How to get to Spielwarenmesse
Your journey to the Spielwarenmesse is an important part of your visit to the fair. We have put together some useful tips and information to help you plan ahead.
Nuremberg Exhibition Centre has excellent transport links to the nearby motorways, Nuremberg’s main train station and its international airport. There is also ample parking on site.
YOUR EXHIBITION TICKET IS VALID AS A TRAVEL PASS ON LOCAL PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Your admission ticket to the toy fair is valid for free rides on the printed expo days as a travel pass on all public transport in the VGN network (2nd class, trains without supplement) in the 100/200 tarif zones (Nuremberg, Fürth, Stein).
Using public transport
Travelling to the Spielwarenmesse on public transport is flexible and brings you directly to the exhibition centre’s main entrance. Taking the bus or underground frees you up to think about the most important part of day: your visit to the fair.
The U1 underground line brings you from the main train station directly to the exhibition centre’s main entrance (Eingang Mitte). The journey from Nuremberg’s main station to the threshold of the Spielwarenmesse takes around 9 minutes.
The U2 underground line (Direction Röthenbach) brings you from the airport to the main train station. The U1 underground line (Direction Langwasser Süd) then takes you from the main station directly to the exhibition centre’s main entrance (Eingang Mitte). Including the change at the main station, this journey takes around 25-30 minutes.
Arrival by train
Our recommendation: Travel green and arrive feeling relaxed! The Spielwarenmesse has joined forces with train operator Deutsche Bahn to offer an unbeatable deal for travelling in comfort to and from Spielwarenmesse 2023. Your journey with the long-distance Event Ticket from Deutsche Bahn is powered by 100% green energy.
Further information on the event ticket for Spielwarenmesse 2024 and booking options will follow approx. 3 months before the exhibition date.
The U1 subway takes you from the main station directly to the Mitte entrance of NürnbergMesse. From Nuremberg Central Station it takes about 9 minutes to reach the gates of the Spielwarenmesse.
Arrival by long-distance bus
Nuremberg’s central bus station, or ZOB for short, is located within walking distance of the main train station. The walk between the two sites takes approximately 6 minutes. The U1 underground line brings you from the main train station directly to the main entrance (Eingang Mitte) of NürnbergMesse. Including the walk to the train station, you will be on site within 20 - 25 minutes.
We have put together a selection of intercity coach providers:
Travelling by plane
Nuremberg’s airport is connected to many German and European cities and international hub airports. The Albrecht Dürer Airport in Nuremberg has won the Business Traveller Award for “Best German Airport” for ten consecutive years. With around 60 nonstop connections and 30 business destinations every day, it is an attractive place to start and end your journey. Take a look at the interactive seasonal flight schedule and find a flight to suit your needs.
From the airport to the exhibition centre
From Albrecht Dürer Airport in Nuremberg, your taxi will take you straight to the main entrance (Eingang Mitte) or entrance “Eingang Ost”.
The U2 underground line brings you from the airport to the main train station. The U1 underground line brings you from the main train station directly to the exhibition centre’s main entrance (Eingang Mitte). Including the change at the main train station, you will be on site within 25-30 minutes.
Travelling by car
Nuremberg Exhibition Centre is a central traffic hub and is extremely well connected to the European motorway network, the main train station, and Nuremberg’s international airport. There is ample parking at the exhibition centre.
Are you on the road with an e-car? Covered HPC fast-charging stations with a directly connected lounge area, including work areas and comfortable seating, await you at the new AUDI Charging Hub!
- Motorways: A3, A6, A9 and A73
- Clear signage from all directions and well-developed approach roads to the exhibition centre (Messe)
- Stress-free navigation through Europe’s leading traffic and parking management system
- Address for your satnav: Karl-Schönleben-Straße or point of interest (POI) Messe or Messezentrum.
Arrival by cab
Cabs are available at the exhibition center as well as at the airport or main station.
A ride from Nuremberg Central Station to the Spielwarenmesse takes about 10-15 minutes and costs about 25 euros.
A ride from the airport to the exhibition center costs about 40 euros and takes about 30 minutes.
(Information without guarantee)
Nuremberg cab center: +49 911 19410