Frequently Asked Questions

Any questions? Find our answers.
What does it cost?

You just need a gamescom ticket! There is no other ticket fee for you to pay to enjoy 100% of esports fun at gamescom. To buy a gamescom ticket click here.

What are the opening hours?

Gamescom is open to public on

Wednesday from 10:00 – 20:00
Thursday from 10:00 – 20:00
Friday from 09:00 – 20:00
Saturday from 09:00 – 20:00 

What is the esports zone?

The esports zone is our unique festival ground around our two esports stages. Here you can find and play the newest esports titles or find out more about amazing esports gear.   

How do I get there?

Koelnmesse, the host of gamescom, is located close to the city centre of Cologne and easily accessable by car, train and bus.
Please be aware that thousands of visitors are expected each day and parking space may become limited.
You can find more information here.

Where can I find my favorite esports stars?
Each day numerous of Youtubers, streamers, players and talents visit the ESL Arena at Gamescom. Maybe a good chance is to catch one of your stars within our all new Community Area by Red Bull in the outside area of our ESL Arena.
Where can I find the ESL shop?
To get the perfect merchandise for your visit don’t forget to check out our ESL Shop in hall 5. Here you can find the best esports fan merchandise.