Skip to main content
Besucher*innen Besucher*innen

Pure anticipation! Celebrate the 76th Frankfurter Buchmesse with us!

Future fair dates.

Plan your visit to the fair for the coming years now:

YearGuest of Honour
16-20 October 2024Guest of Honour Italy
15-19 October 2025Guest of Honour The Philippines
07-11 October 2026Guest of Honour Czech Republic
06-10 October 2027Guest of Honour Chile

Opening hours 2024

Trade visitors

16 – 20 October 2024

Sunday, 20 October 2024

9.00 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.

9.00 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

General public

Friday, 18 October 2024

Saturday, 19 October 2024

Sunday, 20 October 2024

2.00 p.m. – 6.30 p.m.

9.00 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.

9.00 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.


#fbm24 Tickets

Join the leading publishing trade fair in the heart of Frankfurt. Tickets are available from July 2024.

View ticket options

Everything around your fair visit

Frankfurter Buchmesse 2023


Due to the central location of the exhibition grounds, you have many ways to get there: by bus, train, plane or car. Are you still looking for a hotel? Here are some tips.

Hallenplan Icon der Frankfurter Buchmesse

Hall Plan

The whole fair at a glance: our Hall Plan is your map and guide to help you navigate the colourful diversity of Frankfurter Buchmesse again this year. You will find the detailed Hall Plan in the Frankfurter Buchmesse app.

Messeguide der Frankfurter Buchmesse

The Fairground A–Z

From information on how to get there and the best parking options to ATMs, shopping facilities and book sales, the Fairground A–Z offers you a quick orientation guide for a successful visit to Frankfurter Buchmesse.



Whether you are in a wheelchair or have small children with you, you will find all the information you need for a barrier-free visit to the Frankfurt exhibition grounds here.

Discover our programme and highlights from previous fairs

Frankfurter Buchmesse 2023

Media library

Discover highlights for trade and private visitors from past fairs all year round and free of charge in our media library.

Besucher der Buchmesse

Professional programme

Benefit from our diverse professional programme and networking opportunities with international publishing experts.

Buch signieren

Public events

Meet international bestselling authors and TV stars live on the fairground: Discover our multi-facetted public events from 19-20 October!