Trade fair attendance without obstacles

SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN wants to offer all guests the best possible service for an enjoyable and successful visit.

Our staff will be happy to help you with planning.

Your travel to the fair

Travel by plane

Düsseldorf International Airport is equipped for persons with disabilities. From there, you can reach the Trade Fair Center entrances in about ten minutes by bus #896. Please note: The route is not always served by kneeling buses.

Important phone numbers for the airport:

+49 (0)211 421-0

Johanniter: (first aid/wheelchairs):
+49 (0)211 421-25 97

Porter reservations:
+49 (0)211 421-68 88

Travel by bus/rail

By bus and rail, you can reach the Trade Fair Center in about 25 minutes from the central railway station. Subway lines U78 and U79 (starting from the underground portion of the railway station) can be accessed by lift. If your destination is the East or South Entrance or the Congress Center, simply transfer at the Messe Ost/Stockumer Kirchstraße station to bus #722. Again, this route is not always served by kneeling buses.

Travel by taxi

There are a number of specially equipped taxis in Düsseldorf. We strongly advise a reservation.

The following company offers vehicles to accommodate people with disabilities:

Taxi switchboard:
+49 (0)211 333 33

Services at the fairground

Parking spaces at the Trade Fair Center

Messe Düsseldorf has reserved parking spaces for drivers with special needs in the Arena-Straße (Arena Street), directly in front of the Northern Entrance.


Eighteen of the Trade Fair Center’s halls have ground-level access. Both of Hall 7’s upper levels and the upper levels of the Congress Centers can be reached via lift. Each hall has sanitary facilities for the disabled. There are also restaurants and bistros with ground-level access.

Messe Center

The Messe Center, featuring services like the post office, telecom office, travel agency, banks, etc. is located directly adjacent to the trade fair towers. Lifts will take you to the first floor, where Messe Düsseldorf’s Press Club and Guest Club are also located.

Wheelchair rentals, first aid and medical assistance

You can rent wheelchairs at our first aid station in the North Entrance. Ask a staff member or use one of the hall telephones located next to each entrance. However, we urge you to reserve your wheelchair in advance.

First aid Station:
+49 (0)211 4560-231