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Tickets for Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020

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Start of ticket sales for trade visitors: June 2020

Come to make new discoveries, meet your favourite author and dive into new technologies, audio content, games and exciting debates. Frankfurter Buchmesse offers world-class literature and content in all its forms – live and in full colour. At the weekend, you can even buy books at the fair and get them signed. Come to the world’s largest fair of its kind for an unforgettable and dynamic experience. What are you waiting for?

More space and better connections: Look forward to Hall 1 as an attractive new space for the general public with optimised visitor guidance and expanded culinary offerings in the Event Area. On the weekend, visitors may purchase books at retail price from exhibitors. Private visitors can also access the fairgrounds on Friday starting from 3.00 pm with the new Friday Preview Ticket. And all tickets include free use of the local public transport network (RMV).

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1-day ticket

€ 25.‒
  • 17 or 18 October 2020
  • New: Ticket entitles you to use the local public transport network Frankfurt Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund (RMV)
  • New: Buy ticket online to save compared to the price at the fair (€ 27.-)
€ 25.‒

Weekend ticket

€ 34.‒
  • 17 and 18 October 2020
  • New: Ticket entitles you to use the local public transport network Frankfurt Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund (RMV)
  • New: Buy ticket online to save compared to the price at the fair (€ 36.-)
€ 34.‒

1-day family ticket

€ 51.‒
  • 17 or 18 October 2020
  • New: Ticket entitles you to use the local public transport network Frankfurt Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund (RMV)
  • New: Buy ticket online to save compared to the price at the fair (€ 53.-)
€ 51.‒

Experience the Frankfurter Buchmesse as a private visitor already on the trade visitor days

Freundeskreis Ticket

€ 78.‒
  • A 1-day ticket (which can be used on any trade visitor day)
  • Incl. free guided tour through the fair (limited capacity)
  • Limited number of tickets
  • New: Ticket entitles you to use the local public transport network Frankfurt Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund (RMV)
  • New: Buy ticket online to save compared to the price at the fair (€ 80.-)
€ 78.‒

New: Friday Preview Ticket

€ 25.‒
  • Only valid on 16 October 2020 from 3.00 pm
  • New: Ticket entitles you to use the local public transport network Frankfurt Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund (RMV)
  • New: Buy ticket online to save compared to the price at the fair (€ 27.-)
€ 25.‒

It was so colorful in 2019

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In a nutshell

If you love literature and culture, Frankfurter Buchmesse is your colourful cultural festival that will inspire you and last a long time.