Berlin Tegel airport (TXL)

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Berlin Tegel airport (TXL)

Berlin-Tegel Otto Lilienthal Airport, opened on November 5, 1948, is one of the busiest in Germany. It operates with the main destinations in Europe and the United States and some flights to the Middle East, the Caribbean, Asia and Northern Africa. As it is very close to the city centre, it is planned to be replaced in 2021 by the Berlin-Brandenburg Airport.

Official Website: berlin-airport.de
Number of Terminals - 5 - Terminals A, B, C, D and E, open between 4:00 am and 0:00 am and located within the same building.
Annual passenger traffic: 20.5 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +49 306 091 1150. Information desks are available in the main hall of Terminal A and inside Terminal C. Next to gate 1 of Terminal A and in Terminal B there are also tourist information counters (Tel +49 3025 0025).

Location

The airport is situated 8 km (5 miles) northwest from the city centre.

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Car rental booths are located on the lower level, near Terminal E and car park P2.

Avis (Tel +49 304 104 3148 - Monday to Saturday from 7:00 am to 11:30 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Buchbinder/Global Drive (Tel +49 306 8320 1130 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, weekends from 7:30 am to 11:00 pm)
Budget (Tel +49 697 1044 5596 - Monday to Saturday from 7:00 am to 11:15 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Enterprise/National/Alamo (Tel +49 304 101 2151 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +49 304 178 520 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 11:30 pm, weekends from 7:30 am to 11:00 pm)
Hertz/Dollar/Thrifty (Tel +49 304 170 4674 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +49 896 606 0060 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 11:30 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 7:30 am to 11:30 pm)

 

Car rental search

Bus - Stops are found outside terminals A and B. BVG (Tel +49 301 9449) operates service TXL JetExpressBus from the airport to Beusselstrasse, Hauptbahnhof and Alexanderplatz; route X9 JetExpressBus to Jungfernheide and Zoologischer Garten; line 109 to Jakob-Kaiser-Platz, Jungfernheide and Zoologischer Garten; and route 128 to Kurt-Schumacher-Platz, Franz-Neumann-Platz and Osloer Strasse. The trip to the city centre takes around 30 minutes, fares are €2.80-3.40 and you can make connections with Berlin's train and metro system.
Flixbus (Tel +49 303 0013 7300) travels to Szczecin and Kolobrzeg.
PKS Szczecin (Tel +48 914 623 873) links the airport with the city of Szczecin.
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Train - At the central station in Berlin you can board trains from Deutsche Bahn (Tel +49 180 699 6633) to destinations inside Germany and throughout Europe.

Taxi - Cabs available next to gates 6-9 of Terminal A and outside terminals C and E. Journey time to downtown Berlin is 20-30 minutes. Some operators are: Taxi Berlin (Tel +49 3020 2020), Würfelfunk (Tel +49 3021 0101), TaxiFunk Berlin (Tel +49 3044 3322), Quality Taxi (Tel +49 3026 3000), City-Funk Berlin (Tel +49 3021 0202), Funk Taxi Berlin (Tel +49 3026 1026).

 

The enclosure has long- and short-term areas near the terminals. More information: Tel +49 304 101 3378. Rates

PK - Short-term parking on the upper level of Terminal A.
P1 - Multi-storey car park next to Terminal A.
P2 - Two-storey facility situated near terminals D and E.
P5 - Three levels located 2-8 minutes away from Terminal C.

 

There are reserved parking spaces, lifts, ramps, adapted toilets and telephones. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline about their needs at least 48 hours in advance. More information: Tel +49 304 101 4396. Unaccompanied minors will be escorted by the corresponding airline until their connecting flight, or to the baggage reclaim area and then to the exit.