Prices & Arrival


Maimarkthalle Mannheim, Xaver-Fuhr-Straße 101, 68163 Mannheim

8th Faszination Modellbahn

International trade fair for model trains, specials & accessories

  • Mannheim

Opening hours

Friday – Sunday: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm


Admission prices 2020

One-day-ticket, adult:  12,00 €
One-day ticket, reduced: 10,00 € (Children aged 9 - 17 years, pupils, students, pensioners and disabled)
Happy Hour ticket: 8.00 € (valid as from 3:00 pm)
Family ticket: 30.00 € (2 adults + 2 children aged 9 - 17 years)

Children up to 8 years free of charge

Dogs are not admitted to the fair for their own benefit.

Visitor car parks

There are sufficient parking spaces available for visitors on car parks P6 - P8. The parking fees are graded according to time. The first hour is free, after that the cost is €1.00 per hour up to a maximum of €5.00 daily.

The disabled parking spaces are also on the P6!

Advance Ticket

With the tickets from the advance sale you can enter the fair directly through the entrance controls.

For ticket presale we use the provider "Xing-Events". Important note: You definitely don't need a XING account to purchase your tickets (Assignment of a password on page 2 is not mandatory), the data entry is only used for billing purposes. For this external service, Xing charges a fee for setting up secure payment transactions and its personnel costs. We ask for your understanding.

Buy your pre-sale ticket at least 2 hours before your are planning to enter the exhibition. Only than the ticket validity will be ensured.


Need help? Call the service number from "Xing Events".
Phone number: 0049 800 2642636

Travelling to the Maimarkt grounds

The grounds of the Maimarkthalle are situated directly adjacent to the A 656 motorway with access from all directions.

Mannheim main station is an ICE (Intercity Express) hub. Passengers can continue with the regional S-Bahn (S1, S2, S3 or S4) to the stop Mannheim Arena/Maimarkt (S-Bahn station SAP-Arena). From there, inner city buses and trains (Stadtbahn) take you to the entrance of the Maimarkt. Travel with the traffic association VRN-Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Neckar incurs a small cost. The timetable from the S-Bahn station SAP-Arena to the Maimarkt premises and back can be found below.

Alternatively: walking distance from S-Bahn station SAP-Arena to the Maimarkthalle is 1,200 metres and takes about 10 minutes.

Further information and travel directions can be found here:

We look forward to seeing you and wish you a pleasant trip!

Route planner


You can find information on accommodation at the website Stadtmarketing Mannheim: