Location Hanover

One city - so many possibilities

Hanover has significant experience as a host of international major events and presents itself as a cosmopolitan state capital. With exciting package arrangements, a wide range of accommodations and perfect links, Hanover offers many good reasons for a visit.


Attractive sights in Hanover ensure unforgettable highlights all year long. Whether walking through the Eilenriede, dinner at a restaurant or a shopping tour through the city center, Hanover scores with variety and holds many surprises for you.

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Hotels and accommodations in the immediate vicinity of the exhibition center as well as in the center of Hanover offer you a wide selection of options for during your event. On the linked site, you can get an overview about the offer and about upcoming exhibition dates.


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Various events, shows, seasonal events and typical Hanoverian events await you in the free time you spend here. Inside the package arrangements of the city of Hanover you will find many offers and the highlights for the next months.

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Arrival and departure

Travel by Plane

Flight schedules

To check current flight schedules please visit the website Hannover Airport .



Travel by Train

S-Bahn (line S5) from Terminal C

The S5 suburban train departs from Hannover Airport, Terminal C towards the city center. Please leave the train at “Hannover Hauptbahnhof” (Hannover Central Station) and then change to the subway/tram line no. 8 with the destination “Messe/Nord”, which serves the northern entrance to the exhibition grounds. An online service is available to help you plan your journey.


Navigation for car, bus und taxi

The A2 allows a comfortable and fast journey from North Rhine-Westphalia and Berlin. It goes directly to Hannover via the A7 motorway – whether from Hamburg or Munich.

  • From the north
    A7 direction Kassel / Hannover, exit 56 cross Hannover-Kirchhorst on A37 (B3 Messe-Schnellweg) direction Hannover / Messe
  • From the east
    A2 direction Magdeburg / Hannover / Dortmund, exit 47 cross Hannover-Buchholz on A37 (B3 Messe-Schnellweg) direction Hannover / Messe
  • From the south
    From the south A7 direction Hannover / Hamburg, exit 60 triangle Hannover-Süd on A37 (B3 Messe-Schnellweg) direction Hannover / Messe
  • From the west
    A2 direction Hannover / Magdeburg / Berlin, exit 48 cross Hannover-Ost on A7 direction Kassel, exit 58 Hannover-Anderten on B65 direction Hannover, cross Seelhorst on B6 (Messeschnellweg) direction Hannover-Messe
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Please enter the destination of your journey: Location: Hannover Street: Hermesallee Postcode: 30521 In the region of Hannover, please follow exclusively the signpost “Messe” to the fairground.

Emission Zone Hannover

Hannover is an emission zone city, to be achieved through a reduced particulate pollution. The zone encompasses large areas of the city around the center within the ring road and is indicated by signs. In this zone, only cars that have an emissions sticker or fulfil the exceptions can enter this zone.


The travel time between the exhibition ground and the airport is about 30 minutes, depending on traffic. Taxi orders: Hallo Taxi 3811 – Hotline: +49 (0) 511-3811

Electrical vehicles' charging stations

During the fairs, up to 22 charging poles are available for you to use close from the entrances. They are distributed as follows:

  • 12 charging poles on car park North 4
  • 10 charging poles on car park South 32

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Local Mass Transit

Tram line & bus

  • Tram line 8 (and special line 18) – Entrance NORD 1 + 2
    From Hannover Main Station via stations Kröpcke, Aegidientorplatz, Altenbekener Damm, Bothmerstraße Suburban Railway line 8 (18)
  • Tram line 6 (and special line 16) – Entrance OST 3
    Via stations Kröpcke, Aegidientorplatz, Braunschweiger Platz, Bult, Tierärztliche Hochschule, Kronsberg Suburban Railway line 6 (16)
  • Bus lines 340 and 341 – Entrance Süd + West 1
    Bus stop Gutenbergstraße (entrance Süd) and bus stop Hannover Messe/Laatzen (entrance West 1) from Rethen, Pattensen, LaatzenMore useful information can also be found on the website of ÜSTRA or the Electronic Timetable Information for Lower Saxony and Bremen (EFA).
Arrival Access for the Disabled

Arrival by public transport
At the central stops “Hauptbahnhof”, “Kröpcke” and “Aegidientorplatz” (node points in the railway network) there are elevators available to the subway stations. The final stop Messe/Nord is a high platform.

For the journey from the central railway station to the exhibition center, the tram line 8 or 18 to the entrance Nord is optimal for mobility-impaired visitors. On this route the new silver tram lines are running, which ensure by an automatic height adjustment of the entrances that wheelchair users can comfortably access the tram without needing assistance. The wide double doors are without any middle barriers and in each wagon there are two open areas (with folding seats) for wheelchair users.

Blind fair visitors have facilitated access to the subways by a tactile guide strip system and tactile squares in the underground stations Hauptbahnhof and Kröpcke. In addition, acoustic train destination announcements are installed.

Directions from airport
Whether the arrival and departure take place with your own car or taxi – the parking areas for the vehicles are located directly in front of the entrance and exit doors of the terminals A, B and C. The doors have a sufficient width for wheelchair users, are always self-opening and without a threshold. The kerbs are flattened at key crossing points. The stop of the Shuttle Bus, Airport – exhibition center, which commutes between the airport and the central station, is also located directly in front of the passenger terminal, on the arrivals level between Terminals A and B. In addition, you can take the S-Bahn line 5 from the airport to the central station and then change into lines 8 or 18.

Parking Spaces
A part of the parking spaces outside the fairgrounds are reserved as special parking spaces for visitors with limited mobility. These special parking spaces are always close to whatever entrances are in operation for the fairs and exhibitions, and are marked accordingly.

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