Traffic routes

A unique transport infrastructure provides a direct route to Messe Dortmund. From Dortmund’s main railway station, the exhibition grounds can be reached in 10 minutes via a dedicated train and underground connection (U 45). The stop (Westfalenhallen) is opposite the main entrance to the Westfalenhalle.

There is a direct connection to the A1, A45, A2, A42 and A44 motorways via the B1.

A total of 4 international airports are located within a radius of 90 km. From Düsseldorf, Frankfurt and Cologne airports, visitors can reach the exhibition centre quickly and easily by bus and train. In addition, Messe Dortmund is only 12 km away from Dortmund Airport.


Around 3,300 parking spaces are available for visitors to the fair in the immediate vicinity of the halls (A markings). In the vicinity of the halls, a further 6,000 parking spaces (identifier C-F) ensure an optimal parking situation for cars and buses. Charging points for electric vehicles are available in car park A4 and on Strobelallee.

CHARApproach by car

Travel address:
Westfalenhallen Group of Companies GmbH
Rheinlanddamm 200
44139 Dortmund

Direct connection via 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 observe our own signs on the motorways. Details can be found in the motorway map (see below).

If you are using a navigation system, please enter „Maurice-Vast-Str“ as your destination address. From the destination address, please follow the signs in the vicinity.

Parking spaces are available in the immediate vicinity for approx. 8,800 cars and buses. The parking fee is 8.00 EUR per car for all parking areas.

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


Your car is fully trendy and runs on electric power? We are equipped!
For all those who arrive with an electric car, we have 2 electric charging columns with a total of 4 charging options in the immediate vicinity.

innogy pillar:
Westfalenhalle car park, A4 car park, Rheinlanddamm 200.
2 x type 2, 22 kW

innogy pillar:
Opposite Rote Erde stadium, Strobelallee 45
2 x Type 2, 22 kW