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There are 4 ways to get from Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  9 min

  1. Take the train from S+U Brandenburger Tor to S+U Alexanderplatz U5

3 alternative options

Line 100 bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Reichstag/Bundestag to Memhardstr. 100

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brandenburg Gate to Berlin 3.7 km

Walk  •  37 min

  1. Walk from Brandenburg Gate to Berlin 3.2 km

Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island by walk and train

The journey time between Brandenburg Gate and Museum Island is around 5 min and covers a distance of around 4 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5 min. Operated by BVG, the Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island service departs from Brandenburg Gate and arrives in S+U Alexanderplatz. Typically 1740 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
5 min
Fastest journey time:
5 min
Journey distance:
4 km
Services per week:
1740
Cheapest price:
€2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:01
Last service departs at:
23:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island walk and train schedules

Brandenburg Gate → Museum Island
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COVID-19 help in Germany

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 116 117

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Museum Island is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Museum Island is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Museum Island is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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The cheapest way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island is to train which costs €2 - €3 and takes 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island is to taxi which costs €10 - €12 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Reichstag/Bundestag and arriving at Memhardstr.. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from S+U Brandenburger Tor and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 min.

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The distance between Brandenburg Gate and Museum Island is 1 km.

The best way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island without a car is to train which takes 9 min and costs €2 - €3.

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The train from S+U Brandenburger Tor to S+U Alexanderplatz takes 5 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island bus services, operated by BVG, depart from Reichstag/Bundestag station.

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Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island train services, operated by BVG, depart from S+U Brandenburger Tor station.

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The best way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island is to train which takes 9 min and costs €2 - €3. Alternatively, you can line 100 bus, which costs €2 - €3 and takes 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 1.3 km
  • Duration: 9 min

What companies run services between Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany and Museum Island, Germany?

BVG operates a train from S+U Brandenburger Tor to S+U Alexanderplatz every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €2 - €3 and the journey takes 5 min. Alternatively, BVG operates a bus from Reichstag/Bundestag to Memhardstr. every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €2 - €3 and the journey takes 15 min.

Train operators
BVG
Phone
030/256-0
Email
info@bvg.de
Website
bvg.de
Train from S+U Brandenburger Tor to S+U Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
BVG
Bus operators
BVG
Phone
030/256-0
Email
info@bvg.de
Website
bvg.de
Bus from Reichstag/Bundestag to Memhardstr.
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
BVG
Other operators
Taxi from Brandenburg Gate to Berlin
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
€10 - €12
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

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Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island bus services, operated by BVG, arrive at Memhardstr. station.

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Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island train services, operated by BVG, arrive at S+U Alexanderplatz station.

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