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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to Berlin by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  25 min

  1. Take the train from S Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld Bhf to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf Rb14 / ...

2€ - 45€

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Rideshare  •  40 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Schönefeld to Berlin 22 km

2€

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Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin SXF to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 039 / ...

4€ - 9€

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to Berlin 20.5 km

40€ - 50€

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to Berlin 20.5 km

2€ - 4€

Towncar  •  23 min

  1. Take a town car from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport to Berlin 20.5 km

Uber  •  23 min

  1. Take an Uber from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to Berlin 20.5 km

42€ - 48€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to Berlin is to rideshare which costs 2€ and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to Berlin is to taxi which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin, Berlin SXF and arriving at Berlin, Berlin central bus station station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from S Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld Bhf and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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The distance between Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) and Berlin is 16 km. The road distance is 20.5 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 25 min and costs 2€ - 45€.

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The train from S Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld Bhf to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf takes 25 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin SXF station.

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Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from S Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld Bhf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to Berlin is to train which takes 25 min and costs 2€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 4€ - 9€ and takes 40 min.

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  • Distance: 16.5 km
  • Duration: 25 min

What companies run services between Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF), Germany and Berlin, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Regional operates a train from S Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld Bhf to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 4€ - 6€ and the journey takes 25 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin, Berlin SXF to Berlin, Berlin central bus station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost 4€ - 6€ and the journey takes 40 min. Blablabus also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from S Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld Bhf to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.berlin
Train from S Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld Bhf to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin-Schoenefeld Flughafen to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin SXF to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berlin - Schönefeld Airport to Berlin - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Blablabus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Schönefeld to Berlin
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Berlin
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to Berlin
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
42€ - 48€
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uber.com
UberX
42€ - 48€
Taxi from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to Berlin
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Taxi Berlin
Phone
+49 30/202020
Website
taxi-berlin.de
Taxi - Dieter Kreutz
Phone
+49 30 2839 55345
Website
berlin-taxi-kreutz.de
Talixo
Phone
+49 30/346497360
Website
talixo.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport to Berlin

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Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to Berlin is 21 km. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to Berlin.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) and Berlin. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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