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Frequently Asked Questions


How Can Private Visitors Buy Tickets?

Tickets for Frankfurter Buchmesse can be purchased online in advance from April 2020 onwards. This way you avoid queues at the entrance.

Reduced tickets and group tickets can only be purchased at the box office.

Who Is Entitled To Buy A Reduced Ticket?

Pupils, students, trainees, pensioners as well as Frankfurt Pass holders have the opportunity to purchase a reduced day pass for trade visitors. However, this can only be sold on site upon presentation of the respective proof.

Wheelchair users and people who need to be accompanied by a helper (German “B” marker or equivalent in the disability pass) may enter the exhibition site together with their companion free of charge on all days of the fair after 9.00 am. Disabled people without the German “B” marker or equivalent in their disability pass, but having a disability status equivalent to the German certification GdB 50 or higher can obtain a reduced-rate one-day ticket for trade visitor days. Disabled people without accompanying persons and a disability status below GdB 50 or equivalent are required to pay the normal price.

How Can I Buy A Private visitor Ticket Online?

To use online ticketing for private visitors, please follow the link to the ticket shop below. Waiting times at the box offices can be avoided. Please note that only regular day and weekend tickets and family tickets can be ordered online.


Is It Allowed To Sell Books At The Fair?

At Frankfurter Buchmesse, sales are generally only permitted to booksellers. Exhibitors can sell books and publishing products at the suggested retail prices to the general public at events and during the last two days of the fair (Saturday and Sunday). Buyers must receive a receipt, card, etc. to prove to security that the books have been purchased.

How Can I Promote My Events?

Entries in the Calendar of Events are free of charge for all exhibitors at Frankfurter Buchmesse. The only requirement is registration at the My Book Fair with the e-mail address provided at the Book Fair. You can request them at servicecenter@buchmesse.de. You can create as many events as you like and share them via social media, for example.