Getting to bauma


A view of the West Entrance to the trade-fair center

The Messe München trade-fair center in the heart of Europe has an outstanding transportation infrastructure. Whether you are traveling to the fair by plane, train, automobile or with public transportation, we have put together some extensive information and research tools to help you plan your trip.

  • By public transportation

    Quick and environmentally friendly: The U2 subway line, station “Messestadt West” gives you direct access to the Messe München.

    Please note that your IFAT ticket does not entitle you to use any public transport operated by MVV (Munich Transport and Tariff Association) free of charge.

    Interesting links:

    Online timetables

    Ticket information

    More information on how to get there by public transportation

  • By train

    Taking the train to Munich to attend IFAT is convenient, safe and environmentally friendly. You will need around 20 minutes from Munich central sation.

    Interesting links:

    Voyage plannung and tickets

    More information on how to get there by train

  • Deutsche Bahn specials for bauma

    Pay as little as EUR 54,90 (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.

    Event Ticket for a single journey, for use only on one specific connection (subject to availability):

    • 2nd class EUR 54,90
    • 1st class EUR 89,90

    Event Ticket for single journey, for use on all connections (always available):

    • 2nd class EUR 74,90
    • 1st class EUR 109,90

    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.


    Book your discount ticket online now

    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.

    Click here for the full range of information about DB's Event Ticket and CityTicket.

    We wish you a pleasant journey!

    Online booking is only available 6 months before the trade show.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 8am - 8pm. Calls cost EUR 0.20 from a German landline, and max. EUR 0.60 per call from a mobile network

    * The ticket does not include the entrance to the trade show.

  • By car

    Navigation system/Route planner

    A modern traffic guidance system on all major access roads will guide you to bauma. The traffice guidance system guarantees that you get the best possible directions to the various parking areas at the Messe München trade-fair center.

    Please be sure to only follow these directions and not your navigation system or route planner.

    We promote e-mobility. For further information please click here.

  • By plane

    The second-largest airport in Germany guarantees you excellent continental and intercontinental connections.

    Interesting links:

    All current flight routes

    More information on how to get there and the Munich Airport

    The airport shuttle bus to bauma

    The fast, reliable and inexpensive Airport-Messe München-Shuttle is your direct link between Munich Airport and Messe München (Munich Trade Fair).

    Autobus Oberbayern’s comfortable, air-conditioned coaches run every 30 minutes, operating non-stop between the airport and bauma trade fair. Each one-way trip takes less than 45 minutes, and your luggage is stowed securely in the large storage compartment.

    Further information and shuttle bus booking for bauma 2022 will be available as of the beginning of 2022. We look forward to welcoming you to bauma.

  • Special fares from Lufthansa

    Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines offer a comprehensive global route network linking major cities around the world. We offer special prices and conditions to participants, visitors, exhibitors, invited guests as well as employees of the Contracting partner and their travel companions.

    To make a reservation, please click on the following link—www.lh.com—and enter the access code DEZQQAH in the “Access to Event Booking” field. This will open an online booking platform that will automatically calculate the discount offered or provide you with an even better offer if another promotional fare is available*.

    Note: Pop-ups must be enabled, otherwise the booking platform window will not open.

    This special offer is valid between April 1 and 21, 2020.

    These promotional fares are also available via our IATA service partner nova reisen:

    nova reisen GmbH

    Leipziger Straße 16

    82008 Unterhaching

    Phone: +49 89 6152140

    Fax: +49 89 619634

    E-mail: firmendienst@novareisen.de

    *Economy Light fares (rebooking/refund not possible, baggage and seat reservation against fee) and Business Saver fares (no rebooking/refund) as well as the Check & Go fare (Brussels Airlines) cannot be booked via this platform. If you are interested in these fares, please book them at www.lufthansa.com/de/de/homepage.

  • Lufthansa baggage drop-off

    Take advantage of this exclusive service for exhibitors, visitors and participants of bauma. In cooperation with Lufthansa, Messe München lets you check in your baggage when you get to the trade-fair center.

    After checking in online for your Lufthansa flight*, simply drop off your baggage on the day of travel at least 5 hours before departure at the specially designated Baggage Drop-Off Counter. Lufthansa will transport your baggage to the airport and check it for your flight free of charge.

    You can enjoy a relaxing trip from the trade-fair center to the Munich Airport and spend less time waiting during check-in. When you arrive at your final destination, you receive your baggage as usual at the baggage claim.

    The Lufthansa Baggage Drop-Off Counter is located in the West Entrance.

    * This service is available for flights with Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, Air Dolomiti, Luxair, Air Malta, TAP Portugal, Egyptair, Croatia Airlines and Adria Airways.

  • By public transportation

    Quick and environmentally friendly: The U2 subway line, station “Messestadt West” gives you direct access to the Messe München.

    Please note that your IFAT ticket does not entitle you to use any public transport operated by MVV (Munich Transport and Tariff Association) free of charge.

    Interesting links:

    Online timetables

    Ticket information

    More information on how to get there by public transportation

  • By train

    Taking the train to Munich to attend IFAT is convenient, safe and environmentally friendly. You will need around 20 minutes from Munich central sation.

    Interesting links:

    Voyage plannung and tickets

    More information on how to get there by train

  • Deutsche Bahn specials for bauma

    Pay as little as EUR 54,90 (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.

    Event Ticket for a single journey, for use only on one specific connection (subject to availability):

    • 2nd class EUR 54,90
    • 1st class EUR 89,90

    Event Ticket for single journey, for use on all connections (always available):

    • 2nd class EUR 74,90
    • 1st class EUR 109,90

    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.


    Book your discount ticket online now

    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.

    Click here for the full range of information about DB's Event Ticket and CityTicket.

    We wish you a pleasant journey!

    Online booking is only available 6 months before the trade show.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 8am - 8pm. Calls cost EUR 0.20 from a German landline, and max. EUR 0.60 per call from a mobile network

    * The ticket does not include the entrance to the trade show.

  • By car

    Navigation system/Route planner

    A modern traffic guidance system on all major access roads will guide you to bauma. The traffice guidance system guarantees that you get the best possible directions to the various parking areas at the Messe München trade-fair center.

    Please be sure to only follow these directions and not your navigation system or route planner.

    We promote e-mobility. For further information please click here.

  • By plane

    The second-largest airport in Germany guarantees you excellent continental and intercontinental connections.

    Interesting links:

    All current flight routes

    More information on how to get there and the Munich Airport

    The airport shuttle bus to bauma

    The fast, reliable and inexpensive Airport-Messe München-Shuttle is your direct link between Munich Airport and Messe München (Munich Trade Fair).

    Autobus Oberbayern’s comfortable, air-conditioned coaches run every 30 minutes, operating non-stop between the airport and bauma trade fair. Each one-way trip takes less than 45 minutes, and your luggage is stowed securely in the large storage compartment.

    Further information and shuttle bus booking for bauma 2022 will be available as of the beginning of 2022. We look forward to welcoming you to bauma.

  • Special fares from Lufthansa

    Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines offer a comprehensive global route network linking major cities around the world. We offer special prices and conditions to participants, visitors, exhibitors, invited guests as well as employees of the Contracting partner and their travel companions.

    To make a reservation, please click on the following link—www.lh.com—and enter the access code DEZQQAH in the “Access to Event Booking” field. This will open an online booking platform that will automatically calculate the discount offered or provide you with an even better offer if another promotional fare is available*.

    Note: Pop-ups must be enabled, otherwise the booking platform window will not open.

    This special offer is valid between April 1 and 21, 2020.

    These promotional fares are also available via our IATA service partner nova reisen:

    nova reisen GmbH

    Leipziger Straße 16

    82008 Unterhaching

    Phone: +49 89 6152140

    Fax: +49 89 619634

    E-mail: firmendienst@novareisen.de

    *Economy Light fares (rebooking/refund not possible, baggage and seat reservation against fee) and Business Saver fares (no rebooking/refund) as well as the Check & Go fare (Brussels Airlines) cannot be booked via this platform. If you are interested in these fares, please book them at www.lufthansa.com/de/de/homepage.

  • Lufthansa baggage drop-off

    Take advantage of this exclusive service for exhibitors, visitors and participants of bauma. In cooperation with Lufthansa, Messe München lets you check in your baggage when you get to the trade-fair center.

    After checking in online for your Lufthansa flight*, simply drop off your baggage on the day of travel at least 5 hours before departure at the specially designated Baggage Drop-Off Counter. Lufthansa will transport your baggage to the airport and check it for your flight free of charge.

    You can enjoy a relaxing trip from the trade-fair center to the Munich Airport and spend less time waiting during check-in. When you arrive at your final destination, you receive your baggage as usual at the baggage claim.

    The Lufthansa Baggage Drop-Off Counter is located in the West Entrance.

    * This service is available for flights with Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, Air Dolomiti, Luxair, Air Malta, TAP Portugal, Egyptair, Croatia Airlines and Adria Airways.