Arrival & Hotel
Simple, effective - and easy to reach: Composites for Europe 2020 in Stuttgart, Germany.
Plan your visit to the exhibition and benefit from our exclusive special rates!
Please follow the direction signs to the airport. Messegelände Stuttgart is located right next to the Autobahn A8 and B27.
Coming from A8
Coming from Stuttgart exit the motorway at Echterdinger Ei and enter the road leading towards the airport and exhibition centre. Please follow signs to P26.
Coming from Stuttgart/Tübingen on B27
From B27 change over to L 1192 to the Show ground. Please follow signs to P26.
Please enter the following address in your GPS / navigation system:
Messepiazza 1 (West Entrance)
(For older systems: 70629 Leinfelden-Echterdingen)
For our car driving visitors, Messe Stuttgart provides around 8,200 parking spaces close to the fair, and additional parking spaces at the aiport. Alltogether, there are 15,000 parking spaces available.
Messe Stuttgart is located outside the city of Stuttgart and therefore you do not require an environmental plate. However, should you wish to drive into the city of Stuttgart, you do require an environmental plat. These can be obtained here: Emission Zone Stuttgart
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. 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.¹
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 a single journey, for use on all connections
- 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.
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.
With the event ticket (travel distance greater than 100 km) the City-Ticket is included in over 120 German cities in the respective area of validity.
Click here for the full range of information about DB's Event Ticket.
We wish you a pleasant journey.
Arrival at Stuttgart main station
Junction for international north-south and east-west lines.
Stuttgart has direct rail links to 13 European capital cities (ICE, IC, InterRegio). Stuttgart central railway station is in the city centre, roughly 13 km from Stuttgart Airport and Stuttgart Exhibition Centre.
From the central railway station to the exhibition and conference centre
From Stuttgart central railway station take the S2 or S3 urban railway lines towards "Stuttgart Flughafen / Messe Stuttgart". For the urban railway (S-Bahn) station, look for this symbol:
The journey from Stuttgart central railway station to the Stuttgart Exhibition Centre takes 27 minutes. From 04:55 (or round-the-clock at weekends) until 00:25 the S-Bahn trains run every 10 or 20 minutes from the central railway station.
Trains run from the Airport / Stuttgart Exhibition Centre to the main railway station between 05:08 (or round-the-clock at weekends) and 00:08.
At the airport, follow the signs for "Messe/ICS".
¹ If you would like assistance to complete your booking, click here. If you have any technical questions regarding the booking process, simply call +49 (0)1806 – 99 66 44. Our technical hotline is open every day from 8- 8pm. Calls cost EUR 0.20 from a German landline, and max. EUR 0.60 per call from a mobile network.
The terminals of Airport Stuttgart are approx. 200 metres away from the exhibition and congress centre. You do not even need a taxi! The exhibition centre is only a 5 mins. walk from the terminal. There, you have convenient connection by train S2 and S3 to the train station. The ride takes about 27 mins.
At the airport, please follow the signs „Messe/ICS".
Further information can be obtained on the homepage of Stuttgart Airport.