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FAQ

At this point we present the answers to frequently asked questions from A-Z. If you cannot find the information you are looking for here, please feel free to contact our trade fair team: info@inter-dive.de

Phone: +49 (0) 7582-93207975

Due to the corona pandemic, a few things are different at InterDive 2020 from how you were used to before. To still experience a great and safe InterDive, we ask you to read the following points carefully and to observe them when you visit the trade fair.

The InterDive show is wheelchair accessible. Hall B5 is located at ground level. There are also handicapped accessible sanitary rooms available.

Messe Friedrichshafen GmbH
Entrance East - via Allmannsweilerstraße.
88046 Friedrichshafen

Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) is only a few minutes’ drive from the fair. A taxi to the fair costs about € 10,-.

Next to the cash register in the entrance area of hall B5 is an ATM machine.

Visitors can get great bargains at the charity auction. The exhibitors donate prizes and travel prices, which are auctioned several times a day to the highest bidder. In addition to diving safaris and travel vouchers, scuba gear and diving jewellery are also offered.

Free bus shuttle MesseExpress (line MX) from the city station via the port station (ferry terminal) to the west and east entrance to the exhibition center and back. To visit InterDive, please get off at the East Entrance to the Exhibition Center.

With the city bus line 5 (chargeable) to the west entrance to the exhibition center and then on to the east entrance via the exhibition express (MX line).

Children are welcome at the fair and receive tickets at a discounted price (available in the online ticket shop).

Disinfectant dispensers are available at all entrances, hall crossings and at all toilet facilities.

Numerous dealers offer equipment sales, well-known manufacturers inform about new and trends of diving equipment and dive computers.

When trying on / trying out diving equipment, the exhibitors at the respective exhibition stands ensure that hygiene measures are taken.

Due to the current special situation (hygiene measures, compliance with the safety distances, etc.), we recommend that you do not bring a dog with you to the exhibition grounds.

If you bring your dog, dogs must always be kept on a leash.

The InterDive is located in Hall B5 East Entrance - Direction via Allmannsweilerstraße.

From Romanshorn the Bodensee ferry operates every hour to Friedrichshafen.

In Konstanz there is a direct connection to the catamaran to Friedrichshafen.

The gastronomy on the exhibition grounds is open. The gastronomy and catering partners of InterDive have adapted their catering concepts to the current situation and will be based on the generally applicable Corona regulation from July 1st, 2020.

From Germany

via Stuttgart: A81 / A98 until the end of the motorway (exit Bodensee / Lindau). Then via the B31 to Friedrichshafen. Alternatively: A8 to exit Ulm West. Then on the B30 to Friedrichshafen.

via Würzburg / Munich: A96 (direction Lindau) to motorway exit Sigmarszell / Friedrichshafen. From there on the B31 to Friedrichshafen.

via Ulm: A8 to exit Ulm West. Then on the B30 to Friedrichshafen.

From Austria

via Bregenz: A14 / A96 to motorway exit Sigmarszell / Friedrichshafen. From there on the B31 to Friedrichshafen.

via Salzburg: via Munich on the A96 to the motorway exit Sigmarszell / Friedrichshafen. From there on the B31 to Friedrichshafen.

Arrival from Switzerland

via Zurich: N7 to Kreuzlingen / Konstanz. Then by car ferry Konstanz-Meersburg (nonstop traffic) and continue on the B31 to Friedrichshafen. Timetable information car ferry Konstanz - Meersburg WWW.FAEHRE-KONSTANZ.DE

via St. Gallen / Romanshorn: N1 to Romanshorn. Then by car ferry Romanshorn-Friedrichshafen (hourly).

Note: If possible, it is recommended to change from car to passenger ferry in Switzerland.

Arrival via Lake Constance

Guests from Switzerland travel by train to Romanshorn. From Romanshorn you can reach Friedrichshafen by ferry and from the harbour by shuttle bus (only during trade fairs, otherwise taxi) the fairgrounds.

Public transport to the fairground

Free bus shuttle MesseExpress (line MX) from the city railway station and harbour station (ferry dock) to the exhibition centre (entrance west and east) and back. To visit InterDive, please get off at the East Entrance to the Exhibition Center.

With the city bus line 5 (subject to charges) to the fair entrance west and then further MesseExpress (line MX) to the entrance east.

Arrival by Train

Arriving from Germany

With InterRegioExpress (IRE) or RegionalExpress (RE) to Friedrichshafen. Via Ulm ICE / IC connection every hour.

Arriving from Austria

Visitors from the west of Austria travel via ÖBB via Bregenz and the German interchange station Lindau.

From the rest of Austria, the long distance routes via Munich / Ulm to Friedrichshafen are recommended.

Arrival from Switzerland

SBB route Basel / Lindau or to Romanshorn and with the Bodensee ferry every hour to Friedrichshafen.

With the Intercity from Zurich and Winterthur to Constance. In Konstanz there is a direct connection by catamaran to Friedrichshafen.

This year's InterDive starts with a slightly different hall concept than you normally know it. Information about the exhibitors at InterDive can be found here.

Tips for hotels, pensions and apartments can be obtained from the Tourist Office of the city of Friedrichshafen. The "Holiday Inn Express Friedrichshafen" lies close to the fairground.

Tourist-Information Friedrichshafen
Bahnhofplatz 2
88045 Friedrichshafen
Tel.: +49 (0) 7541 203 55444
Fax: +49 (0) 7541 203 55450
messe.ti@friedrichshafen.de
https://en.friedrichshafen.de/tourist-attractions

We also recommend that every visitor to the fair takes into account the preventive measures of the Federal Center for Health Education (BZgA) and the hygiene recommendations of the Robert Koch Institute. The official distance and hygiene rules apply, and each individual is responsible for compliance - analogous to public areas (currently 1.5 m distance, hand hygiene, mouth and nose protection, no welcoming rituals).

The general corona regulation of the state of Baden-Württemberg can be found here.

We also recommend using the federal government's Corona Warning app.

Due to the current situation, it is imperative to purchase a separate ticket for each trade fair (only available online). A combined ticket in the traditional sense (one ticket for both trade fairs) cannot be offered this year.

When purchasing an InterDive ticket, you will receive a discount code with the ticket, which can be applied to a corresponding ticket in the INTERBOOT ticket shop.

When purchasing an INTERBOOT ticket, you will also receive a discount code for the InterDive, which can be redeemed in the InterDive ticket shop.

There is a possibility of transition between the two events on site. Please note the different opening times of the trade fairs on Thursday, Friday and Sunday.

During the stay in closed rooms, people from the age of 6 must wear a mouth and nose cover. You have to bring your own mouth and nose covering.

There is no obligation to wear:

  • on the individual stands, provided that the exhibitor ensures that the minimum distance of 1.5 meters between people is maintained there,
  • on seats, provided that it is ensured that the minimum distance of 1.5 meters between people can be maintained,
  • when using catering services,

Please note the Corona regulation and the Corona regulation for trade fairs of the state of Baden-Württemberg.

People who are or have been in contact with a person infected with the coronavirus, if 14 days have not passed since the last contact, or who have the typical symptoms of an infection with the coronavirus, are not allowed to enter the exhibition grounds.

Thursday:12:00h - 19:00h
Friday:12:00h - 20:00h
Saturday:10:00h - 18:00h
Sunday:10:00h - 17:00h

Online registration / corona-related person tracking

All persons who enter the exhibition grounds must register in advance. Registration is guaranteed by purchasing an online ticket. This enables the control of the total number of people on the site and the traceability in the event of infection.

The parking spaces are located near Hall B5, i.e. the InterDive can be reached easily and comfortably on foot from the parking lot. When approaching, follow the signs "Visitor InterDive" to Messe Ost, parking lot P-Ost 1

Parking is free on Thursday and Friday. A parking space costs € 5 on Saturdays and Sundays.

The parking ticket can only be purchased in the online ticket shop. The control takes place at the exit from the parking lot. There is no ticket sales on site.

In order to protect all visitors, we have decided not to hold the night dive party in view of the special situation caused by the corona. The party will not take place in 2020.

Prices Thursday - Sunday:

Day ticket adults:8 €
Day ticket children 6-14:5 €
Day ticket family:21 €(parents with all children 6-14 years)

When purchasing an InterDive ticket, you will receive a discount code with the ticket, which can be applied to a corresponding ticket in the INTERBOOT ticket shop.

When purchasing an INTERBOOT ticket, you will also receive a discount code for the InterDive, which can be redeemed in the InterDive ticket shop.

The stage program is colorful and varied. There will be numerous exciting lectures. Please note the distance rules and the regulation on mouth and nose protection (here you can find the general corona regulation of the state of Baden-Württemberg).

In 2021, tickets for the InterDive can only be purchased online for a specific day and individually. There is no ticket sale on site.

Tickets can be purchased via the link to the online shop.

Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded. Unless the event is cancelled. In this case, the visitor receives the purchase price refunded.

For those planning their next diving trip, interesting offers and attractive discounts of 10-30% await visitors. Also, at some travel agencies at the fair, the holiday can be booked directly on site.

Free Wi-Fi is offered in hall B5 for visitors and exhibitors.