Travel information | CPhI Worldwide

Arranging the flight

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We are proud to announce that we have chosen SkyTeam as our Official Alliance Network for air travel. We would like to offer you seamless air travel via SkyTeam Global Meetings to our event. Our registered Global Meetings event offers you attractive airfares, which will benefit you from:

  • Savings – take advantage of exclusive discounts up to 15% in both Business and Economy Class; no fee for your online bookings
  • Convenience – book the most convenient itinerary online with any of the 20 SkyTeam member airlines.
  • Reward Miles – earn Miles on your frequent flyer program of a SkyTeam member airline and save on your future travels
  • Valuable services – SkyTeam Elite Plus, First and Business Class customers will experience SkyPriority, the alliance network red-carpet treatment, and will get access to the exclusive SkyTeam lounges.

Please book through the link here or go to Skyteam Global Meetings and enter Promocode: 3576S

​Travel services

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UBM EMEA has appointed b network as the official accommodation agency for CPhI in 2017. b network has secured a range of great accommodation solutions at every price point and is ready to assist with accommodation bookings at more than 60 properties from apartments to 5*luxury hotels in the Frankfurt area.


Don't hesitate to send your accommodation requirements in an e-mail to b-network who will put together a tailor-made solution for you or your team. Alternatively, you can visit their dedicated and secured online booking centre.

Book your hotel now

Due to the high demand for hotel accommodation for this event we are advising exhibitors and visitors to make their booking early.

For more information regarding accommodation, transport or dining options please contact:

Ms Nuria Martín -

Visa Information

Some exhibitors and visitors will need a visa to enter Germany. You can obtain a formal invitation letter from the Organiser until 6th of September 2017. Please review the information below to understand the procedure for applying for such an invitation letter, depending on what country you are from.

Visitors from China

1. Please fill in our online application form here
2. Make a copy of your passport
3. Send the completed application form and a copy of your passport to Ms. Jesin Yang via email

4. After approval Ms. Yang will send you an official invitation letter

Visitors from the rest of Asia (except Japan & Korea)

1. Please fill in our online application form here
2. Upload a copy of your passport
3. An invitation letter will be generated and sent to you by email

4. Ms. Lau will send you a hard copy of the official invitation letter by post

If you have any remaining visa related questions, please contact our visa department:

Visitors from Japan, Korea and all other countries

1. Please fill in our online application form here
2. Click on 'send' to submit the application
3. An invitation letter will be generated and sent to you by email

If you have any remaining visa related questions, please contact our Customer Service team:

CPhI Worldwide, together with the co-located events ICSE, InnoPack, P-MEC and FDF

Event location: 
Messe Frankfurt
60327 Frankfurt a. M.
T: +49 69 75 75-0

Exhibition opening hours:
24 October 2017:    9:30 - 17:30
25 October 2017:    9:30 - 17:30
26 October 2017:    9:30 - 16:00

As CPhI Worldwide is a trade event, no one under 18 years of age will be allowed to enter the exhibition.

How to get there: transport and access to Messe Frankfurt

By plane

From Frankfurt Airport you can get to the exhibition grounds by:

  • S-Bahn suburban train: lines S8 or S9 (in the direction of Hanau or Offenbach Ost) to Frankfurt Central Station (Hauptbahnhof).
  • Shuttle Bus: bus station in Terminal 1 via Terminal 2 to the exhibition grounds every 15 minutes.
  • Taxi (to the Eingang City, Eingang Galleria or Eingang Portalhaus)
  • By road.

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By public transport

  • Tram: lines 16 and 17. The destination, “Festhalle/Messe” is the third stop.

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By road

Getting to Messe Frankfurt is possible by taking the motorway or directly through the city of Frankfurt. Please follow the overhead signs leading to ‘Messe Frankfurt‘.
Consult route on Google Maps

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By taxi

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By train

  • S-Bahn suburban train: lines S 3, S 4, S 5 and S 6 to “Messe” or underground train line U 4 to “Festhalle/Messe”.
  • Underground train: lines U 1, U 2, U 3, U 6, U 7 and U 8 at the “Hauptwache” stop and with U 5, U 6 and U 7 lines at “Konstablerwache”.

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