Travel Information

Berlin Airports

Currently, Berlin has two airports, the airport Berlin-Tegel (TXL) in the city center and the airport Berlin-Schoenefeld (SXF) at the Southern periphery of the city. Both airports are well connected to public transport, see http://www.bvg.de/index.php/en/index.html

As the new airport Berlin Brandenburg International (BER) will not open before autumn, please, ask your travel or flight agency if you will land in Berlin-Tegel or Berlin-Schoenefeld. It takes about 60 minutes to get from Berlin-Tegel to the venue and about 75 minutes from Berlin-Schoenefeld to the venue.


From Berlin-Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to the venue 'Kongresshotel Potsdam Am Templiner See'

The regional train RB 28 (direction Potsdam) to Potsdam central station (Hauptbahnhof) runs every hour and takes 45 minutes. It takes 41 minutes to Potsdam Charlottenhof station from where you can take the bus 631 (direction Werder) to 'Zum Luftschiffhafen', running every 20 minutes and taking 13 minutes. Follow the hotel signs on the left of the bridge. Walk to the underpass. The 'Kongresshotel Potsdam am Templiner See' is situated on the other side of the underpass.

Train schedule Airport Berlin Schoenefeld-Potsdam main station.pdf

Train schedule Airport Berlin Schoenefeld-Potsdam Charlottenhof.pdf


From Berlin-Tegel Airport (TXL) to the venue 'Kongresshotel Potsdam Am Templiner See'

Express bus X9 to station 'Zoologischer Garten' (Berlin) runs every 10 minutes and takes 16 minutes. The S7 urban rail (S-Bahn) from 'Zoologischer Garten' (Berlin) to Potsdam main station runs every 10 minutes and takes 33 minutes.

Schedule (Bus and S7 urban rail) from Tegel Airport to Potsdam main station.pdf


From Potsdam central station to the venue 'Kongresshotel Potsdam Am Templiner See'

The tram 91 (direction 'Bahnhof Pirschheide') from Potsdam central station (Hauptbahnhof) to the last stop 'Bahnhof Pirschheide' runs every 20 minutes and takes 17 minutes. The bus 695 (direction 'Bahnhof Pirschheide') to the last stop 'Bahnhof Pirschheide' runs every 20 minutes and takes 30 minutes. The bus 631 (direction 'Werder') from Potsdam central station (Hauptbahnhof) to 'Zum Luftschiffhafen' runs every 20 minutes and takes 13 minutes. Follow the hotel signs on the left of the bridge. Walk to the underpass. The 'Kongresshotel Potsdam am Templiner See' is situated on the other side of the underpass.

Please see also the hotel link: http://www.kongresshotel-potsdam.com/en/directions.html

For more detailed information, see the time tables for the regional train, the tram 91, the S7 urban railway (S-Bahn) and the buses X9, 631 and 695.

Tram 91 schedule.pdf

Bus 695 schedule.pdf

Bus 631 schedule.pdf


Links for Potsdam public transport

http://web1.swp-potsdam.de/swp/de/verkehr/home-vip.php (only in German) and for Berlin public transport: http://www.deutschebahn.com/en/start.html (available in English)

Taxi

Taxi from Berlin-Tegel (TXL) to the Kongresshotel Potsdam via 'Nuthe Schnellstrasse' costs about 60,- € (car)/63,- € (bus) and takes about 40 minutes; via 'Wannsee' about 52,- € (car)/55,- € (bus) and takes about 50 minutes. Taxi from Berlin-Schoenefeld (SXF) to the Kongresshotel Potsdam costs about 68,- € (car)/71,- € (bus) and takes about 45 minutes. Taxi from Potsdam central station to the hotel costs about 12 € (car)/ 15 € (bus) and takes about 20 minutes (depending on traffic).