FOR BUSINESS | gamescom: 21.–25.08.2024 ONL: 20.08.2024

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Welcome to Cologne!

Arrival by train to gamescom

Construction sites and route closures on the Deutsche Bahn route network during gamescom

From Friday, August 18, 9 p.m., to Friday, September 22, 8 p.m., Deutsche Bahn will continue construction work to modernize and expand the infrastructure at the Cologne rail hub. This will lead to restrictions in rail traffic during gamescom 2023.

Attention: The stop Köln HBF will be partially not served during this period. Please inform yourself early about your arrival and alternative connections.

Overview of the restrictions and travel alternatives in local traffic due to the construction site: Download PDF (german language)

Overview of restrictions in long-distance traffic due to roadworks: (german language)

In addition, you can find all the daily updated construction sites and restrictions of the railroad around Cologne here: or (both in german language)

The best way to get there - Deutsche Bahn Special

Pay as little as EURO 51,90 (one-way) with the Event Ticket.*

An excellent offer: use sustainable transport and relax while you travel. Get the best price ticket with Deutsche Bahn.
That special extra for you. Your Event Ticket at a single nationwide price, available at every DB station.

Event Ticket for a single journey, for use only on one specific connection (subject to availability):

  • Second class EUR 51,90 EUR
  • First class EUR 84,90 EUR

Event Ticket for single journey, for use on all connections (always available):

  • Second class EUR 72,90 EUR
  • First class EUR 106,90 EUR

The offer is valid until 10.12.2023. Sale and booking from 6 months before the start of the event/trade fair.

Book your ticket online now and to get the guaranteed lowest price. The Deutsche Bahn will provide you with an overview of all rail services on the route you're interested in.

Click here to buy your ticket:

You can make the most of your travel time by using your journeys to and from your destination for work, relaxation or enjoying our on-board services. You can also rest assured that your long-distance travel is completely powered by electricity generated by renewable resources.

Click here for the full range of information about DB's Event Ticket. (only in German language)

* The entrance ticket for the fair is not included. Prices are not valid for Thalys.

We wish you a pleasant journey.

A booking establishes a contractual relationship directly and exclusively with Deutsche Bahn AG. Koelnmesse does not become a contractual partner. Koelnmesse GmbH is no tour operator as defined in the German Civil Code (Article §§ 651a ff. BGB). The General Terms and Conditions of Deutsche Bahn AG apply. Koelnmesse GmbH does not accept any liability.