus and entrance ticket (not available for every exhibition).
Timetable information catamaran Konstanz - Friedrichshafen: www.der-katamaran.de

 

Shuttle railway station - exhibition grounds

  • Shuttle bus MesseExpress (Route 17) from town center station (first departure 8:02 a.m.) and harbour station (first departure 8:22 a.m.), last departure from exhibition grounds at main entrance 6:55 p.m.)
  • Taxi 

You find an interactive street map of Friedrichshafen on the website
Tourist-Information Friedrichshafen.


A3


By plane to Friedrichshafen

Direct flights

Around the world with Lufthansa via airline's Frankfurt hub, with Turkish Airlines via the Istanbul hub and with British Airways via Düsseldorf and Hamburg.

Flights to Friedrichshafen
www.lufthansa.com
www.turkishairlines.com
www.sun-air.dk

Flights to Memmingen
www.ryanair.com
www.allgaeu-airport.de


 

International connections

Zurich www.flughafen-zuerich.ch
International airport with direct connections to Friedrichshafen and the integrated transportation system airplane/train.
Service tip: Check out at Kloten. Transfer below ground to the trains to Romanshorn. From Romanshorn via ferry to Friedrichshafen and from there to the exhibition grounds by shuttle bus (only during trade fairs, alternatively by taxi) using the BSB Combination ticket: ferry, shuttle bus and entry to the show (not available for every exhibition).

Flights to Zurich
www.britishairways.com
www.swiss.com
 

By private plain

Friedrichshafen TWR 120,07 MHz
ATIS 129,60 MHz
Please read the VFR sheet.

 

Current informations: www.flughafen-friedrichshafen.de

 

Additional important portals for air travel

www.swoodoo.com
www.opodo.com
www.expedia.de


A4


By local transportation to the exhibition center

Public means of transport to the exhibition center

Free shuttle bus MesseExpress (Linie 17) between town main station / harbour station (ferry dock) and the exhibition center.

Airport and town railway stations are 10 minutes from the exhibition center.

 

Stadtverkehr Friedrichshafen
www.stadtverkehr-fn.de

Bodensee-Oberschwaben Verkehrsverbundgesellschaft mbh (bodo)
www.bodo.de

Deutsche Bahn
www.bahn.de

Bodensee-Oberschwaben-Bahn (BOB)
www.bob-fn.de

EFA - Elektronische Fahrplanauskunft Baden-Württemberg
www.efa-bw.de

Fahrplanauskunft Autofähre Konstanz - Meersburg
www.stadtwerke-konstanz.de

Fahrplanauskunft Autofähre Romanshorn - Friedrichshafen
www.bsb.de/bodensee-faehre

Bodensee-Schiffsbetriebe
www.bsb.de

Katamaran Konstanz-Friedrichshafen
www.der-katamaran.de


A5


Intercity bus

FlixBus

Stop: Main train station

www.flixbus.de

 

IC Bus

Stop: Ferry station

More information


A6


Rental car

AVIS / www.avis.de
Phone +49 7541 930700
Fax +49 7541 930705
Hotline: +49 180 6 217702

Europcar / www.europcar.de
Phone +49 7541 23053
Fax +49 7541 28175
Hotline: +49 180 5 8000

Hertz / www.hertz.de
Phone +49 7541 287828
Fax +49 7541376505
Hotline: 0180 5 938814

Sixt / www.sixt.de
Phone +49 7541330665
Fax +49 180 5 2229300245
Hotline: +49 180 6 252525

Budget / www.budget.de
Phone +49 7541 2899590
Fax +49 7541 28995999
Hotline: +49 180 6 244388

 

 
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