How to get to Spielwarenmesse

Nuremberg Exhibition Centre has excellent transport links to the nearby motorways, Nuremberg’s main train station and its international airport. There is also ample parking on site.

Info Your exhibition ticket is valid as a travel pass on local public transport

Your admission ticket to the toy fair is valid for free rides on the printed expo days as a travel pass on all public transport in the VGN network (2nd class, trains without supplement) in the 100/200 tarif zones (Nuremberg, Fürth, Stein).

Using public transport

Travelling to the Spielwarenmesse on public transport is flexible and brings you directly to the exhibition centre’s main entrance. Taking the bus or underground frees you up to think about the most important part of day: your visit to the fair.

The U1 underground line brings you from the main train station directly to the exhibition centre’s main entrance (Eingang Mitte). The journey from Nuremberg’s main station to the threshold of the Spielwarenmesse takes around 9 minutes.

The U2 underground line brings you from the airport to the main train station. The U1 underground line then takes you from the main station directly to the exhibition centre’s main entrance (Eingang Mitte). Including the change at the main station, this journey takes around 25-30 minutes. 

Click here for the Tariff zone maps and Travel information (VGN) for exhibition guests.

Info Important

Please note that the wearing of face coverings on public transport and at stations is currently mandatory for all passengers travelling in Germany. 

Travelling by plane

Airport Nürnberg/ Ralf Lang

Nuremberg’s airport is connected to many German and European cities and international hub airports. The Albrecht Dürer Airport in Nuremberg has won the Business Traveller Award for “Best German Airport” for ten consecutive years. With around 60 nonstop connections and 30 business destinations every day, it is an attractive place to start and end your journey. Take a look at the interactive seasonal flight schedule and find a flight to suit your needs.

From the airport to the exhibition centre

From Albrecht Dürer Airport in Nuremberg, your taxi will take you straight to the main entrance (Eingang Mitte) or entrance “Eingang Ost”. 

The U2 underground line brings you from the airport to the main train station. The U1 underground line brings you from the main train station directly to the exhibition centre’s main entrance (Eingang Mitte). Including the change at the main train station, you will be on site within 25-30 minutes. 

Travelling by car

Anreise mit dem Auto

Arriving by car or rental car

Nuremberg Exhibition Centre is a central traffic hub and is extremely well connected to the European motorway network, the main train station, and Nuremberg’s international airport. There is ample parking at the exhibition centre. 

  • Motorways: A3, A6, A9 and A73
  • Clear signage from all directions and well-developed approach roads to the exhibition centre (Messe)
  • Stress-free navigation through Europe’s leading traffic and parking management system 
  • Address for your satnav: Karl-Schönleben-Straße or point of interest (POI) Messe or Messezentrum.

Additional links:

Route planner
Rental cars at the airport

Travelling by taxi

Taxis are available at the exhibition centre, the airport and the main train station. A single journey from Nuremberg’s main train station to the Spielwarenmesse takes around 10-15 minutes and costs approx. EUR 20 (subject to change).

Cab Office Nuremberg: +49 911 19410