Berlin Tegel Airport

General information

Berlin Tegel Airport is the busiest airport of the German capital, before Berlin Schönefeld Airport. The airport is a base for easyJet, Eurowings and Ryanair, Lufthansa offers flights to Frankfurt and Munich. Berlin Tegel Airport will shut down once the new airport Berlin Brandenburg is up and running, sometime in 2020.


Where is Berlin Tegel Airport situated?

Berlin Tegel Airport is located northwest of the city centre. From the north you can reach Berlin Tegel Airport via the A111 motorway, whereas from the south the airport is accessible via the A100 motorway (Berliner Stadtring).

How many terminals does Berlin Tegel Airport have?

The airport consists of five terminals (A, B, C, D and E). Its main building is the original part of the airport, nowadays home to Terminal A and Terminal B. The ground floor of Terminal D is called Terminal E, this is not a separate terminal. Terminal C is accessible via a covered walkway from terminals TA and TB.

Low-cost carrier easyJet, the largest airline at the airport, uses Terminal C. There is no central security in the main building, the security check for travellers and baggage is located at the boarding gates (A0 to A15). You will find check-in desks 20 to 39 in Terminal B.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Berlin Tegel 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 Schönefeld Airport 25km
Berlin Brandenburg Airport 26km
Leipzig Halle Airport 146km
Szczecin-Goleniów Airport (Poland) 157km
Dresden Airport 162km



The distance from Berlin Tegel Airport to the centre of Berlin is 12 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Berlin.

From TXL Airport to Berlin City centre by Car
12 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Berlin Tegel Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Berlin Tegel Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Berlin Tegel 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 Tegel Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Berlin is about € 26.-. Book your taxi at Berlin Tegel Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From TXL Airport to Berlin City centre by Taxi
12 km
20 min
€ 26.-

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Car rental

At Berlin Tegel 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 Tegel 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 Tegel Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Berlin Tegel 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 Tegel Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Berlin Tegel Airport?

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

  • easyJet
  • Eurowings
  • Ryanair
  • Lufthansa
  • Turkish Airlines


Hotels near the airport

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


Mercure Airport Hotel Berlin Tegel, Berlin

A free airport shuttle, a spa with summer outdoor pool, and a 24-hour reception are offered at this modern 4-star hotel in Berlin. Tegel Airport (TXL) is less than 1 km away.


Central-Hotel Tegel, Berlin

This hotel in Berlin is within a 10-minute drive of Tegel Airport and Lake Tegeler See. It offers spacious rooms with private bathroom, rich breakfast buffets, and a 24-hour reception.


Mercure Hotel Berlin City West, Berlin

This Mercure hotel offers air-conditioned rooms, free parking and a modern restaurant. It is located in Berlin’s Spandau district, a 2-minute walk from the Siemensdamm Metro Station.

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 Tegel 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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