Private visitors at the Book Fair weekend

Visit us on Saturday and Sunday, 22 & 23 October 2016.
You can buy your online ticket as of beginning of September 2016, 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,
    22 October 2016 from 9 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. and on Sunday, 23 October 2016 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, 23 October 2016) 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 22

Don't forget!

The Book Fair weekend is open for private visitors

Any questions?

+49 (0) 69 2102-0


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