FAQ for visitors

How do I get to opti?

opti is easy to reach. You can choose from different possibilities from public means of transportation as well as taxi services. The subway U2 with its stops "Messestadt West" and "Messestadt Ost" are close by the tradeshow. 

We listed all you travel choices here.

Where to park?

There are enough parking spaces available for both vendors and visitors. During your event, our traffic control system will guide you to vacant parking spaces. The parking lot and the Parkhaus West parking garage open two hours before the event begins and close two hours after the event ends.

Parking space P7 and P8 (Northeast entrance): 10,00 € per day

Parking space West (Northwest entrance): 12,00 € per day

Buses - P7 (Northeast entrance): 20,00 € (day voucher for the outdoor exhibition area)

 

Parking spaces for visitors with limited mobility:

You will find disabled parking spaces in sectors A and B on all levels of the Parkhaus West (western car park), near the exits and lifts. Visitors with a disabled pass indicating a severe lack of mobility can park for free: for this, please collect a free exit-ticket from the parking facility management office in the car park, sector B, floor O by presenting your disabled pass.

You have questions concerning ticket purchase, registration, voucher and password?

All the answers on how to acquire tickets: Click here!

What are the opening times?

opti takes place from 10. - 12. January 2020 at Fairground Munich:

Friday10:00 a.m. - 07:00 p.m.
Saturday09:00 a.m. - 07:00 p.m.
Sunday09:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Where do I find the site plan?

You can find the site plan of opti here.

Where do I get the visitor guide?

The visitor guide of opti is free of charge. You can get it at any infocounter at the trade show and at the cash desks beginning from Friday. 

Where is the wardrobe and the lockers?

You can find the wardrobe and lockers on the lower and the upper level of the Northwest entrance and on the upper level of the Northeast entrance .

Wardrobes:

  • For a fee
  • Opening times:
    Friday 7 am - 10 pm
    Saturday 7.30 am - 10 pm
    Sundasy 7.30 am - 6 pm

After this, any unclaimed clothing will be brought to the lost and found. The lost and found is located in the security centre in the trade fair complex, at Gate 1 (Willy-Brandt-Allee 1, 81829 Munich), and is open for 24 hours a day.

Lockers:

  • Cost: 1,00 € for each time they are locked

The lockers are only suitable for hand luggage. Larger items of luggage can also be left securely at the wardrobe.

Is the trade fair accessible?

The Munich trade fair centre is completely accessible. The access areas, entrances, halls, and elevators are all designed to be wheelchair accessible. Our services for visitors with limited mobility:

Parking spaces

  • You will find disabled parking spaces in sectors A and B on all levels of the Parkhaus West (western car park), near the exits and lifts.
  • Visitors with a disabled pass indicating a severe lack of mobility can park for free: for this, please collect a free exit-ticket from the parking facility management office in the car park, sector B, floor O by presenting your disabled pass.

WCs

  • At the North entrance
  • In hall C, at the North-side of the hall
  • In all hall restaurants, on the 1st floor

Lifts

  • The entire trade fair centre is equipped with wheelchair-accessible lifts, allowing you to seamlessly transition between levels. The lifts can be found at the north-side of hall C.

Wheelchair rental

  • Mechanical wheelchairs can be borrowed in exchange for a 50,00 € cash deposit. They can be requested at all information counters at every entrance.

May I take my dog to the fair?

No, according to Messe München's house and user rules it is not allowed to bring animals onto the exhibition grounds with the exception of guide dogs and other assistance dogs.

You have following options nearby the fairground:

Is WiFi offered?

opti offers free wireless internet access to all visitors in the exhibition halls.

Where can I charge my mobile phone?

No battery is no excuse! To make sure you do not run out of steam, you will find round about 30 seats in our new re-charge area in hall C6, where you can recharge your smartphone's battery. Stop by and take a little break while your phone is charging.

Where can I find a cash machine?

You can withdraw cash from the following nearby cash machines:

  • At the entrance of the underground station "Messestadt West": Stadtsparkasse München
  • At the shopping mall Riem Arcaden, Willy-Brandt-Platz 5, 81829 Munich: Münchner Bank and Stadtsparkasse München
  • In the parking garage close to  entrance Northwest and in the entrance Northeast 

Where is the lost and found?

If you have lost something at the trade fair, we are happy to help you in our lost and found. The office is located:

  • in the security centre of the trade fair complex, at Gate 1
  • Willy-Brandt-Allee 1, 81829 Munich
  • open 24/7
  • Phone.: +49 89 949 245 46

Where do I find a hotel?

Here you will find a comprehensive offer of accommodation meeting your personal criteria. Munich offers hotels and guesthouses of all categories and price ranges.

Where can I find security?

The security centre is located in

  • the trade fair complex at Gate 1
  • Willy-Brandt-Allee 1, 81829 Munich
  • open 24/7
  • accessible from within the trade fair building, as well as from the outside
  • Phone: +49 89 949 245 00

Is there an app for opti?

Of course! The opti app offers all important information on your smartphone and tablet. Available from December 2019.

Contact for visitors

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