Berlin Schönefeld Airport

General information

Berlin Schönefeld Airport is after Berlin Tegel Airport the second airport of the German capital. In 2018, the airport handled almost 13 million passengers. The largest airlines at the airport are easyJet and Ryanair, the only domestic connection to Cologne Bonn Airport is operated by Ryanair.


Where is Berlin Schönefeld Airport situated?

The airport is located southeast of Berlin in the federal state of Brandenburg. Via exit 7 ‘Schönefeld-Süd’ of the A113 motorway you can reach the airport within a couple of minutes.

How many terminals does Berlin Schönefeld Airport have?

Berlin Schönefeld Airport consists of terminals A, B, C and D (Abflug/Departure and Ankunft/Arrival). Terminal B is used exclusively by low-cost carrier easyJet, Terminal C only has a number of check-in facilities.

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Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Berlin Schönefeld Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Germany.

Airport Distance
Berlin Brandenburg Airport 2km
Berlin Tegel Airport 25km
Leipzig Halle Airport 139km
Dresden Airport 140km
Szczecin-Goleniów Airport (Poland) 162km



The distance from Berlin Schönefeld Airport to the centre of Berlin is 22 kilometres. By car, it takes 35 minutes to get to the centre of Berlin.

From SXF Airport to Berlin City centre by Car
22 km
35 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Berlin Schönefeld Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Berlin Schönefeld Airport you can travel by train. Visit the Berlin Schönefeld Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Berlin Schönefeld Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Berlin is about € 45.-. Book your taxi at Berlin Schönefeld Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From SXF Airport to Berlin City centre by Taxi
22 km
35 min
€ 45.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Berlin Schönefeld Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Enterprise, National (Enterprise Holdings), Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Europcar, Hertz, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Berlin Schönefeld Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

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At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Berlin Schönefeld Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Berlin Schönefeld Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Berlin Schönefeld Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Berlin Schönefeld Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Berlin Schönefeld Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Ryanair
  • easyJet
  • Wizz Air
  • Norwegian
  • Aeroflot


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Berlin Schönefeld Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


IntercityHotel Berlin Brandenburg Airport, Schönefeld

Just 400 metres from Berlin Schönefeld Airport and Train Station, this hotel offers soundproofed rooms with flat-screen TV. The spa and gym can be used for a daily charge, and guests enjoy free use of public transport.


ibis budget Berlin Airport Schönefeld, Schönefeld

Offering free WiFi and free parking, this hotel is located just 6 km from Schoenefeld Airport. The centre of Berlin can be reached in 30 minutes by car or train.


MEININGER Hotel Berlin Airport, Berlin

Offering free Wi-Fi, this hotel is located next to Schönefeld Airport. It offers a rooftop terrace, a fitness room, and a lounge with billiard table.

Hotels in Berlin

Looking for the best hotels in Berlin? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hampton by Hilton Berlin City West, Berlin

Just a 5-minute walk from the Kurfürstendamm shopping street, this Hampton by Hilton hotel in Berlin's Charlottenburg district offers air-conditioned rooms, free Wi-Fi and free use of the modern gym.


H2 Hotel Berlin-Alexanderplatz, Berlin

This modern hotel is perfectly situated in the heart of Berlin, just a 3-minute walk from Alexanderplatz and the iconic TV tower. It offers soundproofed rooms with free WiFi and an innovative design.


Park Inn by Radisson Berlin Alexanderplatz, Berlin

This 4-star-superior hotel offers 3 restaurants, a spa and air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen TVs. It is Berlin's tallest hotel and is located directly on Alexanderplatz Square.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Berlin Schönefeld Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Berlin Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour: 24 or 48-Hour Ticket

Discover Berlin’s many points of interest on an open-top double-decker bus. Discover the German capital. See the Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie, Alexanderplatz, and much more!


Berlin Sights and Highlights Bike Tour

Enjoy an exciting journey through the history of Berlin by bike and discover the most famous sights in the city. On this 3.5-hour bike tour you ride through Prenzlauer Berg, past Museum Island, along the Berlin Wall, and to the Government District.

Tour & transport

From Berlin: Sachsenhausen Memorial Walking Tour

Step inside Sachsenhausen Memorial and learn of the site’s terrible history and see poignant memorials, such as the killing center and gallows.


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