Travelling to Berlin
Getting to Berlin used to be a nightmare.
Before the Wall came down car journeys were characterised by long
waits at the border and the punishment of the East German autobahn
surfaces, train passengers were subject to searches, and even
flights were infrequent - the city was the end of the line.
unification access is a dream. The city is served by three airports,
linked to the centre by the public transportation system, including
S-Bahn, U-Bahn and shuttle busses - and the city is once more
a hub with connections to the States, Asia, Africa and of course
the rest of Europe.
Trains from the surrounding
capitals - The Hague, Paris, Warsaw, Prague, Copenhagen, Vienna
- as well as neighbouring German cities - Hannover, Dresden, Hamburg,
Leipzig - whisk you into the very centre. The long distance express
service - the ICE - is complemented by an extensive network of
regional and local trains serving the surrounding region of Brandenburg.
Autobahns - the German
motorways - run into the city from all points of the compass.
Those to the north and west are excellent, those to the south
and east improving rapidly, if sometimes subject to delays as
the surfaces are relaid. A ringroad circles the city and signposting
to the centre is clear.
The city is also provided with coach
connections to almost everywhere in Germany as well as the capitals
of adjoining countries. These are swift, comfortable and extremely
If you'd like some advice as to the best way to get here, or
if you'd like us to make the arrangements for you, get in touch
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form with your details.
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