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Arrival by Car

Regional access via Cologne Autobahnring, local access from the Rheinbrücken (Rhine Bridges), follow signs to "Koelnmesse" and/or "RDA Group Travel Expo".

Route suggestion from outside Cologne: Stadtautobahn (city autobahn/motorway) from Kreuz Köln-Ost to Koelnmesse junction.

If you use a navigation system, please enter the following address as your destination:

Deutz-Mülheimer-Straße 111, 50679 Köln

Please be aware of the vehicle admission plan.

Environmental Zone Cologne

Cologne city centre has been designated an Environment Protection Zone since 1st January 2008. Access to KölnMesse / Cologne Fair is ensured for all vehicles – even without a window sticker. Please take your bearings from the Environment Protection Zone map.

Arrival by Rail

The exhibition ground is close to Köln-Deutz Bahnhof, where trans-regional ICEs also stop.

Regional and local S-Bahn trains also stop here. Cologne Main Station (Hauptbahnhof) is located only 1,200 metres away. Connecting trains to Köln-Deutz Bahnhof run on a very frequent basis. You can also walk over the Rhine directly to Cologne Fair via a pathway running along the side of the Hohenzollern Bridge. 

Within Cologne: trams number 3 and 4 from and to the city centre stop directly in front of entrance east. Both lines run on a 10-minute tact.

With German Rail from 99.- Euro to the RDA Group Travel Expo in Cologne and back!

Arrival by Airplane

Köln Bonn Airport

Cologne/Bonn Airport is located some 10 km from Cologne Fair. Regular flights are available to most domestic and European airports – nonstop for the most part. Low-Cost-Carriers also fly to Cologne/Bonn on a regular basis.

The S-Bahn S13 connects the Cologne/Bonn Airport with Köln-Deutz Bahnhof / station in only 16 minutes, plus 7 minutes walk. Taxis require 15 minutes outside of rush hour.

Two further airports may be easily and speedily reached without having to change trains: Frankfurt International Airport in 58 minutes per ICE, Düsseldorf in 34 minutes per Regional Express. Direct train connections to Köln-Deutz station are on an hourly basis.

Lufthansa / Star Alliance have a check-in terminal in Cologne Hauptbahnhof / Main along with baggage processing for flights to and from Frankfurt am Main.

Arrival by long-distance Coach

Köln Bonn Airport

Numerous coach companies provide rides to Leverkusen Mitte Station. From there you can go to Cologne by train quick and easy.

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Arrival and Departure


Messetermine 2020

Friedrichshafen: 21. + 22. April 2020
Köln: 07. + 08. Juli 2020


RDA Expo GmbH
Barcelona-Allee 1
D - 51103 Cologne
Phone: +49 (0)221 913946-0
Fax: +49 (0)221 913946-28
E-Mail: service @rda-expo .de