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Travel Information
Travel Information for the City of Berlin

General information about the city:


Local and national transportation:



Tegel airport to Humboldt University, Institut für Sozialwissenschaften

Bus TXL (direction S+U Alexanderplatz) till Staatsoper (~45 minutes).

Tegel airport to the WZB

1. Bus 109 (direction Zoologischer Garten) to Bleibtreustr., change to bus M29 (direction U Hermannplatz) to Gedenkstätte Dt. Widerstand (~45 minutes).

2. Bus TXL (direction S+U Alexanderplatz) to Zoologischer Garten, change to bus 200 (direction Michelangelostr.) to Tiergartenstr., then walk 300 m to the WZB.

Schönefeld airport to Humboldt University, Institut für Sozialwissenschaften

Airport Express to Zoologischer Garten, then bus 100 (direction S+U Alexanderplatz) till Staatsoper.

Schönefeld airport to the WZB

Airport Express to Zoologischer Garten, then bus 200 (direction Michelangelostr.) to Tiergartenstr., 300 m walk to the WZB.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof (main station) to the WZB

Bus M85 (direction Lichterfelde Süd), get off at Potsdamer Brücke (9 stops), 3 minutes' walk to the WZB.


Tickets

Berlin has defined 3 fare zones (A, B, and C), with A and B covering the inner city up to the city boundaries.
Zone C is the area approx. 15 km around the city, including Potsdam. Tickets are sold for either zones AB, BC or ABC. For your visit to the Humboldt University and the Social Science Research Center WZB, you will only need a ticket for zones AB. Those traveling from Schönefeld Airport will need a ticket for zones ABC.

You can buy tickets at ticket machines in all train, underground and urban rail stations (DB, S- and U-Bahn), at ticket counters in railway stations (e.g. Hauptbahnhof, Friedrichstr., Alexanderplatz, Zoologischer Garten), from ticket machines in trams or from bus drivers.
For further information, please visit the BVG website - Berlin's public transportation company.