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Medica & Compamed

12 – 15 November 2018

World Forum for Doctors, Surgeries & Hospitals, and the Medical supply industry.

What they say: “MEDICA is the world’s largest event for the medical sector. For more than 40 years it has been firmly established on every expert’s calendar. COMPAMED is not only a trade fair for innovations and trends, but also the future workshop for your industry. Visit the internationally leading trade fair for the medical supplier industry and product development.”

Accommodation available 11– 15 November

Mooring information will be released approx. 3 weeks before the fair.

SCENIC ( 11 – 15 November ) – from €259.00 + tax per night

DA VINCI ( 11 – 15 November)

A large buffet breakfast is included in the cost of your overnight stay.

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Minimum stays may apply. All bookings subject to our Booking Conditions

Special Services

The Rheinbahn bus 895 runs along the riverside to the Fairgrounds and back every morning and evening. Information on departure and pick up points downloadable here.

Crossgates provides a complimentary bus service from the hotelships moored in Neuss Hafen to the Trade fair, returning in the evening. See information on board for schedule.

Moorings in Düsseldorf

Altstadt, Burgplatz

Moorings are directly in front of the centre of Altstadt (Old Town) ideal for post Trade Fair entertainment. U- Bahn (Metro) Station Heinrich Heine Allee is a five minute walk and has direct services to the Fair, journey time approx. 10- 15 mins.


Altstadt, Schlossufer

Moorings to the south of the Oberkasseler Bridge, 5 mins walk into the centre of the Altstadt ( Old Town ). U-bahn connections at Tonhalle, 5 mins walk. Bus journey time to Trade Fair, 10 – 15 mins.



Mooring to the north of the Oberkasseler Bridge. 5- 10 min walk into the centre of the Altstadt ( Old Town ) with a huge variety of bars and restaurants. 5 mins walk to Tonhalle UBahn station. Bus journey time to Trade Fair -10 mins.


Robert Lehr Ufer South

Moorings in front of the Rhein Park, with good access for the bars and restaurants of the Altstadt ( Old Town ), 10 minutes by taxi / 20 mins walking. Equally good access to the Trade Fair, Bus journey 10 mins.


Robert Lehr Ufer North

Moorings to the south of the Theodor Heuss Bridge.. For evening entertainment the Old Town (Altstadt) is a 10 minute taxi journey / 30 minute walk. Easy acces to the Trade Fair, 20 mins walk / 5 mins. Bus Journey.


Theodor Heuss Brücke



Mooring directly opposite the South Entrance of the Trade Fair. From ship to Fair in less than five minutes. Public transport during the day from the Messe to the Altstadt (Old Town) is plentiful.


Medienhafen ( Am Handels Hafen )

Moorings in the old Customs Harbour, trendy and vibrant Media district of Düsseldorf . Large choice of bars and restaurants. Good public transport links close by (ca. 100 metres from the ships). Bus journey to Trade Fair 15 – 20 mins.


Düsseldorf Hafen, Kesselstrasse

Harbour moorings, 5 mins walk to fashionable Medienhafen. Area currently under development with new metro station in construction. Parking places available next to ships. Bus journey to Trade Fair 25 – 35 mins.


Neuss Hafen, Batteriestrasse

Moorings in Hafenbecken 1 (harbour) about 5 mins walking distance from the old town and town centre of Neuss. Bus journey to Trade Fair 30 – 40 mins. Parking spaces are available close to the ships at reasonable prices.


Neuss Hafen, Rheintorstrasse

Moorings in Hafenbecken 1 (harbour) about 5 mins walking distance from the old town and town centre of Neuss. Bus journey to Trade Fair 30 – 40 mins. Parking spaces are available close to the ships at reasonable prices.


Our clients comments

IPS attend Interpack and use Crossgates for the advantages of hotelship accommodation. “A huge “THANK YOU” to you/Crossgates and to the ship staff! Without your never ending support and efforts Interpack 2014 and the small cruise would never have been such a good time for my colleagues from IPS. Our managing director, Mr. Stephan R. Schaerrer, […]... read all reviews

Uponor GmbH have booked with Crossgates since 2005 for the ISH Fair “Uponor have once again seized the opportunity to book hotelship accommodation with Crossgates for our visitors to the 2007 *“ISH” Trade Fair* in Frankfurt/Main. A follow-up staff survey regarding the hotelship service provided positive feedback. The cabin facilities, friendly crew, good connections and easy accessibility […]... read all reviews

G.C.Europe have been booking with Crossgates for the Bi-Annual IDS Fair in Cologne for the past 6 years. “It is a pleasure doing business with Crossgates, the level of customer service provided is both remarkable and appreciated. It has been a wonderful experience and we will continue booking the ships in the future.” Liesbte Brike, G.C. […]... read all reviews

BAKER PERKINS have booked with Crossgates for Interpack 2011, and 2014 amd we have already started working with them to arrange their stay for 2017; “Baker Perkins is a supplier of equipment to the food industry and Interpack in Dusseldorf is the most important single event in our promotional strategy. We like to provide our staff with […]... read all reviews

ZIBRANT a UK based events planning agency, works with the one of the world’s largest print and copy machine manufacturers, orchestrating their presence at the 4 yearly DRUPA Fair in Dusseldorf…. “Zibrant contacted Crossgates Travel to contract 2 hotel-ships during a major digital Print Congress in Dusseldorf in 2012. The event was a great success and […]... read all reviews