Trip planning: Berlin

Berlin in 2-3 days:

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Berlin top 5/top 10:

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Singles cost €2.1 for travel within zones AB, and €2.7 for zones ABC. A single allows use of the BVG network for 2 hours, with as many changes between bus, tram, U-Bahn and S-Bahn as necessary.

Short journey ticket (Kurzstrecke) valid for all 3 zones costs €1.2 and is valid for 3 U-Bahn or S-Bahn stops, or 6 stops on the bus or tram. No transfer allowed.

Daily ticket for zones AB costs €6.1.

Most visitors travel within the AB zones. The only exception is Potsdam, which is in zone C.

Valid tickets before use.

Berlin WelcomeCard:

Berlin WelcomeCard offers unlimited public transport within the zones and within the time limit (48/72 hours after validation). It also offers discounts for a wide range of entrance fees.

WelcomeCard 2007 (fare zone AB) € 16,00 / € 21,00 (48 / 72 hours)
WelcomeCard 2007 (fare zone ABC) € 17,50 / € 24,00 (48 / 72 hours)