The Berlin underground
The largest underground system in Germany
The Berlin underground (U-Bahn) is one of the most modern
systems in all of Europe and the most extensive public transport
network of its type in Germany.
The Berlin underground system is well-known for its high levels of performance and its emphasis on environmental responsibility.
Its nine lines extend a total of 151.7 kilometres, and serve 170 stations.
The Berlin underground system is used by more than one million people every day. Every year, its trains carry 400 million passengers. It accounts for roughly half of the transport volume provided by the BVG.
Facts and figures
The trains of the Berlin underground system clock around 400,000 kilometres every weekday. That adds up to 132 million kilometres every year. Put another ray the trains circle the globe nine times every single day.
The average speed of the underground trains is 30.7 kilometres per hour. During rush hour, trains currently run at 3 or 5 minute intervals.
furthermore, you can use every mobile phone network while on our trains or in our stations. You can also top up your mobile phone at all of our BVG ticket machines.
Berlin currently has nine underground lines:
Between Nollendorfplatz underground and Innsbrucker Platz underground and urban rail stations.