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Travel information & fairgrounds map

Your way to the fair grounds and East Entrance

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

Fairgrounds map

Get a first impression of the exhibition grounds. Detailed information on the halls, exhibitors and products on display at the trade fair can be found in the Exhibitor Directory under interactive hall plan.

Travel routes and means of transport to the East Entrance

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.

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 2023.

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 2023.

Interesting links:
Detailed directions (PDF, 503 KB)

Parking space layout
Google Maps directions
More information on how to get there by car and where to park

By taxi

If you want to make the journey between the airport, hotel and trade fair grounds by taxi, the taxi rank is just a few steps away. At the airport, it is located directly in front of the terminals. On the exhibition grounds, you can find the taxi ranks at the North, North-East, East and West entrances. These parking spaces are also marked on the site plan.

By train

From almost anywhere in Europe you can travel comfortably, safely and in an environmentally friendly manner by train to Munich Central Station. From here, it takes about 20 minutes to reach the trade-fair center by taking the U2 subway line headed to Messestadt Ost. If you prefer to travel by rental car or taxi, please add at least 25 minutes to your journey time.

Further information

Travel information and fare information from Deutsche Bahn (DB)

DB Special: Your Event Ticket* at a fixed price


Event Ticket* one-way and specific train (as long as available):

  • 1st class: 84,90 €
  • 2nd class: 51,90 €

Event Ticket* one-way and fully flexible:

  • 1st class: 106,90 €
  • 2nd class: 72,90 €

If you have any questions regarding the booking process, please call +49 30 586 020 901.

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.

Airport shuttle bus

Get directly from the airport to automatica and back. Our shuttle buses travel every 20 minutes and drop you off at the East entrance of the exhibition grounds. Travel time is around 45 minutes.

Useful links:

Shuttle bus between the airport and trade fair

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

Special Lufthansa Group Airlines fares

The Lufthansa Group airlines bring people together—every day, all around the world. The global route network of Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Brussels Airlines and Eurowings offers optimal connection and combination options, so you will benefit from quick and direct flights to the event.

You will reach the booking platform via this link and with the event code DEAUYLC The reduced fares are automatically displayed.

Please note: Please enable pop-ups permanently in your browser while booking, otherwise the window in the booking platform 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
Leipzigerstraße 16
82008 Unterhaching
Tel.: +49 89 61-52140
Fax: +49 89 61-9634
E-Mail: firmendienst@novareisen.de

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