ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOUR VISIT TO THE MOTOFESTIVAL

We can’t wait to see you at the motofestival! Read on to find out everything you need to know before the event.

Opening hours

Day

Opening hours

Wednesday (pre-opening)

from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Thursday and Friday

from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Saturday

from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sunday

from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

DIRECTIONS

ARRIVING BY MOTORBIKE

The BERNEXPO site is a few hundred metres away from the Wankdorf motorway junction. After the motorway exit, follow the signs saying “Expo”. There are clearly marked motorbike parking spaces available at the centre.

ARRIVING BY CAR

The exhibition premises are a few hundred metres away from the Wankdorf motorway junction. After the motorway exit, follow the signs saying “Expo”. A paid car park and additional parking spaces are available on site (note the wayfinding signs).

ARRIVING BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Tram number 9 (towards Wankdorf station), suburban trains S1, S2, S3 and S4/44 (towards Bern Wankdorf station) and RBS bus line 40 will take you to the exhibition premises quickly and safely.

Discounted admission ticket 
At the motofestival 2023 you will benefit twice: If you travel by public transport, you will avoid long waiting times in traffic jams, the search for a parking space on site, and you will receive a 20% discount on your admission ticket! You can take advantage of the offer from 3 January onwards at: 
 

to the offer

ACCOMMODATION

There are many hotels of all shapes and sizes in Bern. Use the following link to the hotel booking platform of Bern Meetings & Events to take advantage of special trade fair discounts.

Every overnight stay at a hotel in Bern comes with a complementary day pass for the city’s public transport network. Make the most of this service and take a tram or bus to the BERNEXPO site.

For more information about accommodation in Bern, please contact Bern Meetings & Events.

Further information

Cash

Bank-operated ATM
A Bancomat (ATM operated by a bank) is available outside exhibition hall 2.1, to the left of the main entrance.

Post-operated ATM
A Postomat (ATM operated by the Swiss Post) is available at the PostFinance Arena. You can reach additional cash machines in the immediate vicinity of the trade fair venue.

Lost property desk / exhibition office

The lost-property desk and exhibition office are located on the right-hand side of the ground floor near the main entrance to hall 2.1.

Phone: +41 (0)31 340 13 04

Cloakroom

The cloakroom in hall 2.1 looks after your clothes, helmets and other personal items for a fee of CHF 2 per item.

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed in the exhibition halls nor anywhere else on the exhibition premises. Guide dogs are exempt from this rule.

Information for people with limited mobility

Site access
The premises, including the halls, are accessible by wheelchair. All buildings are equipped with ramps and passenger lifts.

Parking
Disabled parking is available at Mingerstrasse and in the car park (paid).

Transport service/taxi
BETAX: +41 (0)800 90 30 90
EasyCab: +41 (0)31 302 35 40

Newsagent’s shop

A newsagent’s shop offering newspapers, drinks, snacks and more is available at the main entrance to hall 2.1. It is open to all trade fair visitors during opening hours.

Help and emergencies

Contact the exhibition office in hall 2.1 for help. What else can I do in an emergency? The most important emergency numbers:

Paramedic services
Tel. exhibition office: +41 (0)31 340 13 01
Emergency number: 144

Police
Emergency number: 117

Fire brigade
Emergency number: 118

Poisons information service
Emergency number: 145

European emergency service
Emergency number: 112

Parking

BERNEXPO AG operates paid outdoor car parks and an underground car park on the BERNEXPO site.

Clearly marked parking spaces reserved for motorbikes are also available. For additional parking facilities within easy reach of the exhibition premises, use the park-and-ride stations in the Greater Bern region. All car parks are well-connected to the public transport network.

Please do not park in the adjacent residential area.

Taxi

Get home safe!

Nova Taxi
Tel: +41 (0)31 331 33 13
www.novataxi.ch

Bären Taxi
Tel: +41 (0)31 371 11 11
www.baerentaxi.ch

 

Wi-Fi

You can access the Wi-Fi quickly and easily by SMS login. It has a speed of 2 Mbit/s, optimised for web surfing and e-mail. If you need a faster connection, you can purchase additional Wi-Fi vouchers from the exhibition office. Wi-Fi is available in exhibition halls 1, 2, 3 and 4 and in some of the outdoor areas.

Buy your ticket now

Secure your ticket for the motofestival 2023 today and ring in the new motorbike season with us in Bern. Online tickets are CHF 2 cheaper than tickets on site. Let's go!