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Berlin WelcomeCard

Berlin WelcomeCard

The premium ticket for Berlin Visitors! More than just a ticket to ride.

Enjoy unlimited travel for 48 hours, 72 hours or even 5 days with all public transport services in the entire city of Berlin (tariff zone Berlin AB) or alternatively in Berlin and greater Berlin Area (tariff zone ABC, incl. airport Berlin-Schönefeld and city of Potsdam) an up to 50% discount on 200 tourist highlights.

The advantages of Berlin WelcomeCard:

  • free travel with public transport in the entire city of Berlin (tariff zone Berlin AB) or alternatively in Berlin and Greater Berlin Area (tariff zone ABC, incl. airport Berlin-Schönefeld and city of Potsdam)
  • at least 25% and up to 50 % discounts on 200 tourist highlights
  • incl. restaurants
  • incl. Family friendly offers
  • incl. City map and guide
  • Berlin WelcomeCard Museum Island: free entrance to all museums and collections on the Museum Island Berlin (special exhibitions excluded) in addition to a 72 hours public transport ticket



Berlin WelcomeCard Museumsinsel (Museum Island)

Additionally the Berlin WelcomeCard+ Museumsinsel (Museum Island) gives you free entry to all Museum Island museums once a day (excluding special exhibitions).

For three consecutive days customers of the Berlin WelcomeCard Museumsinsel may have free entry to the museums of the Museum Island (Alte Nationalgalerie, Altes Museum, Bodemuseum, Neues Museum und Pergamonmuseum) – exept special exhibitions.

Please note: Special exhibitions are not included. For special exhibitions extra charges may become effective.

All Berlin WelcomeCards including Guide for partner discounts are available:

  • at Public Transport ticket counters (BVG, S-Bahn Berlin, Deutsche Bahn DB Regio, Havelbus Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH/ HVG)
  • at the Online shops of BVG and S-Bahn
  • in Berlin Tourist Info Stores, in over 300 hotels and online at:



Buy your Berlin WelcomeCard online in our shop:

In addition you can also buy Berlin WelcomeCard Public Transport tickets

  • at ticket machines of BVG and S-Bahn (located at all train, underground and urban rail stations) and
  • on board of the BVG buses (except the ticket for 5 days and the Berlin WelcomeCard Museum Island)



On presentation of your ticket you receive the accompanying guide for partner discounts at the ticket counters of BVG and S-Bahn.

Please note:
Berlin WelcomeCards must be validated before starting the first journey. Ticket validation machines are located at train and underground stations, in buses and trams. After starting the journey, the Berlin WelcomeCards are not transferable. They are not valid on special routes.


The Berlin WelcomeCard Berlin AB is valid for just one person and only in the Berlin city area (tariff zone Berlin AB). It is not possible to purchase an extension ticket for zone C.

The Berlin WelcomeCard Berlin zone ABC is valid in the Berlin city area and in the greater Berlin region including airport Berlin-Schönefeld and city of Potsdam (tariff zone Berlin ABC), for joint journeys by one adult and up to three children from the age of six up to 14 years.

The period of validity of Berlin WelcomeCards for 48 hours and 72 hours commences with validation. The period of validity of Berlin WelcomeCards for 5 days commences with validation on the first day and ends on the fifth day at midnight.

Taking with you:

Children aged up to 6 years (only up to three children on ferries), prams, luggage and one dog travel free of charge with a ticket holder.

A reduced fare ticket is required for each additional dog (and may be purchased as a short trip ticket, single ticket, or day ticket).

If you want to take a bicycle with you, you need additionally a bicycle ticket.

Further information about ticket prices and conditions can be found here: Tarifübersicht

tariff information


ticket scope price in €
Berlin WelcomeCard (48 hours) Berlin AB 18,50
Berlin WelcomeCard (48 hours) Berlin ABC 20,50
Berlin WelcomeCard (72 hours) Berlin AB 25,50
Berlin WelcomeCard (72 hours) Berlin ABC 27,50
Berlin WelcomeCard Museum Island (72 hours) Berlin AB 38,50
Berlin WelcomeCard Museum Island (72 hours) Berlin ABC 40,50
Berlin WelcomeCard (5 days) Berlin AB 32,50
Berlin WelcomeCard (5 days) Berlin ABC 37,50

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