Berlin Tegel (TXL)
Approx. 10 km (5 miles) northwest of the city center. www.berlin-airport.de. T: 030.60911150. TO AND FROM CENTRAL BERLIN By bus: Buses 109 or X9 to Zoologischer Garten run every 10 mins, taking approx. 20 mins. The TXL express bus to Alexanderplatz via Hauptbahnhof runs every 5–10 mins, taking approx. 25 mins. Single tickets cost € 2.70 and can be purchased on board. By U-Bahn: Bus 109 or X9 connects to the U- Bahn train system at Jakob- Kaiser- Platz. Bus 128 links to the U- Bahn at Kurt-Schumacher-Platz and runs every 10 mins, taking approx. 25 mins. Tickets cost € 2.70. By taxi: Regular cabs take 10–20 mins to city center. Approx. € 20–€ 35. Left luggage: Service center in Terminal A ( ground floor). T: 030.41012315.
Berlin Schönefeld (SXF)
Approx. 20 km (12 miles) southeast of the city center. www.berlin-airport.de. T: 030.60911150. TO AND FROM CENTRAL BERLIN By regional train: Deutsche Bahn- operated RE7 or RB14 to Ostbahnhof, Alexanderplatz, Hauptbahnhof, and Zoologischer Garten. RE9 to Hauptbahnhof via Südkreuz and Potsdamer Platz. Trains take approx. 45 mins. Tickets cost € 3.30. By S-Bahn: Trains S9 and S45 to Hauptbahnhof, via Ostkreuz and Südkreuz respectively, run approx. every 20 mins, taking approx. 1 hr. Tickets cost € 3.30. By U-Bahn: Bus X7 and X11 to Rudow station connect with the U- Bahn system and run every 10 mins. Journey approx. 1 hr. Tickets cost € 3.30. By (night) bus: Arrivals between midnight and 4am Mon– Fri can take bus N7 to central areas. By taxi: Regular cabs take approx. 30 mins to city center, costing € 30–€40. Left luggage: At the multi- storey car park P4. T: 030.60911150.