Equestrian sport show EQUITANA via car

Messe Essen, centrally situated, easy to reach.

The fast way to your destination.

For visitors with car MESSE ESSEN offers about 7,000 parking places close to the fairground - and additional 7,000 parking places by park & ride system (bus transfer to the fairground for free)

Please note thet Messe Essen is located in an environmental zone. An environmental badge is needed.
More information about the environmental zone from Messe Essen 


  • Motorway A40 - from direction Venlo
    Exit Essen-Frohnhausen or Essen Zentrum please follow the signs "Messe/Gruga"
  • Motorway A40 - from direction Dortmund
    At interchange Essen-Ost please change to A52 direction Düsseldorf, Exit Essen-Rüttenscheid
  • Highway B224
    Exit Essen-Rüttenscheid
  • Motorway A52
    Exit Essen-Rüttenscheid

Motorway and Overview Essen

Motorway [gif | 112 kb]
Access exhibition centre [gif | 159 kb]

Further site plans are available at the website of Messe Essen

Site plans Messe Essen

Via Route planner to EQUITANA

Plan your route using Google Maps!

Parking space and Park & Ride

Parking space  Directly at the Exhibition Centre [gif | 65 kb]
Park & Ride Large car park P10 with free bus shuttle [gif | 685 kb]

Parking fee for visitors: 9,- € per day