Berlin Schönefeld Airport

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Berlin Schönefeld (SXF) is one of the two main gateway to Berlin, the capital of Germany. The other one is Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL). The airport is located about 18 kilometres south of the city centre and is further away than Tegel.

For more information about other airports throughout the world, also see the list of airports.



Getting there and away

  • Rail: Berlin Schönefeld Flughafen railway station, a short walking distance away from the airport terminal has connections. Berlin S-Bahn lines S9 and S45 each run every 20 minutes. The RE AirportExpress train is the only direct link to the city centre of Berlin. It runs every 30 minutes, and stops at the most important stations of Berlin, including Berlin Ostbahnhof, Alexanderplatz, Friedrichstrasse, Central Station (30 minutes), and Zoologischer Garten railway station.
  • Bus: The airport is also linked by local BVG bus lines 162 (towards Adlershof) and 171. At night, the underground replacement N7 bus is available. A dedicated DB express bus runs to Berlin Südkreuz.
  • Taxis take around 30 minutes to get to the city centre and are obviously the most expensive option.
  • Rental cars are widely available with companies like Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Avis.



Airlines, Destinations and Terminals

There are 4 terminals at Berlin Schönefeld Airport, labelled A to D. Terminal C is currently not in use for scheduled and chartered flights, only for scenic flights for tourists and the like. For more information about airlines, also see the list of airlines and the details about budget airlines.

Terminal A

  • Aeroflot - Moscow-Sheremetyevo
  • Air Algérie - Algiers
  • Air Berlin - Antalya, Djerba, Hurghada, Monastir, Palma de Mallorca
  • Belavia - Minsk
  • EasyJet - Basel/Mulhouse, Liverpool, London-Gatwick, London-Luton
  • EgyptAir - Cairo
  • Eurocypria Airlines - Larnaca
  • Hamburg International - Olbia, Palma de Mallorca
  • Iceland Express - Reykjavik-Keflavik
  • Icelandair - Reykjavik-Keflavik
  • Middle East Airlines - Beirut
  • Nouvelair - Djerba, Monastir
  • Pegasus Airlines - Ankara, Antalya, Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen
  • Rossiya - St Petersburg
  • Ryanair - Bremen, Dublin, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Hahn, Kaunas, London-Stansted, Málaga, Milan-Orio al Serio, Oslo-Rygge, Stockholm-Skavsta, Weeze
  • Sky Airlines - Antalya
  • Sky Work Airlines - Bern
  • SunExpress - Antalya, Bodrum, Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen, Izmir
  • Syrian Air - Aleppo, Damascus, Vienna
  • Tunisair - Djerba, Monastir, Tunis
  • Viking Airlines - Heraklion, Larnaca

Terminal B

  • EasyJet - Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Bristol, Brussels, Budapest, Cagliari, Copenhagen, Corfu, Dubrovnik, Geneva, Glasgow-International, Gothenburg-Landvetter, Heraklion, Ibiza, Lisbon, Lyon, Madrid, Málaga, Milan-Malpensa, Naples, Nice, Olbia, Palma de Mallorca, Paris-Orly, Pisa, Rome-Ciampino, Split, Thessaloniki, Venice-Marco Polo

Terminal D

  • Aer Lingus - Dublin
  • Air Cairo - Cairo
  • Air VIA - Burgas, Varna
  • Atlasjet - Antalya
  • Bremenfly - Tel Aviv
  • Bulgarian Air Charter - Burgas, Varna
  • Condor - Agadir, Antalya, Corfu, Dalaman, Fuerteventura, Heraklion, Hurghada, Kos, Larnaca, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Palma de Mallorca, Sharm el-Sheikh, Tenerife-South
  • Croatia Airlines - Dubrovnik, Split
  • Dubrovnik Airline - Dubrovnik
  • El Al - Tel Aviv
  • Germanwings - Bastia, Bucharest-Băneasa, Cologne/Bonn, Dubrovnik, Heraklion, Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen, Izmir, Moscow-Vnukovo, Munich, Prague, Pristina, Pula, Split, Stockholm-Arlanda, Stuttgart, Zadar, Zagreb, Zweibrücken
  • Israir Airlines - Tel Aviv
  • Norwegian Air Shuttle - Bergen, Oslo-Gardermoen, Oslo-Rygge, Stavanger
  • Tailwind Airlines - Antalya, Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen




For more information on where to spend the night in Berlin, read our guide on the best areas



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