European Sign Expo


Travel to the Messe Munich is easy and stress-free, located centrally within Munich and well connected by road and public transportation.

European Sign Expo 2019 will take place in a new entrance - ENTRANCE EAST, MESSE MUNICH.

Official Airline Partner

FESPA and European Sign Expo are proud to announce that in 2019, we will be working in partnership with Lufthansa airlines to provide exclusive discounts on air fare for visitors.

Special offer: Discounted travel with Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines

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 and enter the access code GBZQYAN in the "Offer for discounted flights" area. 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.

Terms and Conditions

official airline partners for FESPA 2018

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

These promotional fares are also available through your IATA / ARC travel agent. Travel agents can obtain ticketing instructions by sending an email to and providing the access code as a reference.

Travel Train

Messe München is approximately 20 minutes from Munich Central Station (Hauptbahnhof) by underground.

You can get direct rail connections from the following European cities:

  • Frankfurt 3.5 hours
  • Berlin 7 hours
  • Vienna 4.5 hours
  • Prague 6.5 hours
  • Milan 7.5 hours
  • Rome 11 hours
  • Budapest 7 hours
  • Zurich 5 hours
  • Paris 10 hours


For more information click here


Travel via S-Bahn

The exhibition grounds are located directly at the stops Messestadt Ost (East Entrance).

The U2 subway (U-Bahn) line direction Messestadt Ost runs from 04:00 in the morning to 01:00 at night, and takes you directly to the Messe München and the ICM.

During peak travel times on weekdays, the U2 runs every 5 minutes:

Timetables are available here


Travel by Car

With 12,000 parking spaces available in and around the venue, it is a perfect mode of transport to reach the exhibition. traffic-control system will guide you to vacant parking spaces, and will cost €12 per day.

The trade-fair grounds are located directly next to the freeway A94. Reach it by taking either the exit Feldkirchen-West (Exit Nr. 6) or München-Riem (Exit Nr. 5).

On the trade-fair grounds, a dynamic traffic control system regulates the flow of traffic. It directs you the free and closest parking spaces.

Please select EAST Entrance of the Messe Munich, for European Sign Expo and FESPA Global Print Expo 2019.

From the airport to Messe München/ICM: 

From the airport you have a variety of options. You can take the suburban train (S-Bahn), hire a taxi for a fixed price or rent a car. There will also be a shuttle bus service from the airport to the venue from 14-17 May.


Taxi from the Airport

Taxi rides between the airport and the trade fair are fixed at €56 one way. The journey takes approximately 35 minutes. You will need to quote the rate to the driver when travelling.

Airport Shuttle

Between the 14-217 May, FESPA will offer a shuttle bus service to and from Munich Airport.

The shuttle service will depart every 20 minutes and travel nonstop to the exhibition.

  • Travel time: is approximately 45 minutes
  • Price: €9.00 one-way /€15.00 return
  • Bus stop at the airport: Located directly in front of the areas A and Z (the central area) in Terminal 1& Terminal 2 (click here for map of airport)
  • Bus stop at the Messe Munich: Directly outside the East Entrance


European Sign Expo 2018 is conveniently co-located with FESPA Global Print Expo 2019 - Europe’s largest exhibition for screen and digital wide format print, fespa GPE Munich logotextile printing and signage. Over 4 days visitors will have the opportunity to experience the latest products and innovations on display from over 700 exhibitors.