Cologne: 20.–24.02.2024 #didacta

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Prices didacta 2024

Ticket typePrices
Day ticket EUR 17.00
Half-day-ticket (from 1:00 pm.) EUR 12.00
Season ticket EUR 36.00
Day ticket, reduced* EUR 9.00
Family day ticket (2 adults + 3 children)** EUR 21.00
Dayticket for groups of 15 persons and above (price per person)*** EUR 14.00

* 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.

** Family day tickets are only sold on site.

*** Group tickets for 15 or more people can be ordered using this form .

The easy admission process for didacta in three steps

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

Please register in the ticket shop and create a Koelnmesse account or log in with your existing credentials. In the ticket shop, you can buy your ticket or redeem and personalize your digital ticket code.

To the Ticket Shop Redeem ticket code

2. You will receive an email with the ticket PDF

We will send you an order confirmation with the tickets as a PDF attachment. The tickets will also be available for download in the wallet of your respective device.

You can access your trade fair tickets at any time through "My Orders" in the ticket shop. With your printed ticket or with the ticket as a PDF/in the wallet of your mobile device, you will gain access to the exhibition grounds.

... or convenient and paperless: Use the app

With the app, you can easily and quickly retrieve your tickets digitally. Additionally, you will have access to up-to-date information about the event program (including search functionality), the venue, and more. Even after the event, you will be provided with relevant content and networking opportunities.

Of course, the app is free for you and is available for download for iPhone/iPad and Android in German and English.

Download app

3. You visit didacta

With your printed ticket or with the ticket as PDF or in the app of your mobile device you get access to the fairground.

Further information

Payment methods

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

Access authorization

Trade visitor

The didacta is a trade fair. Anyone who has a teaching or learning assignment or works in an educational organisation is admitted.

Children and youths

Children up to the age of 6 are admitted free of charge when accompanied by their parents. Children from 7 to 16 years are only admitted when accompanied by an adult and pay the reduced price for an admission ticket. Families with up to 2 adults and 3 children can get reduced admission with the family day ticket, which is only available on site.

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 accommodation .


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