Amsterdam to Berlin by flight

There are lots of reasons why Berlin as a city is famous and appealing to tourists. There is the Berlin Wall which has a lot of history to it, the breathtaking architecture, exciting tourists attractions in the city which is also the capital of Germany. If you prefer not to take the train to Berlin, the plane is always a popular alternative. If you prefer not to take the train to Berlin, the plane is a popular alternative to travel to Berlin. You can fly with airlines like KLM or Easyjet from Schiphol. Easyjet, in particular, has competitive prices. That is why a flight to Berlin can sometimes turn out to be cheaper than a train ride. You can fly with KLM to Tegel Airport or Easyjet to Berlin Schöneveld Airport.

Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin

Flying is often the fastest way to get to Berlin from anywhere in the Netherlands. You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in just an hour and a half. From Berlin’s Schönefeld and Tegel airports, visitors can quickly make their way into the city with the Berlin public transport system. Ideal right? If you want to know more about flying to Berlin, then stay on this page!

Airlines like KLM, Transavia, EasyJet, RyanAir and Lufthansa all fly 6 days a week from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Berlin.

Transport  Estimated Travel Time One-way € Sustainability
Train 6-h 21-min Low €39,- avg €70,- high €131,- High
Flight 1-h 30-min Low €80,- avg €120,- high €285,- Low
Bus 8h to – 10h Low €7,99 avg €25,- high €48,- High
Car 6-h 35-min Low €,- avg €,- high €,- Medium

Cheap flights from Amsterdam to Berlin

There are lots of airlines operating scheduled flights from Amsterdam to Berlin. So many possibilities of flying from Schiphol Aiport to any of the airports in Berlin. There is a train leaving Amsterdam Central Station every 20 minutes for Schiphol Airport. The train ride from Amsterdam to Schiphol takes about 15 to 20 minutes. When you arrive at Schiphol Airport, you can find your gate by looking at one of the information screens or asking any of the uniformed personnel in the small kiosks.

Note: If you have a Schengen visa then you do not need to apply for another visa to get into Berlin. A Schengen visa gives you access into 26 European countries of which Netherlands and Germany are two of them. Make sure to keep your passport with you because you will need it at the passport check/control.

How much does a plane ticket from Amsterdam to Berlin cost?

A ticket price for flights from Amsterdam to Berlin depends very much on various factors. The time, the season, the airport of departure and arrival, the size of your luggage, the airline(s) all play a role in the price of the flight ticket. Low-cost carriers generally offer the cheapest airline tickets to Berlin. Sometimes KLM and Transavia also have very good offers! By comparing plane tickets, you’re able to find out which is the best deal for your flight to Berlin.

Airports in Berlin

Berlin has two airports that are approximately 30 kilometers apart. Depending on where you intend to stay in the city, it may be more convenient to fly to Tegel (northwest) or to Schönefeld (southeast). At both airports, the passport control doesn’t take much time and before you know it, you are at the exit gate ready to walk into the city.

What is the best way to travel from TXL to the city?

From Berlin Tegel Airport you can easily get into the city by public transport in about half an hour. Buses frequently leave from the terminal and connect the airport to the metro network. The TXL shuttle bus connects the airport with the main stations (Hauptbahnhof and Alexanderplatz), where you can transfer to the U-Bahn and S-Bahn.

From Tegel to Zoologischer Garten:
Bus X9 runs directly to Zoologischer Garten station (20 min.)

From Tegel to Alexanderplatz:
Bus TXL goes directly to Alexanderplatz station (40 min.)

Berlin Schönefeld (SXF)
Then there is Berlin-Schönefeld in the southeast of the city, about 20 kilometers from Alexanderplatz (the centre of the former East Berlin). Low-cost airlines such as Ryanair and Easyjet fly to Schönefeld.

What is the best way to travel from SXF to the city?

From Berlin Schönefeld airport, you can easily get into the city by public transport in more than half an hour. Schönefeld Airport has a station from which trains and S-Bahnen (fast subways) regularly leave for the city. The regional trains (RE7 and RB14) run every 20 minutes and travel to the centre of the city. S-Bahn (S9 and S45) departs a bit more often, but it takes a little longer to arrive in the city centre.

From Schönefeld to Zoologischer Garten:
Trains RB14 and RE7 run directly to the Zoologischer Garten station (45 minutes), you can also take the S9 and then the S7 (55 minutes).

From Schönefeld to Alexanderplatz:
Trains RB14 and RE7 run directly to Alexanderplatz station (30 minutes), you can also take the S9 and then the S7 (39 minutes).

Looking for public transport near you?

Via the Dutch public transport system, it’s very easy to get instant real-time travel information to the airport or the closest train station. Most of the people in the Netherlands use the site or app from Via the button bellow, you go instantly to their site.

  1. Fill in your departure location
  2. Fill in the time and date of departure
  3. Fill in your destination, and you’re good to go.


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