Services for Visitors
We want your stay at the Leipzig Book Fair to be both relaxed and eventful. We will support you during your trade fair visit with our additional services. From our family service to book sales to catering: find out what the Leipzig Book Fair has on offer.
Services and Important Telephone Numbers
Rescue centre: Phone 112
Leipzig Exhibition Centre: Phone +49 341-678-1112
Emergency call centre: Phone 110
Leipzig Exhibition Centre: Phone +49 341-678-1110
Nearest police station:
Leipzig North Police Station
Essener Str. 1, 04129 Leipzig
Phone +49 341 59350
Fax +49 341-5935106
Accident assistance/medical centre on the grounds of the Leipziger Messe
- West Entrance Hall (Glass Hall) next to the hall manager's office
- Hall 1, at Gate 1.9 Room 550
- Sanicontainer Hall 4, right in front of gate 4.3
Central telephone number: +49 341-678-1115
Things sometimes get lost in the hustle and bustle of a trade fair. We keep found items for you in our lost property office. If you are looking for something, your request must be submitted by email during the event. After the end of the event, you can send us your enquiries both by telephone and by email.
You can easily withdraw money from your bank account at our exhibition centre. There will be both stationary and mobile ATMs from a range of banks available to you at various locations during the Leipzig Book Fair.
You can find the ATMs here:
- Sparkasse Leipzig (West Entrance Hall, Magnolienallee)
- Leipziger Volksbank (East Entrance Hall)
- Mobile ATMs in Halls 1–5 (subject to charges)
Our trade fair shop has various goods and services on offer: from photocopying services and post boxes to tobacco products, luxury foods and non-alcoholic beverages.
West Entrance Hall (Glass Hall)/Magnolienallee
9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Arrival and Accommodation
International visitor service
Clearance during the trade fairs is handled by DHL.
DHL Trade Fairs & Events GmbH
Hotline: +49 341 678 72-44/-45
The Peace Room is a place a prayer for all religions. It can be used by all visitors and exhibitors. It is located in the Glass Hall. The directions for prayer are marked on the floor in the room. There is also a Torah, the Bible and the Holy Qur'an in German.
Book Sales at the Trade Fair
At the Leipzig Book Fair, you can do more than just browse the spring's new literary publications. You can also buy them right away. You can buy books at the Trade Fair Bookshop, at many events and at publishers' stands. All books are available at standard retail price. Please be aware that card payment is not possible everywhere. You will find several ATMs throughout the exhibition grounds where you can withdraw cash.
Catering to Your Taste
There are five restaurants, several snack bars, cafés and bistros to cater for your physical well-being on the grounds of the Leipziger Messe. Our first-class caterer, fairgourmet, offers everything from Viennese sausages to international buffets. Restaurants and bistros can be found between the halls. Cafés in the East Entrance Hall and in the Glass Hall await your visit and snack bars in every exhibition hall will satisfy smaller pangs of hunger.
The Leipzig Book Fair is an experience for all the family. From baby changing rooms to a kindergarten: With the help of our special family services, you can also enjoy a relaxed visit to the fair with your little ones.
Breastfeeding and Baby Changing Rooms
Our two breastfeeding and baby changing rooms offer a place for you to be with your child undisturbed. Each room is equipped with a changing table and washing facilities.
These are located
- • in the Glass Hall, Magnolienallee (next to the Exhibition Shop), as well as
- in Hall 2
To keep your little ones safe, you will receive free children's wristbands at all information stands. Just write your contact information on them, including a name and telephone number. This way we can inform you quickly if you should lose sight of your child in the hustle and bustle of the fair.
Leave your little ones in good hands with our free childcare. Here, children from the age of 3 can paint, do handicrafts and play while you enjoy your visit to the fair. The maximum supervision time is 3 hours. Please note that your child should be potty-trained and that no food will be provided.
West Entrance Hall (Glass Hall)
9:00 am to 6:00 pm