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Berlin buses

Bus vor der Gedächtniskirche

The biggest bus network in Germany

More than 1.400 buses belonging to the BVG and its subcontractors cover 300.000 kilometres on scheduled services every day.

The double deckers have practically become landmarks of the city. Passengers can enjoy views of the Kurfürstendamm and other sights from the top deck.

Every year, the buses travel 89 million kilometres and carry over 350 million passengers. The bus network is the biggest in Germany.

The distance travelled by all the buses every day equates to eight times the circumference of the earth. They would have to circle the globe 2.400 times a year to achieve the same mileage.

Together with other transport companies, Berlin’s buses serve a metropolitan region of 4,3 million people and cover an area of over 1.000 square kilometres.

The timetable is regularly adapted to meet the changing face of the city. Bus routes are the quickest way to connect new residential areas and industrial estates to the public transport network. Buses play a key role as shuttles to S-Bahn, underground and tram line connections.

traffic news

Route Effective Reason and impact
Verkehrsmittel BusTXL from 15.10.2012 05:00
until further notice
Sperrung wegen Bauarbeiten; 4
Verkehrsmittel Bus139 from 24.06.2013 15:00
until further notice
Sperrung wegen Bauarbeiten; 4
Verkehrsmittel Bus147 from 29.08.2013 18:30
until further notice
Sperrung wegen Bauarbeiten der BVG; 1
MetroBusM44 from 12.08.2013 04:00
until further notice
Sperrung wegen Bauarbeiten der BVG; 4
MetroBusM82 from 22.11.2013 18:00
until further notice
Sperrung wegen Bauarbeiten der BVG; 4
MetroBusM85 from 22.11.2013 18:00
until further notice
Sperrung wegen Bauarbeiten; 4
Verkehrsmittel BusX10 from 30.09.2013 04:30
until further notice
Sperrung wegen Bauarbeiten; 4
Verkehrsmittel BusX34 from 14.01.2014 04:00
until further notice
Sperrung wegen Bauarbeiten; 1
Verkehrsmittel BusN6 from 15.12.2013 23:00
until further notice
Sperrung wegen Bauarbeiten der BVG; 4
Verkehrsmittel BusN9 from 19.02.2013 00:00
until further notice
Sperrung wegen Bauarbeiten der Wasserbetriebe; 4

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