Messe Freiburg

Neuer Messplatz 1
79108 Freiburg

Address for navigation:
Hermann-Mitsch-Str. 3
79108 Freiburg

+49 761 3881 02

Travelling instructions to Messe Freiburg

Getting there

Messe Freiburg is very easy to reach with all forms of transport.

Freiburg connections

By Plane

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Freiburg can be reached from several airports.

EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg: Only 80 km from Freiburg, Basel-Mulhouse Airport (EuroAirport) is the closest. It offers direct scheduled flights to 90 destinations.
From the airport, two express bus services – Flixbus and the Airport Bus – travel directly to Freiburg. The bus trip takes approximately 1 hour. Alternatively, there is a direct bus service to Basel SBB train station, from where trains travel directly to Freiburg.

Frankfurt Airport
Frankfurt/Main Airport: Frankfurt Airport ist the largest airport in Germany, with almost 70 million passengers per year and 1,400 landings and takeoffs per day. For those arriving in Frankfurt/Main, trains run hourly from the airport in Frankfurt directly to Freiburg and take 2 hours.

Zürich Airport: This airport is about 150 km south-east of Freiburg, in Switzerland. From the airport, there is a shuttle train to the main train station from where you can easily take the train to Freiburg.

Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden (Baden Airpark): This international airport is about 100 km north of Freiburg between Baden-Baden and Karlsruhe.
From there, Freiburg is accessible by public transport. A bus service is offered between the airport and the cities Baden-Baden, Rastatt and Karlsruhe. The Intercity Express (ICE) departs from all three destinations to Freiburg.

Strasbourg Airport (Aéroport international Strasbourg): This airport is situated about 80 km north-west of Freiburg (south of Strasburg) in France.
A regional railway links the airport to Strasburg. Shuttle trains traveling to Strasburg approx. every 15 minutes allow you to reach the city station in 9 minutes. Once there, you can take a train across the border to Offenburg and change to a regional train or Intercity Express to Freiburg.

A covered pedestrian footbridge allows you to walk between the airport and the station platform.

By Train

Freiburg is located on the Intercity Express (ICE) /Intercity (IC) rail line connecting Frankfurt – Karlsruhe – Offenburg – Freiburg – Basel. Direct trains travel to Freiburg from all the major city centers in Germany as well as Basel and Zurich in Switzerland. From Strasbourg, France, a good rail connection operates via Offenburg.

Travel times of trains to Freiburg:
Basel – Freiburg: 1 hrs
Stuttgart – Freiburg: 2 hrs
Frankfurt/Main – Freiburg: 2¼ hrs
Zurich – Freiburg: 2½ hrs
Paris – Freiburg: 3 hrs
Cologne – Freiburg: 3¼ hrs
Munich – Freiburg: 4 ½ hrs
Hamburg – Freiburg: 6 hrs
Berlin – Freiburg: 6 ½ hrs

Book your train ticket here.

Public Transport within Freiburg (free of charge with congress ticket)

Please note that your congress participation includes free public transport on the congress dates!

You can reach Messe Freiburg by tram from the city centre or central station and many more stations within Freiburg. Take the tram number 4 (Messe) and get off at “Technische Fakultät”.

From the Central Station you can also travel to Messe Freiburg with the fast train “Breisgau S-Bahn” in the direction of Breisach to “Messe”. From there it is only a short walk to the congress venue.

For more information on trams and busses, visit the VAG website.

Rent a Bike

Freiburg, the “Green City”, offers the perfect infrastructure for cylists. For a truly sustainable stay in Freiburg, rent a bike with Frelo.

By Car

Via the A-5 autobahn Frankfurt-Karlsruhe-Basel, exit Freiburg Mitte. Then follow the Messe traffic guidance system all the way to the congress venue “Messe Freiburg”.