Guide to Berlin Brandenburg Airport [BER]: Opening, Location, Departures & Arrivals

Berlin Brandenburg Airport

The Berlin-Brandenburg Airport (BER) is located on Berlin's southern city limits and is one of Berlin's two international commercial airports, along with Berlin Schönefeld (SXF).

Air traffic at Berlin-Tegel Airport (TXL) will cease in October following the opening of the Berlin-Brandenburg Airport. The airport is expected to be able to handle a total of up to 45 million passengers.

Terminal T1 will be the first to open when Berlin-Brandenburg opens, and long-haul airlines and Easyjet will be the first to move to BER.

The Berlin-Schönefeld Airport will be integrated into the Berlin-Brandenburg Airport and become Terminal T5 of the new airport.

Arrivals and Departures at the Berlin-Brandenburg Airport

Arrival and Departure Times

The current arrival and departure times, as well as the terminals can be found here:

Flights to Berlin-Brandenburg

The Berlin-Brandenburg Airport will be the new base for Lufthansa. The other members of the Lufthansa Group, Austrian Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, Brussels Airlines, and Eurowings will also be taking off from Berlin-Brandenburg in the future, rather than from Berlin-Tegel.

The largest single airline at the new airport will be the British low-cost carrier, Easyjet, with 90 daily arrivals and departures.

Airlines at the Airport

The airlines are distributed among three terminals: T1, T2, and T5. In addition to Lufthansa and the Lufthansa Group airlines, Austrian, Swiss, Brussels Airlines, and Eurowings, as well as many other international carriers such as SAS, British Airways, United, LOT, Qatar, Air France, and KLM will also be taking off from Berlin-Brandenburg.

Travelers should find out which terminal their airline departs from before their flight.


Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, Air Canada Rouge, Air France, Air Malta, Air Serbia, Alitalia, American Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Azerbaijan Airlines, Belavia, Braathens Regional, Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air, Croatia Airlines, Delta Air Lines EasyJet, Egyptair, El Al, Finnair, Flybe, Fly Egypt, Georgian Airways, Hainan Airlines, Iberia Express, Icelandair, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Luxair, MIAT Mongolian Airlines, Qatar Airways, Rossiya Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, S7 Airlines, SAS, Scoot, Swiss, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines, United Airlines, UTair.


Aer Lingus, airBaltic, Eurowings, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Vueling, Wizz Air.


Bulgarian Air Charter, Corendon Airlines, Free Bird, Iraqi Airways, Rhein-Neckar Air, Nouvelair Tunisie, Onur Air, Pegasus Airlines, Pobeda, Rusline, Ryanair, Sundair, SunExpress, Tailwind, Transavia, TUIfly, Tunisair.

Air Connections

In addition to national connections to various cities in Germany, Berlin-Brandenburg serves international flights within Europe, as well as intercontinental routes throughout the world.

Airport Transfers

By Car

The airport is connected to Berlin's city center and the A10 Berlin ring road via the A113 highway. In addition, the B 96a federal highway runs parallel to the A 113 freeway.

Public Transport

The Berlin-Brandenburg Airport is connected to the S-Bahn network by the S 9 and S 45 lines. Regional trains, buses and some Deutsche Bahn lines also run to the airport.

For more details, please refer to the public transportation section.

Shuttle Buses

Shuttle buses run every 15 minutes from the Berlin-Brandenburg Airport to the city center.

  • BER1: S/U-Rathaus Steglitz- BER (every 30 minutes)
  • BER2: Potsdam Hauptbahnhof- Stahnsdorf- S-Teltow Stadt- BER (every 30 minutes)

Many hotels offer a shuttle service directly to Brandenburg Airport.

Private Transfers

Various companies offer airport transfers in a limousine, where the chauffeur picks up the guest at the gate. For more details, please refer to websites such as and


The basic charge for taxis in Berlin is €3.90, the price per kilometer is €2.30 for the first seven kilometers and €1.65 for each additional kilometer. For standing and waiting time, €33.00 per hour is charged. Also, check out our guide to using taxis in Berlin.

A taxi from the Berlin-Brandenburg Airport to the city center will cost around €50.

Rent a Bus at the Airport

We will be happy to help you rent buses for all occasions, whether for group travel, company outings, class trips, events, and more. You can send a request through our contact form and we will get back to you with a quote.

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Public Transport


The newly built Waßmannsdorf S-Bahn station is located directly under the airport terminal and is served by the S 9 and S 45 lines. There are connections every 10 minutes.

  • S 9: Pankow - Ostring- Schöneweide - BER (every 20 minutes)
  • S 45: Südkreuz- Südring- Schöneweide- BER (every 20 minutes)

Regional Trains

In addition to the RE 7 and RB 14 lines, which run via Ostbahnhof, the RE 9 airport express will connect the Berlin-Brandenburg Airport with Berlin Central Station via Südkreuz. The journey takes about 30 minutes.

  • RE 7: Zoologischer Garten- Hauptbahnhof- Friedrichstrasse- Alexanderplatz- Ostbahnhof- Karlshorst- BER (every 60 minutes)
  • RE 9: Berlin Hauptbahnhof- Potsdamer Platz- Südkreuz- BER (every 30 minutes)
  • RB 14: Spandau- Charlottenburg- Zoologischer Garten- Hauptbahnhof- Friedrichstraße- Alexanderplatz- Ostbahnhof- Karlshorst- BER (every 60 minutes)


Numerous bus lines will run between the Berlin-Brandenburg Airport and the Berlin city area

Express buses X 7 and X 11 will run every 5 minutes between Rudow subway station (line U7) and BER Airport, with a stop at the old Schönefeld Terminal.

Airport Bus Opperation

  • BER1: S/U-Rathaus Steglitz- BER (every 30 minutes).
  • BER2: Potsdam Hauptbahnhof- Stahnsdorf- S-Teltow Stadt- BER (every 30 minutes)

Bus Lines Connecting the Surrounding Area with Brandenburg Airport

  • Line 263: S-Grünau- Waltersdorf- BER (every 20 minutes)
  • Line 600: Stahnsdorf- S-Teltow Stadt- Teltow Bhf.- S-Mahlow- Selchow- S-Waßmannsdorf- S-Schönefeld- BER (every 60 minutes)
  • Line 715: Ludwigsfelde Bhf.- BER (every 60 minutes)
  • Line 733: S-Königs Wusterhausen- Wernsdorf- Schmöckwitz- S-Zeuthen- Waltersdorf- BER (every 60 minutes)
  • Line 735: S-Königs Wusterhausen- A 10 Center- Waltersdorf- BER (every 60 minutes)
  • Line 736: S-Königs Wusterhausen- S-Wildau- Waltersdorf- BER (every 60 minutes)
  • Line 794: S-Mahlow- S-Blankenfelde- S Waßmannsdorf- S-Schönefeld- BER (every 60 minutes)

Long-Distance Traffic

The Berlin-Brandenburg Airport will be integrated into the Deutsche Bahn network. Connections to Hamburg, Hanover, Wroclaw, Krakow, and Amsterdam-Schiphol are expected to be offered.

Depart from BER

  • ICE 942: BER- Wolfsburg- Hanover- NRW
  • IC 146: BER- Stendal- Wolfsburg- Hanover- Amsterdam Schiphol
  • EC 249: BER- Cottbus- Wroclaw- Krakow
  • EC 248: BER- Salzwedel- Lüneburg- Hamburg
  • IC 2242: BER- Stendal- Wolfsburg- Hannover- Münster
  • ICE 540: BER- Stendal- Wolfsburg- Hanover

Arrive at BER

  • ICE 649: Hanover- Braunschweig- Wolfsburg- BER
  • IC 2241: Münster- Hanover- Wolfsburg- Stendal- BER
  • EC 249: Hamburg- Lüneburg- Salzwedel- BER
  • IC 143: Amsterdam Schiphol- Hanover- Wolfsburg- Stendal- BER
  • EC 248: Krakow- Wroclaw- Cottbus- BER
  • ICE 941: NRW- Hanover- Wolfsburg- BER

Taxis and Uber


The basic charge for taxis in Berlin is €3.90, the price per kilometer is €2.30 for the first seven kilometers and €1.65 for each additional kilometer. For standing and waiting time, €33.00 per hour is charged. Also, check out our guide to using taxis in Berlin.

A taxi from the Berlin-Brandenburg Airport to the city center will cost around €50.


The company UBER has its headquarters in San Francisco, USA. It is a US-based service company that arranges services for transportation in many cities worldwide online.

Once you download the app on your phone, you can start using UBER services. When you order an UBER, you will be told the price for the route you want to take. Payment is made by credit card, Eurocard, PayPal or Google Play.

From Brandenburg (BER), Terminal T1 to Schönefeld (SXF), Terminal 5

With the opening of the new Berlin-Brandenburg Airport, Schönefeld will become Terminal T5. To travel between Brandenburg (BER) and Schönefeld (SXF), travelers can use the S-Bahn S9 and S49 or bus lines X7, X71 and N7.

Airport Lounge

A spacious Lufthansa lounge will open at the main T1 terminal, divided into a business lounge and a senator lounge. The panoramic windows offer a sweeping view of the airfield and the Berlin skyline. Access is available to business and first-class travelers, Miles & More members with top status, and Lufthansa's Star Alliance Gold siblings.

The opening of additional lounges is planned; we will post the current dates in a timely manner.

Shopping, Stores, and Duty-Free

Terminal T1 will feature a wide range of offerings with around 150 stores, restaurants, and cafés. In addition to international labels, high-quality regional brands will be represented also.

A unique feature will be the 9,000-square-meter marketplace in the center of the main terminal, with a food court located on a gallery, offering fast food as well as regional and international cuisine.

The other terminals, T2 and T5, are also home to numerous stores and businesses.

In the non-Schengen area, there will be more stores, restaurants, and cafés on an area of around 1,400 square meters.

After security checks, travelers have access to numerous duty-free stores.


Car Rentals

Various large car rental agencies are located on the arrivals level in Terminal T1. The rented vehicles are available on the P2 parking level in the car rental center. Of course you can also rent a car online in advance, so the vehicle will be directly available upon your arrival.

Parking at the Airport

Parking Spaces

A total of 10,000 paid parking spaces in five parking garages are available directly at the airport for arriving and departing passengers.

Booking a Parking Space Online

Of course, you can book your parking space online in advance. Please visit the website

Airport Hotels

From walking distance to a short taxi ride to hotel shuttles, a wide selection of many categories of hotels will be represented at the Berlin-Brandenburg Airport in the future.

At the moment, however, the offer is limited to one airport hotel:

Steigenberger Airport Hotel Berlin

The Steigenberger Airport Hotel will open directly at Terminal T1 when the new airport opens. The hotel has 322 rooms, including 31 junior and double-room suites, 9 highly-equipped meeting and event rooms, and a spacious wellness area on the 5th floor.

Otherwise, there are currently numerous inexpensive providers such as bed & breakfasts and various small, sometimes family-run hotels in the immediate vicinity.

The airport hotels at the Schönefeld Airport are also an option for travelers because of their proximity to the Brandenburg Airport.

Seminar Rooms and Conference Hotels

We will be happy to help you rent seminar rooms for your events or select a conference hotel that meets your exact expectations and requirements.

Here is a list of conference hotels in Berlin.


Free WLAN can be used at the Berlin-Brandenburg Airport by connecting to the "_Free Airport WiFi" hotspot.

Address and General Information

Berlin-Brandenburg Airport, Melli-Beese-Ring 1, 12529 Schöenefeld

Phone: +49 30 609160910



Web Page:

Operator: Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH (FBB)

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