How to use the Berlin Public Transport Network

Public transportation is the most convenient way to travel around Berlin. Check out our 101 guide on Berlin public transportation.


Be safe in Berlin

The German capital is considered as very safe in comparison with other national and international metropolises. The highlights for tourists are among the busiest areas in the whole city. We hear from our visitors that they feel very safe in Berlin.


The Berlin WelcomeCard: only here as online ticket available!

Discover Berlin and make use of all the advantages offered by the Berlin WelcomeCard. Order online, print it out and off you go!


Enjoy Berlin with your dog

Bring your dog along with you when visiting Berlin and discover the city together. Dogs are also welcomed in the city. Dogparks, dogsitters or sightseeing tours with dogs: The city has a lot to offer its guests on four paws and their humans.


W-LAN for all: “Public Wi-Fi Berlin”

Starting right now, Berlin visitors can surf on the city’s own W-LAN on their smartphones, tablets and notebooks for free for 30 minutes daily. There are 44 access points available in the districts of Mitte and Prenzlauer Berg for this. Registration is not necessary. Access is possible by simply confirming the terms of use.


Airport taxis

You should always go to the taxi ranks indicated at the airports. This way you will avoid being tricked by wrong taxi drivers into forking out inflated fares.

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Five minutes’ walking distance from Alexanderplatz. Huge hand-painted film posters hang on the sandstone façade of the postmodern building from the 60’s. Though its architecture is striking from the outside, the building’s most impressive features are found inside. With its magnificent chandeliers, retro eastern European style, red armchairs and huge glass front, the cinema’s foyer is a highlight in itself. Be it premieres or gay parties, this cinema hosts all sorts of events where glamorous VIPs mix with students, film lovers and party people.