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How to Get to Berlin

Arrival in Berlin

Most airlines offer direct flights to Berlin-Tegel Airport or to Berlin-Schoenefeld Airport. A taxi from one of the airports to the city center (main hotel area) costs around € 25 to € 30. Public transportation is also available at all airports. A single ticket (zone AB = the area within the city borders, price € 2.80) or a stamped section of a multiple ticket is valid for 2 hours after validation (not to be used for return or round journeys) on the entire transportation network (S-Bahn, U-Bahn, tram, bus lines).  More information: BVG

The Berlin Schönefeld Airport is located on the southern outskirts of Berlin. Many holiday airlines and low-cost-airlines fly to Schönefeld.

Public Transport:
It is easy to reach the Berlin city center from Schönefeld Airport as the Schönefeld train station has direct links to regional trains, the S-Bahn and buses and is only a ten-minute walk from the terminal building. For drivers: Schönefeld Airport is connected to highway A113 which leads to the city center.

From the train station at Schönefeld Airport the S-Bahn lines S9 and S45 run to the city center. Travellers who want to get to Berlin Central Station can take the S9 until the station Ostkreuz and then change to the S-Bahn lines S5, S7 or S75 which stop at Central Station.

Airport Express Train from and to Schönefeld:
Between 4.30 a.m. and 11 p.m. the regional trains RE7 and RB14 called "Airport Express", travel in 30 minute intervals between Schönefeld Airport and Berlin-Charlottenburg with stops at Ostbahnhof, Alexanderplatz, Berlin Central Station and Berlin-Zoo. It takes about 15 minutes to get to Ostbahnhof with the Airport Express and 30 minutes to get to Berlin Central Station. Note: Schönefeld Airport is located in fare zone C. To get to the city center an ABC ticket is required.

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