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Buy tickets for the gamescom 2022


Purchase is only possible for personal use and after prior legitimization. The number of tickets is limited to the needs of one person. In accordance with the opening hours of the business area, Tuesday, 25 August to Thursday, 27 August 2020, trade visitors can purchase three day tickets or one 3-day ticket for their own visit to gamescom. In addition, trade visitor tickets for Friday, 28 August and Saturday, 29 August 2020 can be purchased at the price of private visitor tickets (while stocks last).

At the bottom of the price list, you can find further information about your admission ticket.

New: plant the gamescom forest with us!

gamescom forest Logo

From now on, you have the opportunity to support the environment with every ticket purchase with one euro - simply select the green ticket directly in the ticket store.

Support us in our project to reforest a climate-stable mixed forest near Bayreuth together with our project partner Treemer.

Prices for trade visitors

Prices 2022
Day ticket*
valid Wed.,Thu. or Fr
55.00 EUR
Day ticket**
valid Sat. or Sun.
30.50 EUR
3 day ticket
valid Wed.-Fr.
108.00 EUR

* This trade visitor admission ticket is valid for the business- and entertainment area.

** This trade visitor admission ticket is valid only for the entertainment area. Should the day tickets be sold out there will be no ticket office sales!

Further information

Additional information about the admission tickets

Day ticket: Entitles to one-time access to the trade fair; exclusively on the specified day.

3-day ticket: This entitles you to enter the fair in the period 24-28 August 2022.

green ticket: With your participation of one Euro you support the reforestation of the gamescom forest together with us. Available in addition to every ticket type.

Payment methods

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

Access authorization

Only trade visitors are entitled to visit the business area. Koelnmesse GmbH reserves the right to conduct suitable trade visitor inspections on site. Here you find information about our visitor's target groups.

Important information for trade visitors

For legitimation as a trade visitor, you require a trade register excerpt, a trade certificate or other suitable documentation indicating that you:

  • are professionally involved with the development, the manufacture or the sale/trade of games and/or their accessories and/or professionally use/incorporate such content significantly in in other industries
  • that you belong to other stakeholders from the segment of professional eSports and the related industries of gaming, media, advertising and licences, as well as the participating service industries
  • are a student of a relevant programme of study existing in a functional relationship with the gaming industry

Trade visitors must be at the age of 18 at least!

Infants under 3 years of age accompanied by their parents have access to the gamescom business area only (access via Entrance West), but not to the entertainment area or other areas.

We wish to point out that dogs and other pets are not allowed to enter the trade 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.

The easy admission process for gamescom in three steps

1. You buy a ticket or redeem your digital ticket code:

Please register your new Koelnmesse account in the Ticket Shop. These access data are also valid for access to the trade fair app.

In the Ticket Shop, you can buy your ticket or redeem your digital ticket code.

Buy ticket Redeem ticket code

2. Download the gamescom app

This year exclusively digital admission tickets are being issued. It is thus necessary for you to download the gamescom app, which is available from the App Store or from the Play Store.

After registering in the app using the log-in data from your Koelnmesse account, your admission ticket will be displayed automatically in the ticket wallet of the app. It can take up to 10 minutes for the ticket to be displayed after the order has been completed.


3. Arrive at gamescom!

You will be granted access to the fair grounds on presenting the admission ticket in the gamescom app.

The Covid restrictions for trade fairs and events in North Rhine-Westphalia were lifted in April 2022. For gamescom independently of this, measures such as improved entrance management, optimised visitor guidance, wider aisles or digital waiting queue management will be implemented. At once Koelnmesse will continue to apply its comprehensive hygiene policy, such as providing hand sanitiser dispensers and cleaning at regular intervals. Further regulations on the gamescom 2022 (mouth nose protection, specifications for the Covid status vaccinated/recovered/tested) Koelnmesse reserves the right to decide on these measures against the backdrop of the dynamics of the Covid situation at a later point in time.

Prices for private visitors

Prices 2022
Day ticket Thursday orFriday
25.00 EUR
Day ticket Thursday orFriday discounted
18.00 EUR
Day ticket Thursday or Friday family*
40.00 EUR
Day ticket Saturday or Sunday
30.50 EUR
Day ticket Saturday or Sunday discounted
23.00 EUR
Day ticket Saturday or Sunday family*
50.00 EUR
Evening ticket per day
9.00 EUR

* Family day ticket: Valid for a maximum of 5 people, including a maximum of two adults and at least one child aged seven to eleven.

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