Welcome to the Wolfsburg factory.
Join us in exploring the world of Volkswagen.

Insights and adventures you won’t forget.

Immerse yourself with us in the fascinating world of vehicle production and experience the perfect symbiosis of tradition and modernity in our main factory in Wolfsburg. We can offer you an exclusive and close up view of how Das Auto is produced on our customised FactoryTour through various areas of production. In addition we are offering you ideal conditions for a successful event. Make use of our premises for a special event – irrespective of whether it is a press conference, congress or workshop.

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Experience the fascination of car manufacturing from a new perspective.

What do weddings, curried sausages and bicycles have to do with building a car?
Find out in Europe’s largest automobile factory! From the past to the present up to future visions, you will experience the diversity of brand and product at the headquarters of the company.

With our FactoryTour Intensive we are offering you the unique opportunity to witness at first hand the birth of a Volkswagen car. Cast a glance behind the scenes and look over the shoulders of the employees.

Experienced tour guides will take you to where it is all happening and explain to you everything worth knowing about efficient and sustainable automobile production. Gather unforgettable impressions, discover innovative technologies as well as state of the art manufacturing methods and let our love of the car inspire you.

FactoryTour Intensive
Reservation

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You may only make a booking for a FactoryTour Intensive in writing.
To make a reservation please send us an E-Mail to factorytour@volkswagen.de.

The Visitor Services expressly reserve the right to make changes to the order of events at short notice as well as to cancel the FactoryTour Intensive for operational reasons.

Questions and Answers

When do the FactoryTours start?

The FactoryTours start from Monday to Friday at 8.15 am, 10.15 am, 12.15 pm and 2.15 pm. No FactoryTours are offered at weekends, public holidays and bridge days as well as during internal staff meetings.

How do I book a FactoryTour?

You may only book a FactoryTour in writing.

To make a reservation please send us an E-Mail to: factorytour@volkswagen.de with the following information:
- Designation and description of the group
- Date (if possible with two alternative dates)
- Time
- Number of people
- Language
- Arrival by car, bus or rail
- Contact person with telephone and mobile number
- Invoice address

The Visitor Services expressly reserve the right to make changes to the order of events at short notice as well as to cancel the factory tour for operational reasons. In this case we will of course offer you an alternative date. No liability is assumed for possibly incurred losses as a result of this.

What do the FactoryTours cost?

Please note that when booking a FactoryTour a contribution to the costs will arise:
- Individual visitors: 10 Euros per person
- Discounted: 5 Euros per person
- Closed group (max. 30 people): 200 Euros

As an individual visitor you will discover the Wolfsburg factory together with other guests on our FactoryTour. As a closed group you will be looked after separately.

Upon request, we can provide you with more information.

Who is entitled to a discount?

Pupils from 10 years of age, students, military draftees/voluntary military draftees, pensioners as well as people with disabilities will receive a discount upon presentation of a valid identity card.

How do I pay for the FactoryTour?

You can pay the contribution to the costs easily (cash, EC card, Visa or Mastercard) on the day of your visit in the Volkswagen Shop and more at Gate 17. Upon request, the payment by invoice is also (from 50.00 Euro) possible.

Can a FactoryTour be cancelled?

Should you not be able to participate, we would request you to cancel the date exclusively by E-Mail: factorytour@volkswagen.de

The Visitor Services expressly reserve the right to make changes to the order of events at short notice as well as to cancel the FactoryTour for operational reasons. In this case we will of course offer you an alternative date. No liability is assumed for possibly incurred losses as a result of this.

How long does a FactoryTour take?

The FactoryTour program takes approx. 60 - 90 minutes.

Are there various FactoryTours?

Generally the FactoryTour goes through the production areas of press shop, body shop and final assembly. The exact route will be determined on the actual day by production.

In which foreign languages is the FactoryTour offered?

German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Chinese and Arabic are available as tour languages after prior registration. You can gladly bring along your own interpreter should you request a different language for the FactoryTour. In this case please select the requested source language when booking.

The Visitor Services guarantee a presentation in German or English. Booking other tour languages is only possible subject to reservations.

May children participate in the FactoryTour?

We hope you understand that the minimum age for participating in the tour is 10 years of age for reasons of security. Alternatively younger children can gladly take part in the FactoryTour Compact from the Autostadt.

Can guests with limited mobility take part in the FactoryTour?

We have visitor trains suitable for wheelchair users. However, on the factory premises there are some stairs to be climbed. Please make a remark when booking about possible mobility restrictions.

Where does the FactoryTour start?

The meeting point for the FactoryTour is Gate 17 on the factory premises. Please find yourself at the assigned point (Touran, Tiguan, Sportsvan, Golf). Please keep your booking confirmation within reach as well as, if required, your cost assumption declaration and register on site with Factory Security. Your tour guide will welcome you there.

How do I get to Gate 17?

See Travel Directions.

Please note: generally access to the factory premises is via a pedestrian tunnel. Some stairs need to be climbed here.

Is it allowed to take photos and make audio recordings on the FactoryTour?

There is a strict ban on filming and taking photographs on the entire factory premises. Making audio recordings is likewise not permitted.

Is it permitted to eat and drink during the FactoryTour?

Eating and drinking during the tours is not allowed.

Is it permitted to take along animals on the FactoryTour?

Bringing along animals is not allowed.

Travel directions map

Travel Directions and Contact Details

Meeting point for the FactoryTour Intensive is Gate 17 on the factory premises. Please keep your booking confirmation within reach and register on site at Factory Security. Your tour guide will welcome you there. Please note: generally access to the factory premises is via a pedestrian tunnel. Some stairs need to be climbed here.

Arriving by car:
From Autobahn A2 Hannover-Berlin drive until you reach the Wolfsburg/Königslutter motorway junction and then follow the signs for the A39 until you reach the exit Wolfsburg West. The road leads directly to Heinrich-Nordhoff-Straße. Use the parking spaces on the left side level with the railway station and walk a few minutes until you reach Gate 17.

Arriving by coach:
Upon request groups arriving by coach can receive an access permit to enter the factory site.

Arriving by train:
You will only need a few minutes on foot from Wolfsburg railway station to Gate 17.

Address:
Volkswagen AG
Visitor Service
Postbox 011/1976/1
D-38436 Wolfsburg

Contact:

Booking inquiries:
You can only book a FactoryTour Intensive in writing

To make a reservation please send us an E-Mail to: factorytour@volkswagen.de with the following information:
- Designation and description of the group
- Date (if possible with two alternative dates)
- Time
- Number of people
- Language
- Arrival by car, bus or rail
- Contact person with telephone and mobile number
- Invoice address


The Visitor Services expressly reserve the right to make changes to the order of events at short notice as well as to cancel the FactoryTour Intensive for operational reasons. In this case we will of course offer you an alternative date. No liability is assumed for possibly incurred losses as a result of this.

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At the heart of Volkswagen.

You are picking up your new car? You are planning a private visit to the factory with friends and/or family? Discover the world of Volkswagen as visitors to the Autostadt on our FactoryTour Compact. During the approx. 6 km route we will whisk you away to go on an incredible journey. Starting at the historical power factory, you will pass listed facades, concealing cutting edge technology and precision equipment.

Our experienced tour guides will take you with them into the production halls. There you will be astonished by the interaction between man and machine. Breathe in the history of automobiles, whilst at the same time experiencing modern production in the Wolfsburg factory, where the legendary Beetle cars used to roll off the assembly lines.

FactoryTour Compact
Inquiry

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Your contact person in the Autostadt:

Customer Care Center
Telephone: +49 (0) 5361 40-0
Telefax: +49 (0) 5361 40-1959
E-Mail: service@autostadt.de

Questions and Answers

When do the FactoryTours begin?

You will have the opportunity to take part in a FactoryTour from Monday to Friday between 9 am and 4 pm. There is no FactoryTour at weekends, public holidays and bridging days as well as during internal staff meetings.

Where does the FactoryTour begin?

You can find out more information about where the tours start on the actual day at the Welcome Desk of the Autostadt.

What does the FactoryTour cost?

Our FactoryTour Compact is a free service provided by Volkswagen Visitor Services. However, to participate a valid Autostadt ticket is necessary that you can acquire at the Welcome Desk of the Autostadt.

How do I book the FactoryTour?

A reservation for the FactoryTour Compact is only possible for people collecting vehicles. The Welcome Desk of the Autostadt will allocate any free places to interested visitors on the actual day. However, there is no legal claim to participate in the FactoryTour.

How long does the FactoryTour take?

Please allow for approx. 60 minutes for the FactoryTour incl. shuttle service between the Autostadt and factory premises.

Are there different FactoryTour routes?

On our tours we visit various sections of production. The FactoryTour is partly conducted in connection with a round tour so that various stairs have to be climbed. Sturdy footwear is recommended.

The Welcome Desk of the Autostadt will provide you with more information on tour contents and order of events on the actual day.

In which foreign languages is the FactoryTour available?

A tour in English starts every day at 12.20 pm. For groups the FactoryTour is also possible upon request in French, Spanish, Italian and Chinese.

Are children allowed to take part in the FactoryTour?

If the guests are transported on the Panorama Train, children aged between 1-10 years may only go along on the FactoryTour accompanied by an adult. We are happy to provide you with child seats. Please note that your child must be able to sit independently. Unfortunately babies below the age of one will not be able to come along.

If the FactoryTour is booked in combination with a round tour, only children aged 6 and over accompanied by an adult will be allowed for reasons of safety.

The Welcome Desk of the Autostadt will provide you with more information on the various tour routes on the actual day.

Can guests with limited mobility take part in the FactoryTour?

We also offer FactoryTour routes suitable for wheelchair users. Please contact the staff at the Welcome Desk of the Autostadt directly to find out about the relevant starting times as well as to get more information.

We hope you understand that guests with limited mobility will not be able to take part in every FactoryTour route.

Is it allowed to take photos and make audio recordings on the FactoryTour?

There is a strict ban on filming and taking photographs on the entire factory premises. Making audio recordings is likewise not permitted.

Is it permitted to eat and drink during the FactoryTour?

Eating and drinking during the tours is not allowed.

Is it permitted to take along animals on the FactoryTour?

Bringing along animals is not allowed.

Travel directions map

Travel Directions and Contact Details

If you would like to take part in our FactoryTour Compact you will require an Autostadt ticket that you can acquire at the Welcome Desk of the Autostadt.

Arriving by car:
From Autobahn A2 Hannover-Berlin drive until you reach the Wolfsburg/Königslutter motorway junction and then follow the signs for the A39 until you reach the exit Wolfsburg West. Signposts will guide you to the Autostadt.

Arriving by train:
You will only need a few minutes from Wolfsburg railway station to the Autostadt.

Reservations for people collecting cars:
Autostadt collection service
Telephone: 0800 - 288 678 238
Telephone: +49 (0) 5361 40-222
Telefax: 0800 - 329 288 678 238

Contact person in the Autostadt:
Customer Care Center
Telephone: 0800 - 288 678 238
Telephone: +49 (0) 5361 40-0
Telefax: 0800 - 329 288 678 238
E-Mail: service@autostadt.de

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As individual as you.

In addition we offer our guests various special tours through the world of Volkswagen.

How about an individual program for groups from day nurseries and primary schools, for example? On the tour "Children Discover Volkswagen" we explain the production in a descriptive way that is appropriate to the children’s age.

"CARena – Emotion meets Precision", is a new and unique visitors’ program that we offer to our car and football lovers together with the VfL Wolfsburg.

For bridal couples and their wedding parties we have developed the "Wedding FactoryTour" that tops off possibly the best day of their lives with a visit to the Wolfsburg factory.

And should you wish to offer your family, your friends or your business partners an evening dinner including VIP FactoryTour, we recommend our "Cars & Candlelight" program.

It goes without saying that we will happily comply with your individual requests concerning all events. We want you to feel at home with us and enjoy your time at Volkswagen. Simply get in touch with us, we will be pleased to advise you!

Booking Inquiry

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You can send us your non-binding booking inquiry for one of our special tours simply and easily by E-Mail.

"Children Discover Volkswagen":

"CARena – Emotion meets Precision":

"Wedding FactoryTour":

"Cars & Candlelight":

Questions and Answers

Children Discover Volkswagen

Who is able to participate in the program "Children Discover Volkswagen"?

The offer is aimed exclusively at groups of children (from 4 years of age) from day nurseries and schools up to and including the 6th class. The group size is limited to 31 people (28 children and max. 3 adults).

How long does the tour "Children Discover Volkswagen" take?

Please schedule approx. 2½ hours for the entire event.

When do the "Children Discover Volkswagen" FactoryTours start?

After pre-booking the program "Children Discover Volkswagen" takes place from Monday to Friday on production days from 8 am until 10.30 am or from 12 noon until 2.30 pm. The start and end of the program is at Gate 17 (see travel directions).

How can I reserve the tour "Children Discover Volkswagen" for my school class or day nursery group?

Please send us your inquiries in writing by E-Mail to kinder@volkswagen.de. We will then get in touch with you and agree on a date for the tour.

Can children with disabilities take part in the tour "Children Discover Volkswagen"?

We will gladly take care of children with a mental or physical disability and we also offer FactoryTour routes suitable for wheelchair users. When booking please let us know about a child or children with possible mobility limitations resp. disabilities. We will be happy to advise you and plan an individual tour program together with you.

How much does the FactoryTour "Children Discover Volkswagen" cost?

This is a free offer for day nurseries and primary schools.
CARena – Emotion meets Precision

Who is able to participate in the program "CARena – Emotion meets Precision"?

The FactoryTour program "CARena" is addressed to groups of at least 20 people. The minimum age is 10 years.

What does the program "CARena – Emotion meets Precision" cost and what does it include?

The FactoryTour program "CARena" costs 39€, for students 25€ per person. The program includes the FactoryTour, the currywurst lunch (incl. softdrink), the access to the VfL-FußballWelt and an exclusive gift.

*We are also happy to offer you vegetarian alternatives. Please let us know in your request, the amount of vegetarian dishes you would like to have on the day of your visit.

How can I make a reservation for the program "CARena – Emotion meets Precision"?

Groups of at least 20 can book this unique experience upon consultation on selected days with the Volkswagen Visitors’ Services and the VfL-FußballWelt.

Please send your request with the keyword "CARena" to factorytour@volkswagen.de or fussballwelt@vfl-wolfsburg.de

When and where does the Program "CARena – Emotion meets Precision" start?

The "CARena Program" takes place after previous registration from Monday to Friday on production days between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. We would start at 10:00 a.m. at Gate 17 by the Visitors’ Services office. Please note that there are two event venues for this program. You would need to schedule the transfer (approx. 2,4km) individually.

Lunch will be served at the VFL restaurant "Club45" on the VFL premises. After that you will visit the VfL-FußballWelt.

Can disabled people participate in the Program "CARena – Emotion meets Precision"?

We are also pleased to attend to people with mental or physical disabilities. We gladly offer FactoryTours suitable for wheelchairs.

Please provide us in your request with information about limited mobility or rather disabilities you or your guests may suffer from. We will gladly advise you and plan for you an individual tour program. The VfL-FußballWelt and the restaurant "Club45" are also barrier-free.
Wedding FactoryTour

How much does a "Wedding FactoryTour" cost?

The "Wedding FactoryTour" is an offer subject to charge. The price is based on your requirements and number of people. We will gladly submit you a non-binding offer.

The basic package comprises:
- Welcome with champagne reception or non-alcoholic alternative
- "Wedding FactoryTour" in a Golf train decorated with flowers
- Souvenir photo

This package can be extended depending on the wishes of the guest, e.g. by a wedding cake, a table laid out for coffee, finger food, a buffet, flower arrangements or music. The possibilities are virtually endless. We will gladly advise you and plan the day together with you!

How do I reserve a "Wedding FactoryTour"?

Please send us your inquiries in writing with the keyword "Wedding" to factorytour@volkswagen.de.

We will get in touch with you and are happy to advise you.

How long in advance should I book the "Wedding FactoryTour"?

For organisational reasons a lead-time of at least two months is necessary.
Cars & Candlelight

How much does "Cars & Candlelight" cost?

Our program subject to charge is suitable for groups over 25 people. We are happy to make you an individual offer.

How do I reserve "Cars & Candlelight"?

Please send us your inquiries in writing with the keyword "Cars & Candlelight" to factorytour@volkswagen.de

We will get in touch with you and are happy to advise you.

How long in advance should I book "Cars & Candlelight"?

For organisational reasons a lead-time of at least two months is necessary.

Travel directions map

Travel Directions and Contact Details

Meeting point for the special tours is Gate 17 on the factory premises. Your tour guide will welcome you there. Please note: generally access to the factory premises is via a pedestrian tunnel. Some stairs need to be climbed here.

The "CARena" Program takes place in the morning on the factory premises (starting at Gate 17) and then starting from noon on the VfL Wolfsburg premises. The meeting point there is the VfL’s restaurant "Club45". We would kindly ask you to plan the approach to both venues yourself, as shuttle service can’t be provided.

Arriving by car:
From Autobahn A2 Hannover-Berlin drive until you reach the Wolfsburg/Königslutter motorway junction and then follow the signs for the A39 until you reach the exit Wolfsburg West. The road leads directly to Heinrich-Nordhoff-Straße. Use the parking spaces on the left side level with the railway station and walk a few minutes until you reach Gate 17.

Arriving by coach:
Upon request groups arriving by coach can receive an access permit to enter the factory site.

Arriving by train:
You will only need a few minutes on foot from Wolfsburg railway station to Gate 17.

Address:
Volkswagen AG
Visitor Service
Postbox 011/1976/1
D-38436 Wolfsburg

E-Mail address for inquiries on "Children Discover Volkswagen":

E-Mail address for inquiries about the "CARena – Emotion meets Precision" program:

or

E-Mail address for inquires on "Wedding FactoryTour":

E-Mail address for inquiries on "Cars & Candlelight":

The stage for perfect events.

Are you looking for a unique location in an extraordinary atmosphere? Are you planning an unforgettable event and are searching for prestigious premises with state of the art technology? In that case simply decide in favour of the Factory Forum & Press Center at Volkswagen in Wolfsburg.

We can offer you a multi-functional communication centre that sets itself apart with its perfect interplay between architecture, design and engineering. The excellent communication technology satisfies the highest standards and offers a diverse range of potential uses for conferences, congresses, press conferences as well as meetings, presentations, workshops and much more.

From planning to implementation: our competent team has an eye for detail and is at your service regarding everything to do with your event. We promise you that everything will go smoothly so that you will be able to dedicate all your time to your guests and be able to arouse pure enthusiasm with a successful event. We will gladly reply to any unanswered questions, support you in fulfilling your wishes and customise your individual event concept according to your requirements.

Consultation and Booking

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We look forward to being able to advise you about all aspects of your event. From booking the room to preparation up to realisation, we are there for you. So that your event is a resounding success!

Simply send us your non-binding inquiry by E-Mail to werkforum@volkswagen.de or call us on +49 (0) 5361-9998080.

You can download our price list and the layout of our premises here:

Our premises for your event.

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ConferencingCinema
ConferencingCinema

ConferencingCinema

Our biggest room offers you a prestigious and professional environment to make your appearance.

  • 355 m² floor space
  • Conference seating for 223 guests
  • 223 ergonomically designed and air-conditioned conference chairs
  • 2 interpreters’ booths for simultaneous translations
  • Screen with 16:9 screen diagonals
  • Light strength full-HD beamer
  • Video and data feed from BetacamSP, DVD, S-VHS/VHS, DVCAM, PC and laptop
  • Dolby-Digital sound system
  • Conference microphone system
  • Technical units with microphone and connection for simultaneous translations
  • Individual fold-out table tops


Press room
Press room

Press Room

It is not only journalists that will find the best conditions for their work in our Press Room.

  • 130 m² floor space
  • Variable room design with a maximum of 100 seats (parliamentary seating)
  • 52 seats in case of events with tables
  • 30 spaces when arrangement is in a U-shape
  • 52 journalist workplaces
  • Retractable full HD beamer and retractable 16:9 screen
  • Automatic swing door to the forum
  • WLAN (optional)


Forum
Forum

Forum

With its individual design possibilities our Forum is the perfect location for large presentations and receptions.

  • 250 m² floor space
  • Reception and event area for up to 250 people
  • Full HD beamer and retractable 16:9 screen
  • HD video and data presentations on 3 LCD screens 16:9
  • Possibility for vehicle presentations (sliding door to production)
  • Automatic swing doors to the Press Room
  • WLAN (optional)


Full HD video conference room
Full HD video conference room

Full HD Video Conference Room

We are happy to make our excellently equipped room available to you for video conferences in a professional environment.

  • 35 m² floor space
  • Conference room for 12 people
  • 16:9 image format or 4:3 image format


Small cinema
Small cinema

Small Cinema

The Small Cinema is the ideal demonstration room for groups up to 48 people.

  • 60 m² floor space
  • Variable room design with a maximum of 48 seats (parliamentary seating)
  • Bright, retractable full HD beamer 16:9
  • Retractable 16:9 screen
  • Video and data feed from BetacamSP, DVD, S-VHS/VHS, PC and laptop


Foyer
Foyer

Foyer

Our welcoming Foyer serves as a central reception area for guests attending your event.

  • 140 m² floor space
  • Cloakroom
  • Reception counter
  • Bright HD beamer for welcoming signs or signposts
  • Video and data feed onto large HD screen 16:9


Control room
Control room

Control Room

Picture, sound and lighting in all our rooms can be operated from the Control Room.

  • Central picture, sound and lighting control for all rooms
  • Central video and data feed from BetacamSP, DVD, S-VHS/VHS, DVCAM, PC and laptop in all rooms
  • Vision mixer with superimposition
  • Central sound feed from DVD, CD, MD, MC and microphones in all rooms
  • Audio mixing console with 32 inputs and 8 outputs
  • Light mixing console with 24 ducts and 2 outputs for programmable lighting atmospheres

Questions and Answers

How can I reserve one of the rooms in the Factory Forum & Press Centre?

Simply send us a non-binding inquiry by E-Mail to werkforum@volkswagen.de or call us on +49 (0) 5361-9998080. Since the allocation plan for our premises is always up to date, we are able to meet your wishes for certain dates immediately and make relevant commitments. Should the premises already be occupied for the date you request, we will gladly advise you in searching for suitable alternatives.

How are the rooms arranged within the building?

You can download the floor plan here to get an overview of our premises:

Who organises the event technology?

We will arrange the reserved room on the day of the event according to your requirements. We are happy to take over the organisation of the event for you and to ensure that the various technologies run smoothly as well as the precise interplay between light, picture and sound. A contact person will be on site at your disposal for each event.

What are the prices for events in the Factory Forum & Press Centre?

The prices are based on the requested room, duration and use and your individual wishes. Our price list can be downloaded here:

Travel directions map

Travel Directions and Contact Details

Arriving by car:
From Autobahn A2 Hannover-Berlin drive until you reach the Wolfsburg/Königslutter motorway junction and then follow the signs for the A39 until you reach the exit Wolfsburg West. The road leads directly to Heinrich-Nordhoff-Straße. Use the parking spaces on the left side level with the railway station and walk a few minutes until you reach Gate 17.

Arriving by coach:
Upon request groups arriving by coach can receive an access permit to enter the factory site.

Arriving by train:
You will only need a few minutes on foot from Wolfsburg railway station to Gate 17.

Address:
Volkswagen AG
Visitor Service
Postbox 011/1976/1
D-38436 Wolfsburg

E-Mail address for inquiries on events in the Factory Forum & Press Centre: