Berlin has two airports, Berlin Tegel "Otto Lilienthal" Airport (TXL) is the main international airport of Berlin, while Berlin Schönefeld Airport (SXF) serves as Berlin’s secondary international airport.
Tegel (TXL) is situated in Tegel, a section of the northern borough of Reinickendorf, 8 km northwest of the city centre of Berlin. Airport transfer is easy to the Charite Mitte Campus as the airport bus passes directly by. The bus journey takes approximately 20 minutes and costs less than 3 each way.
Schönefeld (SXF) is located 18 km southeast of Berlin near the town of Schönefeld in the state of Brandenburg and borders Berlin's southern boundary. It is the smaller of the two airports in Berlin, after Berlin Tegel Airport, and is a base for Germania, easyJet and Ryanair. Schönefeld Airport has a railway station that provides excellent connections (regional and S-Bahn trains) to Berlin's centre and surrounding areas. Numerous bus connections round off the range of local public transport options.
You can find more information on TXL and SXF at these links. Tegel (TXL) Schönefeld (SXF)
Getting to Berlin by Train
As our meeting site is just a short walk from Berlin Hauptbahnof (central station) Continental European Colleagues may wish to explore train transportation options to Berlin.
Berlin Public Transport
Berlin has an integrated and effective public transport system. The U-Bahn (underground) has 10 lines commenting all over the city, the local station is Naturkundemuseum. The S-Bahn (rapid railway transit system) connects the city to a wider surrounding area.
The U-Bahn, S-Bhan, Tramlines and Bus lines are all operated by a single company Verkehrsverbund Berlin-Brandenburg or VBB. Thus with a valid ticket, ticket holders have access to all public transport in Berlin. The fare depends on the tariff zone and the ticket's period of validity.
You can find out more information on public transport options