Air travel

Almost 60 airlines serve Hamburg Airport directly. This means that the Elbe metropolis can be reached without a stopover from around 130 national and international cities and over 40 countries.
The modern airport is located around 10 km from the exhibition grounds in the northern district of Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel.

The best flight connections can be found on the Hamburg Airport website.

The terminals at Hamburg Airport have direct connections to the route network of the Hamburger Verkehrsverbund (HVV). This means that you can quickly get from the airport to Hamburg City after landing without changing planes. If you have any questions about the HVV or would like advice on buying tickets, the staff at the Hamburg Welcome Center will be happy to assist you. The Hamburg Welcome Center is located on the ground floor of the Airport Plaza, opposite the entrance to the S-Bahn.

East Entrance:
  • Take  at Hamburg Airport until Hauptbahnhof
  • Change at Hauptbahnhof to  or  or  and get off at Dammtor (Messe/CCH)
Central Entrance:
  • Take  at Hamburg Airport until Jungfernstieg
  • Change at Jungfernstieg to  and get off at Messehallen
South Entrance
  • Take  at Hamburg Airport until Jungfernstieg
  • Change at Jungfernstieg to  and get off at Messehallen
West Entrance
  • Take  at Hamburg Airport until Barmbek
  • Change at Barmbek to  and get off at Sternschanze (Messe)
From the Central Entrance:
  • Take  at Messehallen until Jungfernstieg
  • Change at Jungfernstieg to  and get off at Hamburg Airport
From the South Entrance:
  • Take  at Messehallen until Jungfernstieg
  • Change at Jungfernstieg to  and get off at Hamburg Airport
From the East Entrance:
  • Take  or  or  at Dammtor (Messe/CCH) until Hauptbahnhof
  • Change at Hauptbahnhof to  and get off at Hamburg Airport
From the West Entrance:
  • Take   at Sternschanze (Messe) until Barmbek
  • Change at Barmbek to  and get off at Hamburg Airport

A single ticket costs approx. EUR 3. A day ticket costs approx. EUR 6 (9 am day ticket) / EUR 7.50 (All-day ticket) per person.

If you need any assistance concerning your ticket for public transportation please go to the Hamburg Welcome Center (Airport Plaza ground floor across the entrance of the “S-Bahn” (rapid transit train station).

The normal cost for a taxi from the Airport to Hamburg Fair or CCH is about EUR 20.00. There are no fixed journey prices for taxis in Hamburg.

With Taxi & Co to Hamburg Messe

The taxi ride takes about 20 minutes if the traffic situation is good. For a one-way trip from the airport to the trade fair centre, you should expect a fare of approx. 25 euros. Please note that there is no fixed taxi price in Hamburg.

You should allow sufficient time for the return journey to the airport.

There may not be enough taxis available at the exhibition grounds after the end of the event. Alternatively, consider using public transport. In addition to classic taxi companies, FreeNow, Uber and Moia are also on the move in Hamburg. There is also a selection of bike-sharing and e-scooter providers.

Useful links

We have compiled helpful links for your onward journey as a passenger for you here:

Hamburg Airport

HVV personal schedule

HVV information for air travellers