Berlin city guide
ABOVE: East Berlin and the River Spree.
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.
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.
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.
Die Bahn (DB)
The Deutsche Bahn's English-language pages include an interactive
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
Tips on traveling in
- If you plan to drive in Germany, read our article on
car rentals: when to rent, when to lease. For
train travel, consider a rail pass from our
- 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.")