From September 21 to 24, 2023, more than 400 exhibitors showcaseted the entire range of services offered by the industry. NUFAM is an international business platform whose quality is characterized by the participation of the most important manufacturers and suppliers in the commercial vehicle sector from the European region.
Please note: The Messe Karlsruhe does not allow animals on the fairgrounds. Exceptions to this rule only in justified cases, such as 'TIERisch gut' fair or guide dogs for the disabled, guide dogs or service dogs.
Our ticket shop opens in May 2025.
Your way to NUFAM
The following information will make your trip to NUFAM quick and easy, wether you're travelling by car, public transport, rail or air.
Coming along the A8 from Stuttgart, drive south onto the A5, following signs for Basel. Leave the A5 at junction 48 for Karlsruhe-Süd and follow signs to "Messe“. The road name for satellite navigation systems is Leichtsandstraße (on some systems Leichtsandstrasse) in the Karlsruhe district of Rheinstetten.
From the A65 motorway (Autobahn):
The A65 merges with the B10. Leave the B10 at junction 8 and follow signs to "Messe“. The road name for satellite navigation systems is Leichtsandstraße (on some systems Leichtsandstrasse) in the Karlsruhe district of Rheinstetten
A total of 7000 parking spaces are available in 3 carparks on the trade-fair grounds along with a VIP/press carpark.
Karlsruhe is a hub for ICE, InterCity, EuroCity and InterRegio trains, and is located directly on the Hamburg-Frankfurt-Basel intercity line. The east-west line Karlsruhe-Stuttgart-Munich begins here too. And the high-speed TGV train takes you from Paris to Karlsruhe in just three hours.
The best way to get there.
Pay as little as EUR 55.90 (one-way) with the Event Ticket.
Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress GmbH has partnered up with Deutsche Bahn to create an exclusive deal that allows you to travel conveniently to and from your Fairs and Congresses.
Take advantage and make the journey time yours. Use your outward and return journeys to work, read or relax. Whatever you decide to do, your travel with the Event Ticket will be powered by 100% renewable energy.
That special extra for you. Your Event Ticket at a single nationwide price, available at every DB station.
Event Ticket for a single journey, for use only on one specific connection (subject to availability):
2nd Class EUR 55.90
1st Class EUR 89.90
Event Ticket for single journey, for use on all connections (always available):
2nd Class EUR 77.90
1st Class EUR 112.90
This offer is valid until 2024-Dec-14.
By clicking the button, you will be redirected to a Deutsche Bahn website.
You can make the most of your travel time by using your journeys to and from your destination for work, relaxation or enjoying our on-board services. You can also rest assured that your long-distance travel is completely powered by electricity generated by renewable resources.
You can also reach the exhibition grounds easily and in an environmentally friendly way with KVV.nextbike - the public bike and e-bike rental system of the Karlsruher Verkehrsverbund (KVV). The rental station near the exhibition grounds is located at the tram stop Messe/ Leichtsandstraße (line S2).
This is how easy it is to use the KVV.nextbike: Select the bike at www.kvv-nextbike.de or at a rental station, scan it and off you go. Please note that the number of KVV.nextbikes available is limited.
Cost of the KVV.nextbike rental bike at the basic rate:
1 € per 30 min (normal)
2 € per 30 min (e-bike)
The exhibition grounds are easily accessible via a well-developed and signposted network of cycle paths:
With our bicycle breakdown service, we offer you a basic set of tools and aids for quickly solving a breakdown. Be it a punctured tyre, a defective inner tube, a jammed brake or simply too little air: help can be called up and equipment borrowed via the service hotline 0721 3720-5222.
We provide a full range of services on location, too. Here’s where you can find out more about our electronic visitor information system, what our Business Center offers, and what information our informationstand can provide you with. This section also familiarises you with the Internet access options available on our trade-fair premises.
Messe Karlsruhe is designed to be handicapped accessible. All halls and entrances are at ground level.
The first rows are reserved in car park P1.
As a free service for your visit to the fair, you have the option of reserving a wheelchair.
- Please contact the DRK colleagues on site on the day of your visit at 0721 3720 5230.
- A wheelchair (without electric drive) will be brought to you for the duration of your visit to the fair (subject to availability).
There is also a “toilet for everyone” at the trade fair. This toilet is specially conceived for use by people with multiple handicaps. It is additionally equipped with a lifter and an emergency-call mechanism. This toilet is open during the regular opening hours of the current event on the trade fair’s campus. Additional barrier-free toilets are located in the exhibition halls during REHAB.
As a registered user, wireless Internet access is available for you free of charge throughout the entire campus during the trade fair.
Free WLAN on the trade fair’s campus
You will need a WLAN-capable device of your own with a Web browser function.
Please note the following details:
To use the free WLAN, you need a WLAN-capable device with the globally common WLAN Standard IEEE 802.11 n/ac..
When there are large numbers of simultaneous users, reception is not guaranteed at every location on the campus.
The bandwidth per device is maximally 8 Mbit/sec. However, depending on the momentary traffic in the hall, the bandwidth may be less than this maximum.
One user /device can go online with a mobile device for maximally 4 hours.
If you need higher bandwidth, we recommend that you order our premium Wi-Fi for the highest online demands (without bandwidth restriction). A fee will be charged for this service. You may purchase it either online or in the Business Centre at Entrance West.
Karlsruhe Trade Fair makes available for its visitors an EC automat directly on the fair’s campus. The automat is located in the Events Hall at the main entrance.
This automat dispenses cash without a fee for customers with accounts at Volksbank. This is also true for customers of savings banks in the city of Karlsruhe-Ettlingen, but not for customers of savings banks outside this district or customers of other banks.
To make your stay at the trade fair even more convenient, you may choose to use the lockers and the cloakroom on the lower level of the trade fair. A fee of €2.00 will be charged for usage of the cloakroom service. Lockers are available in the basement using a 1 euro deposit coin.
You will find digital lockers in the entrance area (main entrance) on the left-hand side.
12 of 24 LiveLockers are equipped with the possibility to charge batteries of mobile devices. After opening the LiveLocker, you will find
a 220V/16A socket to connect your own power supply units, e.g. for charging laptops or bicycle batteries, and,
a USB type A and a USB type C socket with a combined output of 18W.
Visitors to Karlsruhe Trade Fair Centre can use the charging stations for electric vehicles in car park P1, one charge costs 6 euros. A type 2 plug is required. Please note: Vehicular entrance to P1 is subject to a fee. The charging stations cannot be reserved.
From the Baden residential palace to the heart of the “TechnologieRegion” – Karlsruhe has a lot to offer.
The famous fan-shaped city, nestling in green countryside.
Located on the Rhine Plain between the Black Forest to the south, the Vosges mountains of France to the west, and Germany’s Palatinate hills to the north, Karlsruhe is a cultural hub, a buzzing region for technological development, and a centre of science and academia.
And, with 310,000 inhabitants, the second biggest city in Baden-Wurttemberg. The quality of life here is very high, the region as a whole is booming – Karlsruhe, an appealing combination of think-tank, lifestyle, and diversity.
Would you like to spend the night directly at the fair and arrive with your motorhome or caravan?
We offer you the opportunity to do this in our P3 car park. The pitches include electricity. A toilet container and waste water disposal facilities are located in the direct surroundings of the pitches.
Book your pitch using the following form.
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