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There are 5 ways to get from Schönefeld to Berlin by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf S9 / ...

€2 - €7

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Rideshare  •  40 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Schönefeld to Berlin 22 km

€2

3 alternative options

Line 057 bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the line 057 bus from Berlin Airport BER to Berlin central bus station 057 / ...

€8 - €10

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Schönefeld to Berlin 20.9 km

€40 - €50

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Schönefeld to Berlin 20.9 km

€2 - €4

Schönefeld to Berlin by train

The train journey time between Schönefeld and Berlin is around 34 min and covers a distance of around 22 km. The fastest train normally takes 20 min. Operated by S-Bahn Berlin and Deutsche Bahn Regional, the Schönefeld to Berlin train service departs from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] and arrives in S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf. Typically 492 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
34 min
Fastest train time:
20 min
Train distance:
22 km
Trains per week:
492
Cheapest price:
€2
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:18
Last train departs at:
23:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Schönefeld to Berlin train schedules

Schönefeld → Berlin
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The cheapest way to get from Schönefeld to Berlin is to rideshare which costs €2 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Schönefeld to Berlin is to taxi which costs €40 - €50 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Schönefeld to Berlin station. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bus ZOB] and arriving at Berlin central bus station via Berlin Airport BER. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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The distance between Schönefeld and Berlin is 16 km. The road distance is 20.9 km.

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The best way to get from Schönefeld to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 35 min and costs €2 - €7.

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The train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf takes 35 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Schönefeld to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin Airport BER station.

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Schönefeld to Berlin train services, operated by S-Bahn Berlin, depart from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] station.

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The best way to get from Schönefeld to Berlin is to train which takes 35 min and costs €2 - €7. Alternatively, you can line 057 bus, which costs €7 - €10 and takes 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Schönefeld to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 16.4 km
  • Duration: 35 min

What companies run services between Schönefeld, Brandenburg, Germany and Berlin, Germany?

S-Bahn Berlin operates a train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf every 20 minutes. Tickets cost €2 - €4 and the journey takes 35 min. Deutsche Bahn Regional also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin Airport BER to Berlin central bus station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €5 - €7 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.berlin
Train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 5 to Berlin Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€4 - €7
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 Airport BER to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

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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
Taxi from Schönefeld to Berlin
Ave. Duration
25 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

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Schönefeld to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin central bus station.

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Schönefeld to Berlin train services, operated by S-Bahn Berlin, arrive at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Schönefeld to Berlin is 21 km. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Schönefeld to Berlin.

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

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