Overnight Stay & Arrival

Where can I camp or stay overnight?

You cannot camp or stay overnight on the festival area or on the surrounding parking lots. Please use the official camping sites and hotels/guest houses.

There is only a paddock for participants and their support staff in the area of the large car park. As a participant, you can book this in your profile in the race registration area.

You can find the following campsites in the surrounding area:

If you prefer it even more comfortable, you can look for a room near the bike park. On the homepage of Winterberg Tourismus you will find a tool that makes the hotel search uncomplicated and fast.

Search and book:

Hostel Erlebnisberg Kappe

  • Winterberg's cheap accommodation for the iXS Dirt Masters
  • only 200 m from the festival area
  • 150 beds
  • lockable bike cellar
  • group rooms & cellar bar available

You can find more information on the hostel homepage:

What is the best way to get to Winterberg?

By car:

59955 Winterberg - then follow the Park & Ride signs.

Where can I park my car?

In contrast to previous years, there are no parking facilities at the festival site. Spectators must generally use the Park & Ride facilities. These will be signposted from the access roads. Camping is prohibited on all car parks. (Parking fees 10,- Euro/car incl. free bus transfer to the venue). The buses run from Friday 11:00-22:00, Saturday and Sunday 09:00-22:00, Monday 09:00-18:00. They drive to the car parks and the festival as 8, i.e. Remmeswiese/Lamfert - Bahnhof - Kirmesplatz/Krankenhaus P1 (Am Waltenberg 69) - Festival - Nordhang - Sahnehang - Nordhang - Festival -Kirmesplatz/Krankenhaus P1 (Am Waltenberg 69) - Bahnhof - Remmeswiese/Lamfert etc.

Camping and spending the night is prohibited in all parking areas. The car parks must be cleared at night.

By train:

Winterberg can usually be reached quickly and comfortably by interregional transport. Between Dortmund and Winterberg, for example, a train runs every hour on weekdays and every two hours on weekends with a journey time of only 1 h and 43 min, the price starts at 19.90 euros (depending on when you book). From the station it's either a 2.5 km walk to the bike park or by bus (line R28 or S40). The bus stop is called Bobbahn.

With the Flixbus:

You can also get to Winterberg comfortably from many places with Flixbus. Whether from the Netherlands, the Ruhr area, Berlin, Lower Saxony or Hesse - the holiday world can be easily reached up to 3 times a day from more than 20 cities.

Information on timetables and fares at

By plane:

The nearest airports are Meschede-Schüren (about 33 km away), Paderborn-Lippstadt (about 53 km), Dortmund (about 110 km) and the international airport Frankfurt am Main (about 150 km away).