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The Highlight of every Book Lover's Year: the Weekend at Frankfurter Buchmesse.

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Ticket sales for trade visitors will start in June 2019.

Each visit will be a novel in its own right

If you have visited Frankfurter Buchmesse before, you know it; and if you are planning your first visit, you can be sure: You will be delighted. The abundance of authors, books, events and celebrities is second to none. Meet your favorite authors, discover tomorrow's bestsellers, and enjoy the thrilling atmosphere of creativity.

Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018

Die Buchmesse in 282 Sekunden

Frankfurter Buchmesse is more than just books


Hjertelig velkommen, Norge!

Norway is 2019 the Guest of Honour of Frankfurter Buchmesse – the land of big Literature: from the classics of Henrik Ibsen to the modern best-sellers of Jo Nesbø. We very much look forward to experiencing the literature from Europe's far north. Join us on a tour of discovery.


Cosplay fans meet every year at the Frankfurter Buchmesse.


Frankfurter Buchmesse's “Freundeskreis” offers a ticket with exclusive advantages.


This is where Frankfurter Buchmesse turns into a kind of festival.

Welcome to the BOOKFEST in Frankfurt

Experience thrilling presentations of literature and stories at unusual and special locations throughout the city.

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Book now to get the best price train ticket with Deutsche Bahn! Your Event Ticket at a single nationwide price, available at every DB train station.

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Find the right hotel for your trade fair visit. At HRS you will find a wide range of inexpensive accommodations according to your wishes.

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.