The spring edition of spoga horse is approaching fast and the preparations of Koelnmesse and the exhibitors for the International Trade Fair for Equestrian Sports are now in full swing. The industry meeting point opens its doors from 2 to 4 February 2019 – for the first time from Saturday to Monday. Those, who want to experience the entire world of horses and riders or profit from the free event and training programme, should quickly plan their travel and stay in Cologne. Koelnmesse supports all exhibitors and visitors with their trade fair preparations with a variety of travel planning services and those who book early ultimately save money.
Fast and favourably-priced – this option is offered to all exhibitors and trade visitors for their journey to the trade fair, whether by plane, train or one’s own car.
Cologne – in the heart of Europe
Thanks to its central and convenient location in Europe, visitors can reach Koelnmesse quickly by car, train, airplane and public transport from many cities in Germany and abroad. The Cologne/Bonn Airport, for example, can be reached by plane in about 60 minutes from many European cities such as Copenhagen, Paris, London, Milan and Zurich. You can reach the fair grounds directly and quickly from there – the Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Brussels airports are also connected directly via the ICE high-speed rail network. The Lufthansa Group, the air mobility partner of Koelnmesse, offers a global network and exclusive prices and conditions for our visitors.
The central location of the trade fair grounds in Cologne, in the immediate vicinity of the ICE train station Cologne Messe/Deutz, also allows comfortable travel from many cities in Germany and abroad with the Deutsche Bahn. And attractive conditions are possible with the Deutsche Bahn Special.
Arrival by car takes place via one of ten motorways that flow into the motorway ring around Cologne. This leads you directly to the fair grounds without being held up by crossroads or traffic lights. Simply follow the green “Koelnmesse” signs.
Economy or a first-class hotel: It is your choice
Trade visitors and exhibitors can also find accommodations options in all price and quality categories quickly and easily thanks to the Koelnmesse services. The online booking system selects according to the distance to Koelnmesse and the desired price level – then simply click on the desired hotel and book online. In addition, alternative accommodation options in selected private rooms and furnished apartments are listed via the Koelnmesse partner, Homestay Agency Cologne. For further information on all conditions and to book see http://www.spogahorse.com/spoga-horse-spring/Travel-and-Accommodation/index.php
Spoga horse – admission ticket and public transport ticket in one
In addition to the special conditions of our partners for the travel and hotel arrangements, the trade visitors additionally benefit from the advance sale prices for admission tickets if they purchase these via the online shop at www.spogahorse.com by 1 February 2019. Furthermore, together with an admission ticket, the trade visitors also receive a public transport ticket, which can be used to travel to and from the fair grounds. The public transport ticket (2nd class) is valid for public transport in the extended network of the Rhine-Sieg transport system (VRS).