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How to get to automatica

To facilitate and support travel arrangements of all attendees, this section provides extensive and relevant information on how to travel to automatica in Munich.

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The following is a compilation of all useful information that visiting professionals and exhibitors from all industries should consider when making their travel plans and arrangements: We have covered every option from flights, train connections and road traffic to public transport infrastructure.

Mask obligation in public transportation: When traveling by public transportation (subway, streetcar, bus, train), passengers to Messe München must wear an FFP2 oder KN95 protection mask. The mask obligation applies in all vehicles, but not in the stations. More information: Notes on the coronavirus (MVG)

By public transportation

Quick and environmentally friendly: The U2 subway (U-Bahn) line, station “Messestadt Ost" gives you direct access to the East Entrance. Then follow the signs. The East and Northeast entrances are open for automatica 2020.

Please note that your automatica ticket does not entitle you to use any public transport operated by MVV (Munich Transport and Tariff Association) free of charge.

Interesting links:
Online timetables
Ticket information
More information on how to get there by public transportation

By car

The trade-fair center is located directly on the A 94 motorway—reach it by taking the exit München-Riem (Exit Nr. 5). The parking spaces are well signposted on site via a traffic guidance system. The East and Northeast entrances are open for automatica 2020.

Interesting links:
Detailed directions (PDF, 503 KB)
Google Maps directions
More information on how to get there by car and where to park

By train

Taking the train to Munich to attend automatica is convenient, safe and environmentally friendly. It takes just 20 minutes to get from the Central Train Station to the trade-fair center (U2 subway (U-Bahn) line, station "Messestadt Ost" gives you direct access to the East Entrance). Then follow the signs. The East and Northeast entrances are open for automatica 2020.

Interesting links:
Voyage plannung and tickets
More information on how to get there by train

Deutsche Bahn special offer

The best way to get there.

Pay as little as EUR 49,50 (one-way) with the Event Ticket.

An excellent offer: use sustainable transport and relax while you travel.

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):

  • Second class EUR 49,50
  • First class EUR 80,90

Event Ticket for single journey, for use on all connections:

  • Second class EUR 67,50
  • First class EUR 98,90

Book your ticket online now. We will provide you with an overview of the rail services on the route you're interested in.

Click here to buy your ticket**:

Deutsche Bahn ensures that you reach your destination safely and healthily. You find everything you need to know about "Safe travel in times of Corona" here.

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.

We wish you a pleasant journey!

* The ticket does not include the entrance to the trade show.

** Online booking is only available 6 months before the trade show.If you have any technical questions regarding the booking process, simply call +49 (0)30 – 586020901. Our technical hotline is open every day from 8am - 8pm. Calls cost EUR 0.20 from a German landline, and max. EUR 0.60 per call from a mobile network.

By plane

The second-largest airport in Germany guarantees you excellent continental and intercontinental connections.

Interesting links:
All current flight routes
More information on how to get there and the Munich Airport

Lufthansa Special offer

Special offer: Discounted travel with Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines

Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines offer a comprehensive global route network linking major cities around the world. We offer special prices and conditions to participants, visitors, exhibitors, invited guests as well as employees of the Contracting partner and their travel companions.

To make a reservation, please click on——and enter the access code DEZLDLC in the “Offer for discounted flights” area. This will open an online booking platform that will automatically calculate the discount offered or provide you with an even better offer if another promotional fare is available*.

Please note: Pop-ups must be enabled otherwise the booking platform window will not open. If you are facing problems with the flight display, please use another internet browser.

These promotional fares are also available via our IATA-servicepartner nova reisen.

nova reisen GmbH

Phone: +49 89 61-52140
Fax: +49 89 61-9634

*Economy Light fares (rebooking/refund not possible, baggage and seat reservation against fee) and Business Saver fares (no rebooking/refund) as well as the Check & Go fare (Brussels Airlines) cannot be booked via this platform. If you are interested in these fares, please book them at

Airport shuttle bus

Our coaches run every 20 minutes, operating non-stop between the airport and automatica trade fair. Each one-way trip takes less than 45 minutes.

From the airport to the fair
There are two departure points at Munich Airport: Terminal 2 (bus park) and the Central Concourse (MAC). Please follow the signs.

From the fair to the airport
Coming from Messe München, the bus departs as of 9:40 a.m. hourly (10:40 a.m., 11:40 a.m., ...) at the Entrance West, last time at 18:40 (or 19:00 at the Entrance West) and stop exclusively at the Central Concourse (MAC), from where both terminals are just a few minutes' walk away.

Tickets & prices
The 9-euro ticket is also valid on the Airport-Messe München Shuttle from June 1 and can be purchased in our online store.

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Fairgrounds map and hall diagram for automatica

The automatica hall diagram faciliates orientation for all attendees.

Fairgrounds map and hall diagram
Hotel service bell at reception
Trade fair
Suitable accommodation

We will be happy to assist you in your search for a hotel, apartment or private accomodation.

Russian Visa
Trade fair
Visa service for participants

For residents of all countries where a visa is required, we set up our own visa service.

Trade fair
Opening hours

The opening hours for exhibitors and visitors are available here as well as the opening hours for the co-located events.

Opening hours