Our opening hours.

During the first three days of the fair, Frankfurter Buchmesse is reserved for our trade visitors. At the weekend we will open our doors to all other book and media enthusiasts. Trade visitors and accredited journalists can attend the book fair throughout its run using their trade visitor or press tickets.

Trade visitors and press.

Wednesday, 16 October - Saturday, 19 October 2019
9.00 am - 6.30 pm 

Sunday, 20 October 2019
9.00 am - 5.30 pm


Private visitors.

Saturday, 19 October 2019
9.00 am - 6.30 pm

Sunday, 20 October 2019
9.00 am - 5.30 pm


Diarise the dates.

Plan your visit to the fair's future editions:

14-18 October 2020
Guest of Honour: Canada

20-24 October 2021

Guest of Honour: Spain

19 -23 October 2022

Guest of Honour: Slovenia

18 -22 October 2023

Guest of Honour: Italy


There’s only a little space left:

Act fast if you want to book a stand at Frankfurter Buchmesse.

What’s the only thing you need for an inspiring time at the fair? Just one ticket!

Get your private visitor ticket for Frankfurter Buchmesse today – and be there in October to make discoveries, get inspired, and celebrate.