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Berlin Hauptbahnhof (Berlin Main Station) train station

Berlin Hbf Germany

Berlin Hbf is the most important railway hub in Berlin and is also the largest and most modern interchange station in Europe. With over 300,000 passengers per day, it sits fourth in the list of most frequented railway stations in Germany after Hamburg Hbf, Frankfurt (Main) Hbf and Munich Hbf.
Its spectacular building was designed by Meinhard von Gerkan.

Berlin Central Station
Europaplatz 1
10557 Berlin


Opening hours: 24/7



Carrier(s)  ICE
Duration  6h39
Frequency  7x a day (change in Cologne)
One way
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There are several parking facilities around Berlin Hbf:

  • “Parkhaus Berlin Hbf” pay-and-display underground car park (accessible underground from the B-96 tunnel or from Clara-Jaschke-Straße). Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Discount with your BahnCard. More information: www.contipark.de >
  • Free bicycle parks - cycle stands on the square around the station.
Public Transport
Underground railway (U-Bahn)
Line U 55
access on level -1
Tickets available from the BVG ticket counter (Europaplatz 1) 
 or ticket machines.
Municipal railway (S-Bahn)
S-Bahn Berlin GmbH
Lines S5, S7, S75
level +2
Tickets available from the station ticket counters or ticket machines.
Lines TXL, M 41, M 85, N20, N40, 120, 123, 147, 240, 245
stops around the station
Tickets available from the BVG ticket counter (Europaplatz 1), ticket machines or the bus driver.

Tips : The quickest route from the Berlin Hbf…

  • To Schönefeld Airport: Approx. 30 minutes on the Airport Express (RE7 and RB14) operated by Deutsche Bahn (from 4.30 to 23.00 at 30-minute intervals). Or approx. 45 minutes by S-Bahn to Ostkreuz station, followed by S-Bahn line S 9 to the airport.
  • To Tegel Airport: Approx. 20 minutes on the TXL express bus (which runs at 10 to 20-minute intervals throughout the day).

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Taxi ranks are located:

  • at the "Washingtonplatz" exit 
  • at the “Europaplatz” exit

Selection of companies from which taxis may be ordered:

  • Berlin-Connect GmbH / Taxi Funk: +49 (0) 800 44 33 222

Tip : Berlin has binding fares for all taxis, valid 24/7.

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There are entrances and exits in the following streets :

  • Europaplatz and Washingtonplatz : entrances and exits to the ground level main halls
  • Invalidenstraße, Humboldthafen and Friederich-List-Ufer: entrances and exits to level -1

Consult the station plan >

ground floor, 1st and 2nd upper floors

Berlin Germany station plan first floor upper levels

lower levels: levels -1 and -2

Berlin Germany station plan lower levels
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