Travel and accommodation information

Your train to the event


  Arriving by plane - a quick and comfortable journey to the airport
  Dusseldorf International Airport. Telephone information: +49 211 4210


On all three days of the exhibition, a bus service between Dusseldorf Airport and Essen Exhibition Site (MESSE ESSEN) is available to visitors to E-world energy & water.

The Airport Express Bus leaves from the arrival level in front of the terminal at exit door C, and brings you to MESSE ESSEN in only 20 minutes. This shuttle bus is a direct service leaving every 30 minutes between 7.45 am and 6.45 pm.
(Return ticket price 25 Euros)


  Arriving by rail - travel quickly and comfortably to Essen Hauptbahnhof
  (main train station).
Use the underground (U-Bahn) line 11 from Essen Hauptbahnhof direct to the exhibition site west entrance (“Eingang Messe West”) - journey time 5 minutes. From Dusseldorf Airport station, the ICE 641 express rail connection will bring you to Essen Hauptbahnhof in just 23 minutes.

Special offer in cooperation with Deutsche Bahn

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):

• Second class   49,50 €
• First class        79,50 €

 Event Ticket for single journey, for use on all connections (always available):
      • Second class   69,50 €
      • First class        99,50 €

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.

Click here to buy your ticket:

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.

We wish you a pleasant journey.

You can buy your ticket by phone: just contact our service number +49 (0)1806 - 31 11 53 and use the keyword "Messe Essen". Make sure you have your credit card to hand for payment (please note that Deutsche Bahn AG levies a surcharge for all credit card payments in accordance with the conditions of carriage for persons travelling with Deutsche Bahn AG companies ("BB Personenverkehr"). The service hotline is open Mondays to Saturdays from 7am to 10pm. There is a charge of EUR 0.20 per call from a German landline and a maximum of EUR 0.60 per call from mobile networks.


  Arriving by car - take the Rhine-Ruhr motorways A52, A3 and A40/42 for an
  easy journey to your destination.


The central Essen Tourist

  The central Essen Tourist Information office provides comprehensive
  information in summary form about hotel accommodation in Essen. You can contact the Tourist Information office with reservation enquiries, or simply book your hotel online, as you wish. 

Tourist Information - City of Essen

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