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

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Recommended option

Train  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] to S+U Tempelhof S45

€5 - €6

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  52 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Schönefeld to Berlin 22 km

€2

3 alternative options

Line 171 bus, bus  •  1h 25m

  1. Take the line 171 bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bus ZOB] to U Hermannplatz 171
  2. Take the bus from U Hermannplatz/Urbanstr. to U Kochstr./Checkpoint Charlie M29

€5 - €6

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Schönefeld to Checkpoint Charlie 21 km

€40 - €50

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Schönefeld to Checkpoint Charlie 21 km

€2 - €4

Schönefeld to Checkpoint Charlie by train and walk

The journey time between Schönefeld and Checkpoint Charlie is around 47 min and covers a distance of around 24 km. The fastest journey normally takes 43 min. Operated by S-Bahn Berlin and BVG, the Schönefeld to Checkpoint Charlie service departs from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] and arrives in Checkpoint Charlie. Typically 451 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
47 min
Fastest journey time:
43 min
Journey distance:
24 km
Services per week:
451
Cheapest price:
€5
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:05
Last service departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Schönefeld to Checkpoint Charlie train and walk schedules

Schönefeld → Checkpoint Charlie
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Checkpoint Charlie is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Checkpoint Charlie is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Checkpoint Charlie 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: 31 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Schönefeld to Checkpoint Charlie is to rideshare which costs €2 and takes 52 min.

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The fastest way to get from Schönefeld to Checkpoint Charlie is to taxi. Taking this option will cost €40 - €50 and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Schönefeld to Checkpoint Charlie. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bus ZOB] and arriving at U Kochstr./Checkpoint Charlie via U Hermannplatz/Urbanstr.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Schönefeld to Checkpoint Charlie. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] and arriving at U Kochstr./Checkpoint Charlie via S+U Tempelhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between Schönefeld and Checkpoint Charlie is 15 km. The road distance is 21 km.

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The best way to get from Schönefeld to Checkpoint Charlie without a car is to train which takes 42 min and costs €4 - €7.

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It takes approximately 42 min to get from Schönefeld to Checkpoint Charlie, including transfers.

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Schönefeld to Checkpoint Charlie bus services, operated by BVG, depart from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bus ZOB] station.

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Schönefeld to Checkpoint Charlie 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 Checkpoint Charlie is to train which takes 42 min and costs €4 - €7. Alternatively, you can line 171 bus and bus, which costs €4 - €7 and takes 1h 25m.

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  • Distance: 15.3 km
  • Duration: 42 min

What companies run services between Schönefeld, Brandenburg, Germany and Checkpoint Charlie, Germany?

S-Bahn Berlin operates a train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] to S+U Tempelhof every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €2 - €4 and the journey takes 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Schönefeld to Checkpoint Charlie via U Hermannplatz, U Hermannplatz/Urbanstr., and U Kochstr./Checkpoint Charlie in around 1h 25m.

Train operators
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.berlin
Train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] to S+U Tempelhof
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
Bus operators
BVG
Phone
030/256-0
Email
info@bvg.de
Website
bvg.de
Bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bus ZOB] to U Hermannplatz
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
BVG
Bus from U Hermannplatz/Urbanstr. to U Kochstr./Checkpoint Charlie
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
BVG
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 Checkpoint Charlie
Ave. Duration
21 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 Checkpoint Charlie bus services, operated by BVG, arrive at U Kochstr./Checkpoint Charlie station.

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Schönefeld to Checkpoint Charlie train services, operated by S-Bahn Berlin, arrive at S+U Tempelhof station.

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

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

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