Private visitors at the Book Fair weekend

Visit us on Saturday and Sunday, 17 & 18 October 2015.
You can buy your online ticket as of beginning of September 2015, print it or use it directly on your smartphone. Save time at the counters. No need to worry: we have reserved tickets for each visitor.
We are looking forward to seeing you!

Important information at a glance:

  • Opening hours: The Frankfurt Book Fair is open to the general public on Saturday,
    17 October 2015 from 9 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. and on Sunday, 18 October 2015 from 9 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Find out more about Dates & opening hours

  • Getting to the fair: We strongly recommend to travel by coach or by train to get to the fair. Find out more here: Travel & Accommodation

  • Tickets: We offer different tickets for private visitors. You can choose between (reduced) day-tickets, weekend-tickets and group tickets. Find out more:
    Ticket prices

Visitors with disabilities can find all information concerning tickets here: Ticket prices
Brochure: Barrier-free exchanges

Book sale

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On the last day of the fair (Sunday, 18 October 2015) exhibiting publishers are allowed to sell their books at retail price.
At the fair you will see many books you would like to buy right away. Whether you're excited about the newest manga or the first edition of an underground poet, on Sunday you can buy them all.

October 17

Don't forget!

The Book Fair weekend is open for private visitors

Any questions?

+49 (0) 69 2102-0


Events, Stars & Starlets

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in the Calendar of Events, on our stages - live and in person! You're looking for an event with your favourite author? You're interested in the topic education? You wish to be entertained and inspired? No matter what it is - you're sure to find it in our Calendar of Events. In 2014 we hosted almost 4000 events and we are already looking forward to what's it gonna be in 2015...

Calendar of Events

Free use during the Fair: PressReader

All attendees of the Frankfurt Book Fair receive unlimited complimentary access to PressReader's full catalogue of over 4,000 premium newspapers and magazines for the duration of the Frankfurt Book Fair. To gain access during the event, download the PressReader app from your device's App Store, and visit to activate. Note: Access will only be possible during the Fair days.