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Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (SXF) Train & Subway Services


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 SXF Berlin-Schönefeld Airport Train Services

 

Berlin-Schönefeld Airport Train Recommendations


 
IHateTaxis.com recommends the Berlin-Schönefeld Airport train service.

This is a very inexpensive and relatively convenient ground transportation option.


Berlin-Schönefeld Airport Train Rates & Fares


Local public transport tickets are accepted on these trains. The journey is within fare zone C. Using the ticket machine, first select English, then 'Local Traffic' then Berlin ABC. The fare is about EUR 3.


Tickets must be validated in a special machine before use, and then are valid for 2 hours on buses and trains.


Tip: The best value option is the City Tour Card. It is valid for all public transport in Berlin and entitles card holders to discounted entry to many monuments in Berlin. Cards can be purchased at railway stations, airports and major bus terminals.


Berlin-Schönefeld Airport Train Details

Berlin-Schönefeld Airport Train

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The SXF Berlin-Schönefeld Airport train station is a 400m walk away from the SXF Berlin-Schönefeld Airport terminal along a covered pathway.


There is a free shuttle bus that runs to the station every 10 minutes from 06:00 to 22:00, but it is quicker to walk (about 5-10 minutes). You can also take the number 171 bus which is free as far as the station (it runs about every 10 minutes, except 1–4am).


The Regional-Express AirportExpress trains (RE7, RB14, RB22) run from SXF Berlin-Schönefeld Airport into the city and stop at the most important Berlin stations:


  • Karlshorst
  • Berlin Ostbahnhof
  • Alexanderplatz
  • Friedrichstrasse
  • Hauptbahnhof (main or 'mitte')
  • Zoologischer Garten ('Zoo')
  • Berlin Spandau


The train takes about 30 minutes to reach the main station (Hauptbahnhof) or Zoo station. Trains run every 30 minutes between 05:00 and 23:00.


SXF Berlin-Schönefeld Airport train station is also connected to German railway’s intercity network. From here you can also catch IC and ICE trains to other points in Germany and abroad.


Tip: the AirportExpress is NOT dedicated to the airport, the airport station just happens to be on a service route that passes through, so final destinations can be a bit confusing.



 SXF Berlin-Schönefeld Airport Subway Services

 

Berlin-Schönefeld Airport Subway Recommendations


 
IHateTaxis.com recommends the Berlin-Schönefeld Airport subway service.

This is a very inexpensive and relatively convenient ground transportation option.


Berlin-Schönefeld Airport Subway Rates & Fares

The U-Bahn fare into Berlin is about EUR 3 and requires an ABC ticket (the airport is in zone C). This will allow you to connect with other trains and busses for 2 hours.


Remember to validate your ticket before boarding the train.


See the train section above for additional tips.


SXF Berlin-Schönefeld Airport Subway Details

S-Bahn lines S9 and S45 connect SXF Berlin-Schönefeld Airport train station with the Berlin city centre. The S-Bahn runs from the same station as the AirportExpress trains (see above).


The journey from SXF Berlin-Schönefeld Airport into the city centre on the S-Bahn takes about 40 minutes. S-Bahn lines S9 and S45 each run about every 20 minutes, and operate from very early to very late.


Interesting fact: While the S-Bahn is actually a suburban train line, most consider it part of the Metro system, along with the U-Bahn.



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Last Updated: 21 May 2017