– Tegel Airport: main international airport
– Berlin-Schoenefeld: airport with low-budget flights
– Brandenburg International Airport (open in 2017)
Brandenburg International Airport
Brandenburg International Airport is a new airport. It’s 18 km from the city center of Berlin. The new airport is still under construction. It was planned to open in 2010 but the expectations are that this will be in 2017.
Tegel Airport is in the northwest of Berlin, 8 km from the center. It is still the main airport in Berlin with intercontinental flights. There is not a train or underground to the airport. The TXL JetExpressBus goes to Central Station. The journey takes 25 minutes to Central Station and 37 minutes to Alexanderplatz. Fare is € 2.10. A taxi to the center of West Berlin is € 15; to the center of East Berlin is a bit more.
Schoenefeld Airport is located in the southeast of Berlin, 18 km from the city center. Low-budget airlines often use Schoenefeld as their home base. The Airport Express train is 28 minutes from the airport to Hauptbahnhof. Express bus SXF1 connects the airport with Südkreuz station.