If you’re flying into Tegel airport, it can be confusing where to head next once you’re out of the terminal. After a long flight, passport queues and dragging your luggage around the airport, the last thing you want is to be confronted with a confusing mess of options regarding your onward journey into the centre of Berlin.
Well, we have good news. Berlin’s public transport system is unbelievably efficient. A precise network of above and below ground trains, buses, trams and taxis will invariably get you to your destination on time, every time.
The first thing to bear in mind on your departure from Tegel airport is that there are no train lines serving the airport, offering only buses and taxis to meet your needs.
However, the price difference between these two options is in no way comparable to service. A taxi ride into central Berlin costing as much as €30, whereas a bus ticket will set you back only a mere €2.40 and the journey will only be a fraction longer.
Therefore, we recommend you take the bus – and with several direct bus links taking you to all of the main transport hubs in Berlin our recommendation will serve you well. From these hubs, then, you can change from bus to train for your onward journey. To help ease the confusion Oh-Berlin has drafted this handy guide (fit with maps and itineraries) on how to get from Tegel airport to anywhere in central Berlin quickly and stress-free; ensuring your initial experiences in Berlin are calm, pleasurable and with as much efficiency as you may expect from Germany’s capital city.
Follow this link to see the full guide at the Oh-Berlin blog.