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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.

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.

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

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

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

Rebooking and cancellation due to the coronavirus can be made via the Deutsche Bahn Service Center:
+49 (0) 180 6 99 66 33 (EUR 0.20 from a German landline, and max. EUR 0.60 per call from a mobile network)

Pay as little as EUR 49.50 (one-way) with the Event Ticket*

An excellent offer: use sustainable transport and relax while you travel. Get the best price ticket with Deutsche Bahn. 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:
(always available):

  • Second class EUR 67.50
  • First class EUR 98.90

Book your ticket online now and to get the guaranteed lowest price. We will provide you with an overview of all rail services on the route you're interested in.

Click here to buy your ticket**

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 and CityTicket.

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 1806 996644. Our technical hotline is open every day from 08:00 - 20:00. Calls cost EUR 0.20 from a German landline, and max. EUR 0.60 per call from a mobile network.

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

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

Rebooking and cancellation due to the coronavirus can be made via the Lufthansa Service Center:
+49 (0) 69 86 799 799

Please find current Lufthansa flight information here:

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 DEZQNPC 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*.

The offer is valid for flights between December 01 and December 18, 2020.

To the Lufthansa special offer

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 through your IATA / ARC travel agent.

Travel agents can obtain ticketing instructions by sending an email to and providing the access code as a reference.

nova reisen GmbH
Phone: +49 89 61-52140
Fax: +49 89 61-9634
Address: Leipzigerstraße 16
82008 Unterhaching

*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

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, and your luggage is stowed securely in the large storage compartment.

Where are the departure and arrival points?
There are three departure points at Munich Airport: Terminal 2 (bus park), Terminal 1 (Module A) and the Central Concourse (MAC). Please follow the signs.
When leaving from Munich Exhibition Centre, buses depart from the North Entrance and stop exclusively at the Central Concourse (MAC), from where both terminals are just a few minutes' walk away.

One-way tickets cost EUR 10.00, and return tickets cost EUR 16.00.

If you buy your shuttle bus ticket online, you’ll avoid having to wait at the ticket desk.

Buy your ticket online now

Messe München Fairground Site

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.

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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. Journalists and media representatives can see when the Press Center is open.

Opening hours