Essential details at a glance: opening times, location, ticketing and more

Opening Times

The TCT Conference @ Formnext is open to attendees on the following days:

Tuesday, 15th November 2022
10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday, 16th November 2022
10:00 - 16:00
Thursday, 17th November 2022
10:00 - 16:00
Friday, 18th November 2022
10:00 - 14:15

Location & Travel

Frequenz 1 and Frequenz 2

Portalhaus Messe Frankfurt

Str. der Nationen 60486 Frankfurt am Main 


A downloadable PDF version of the exhibition grounds can be found here


Different types of tickets are available depending on the professional status and attendance duration. To find the appropriate rate, please see the pricing below.

* Your conference badge does NOT allow you entry into the Formnext exhibition. Customers who purchase conference tickets online are entitled to a complimentary Formnext exhibition pass. Your unique exhibition code will be sent to you a week prior to the conference and can be used on-site to gain access to Formnext.

TICKET TYPE4 Day 1 Day Friday 

Early Bird Discount Full Conference ( up to 14/10/22)


Advance Purchase ( up to 14/11/22)


Full Price






* For tickets purchased during show days (ie 15-18 Nov), we cannot guarantee free access the Formnext Exhibition. If you wish to attend the exhibition as well please purchase your tickets in advance.

Please note that students need to provide their university ID card on-site and vendors must bring their exhibitor badge and a proof of ID (driving licence, passport or national identity card) to the Portalhaus registration desk. If the above documentation is not provided, payment for a full price ticket will be required.


Detailed directions on how to get to Messe Frankfurt can be found below.

Frankfurt Airport has two terminals and is only fifteen kilometers away from Messe Frankfurt. The airport offers rental car and taxi services. The exhibition center can be reached by the Eingang City or Eingang Torhaus entrance, and the drive is approximately twenty minutes.

Messe Frankfurt can be reached by S-Bahn suburban train or by U-Bahn underground line.

S-Bahn arrives at the ‘Messe’ stop via the following lines:

•    Line S3 - in the direction of Bad Soden
•    Line S4 - in the direction of Kronberg
•    Line S5 - in the direction of Bad Homburg/ Friedrichsdorf
•    Line S6 – in the direction of Friedberg/Groß Karben

Exhibition grounds can also be accessed via the ‘Torhaus’ entrance.

U-Bahn line 4, towards Bockheimer Warte, stops at Festhalle/Messe. The ‘Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage’ entrance is the fastest route to get to Messe Frankfurt.

More information on public transport connections can be found here

Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof is only a twenty-minute walk, or a seven-minute drive, to Messe Frankfurt. ICE, IC and EC trains regularly operate in Germany. There are also frequent connections from major European cities, including Amsterdam, Brussels, Prague, Vienna, Zurich and more.

More information on train connections be found here

The A5 interstate is the most convenient route to reach Messe Frankfurt. The exhibition complex can be entered by following ‘Messe Frankfurt’ or ‘Messe’ signs. 

Address for the navigation system:

Messe Frankfurt 

60327 Frankfurt am Main