Flights from London to Berlin
Looking for flights from London to Berlin? You’ve come to the right place – here’s everything you need to know about making the trip to the German capital.
How to get to London Stansted airport
You can drive to London Stansted airport to catch your flights from London to Berlin. There is parking available for short-stay, mid-stay and long-stay, but depending on the length of your journey, public transport may be more convenient.
London Stansted Airport (STN) is located 56km to the northeast of London. It’s one of the busiest airports in the UK. This means it’s quite easy to get to using public transport. The Stansted Express train is the quickest way to get in and out of Central London; travel time from the city centre (Liverpool Street) is just over 45 minutes.
London Stansted Airport: Overview
Stansted has one main terminal with all boarding gates in satellite buildings off the main terminal. Due to the high number of passengers security can be very busy. Make sure to give yourself plenty of time upon your arrival to the airport. It was redeveloped in recent years and the lines move quickly.
Berlin Schönefeld Airport: Overview
Berlin Schönefeld Airport – located about 18km southeast of Berlin, near the town of Schönefeld. It is the smaller of Berlin’s two airports and handles nearly 13 million passengers a year.
Berlin Schönefeld Airport has four terminals: A, B, C and D. There are some shops in the airport including duty free, newsagents and a number of fast food restaurants, if you feel the need to do any last minute shopping after your London to Berlin flights.
Berlin Schönefeld Airport is served by Berlin Schönefeld Flughafen railway station, which is accessible through a walkway from terminals A-D. To get to the city centre, you can take a regional train, either RE Regional Express or RB Regional-Bahn, which run every 30 minutes. The airport is also linked by local bus routes.
Berlin Schönefeld can also be reached by car via the nearby A113 motorway which connects to the A100 motorway that leads to Berlin city centre. If you’re looking for the best car hire deals check out Ryanair car hire.
What to expect on arrival in Berlin
Berlin is one of our most popular destinations in Europe. Once your flight from London to Berlin has landed there are plenty of things to explore in the German capital. History buffs will enjoy trips to the Soviet Memorial in Treptower Park and the East Side Gallery at the remains of the graffiti-covered Berlin Wall. The city is also known for its art and culture, with numerous museums around the city including the Pergamon, the Bauhaus Archives in the Museum of Design, and the Berlin Wall Memorial on Bernauer Strasse. Berlin has a bustling nightlife with a number of trendy bars and nightclubs around the city.
Five Fun Facts about Berlin:
- The city spends €35 million every year cleaning graffiti off its walls. But it somehow always reappears…
- One in every two Berliners are single, so if you’re looking for love on your trip from London to Berlin you’ll have plenty of options
- Berlin is a very multicultural city, with nearly half a million of its inhabitants coming from 185 countries outside Germany. Only 25% of people in Berlin are actually from Berlin
- There are more museums in Berlin than rainy days. The German capital has 180 museums, but averages just 109 rainy days a year
- 950 Döner spits are eaten every day in the city, that’s 63kg of meat!
From London to Berlin: Practical Information
Berlin has a moderately continental climate, with cold winters where average temperatures are close to freezing, usually around 0°C. The German capital has quite mild summers, with temperatures during the day usually reaching around 24°C. The weather is similar to that in the UK, so when your flight from London to Berlin arrives, it won’t be a radical change.
If you’re planning on doing some sightseeing, a Berlin WelcomeCard is a must. They can be used on all types of public transport, and come with a mini guidebook. In addition, the pass has several discounts and concessions for over 500 shops, theatres and restaurants in the city.
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Prior to arrival, make sure that you’ve got a travel adaptor plug so that you can use your electrical devices after you fly London to Berlin.
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