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Berlin

Berlin, Germany

Transportation

Berlin has 2 airports: Tegel and Schönefeld. The new airport Berlin Brandenburg (BER) is under construction, only 20 minutes away from the city center and will be easily accessible by bus, train, shuttle services and taxis.

 
Public Transportation
General Information

More than 1,000 buses and trams criss cross the city day and night, besides, Berlin has one of the most extensive underground and regional train systems of any major city. Suburban and underground trains begin operating at about 4AM and continue running until about 1:00AM. At weekends there is a round the clock service on many trains. There are also plenty of nighttime bus services. One Way Ticket AB Area EUR 2.70 One Day Ticket AB Area EUR 7.00 The Berlin Welcome Card entitles the holder to free use of public transportation for 48 hours, 72 hours or four, five and six days. When out and about, the Berlin Welcome Card offers reductions up to 50 percent for city tours, car hire, restaurants, museums, theaters, shopping and much more. It costs EUR 19.50 for two days, EUR 27.50 for three days, EUR 31.50 for four days, EUR 35.50 for five days and EUR 41.50 for six days.

Taxis

There are more than 7,000 taxis in the city of Berlin. In the inner city it is easy to find a taxi stand. Taxis can also be ordered from several companies. Fares are made up of a basic fee of EUR 3.90 plus a rate per km of EUR 2.00 for the first 6 km, then EUR 1.50 per km.

By AIR From:HRS
Brussels1.25
Chicago10.30
London1.00
Los Angeles13.30
New York8.40
Rome3.50
San Francisco13.20
By TRAIN From:HRS
Amsterdam6.03
Copenhagen7.25
Paris8.40
Prague5.00
Vienna9.50
Zurich8.20