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
3 alternative options
Line 100 bus • 18 min
Taxi • 6 min
Walk • 37 min
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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The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island walk and train schedules
Departing Saturday, September 18, 2021
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Museum Island is 116 117.
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Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island is to train which costs €2 - €3 and takes 9 min.
The quickest way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island is to taxi which costs €10 - €12 and takes 6 min.
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.
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.
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.
The train from S+U Brandenburger Tor to S+U Alexanderplatz takes 5 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.
Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island bus services, operated by BVG, depart from Reichstag/Bundestag station.
Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island train services, operated by BVG, depart from S+U Brandenburger Tor station.
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.
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.
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Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island bus services, operated by BVG, arrive at Memhardstr. station.
Brandenburg Gate to Museum Island train services, operated by BVG, arrive at S+U Alexanderplatz station.
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