photokina: 26.–29.09.2018 08.–11.05.2019


Tickets for photokina 2018

You can purchase your ticket for photokina online in our Ticket Shop.

To the Ticket Shop

Do you have a voucher or a voucher code? Redeem it easily in our Ticket Shop.

Note: Vouchers/voucher codes are always assigned to a certain type of admission ticket, i.e. voucher for a day ticket. Please note that this admission ticket is personalised and is not transferrable.

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Advance sale / box office

Card type
Prices 2018
Day ticket Wed-Fri
Advance sale 35.00 EUR
Box office 56.00 EUR
Day ticket Sat
Advance sale 12.00 EUR
Box office 18.00 EUR
Day ticket Fri (from 02:00 p.m.)
Advance sale 8.00 EUR
Box office 10.00 EUR
Family day ticket Sat*
Advance sale 25.00 EUR
Box office 36.00 EUR
2-day ticket
Advance sale 56.00 EUR
Box office 89.00 EUR
Season ticket
Advance sale 88.00 EUR
Box office 141.00 EUR
Reduced day ticket **
Advance sale 8.00 EUR
Box office 10.00 EUR

* For max. 4 persons / max. 2 adults, min. 1 child and max. 3 children aged 7-17 years. This admission ticket is also valid for public transportation (VRS).

**For schoolchildren, students, apprentices, retirees, senior citizens aged 65 and above, severely disabled people upon presentation of an identification document. - Please show your identification document for reduced tickets in the entrance area.

Further information

4 steps to the online ticket

  • Login or register for the first time at the Ticket Shop
  • Select desired ticket and complete the order transaction
  • After completing the order transaction the ticket is available as a download
  • Print out your ticket or download to your mobile device

Please note that this admission ticket is personalised and is not transferrable.

Pre-sale price

The advance sale prices only apply to Ticket Shop orders received on or before 25.09.2018. From then on, the box office prices are valid.

Make use of your advantages:

  • Up to 37 % savings
  • No waiting times at the box office
  • Free travel ticket

Payment methods

You can pay by PayPal or credit card (MasterCard, VISA, American Express) in the Ticket Shop.

Access authorization

Children and youths

Children up to the age of 6 are only allowed access to the trade fair when accompanied by a guardian. Admission is free up until this age.

Children aged between 7 and 16 are only allowed access when accompanied by an adult and they pay the reduced price for an admission ticket at the box office.

Accompanying pets

It is prohibited to bring dogs and other pets to our fair grounds.

Travel ticket

You will receive your free travel ticket in a separate e-mail. For use of the public transport system please print out the PDF file in size A4 or download the PDF file to your mobile device.

The free travel ticket (2nd class) is valid for public transport in the expanded network of the Rhein Sieg Transportoperated by the Rhein Sieg Transport Authority (VRS) .

Exempted are trains of the Deutsche Bahn AG subject to a surcharge, e.g. the IC/EC or ICE.

The public transport ticket only provides authorization for arrival and departure in the context of a visit to Koelnmesse GmbH within the indicated period of the trade fair. It is non-transferable and only valid in connection with a valid photo identification and an admission ticket of Koelnmesse GmbH.

Further travel information can be found under the rubric Travel and accomodation

Would you like to know more?

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