Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from London to Berlin
Useful information about the flight from London to Berlin
Berlin: City of Wonders
Berlin is a wonderful place to enjoy an energetic city break. The culturally diverse German capital is home to a fantastic night-life scene and has a unique history unlike any other city that consistently draws in visitors from all over the world.
Best Time to Travel
Despite the fact that the winters in Berlin can be very cold, there is a wide range of things to do throughout the year. The summers are usually hotter than in the UK. The Berlinale Film Festival is held every February and is a must for all movie lovers. The twice annual Berlin fashion week takes place in January and July.
Before you Travel
Berlin is considerably cheaper than most parts of the UK for the everyday essentials of travel and dining in and out. Cycling is welcomed throughout the city as a mode of transport. It is easy to hire a bike to make your way through Berlin like a true local. Berlin time is +1 ahead of the time in the UK.
Onward travel from the airport Berlin Brandenburg International : train, S-bahn (city line), bus or taxi. Trains operate at the airport railway station beneath terminals 1 and 2.
Airport Express trains or regional trains provide the fastest option into the centre. City lines S9 and S45 stop at Ostkreuz which is a station with connections to many parts of the city. Please note that there is a separate station near the airport Terminal 5, where only regional trains and S-Bahn trains stop. Those landing at Terminal 5 should make their way by foot to Terminal 5 train station and take the s-bahn lines S9 or S45.
All tickets to the city centre cost from 3,60 Euro.
Buses also leave from the terminals with a journey time from around 30 minutes and ticket prices starting from 2.70 Euros.
Each area of Berlin has its own distinctive look and feel. Part of the excitement of travelling to the city is discovering each section and neighbourhood. Thankfully the accommodation is of a high standard with hostels available from around 10 EUR and hotels starting at about 35 EUR. There are a group of prestigious hotels all around the city with the areas of Friedrichstraße, Alexanderplatz and Zoologischer Garten being popular areas for tourists. The Berlin WelcomeCard pack includes a ticket for public transport and half price off entrance fees to many cultural attractions. Always remember to validate tickets with a stamp before travelling.
The neighbourhoods of Kreuzberg and Neukölln are known for their nightclubs and parties and is the place to head to for an exciting array of entertainment.