Our tips for convenient travel

When you travel to IKA/Culinary Olympics, you benefit in many ways from Europe’s most modern trade fair and congress centre in Stuttgart, and you can join in the trade fair activity completely without any stress. The direct connection to the A8 motorway, the B27 expressway, the airport and the S-Bahn (urban rail system) ensures that your way to us is pleasant and short.

Tip: With an online ticket, you can use the Stuttgart public transport system (VVS) free of charge.
Note: Online tickets are not yet available.

Fast and convenient travel

Just 200 metres from the airport and train station, and directly by the A8 motorway – the Stuttgart Trade Fair Centre achieves a top score for optimum accessibility for national and international visitors. Whether you are travelling by car, rail, coach or plane – the optimum transport connections ensure short distances to the trade fair from the airport, railway station or car-park.

Getting there Parking

Found your hotel?

There are many hotels in the direct vicinity of the Stuttgart Trade Fair Centre. However, with around 100,000 visitors coming to the trade fair, the nearby hotels can often be quickly booked out. You should therefore book your trip as early as possible!

Information on travel and hotels

Entry into the country made easy. Your visa for Germany.

When you enter Germany, your passport must be valid for at least 6 more months. Depending on your nationality, other conditions may apply. For citizens from a country outside of the European Union, a visa is required. You can apply for your visa without problem from the German Foreign Office:

Visa application, Foreign Office

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