Berlin can be reached by air plane, train and bus (see details below). You may want to order the city map to get a brief overview. This way, you will get your bearings in advance and will arrive in the German Capital without any stress.

Breaking News!
From June to August, you can buy a 9 € ticket for the public transport throughout Germany. It is valid for the public transport and the regional transport 2nd class for as many trips as you like for one month. So if you are travelling through Berlin, you don’t have to buy a new ticket for each day. You can buy the ticket e.g. via the ticket machines and also in the travel centers inside the train stations.


Welcome to the new airport Berlin Brandenburg (BER)

The airport Berlin Brandenburg “Willy Brandt” (IATA code BER) has replaced the airports Tegel and Schönefeld as central airport. BER has its own railway station directly below the terminal, allowing easy commute into the City Center of Berlin.

How to get from BER to the city center?

In addition to several regional and suburban trains, a fast connection to the city center is ensured by various express buses and airport shuttles. We have compiled an overview of airport transfers for your convenience.

Which airlines fly to and from BER?

On the airport’s website, you will find a list of all airlines operating at BER. 

Berlin Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt (BER)

Melli-Beese-Ring 1, 12529 Schönefeld, Germany
+49 30609160910


You can reach Berlin from various directions by using the fast InterCityExpress-, InterCity-, EuroCity- and InterRegio Trains. Most trains stop at Berlin Hauptbahnhof in the heart of Berlin. Train stations are well connected to the Berlin public transportation system (S-Bahn, Underground, busses, trams).

Tickets are available for purchase at and at DB Travel Centres. 


FlixBus and IC Bus are Long Distance Coach Services in Germany.

National and international coach services arrive and depart at the Central Bus Station in the Berlin Charlottenburg district, opposite of the International Congress Centre (ICC).


Comfortable, safe and affordable to Berlin’s sights: use the extensive network of city and metro trains, as well as buses and trams. 

The best place to buy your ticket is at one of the many BVG and S-Bahn Berlin retail outlets located in several stations such as Alexanderplatz, Hauptbahnhof or Zoologischer Garten. There you will find information about ticket options depending on your needs and the duration of your stay. You will find ticket machines in every station. The machines operate in 6 languages (German, English, French, Spanish, Turkish and Polish) 24/7.

How to get from A to B within the city?

Check your route here 

Berlin Welcome Card

Experience Berlin the easy way with the new Berlin Welcome Card all inclusive. One pass for all of Berlin. Whatever you’re planning to do in Berlin, the Berlin Welcome Card all inclusive is your official City Pass. Admission for many famous museums and top sights is already being paid for; also you get many discounts on various events and restaurants. Madame Tussauds, sightseeing tour or Museum Island – discover Berlin your way without queuing and without thinking about fees.
With your Berlin Welcome Card all inclusive in your pocket, just set out on your day in Berlin and enjoy the city to the fullest.