What safety measures are in place when I land at the airport in Berlin?
Please click here to find the latest safety measures being taken at Berlin Airport.
Is the Air-Rail Link currently operating to/from Birmingham International train station?
The Air-Rail Link is operating between the hours of 03:30 - 00:30.
What shops, bars and restaurants are currently open at the airport?
Most of our outlets are back open at the airport. Please click here for my information.
Should I arrive earlier at the airport than normal?
All passengers are encouraged to arrive at the terminal in line with the check-in opening times for their flight.
What can I expect in Berlin?
From its vibrant art scene to world-famous monuments and exciting nightlife, Berlin is a destination suited to several types of travellers. Its combo of glamour and grit entices those who are keen to explore its vibrant culture, cutting-edge architecture, fantastic food, renowned parties, and turbulent history.
What is the flight time to Berlin?
The flight time is approximate 1 hour and 45 minutes.
What is the weather link in Berlin?
Berlin enjoys moderately warm summers, with daytime temperatures hovering around 24 °C, perfect for walking around the city and taking in the sites. If you’re visiting in winter, expect to be cold – temperatures average around zero degrees.
Why should I visit Berlin?
A multicultural landscape, Germany’s capital has lived through a tormented past and transformed into an epicentre of culture and cool. Top international performers often grace Berlin’s theatre, concert and opera stages, plus international art-world stars like Olafur Eliasson and Jonathan Meese make their home here. You might even find the likes of Clooney and Hanks shooting blockbusters in the German capital. Must-dos in any Berlin guide includes visiting Checkpoint Charlie, sampling currywurst and stopping by the Dome of the Reichstag.
Germans are renowned for their love of hearty and delicious meals – usually containing sausages, potatoes and sauce. We’ve mentioned it once, but we’ll say it again – currywurst is a matter of national pride for Berliners and must be tried. Grilled sausage with a sauce containing ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, and curry powder. Other specialities include spätzle, Königsberger Klopse and of course, bratwurst.
If you’re visiting in August, check out Berlin’s International Beer Festival, a 3-day folk festival celebrating Germany’s national drink. The festival is home to the world’s longest beer garden. With 344 breweries from 87 countries, presenting 2,400 brands of beer, the 2.2-kilometre stretch runs from Strausberger Platz to Frankfurter Tor.
Christmas markets are one of the most famous and beloved German holiday traditions. Berlin offers a wide variety of Christmas markets all over the city, with different ambiances catering to all kinds of visitors.
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