Tickets for drupa 2016 (31 May to 10 June 2016) will be available online from 2 January 2016 at www.drupa.de. Provided as e-tickets, they will save time and money.
Visitors can buy the tickets online and print them on their own printer or download as a code and then travel to the show free of charge by bus and train. Furthermore, the e-ticket is much cheaper than any ticket bought on the day.
Visitors who want to come to drupa for more than one day also profit from the online offers. If you're looking for a place to stay at drupa, Düsseldorf Marketing & Tourismus (DMT) offers an excellent service. This local organisation has the best overview of hotels and private accommodation available in Düsseldorf and surrounding areas during drupa. They will also help visitors with their booking arrangements.
The range of hotels has expanded further since the last drupa. Currently there are nearly 79000 hotel beds available in the Düsseldorf metropolitan area. In the Düsseldorf city region alone around 1000 new hotel beds have been created in recent years and another 900 beds in the surrounding towns (e.g. Essen, Krefeld, Mönchengladbach or Wuppertal). The DMT has put together its complete service package for drupa online: http://business.duesseldorf-tourismus.de/messe/drupa.
The drupa exhibition is open daily from 10.00 to 18.00 hours (up to 17.00 hours at the weekend). All drupa tickets include free return travel to the trade show by bus, train and tram within the local travel networks Verkehrsverbunds Rhein-Ruhr (VRR) and Rhein-Sieg (VRS) (2nd class, only trains without surcharges). More information on the route network can be found at http://www.vrr.de and www.vrs-info.de.