Current traffic news

Arrive cleverly and relaxed at the Westfalenhallen Dortmund: Here you will find current traffic and congestion information about Dortmund provided by

The current traffic situation


Approach by car

Arrival adress
Westfalenhallen Unternehmensgruppe GmbH
Rheinlanddamm 200
44139 Dortmund

Direct connection through the B1 (A40) to the motorways A1 (Hansalinie), A45 (Sauerlandlinie), A2 (Berlin - Hannover - Dortmund - Oberhausen), A42 (Duisburg - Dortmund), B1 (A44) (Dortmund - Kassel).

Please follow the signs to Dortmund and follow our own signs on the motorways. Details can be found on the map below.

If you use a navigation system, please enter the destination address "Maurice-Vast-Str.". From the destination address, please follow the signs in the immediate vicinity.

Parking spaces in the immediate vicinity are available for approx. 8,800 cars and buses. The parking fee is 9.00 EUR per car on all parking areas.

For better orientation on the Westfalenhallen grounds, please use the hall plan (see below).


Your car is right on trend and runs on electric power? We are prepared! 

We have 2 electric charging points with a total of 4 charging possibilities in the immediate vicinity for all those arriving with an electric car. 

  • innogy column: parking lot Westfalenhalle, parking lot A4, Rheinlanddamm 200, 
  • 2 x type 2, 22 kW
  • innogy column: opposite Red Earth Stadium, Strobelallee 45, 
  • 2 x type 2, 22 kW

Parking shuttle

The MesseExpress is used for JAGD & HUND, CREATIVA and INTERMODELLBAU.

With our MesseExpress you can travel free of charge and comfortably directly from the parking lot to the exhibition halls. 

Of course, you can also use this shuttle service after your visit to the fair to get from the exhibition halls back to your parking space. 

The first MesseExpress leaves 30 minutes before the start of the fair. It then runs every 10 minutes during the entire duration of the fair. MesseExpress runs its last round 15 minutes after the trade fair closes.


For a relaxed journey there are numerous Park & Ride parking spaces available in the city area, where you can park your car and change to public transport.

Environmental zone in Dortmund

The City of Dortmund introduced a new environmental zone on 01 January 2012. This covers large parts of the city area, including the Westfalenhallen site. You need an environmental sticker to enter this low emission zone. 


With the underground line U 45 (direction Westfalenhallen) you can reach the station "Westfalenhallen" within 10 minutes from Dortmund main station.

From Dortmund City (subway stations Reinoldikirche or Stadtgarten) the U 46 (direction Westfalenhallen) will take you to the stop "Westfalenhallen" in about 5 minutes.

Alternatively, take the U 42 (direction Hombruch) to the stop "Theodor-Fliedner-Heim". From here it is only a few minutes' walk to the exhibition grounds.

The way to the Westfalenhallen is signposted at the named stops. All stops listed above are handicapped accessible.

Timetable and fare information:

Our service number: 0180 6 504030
(0.20 € / call from the German landline, mobile max 0.60 € / call)

Free timetable information (voice computer): 0800 3 504030

Arrival by train

The best way to get there. 

Pay as little as EUR 49,50 (one-way) with the Event Ticket.

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 EUR 49,50
  • First class EUR 80,90

Event Ticket for single journey, for use on all connections
(always available):

  • Second class EUR 67,50
  • First class EUR 98,90

This offer is valid until 2022-Dez-10

If you have further questions, please call the service number +49 (0) 30 58 60 20 901.

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 and CityTicket. 

We wish you a pleasant journey.

1) If you have any technical questions regarding the booking process, simply call +49 (0)1806 – 99 66 44. Our technical hotline is open every day from 8am - 8pm. Calls cost EUR 0.20 from a German landline, and max. EUR 0.60 per call from a mobile network. 

Dortmund Airport

Direct connections from and to many European cities.

Distance to the Westfalenhallen Dortmund: 12 km.

Information: 0231 / 9 21 31 40 or under Dortmund Airport 21.

AirportExpress to the Messe Westfalenhallen Dortmund

The bus shuttle service is available at the fairs BEST OF EVENTS, JAGD & HUND, INTERMODELLBAU and InterTabac and is available all day. Please refer to the timetables for travel times.

The stops for the AirportExpress are located at the airport directly next to the main entrances to the departure hall and at the trade fair in the immediate vicinity of the trade fair grounds on the B1.

The fare is 8.50 euros for adults and 2.00 euros for children under 15. Children under the age of 6 travel free of charge. Tickets are sold in the vehicle.

Timetable subject to change.

Other airports

  • Airport Düsseldorf: 63 km
  • Airport Cologne/Bonn: 96 km