Heading to Berlin? Before booking your cheap flights from Manchester to Berlin here’s everything you should know before jetting off to the German capital.
How to get to Manchester Airport
You can get to Manchester Airport (MAN) in a number of ways. If you are using public transport, the train from Manchester Piccadilly station is less than a 30 minute journey. The Manchester Metrolink has trains leaving Cornbrook starion every 12 minutes and takes just 35 minutes to reach Manchester airport. Or if you’re planning on taking the bus, the number 43 departs from the city centre and operates 24 hours a day with a service every 10 minutes (30 minutes at night). If you’re driving to the airport you can use the M56 motorway for a 20 minute journey to the airport. Short-stay and long-stay parking is available ahead of your flights from Manchester to Berlin.
Manchester Airport: Overview
Manchester Airport has three passenger terminals with a number of cafés and restaurants to relax in before your flight. There are also lots of shops if you need to pick up any last minute essentials. 25 million people travel through Manchester airport every year, so make sure you give yourself enough time to pass through security before you fly from Manchester to Berlin.
Berlin Schönefeld Airport: Overview
Berlin Schönefeld Airport is located about 18km southeast of Berlin, near the town of Schönefeld. Berlin Schönefeld Airport has four terminals: A, B, C and D and in typical German fashion, getting to the city from the airport is efficient and quick.
To get to central Berlin, there are two trains from the Berlin Schönefeld Flughafen railway station that you can take. The RE Regional Express or RB Regional-Bahn depart every 30 minutes. The airport is also linked by local bus routes. You can get to the station from terminals A-D using the dedicated walkway.
If you are driving to Berlin from the airport you can use the A113 motorway that connects to the A100 motorway that leads to Berlin city centre. To find the best deals on car rentals visit Ryanair Car Hire.
What to expect on arrival in Berlin
Berlin is a very popular city break destination among Ryanair flyers. Once your flights from Manchester to Berlin land you’ll find that there is so much to see and do in the city. If you’re looking to learn about history, visit the Soviet Memorial in Treptower Park and the East Side Gallery at the remains of the graffiti-covered Berlin Wall. Berlin is full of art and culture with a huge array of museums around the city. The Pergamon, the Museum of Design and the Berlin Wall Memorial on Bernauer Strasse are all must-sees. Berlin has a unique and electric atmosphere at night with plenty of bars and nightclubs to choose from. Read more about Berlin on Try Somewhere New.
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From Manchester to Berlin: Practical Information
Berlin’s weather varies greatly depending on what time of year you choose to fly from Manchester to Berlin. Summers in the German capital see temperatures during the day reach 24°C, whereas winters can be very cold with temperatures often dropping as low as 0°C.
During your visit to Berlin it is well worth investing in a Berlin WelcomeCard. This card will allow you to use all types of public transport and it even comes with a mini guidebook to help you find your way around. On top of this, the card gives you several discounts and concessions at over 500 shops, theatres and restaurants.
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