The train station (Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen) is close to the terminal. There is a corridor (300 m.) from Terminal A to the station, there is also a shuttle bus. A train leaves every half hour from the station to the Central Station (Hauptbahnhof) and Station Zoo. There are also many InterCity trains at the airport station, there is a direct connection with Potsdam, Rostock, Hamburg, Hannover, Dresden, Munich and Vienna, the train station is the last stop of the S-Bahn line (another rail line) S9 and S45.
Car and bus
The airport is 16 kilometers southwest of the city center. Highway (Autobahn) A113 has recently been constructed in 2008, it will run below the airport and connect to the Berlin ring road A100 at Neukölln.
The BVG buses leave from right outside Terminal A (tel: +49(0)30 19449). Line 162 goes to the S-Bahnstation Adlershof, line 163 goes to the S-Bahnstation Grünau and line 172 goes to the metro station Hermannplatz. There is a JetExpressBus that goes to metro station Rudow, there are two services at night, bus N60 goes to Adlershof and bus N46 goes to the Kurfürstendamm and Station Zoo. There are also buses that only stop at the train station, among others, are lines 136 and 163 to Grünau, and lines 734 and 736. The BVG Welcome Card (for traveling with public transport) is available by the newspaper kiosk next to the information counter.
On Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 22:15 there is a BEX Bus (tel: +49(0)30 8609 6211) to the Polish capital Warsaw. This bus departs from the center of Berlin by the television tower.
Car rental - Berlin Schoenefeld Airport
Right before the exit of Terminal A are counters for car rental companies: Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt. You can also reserve a rental car in advance using the service EasyTerra provides, they compare the rates of several car rental providers in a single quote.
The taxis are outside the Arrivals Hall of Terminal A. A ride to the center of Berlin is approximately €35.00 to €40.00.
The area for short-term parking is close to Terminal B, P3 costs €1.50 for the first hour and €1.50 per 15 minutes thereafter. Parking garage P4 is not far from there and the first 2 hours cost €3.00 per hour and €2.50 per hour thereafter. All other parking lots: P1, 2, 5, 6, 8 & 11, cost €19.00 per day, €80.00 for one week and €100.00 for two weeks.
For further information about parking (tel: +49(0)30 6091 5582).