Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)

Arrival, departure, and other important tourist information

The entrance of Schönefeld Airport (now T5 of BER Airport)
Former Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (now T5 at BER airport)

Admittedly, the Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER) was not the most popular construction project in Berlin. But now it's here and ready to welcome people from all over the world. The gateway to Germany's capital, so to speak. Here you'll get the most important information about the BER airport.

Arrival and departure

Get an overview first! Here you can find maps of the entire BER airport as well as a more detailed overview of the individual terminals. 

Getting to BER Airport

Bus: From U Rudow (U7), the express bus lines X7 and X71 depart every 5 minutes to BER Airport. From U Alt-Mariendorf (U6), the express bus line X71 departs every 20 minutes towards the airport.

Regional Train: To reach the airport fast and conveniently from the city center, please take the Airport-Express train (FEX), which starts at Berlin Central Station via Gesundbrunnen and Ostkreuz to BER Airport Terminal 1-2. This service is enhanced by the regional lines RE7 and RB14 with four trips per hour towards the airport.

S-Bahn: Further connections to BER Terminals 1-2 and 5 are offered through the S-Bahn lines S9 and S45, which each travel every 20 minutes.

Leaving BER Airport

To reach Berlin's city center, you will need a valid ticket for fare zones ABC.

Bus: The express bus lines X7 and X71 depart every 5 minutes from BER Airport Terminals 1-2 and 5 towards U Rudow (U7). The express bus line X71 departs every 20 minutes towards U Alt-Mariendorf (U6).

Regional Train: A fast and convenient way to reach Berlin's city center is offered by the Airport Express train (FEX), which departs at BER Airport Terminal 1-2 and travels via Ostkreuz and Gesundrunnen to Berlin Central Station. This service is enhanced by the regional lines RE7 and RB14 with four trips per hour.

S-Bahn: Further connections are offered through the S-Bahn lines S9 (towards Spandau) and S45 (towards Südkreuz), which each depart every 20 minutes from BER Terminal 1-2 and 5.

You can conveniently use our Fahrinfo app to plan your individual journey and purchase tickets.
More information can be found on the VBB website: Departing from BER.

BER Public Transit Connections
BER Connections

Tourist Info Point

First time in Berlin? No worries! Tourist Info Centers can be found on the ground floor of Terminal 1 and sections L & M of Terminal 5 (Level E0). Here you can make hotel reservations, book tours, pick up a city map and guide, buy souvenirs, and receive multilingual expert advice on all that Berlin has to offer, to help get the most out of your stay. The Berlin WelcomeCard and tickets for events, museums, public transportation, and much more can be purchased here as well.

Luggage Storage

Need to store luggage or other items while you go out and explore Berlin? At the “Left Luggage” center you can securely store your luggage on an hourly or daily basis. This service is provided at Terminal 5 section M and at Terminal 1 Level U1.