it-sa Expo&Congress | Getting there & Barrier-free access

Arrival and accessibility at the exhibition grounds

Address of the Exhibition Centre

90471 Nürnberg


Nuremberg: perfectly connected

No matter which direction you come from, Nuremberg is a central transportation hub and is optimally connected to the various traffic routes. At the intersection of several highways, centrally located in the rail network of the Deutsche Bahn and via an international airport, Nuremberg can be reached quickly and conveniently. The city has an excellent infrastructure and pleases its guests with clarity and good connections to suburban trains and subways.

We have compiled useful information for a comfortable journey to the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg.

We wish you a pleasant journey and look forward to seeing you!

  • Travel by car
    • Fast connection to the A3, A6, A9, and A73 motorways
    • Signage from all directions and well-designed access routes to the Nuremberg Exhibition Centre
    • You always get the most efficient route thanks to Europe's leading traffic and parking guidance system
    • Adress for your navigation system: Karl-Schönleben-Strasse or "Sonderziel Messe"

    Low-cost car rental

    NürnbergMesse in cooperation with Sixt offers you low-cost hire cars.

    E-mobility at the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg

    New service for exhibitors and visitors: three e-charging stations with two connections each are available for your use on the NürnbergMesse site. 
    The terms of use for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations can be viewed and downloaded here:
  • Travel by taxi

    Nuremberg has some transport services with specially equipped vehicles. For enquiries, please call Nuremberg's central taxi station directly: +49 9 11 1 94 10
  • Travel by train

    • High-speed trains like the ICE and national and international long-distance trains like the IC and EC connect the Nuremberg Central Train Station with all of Germany and Europe; train tickets and timetables are available at Deutsche Bahn
    • Direct transfer at the Central Train Station: Take Underground Line 1 toward "Langwasser Süd" for about eight minutes to the "Messe" stop; Zone A single ticket or Day Ticket (recommended if you expect multiple trips)
    • Check local public transportation connections online at:
    Information on barrier-free travelling with underground lines, bus and tram can be found here.
    Important telephone numbers of VGN (underground line, bus and tram):
    T +49 9 11 2 70 75-0

    Important telephone numbers at the station:
    Mobility Service Centre
    T +49 18 06 51 25 12
  • Travel by plane

    Nuremberg Airport has numerous direct flights all over Europe and to the major European air hubs. Intercontinental flights out of Frankfurt and Munich Airports are easily accessible via connecting flights or ICE.

    The Albrecht Dürer Airport has had it as a major objective to enable people with disabilities to travel completely without barriers.
    Information on the services at the airport at a glance: Barrier-free travel
    T +49 9 11 9 37 00

    Travel from the airport to the Exhibition Center by underground
    Direct transfer to Underground trains: Take Underground Line U2 from the "Airport" station towards "Nürnberg Röthenbach"; Zone A single ticket or Day Ticket (recommended if you expect multiple trips).
    All you need is one change at the Central Train Station to Underground Line U1 towards "Langwasser Süd"; total travel time around 25 minutes from the "Airport" station to "Messe"

    Our tip: Buy your ticket in advance online in the VGN Online Shop or the VGN App and avoid waiting times at ticket machines.

    Travel from the airport to the Exhibition Center by taxi
    You can take a taxi from the airport to the Exhibition Centre any time; the trip takes about 25 minutes.
    Nuremberg has some transport services with specially equipped vehicles. For enquiries, please call Nuremberg's central taxi station directly: T +49 9 11 1 94 10

    Travel from the airport to the Exhibition Center with a rented car
    Car rentals at the airport: All the major rental agencies are represented, including Avis, Hertz, Europcar, and Sixt.


Important information for persons with handicap

  • Lifts
    Our entire fairground is accessible. Facilities at higher levels can be easily reached via our lifts.
  • Operation Center: First aid and medical support, police

    In our Operation Centre near the central entrance, you will find a first aid station run by the BRK (Bavarian Red Cross), police and freely accessible bathroom facilities.
    In the event of an emergency at the exhibition centre, our SecurityControlUnit is available to help.
    Emergency number: T +49 9 11 86 06-70 00

  • Restrooms
    Washrooms and toilets are located at the Central (Operation Centre), East and West entrances, in all service areas between the halls and at NCC East. The wheelchair-accessible sanitary facilities on the exhibition grounds are freely available.
  • Free wheelchair hire

    You have the option of borrowing a wheelchair for your visit from BRK.

    • Normal wheelchair, free on presentation of ID card
    • Electric wheelchair, 1st day € 100.00, each additional day € 50.00.

    Please contact the BRK at least 14 days before visit. For more short-notice enquiries, please telephone BRK directly.
    Telefon: +49 9 11 86 06-62 09 

    Handover location at the exhibition centre can be agreed with BRK on a case-by-case basis. 

    Telephone numbers for BRK at the exhibition centre

    Depending on the event, BRK will be present at the following stations:

    Operation Center: +49 9 11 86 06-61 56
    NCC West: +49 9 11 86 06-67 56
    NCC Ost: +49 9 11 86 06-69 56 
    Frankenhalle: +49 9 11 86 06-63 56

  • Visit with accompanying persons
    If you are dependent on an accompanying person during your visit to the exhibition, he/she is entitled to free admission upon presentation of your disabled pass.
  • Guide dogs
    Guide dogs are of course allowed.
it-sa Expo&Congress | Floor plan

Floor plan & forums

  • Hall 6: it-sa Expo | Forum A 
  • Hall 7: it-sa Expo | Forum C, D
                  Forum B (International)   
  • Hall 7A: it-sa Expo | Forum E
  • NCC Ost: Congress&it-sa
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Hotels & accommodation

We work together with a selection of partner hotels in Nuremberg and the Metropolitan Region in the two to five-star segment. Using the online booking service from NürnbergMesse you can conveniently find hotels in all categories in Nuremberg on special terms.

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