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From: Berlin city guide


ABOVE: East Berlin and the River Spree.


Berlin International Airports
Get information on terminals, flight schedules, ground transportation, etc. for Berlin's airports. Also see the ground-transportation advice and links on our Berlin Airport Hotels page.

Local transportation

Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG)
Plan your journey by public transportation with this official  site, which offers maps, timetables, and other information (including a list of accessible underground stations). Click "English" if you don't read German.

S-Bahn Berlin
Berlin's S-Bahn system has been moving people around the city and countryside for more than 75 years. It also has special tours aboard the "Panorama," "Traditional," and charter-only "Museum" trains.

Click "Fahrinfo," then select "English" from the language choices to plan a journey in Berlin or the state of Brandenburg.

Long-distance transportation

Die Bahn (DB)
The Deutsche Bahn's English-language pages include an interactive journey planner.

Driving in Europe: Germany
These links to Web sites for the Autobahn network, roadside service areas, and other topics are from our Driving in Europe article.

Tips on traveling in Germany

  • When traveling with a rail pass, know the rules. In Berlin, for example, a Eurail pass is good on the S-Bahn but not on the U-Bahn. (See "Evading a Ticket in Germany.")

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