Air travel

From Hamburg Airport, 80 airlines fly directly to 115 national and international destinations. It is situated to the north of the city in Fuhlsbüttel. See the Hamburg Airport website for flight connections.

Hamburg Messe can be reached from here by S-Bahn (S1) and taxi. The journey time by car is about 20 minutes, by public transport about 25 minutes.

To Hamburg Messe by S-Bahn (Suburban railway):

From the airport please take the S1 (leading towards Wedel) to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof (central train station). Once you have arrived at the train station you switch to the S21 or S31 on the opposite rail track. The next station will be Bahnhof Dammtor, there you get off and reach Hamburg Messe (East Entrance) in a shortwalking distance. The following station after Dammtor will be the station S Bahnhof Sternschanze. If you get off there you will reach in a shortwalking distance West Entrance / Central Entrance.

Traveling time:
Traveling from the airport to Hamburg Messe takes approx. 25 minutes.


Public transport:

  • A Single ticket costs just EUR 3.10 and and is good for one-way travel that begins and ends within Hamburg City and the fairground
  • A day ticket costs from EUR 6.00 to EUR 7.50 per person.


There are no fixed cab fares in Hamburg. The cab fare from the airport to the Hamburg Messe amounts to approx. EUR 20.00, the distance is approx. 10 km.

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Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH
Messeplatz 1
20357 Hamburg

Geo Coordinates:

  • N 53° 33' 47.64"
  • E 9° 58' 34.50"