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Transportation in Berlin

Public Transport in Berlin is provided by BVG. Its yellow double-deckers buses, suburban railway (S-Bahn) and metro (U-Bahn) will take you to any place in the city.
Look for the signs Sign S-Bahn stop or Sign U-Bahn stop to find an S- or U-Bahn stop.


There are three different travel zones: Zones A and B include the whole city, while Potsdam and Schönefeld Airport are located in Zone C. The bus stop "Lützowplatz" is located just in front of the venue, and frequently served by several bus routes. A single ticket will be 2.10 €, a day pass 6.10 €. For further information please visit the BVG-hompage (www.bvg.de), where you can also obtain network maps.


Taxis in Berlin are usually light yellow and carry a TAXI sign, which is illuminated if the taxi is available. To order a taxi, contact the hotel reception or call 0800 026 10 26 (free call) or 030 44 33 22 or 030 21 01 01.
The basic price is 3 € plus an additional 1.60 € per kilometer. There is a short distance tariff which costs 3.50 € for up to two kilometres (only possible if you stop a taxi - not at a taxi parking area or per order). You must ask for the short distance tariff upon entering the taxi.


Bike taxis are the environmentally friendly way to get around Berlin's inner city. They work like normal taxis, you can hail them, or order them in advance at: 030 23 55 00 77.