All about transport in Berlin

A la découverte de Berlin

Berlin has an urban transport network of U-Bahn metro (underground garage) and S-Bahn (urban), bus and tram. You can move also by ferry. The city is divided into three zones A, B and C. It is possible to take tickets or standard cards. There are formulas for groups too. A ticket is two hours only and can combine several modes of transport. There are also day passes (Tageskarte) and weekly (7-Tageskarte). The transportation cost depends on the number of areas, but generally, a ticket or a package of two zones AB enough. For information, ticket zone A and B costs around 2.30 euros and a 7-Tageskarte costs 26.50 euros approximately. Attention offenses in the Berlin network costs 40 euros. The controllers, in civilian clothes, control passenger tickets. & # 13; The network bus in Berlin is developed. Indeed 1300 buses run daily 300000 km and connect the various parts of the city. Berlin has its double-deckers (double-decker bus) and is yellow. From 8 hours of night, it is possible to stop the bus outside regular stations. The city also has a river transport network provided by six ferries. These are boats that transport passengers along the river Spree and lake Havel. & # 13; For a journey of less than 2 km, you can take a taxi. Short trips (Kurzstrecke) cost 3.5 euros. Beyond 2 km, the billing formula is different and the taxi is more expensive.

It is also possible to rent bicycles. This solution is environmentally friendly, cheap and flexible. The average cost of renting a bike is 11 euros. The city of Berlin is very well equipped with bike path, so you will have no trouble move on two wheels. If you plan to take your bike on the subway know that you have to pay extra dependent areas, but it is generally around 2 €.