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Schönefeld is located 15 miles (24 km) southeast of the center of Berlin. The airport is small, and the arriving and departing flights are exclusively from Europe. The airport Web site is in German. Even if you don't read German, you can make use of:
Taxis are available outside the arrivals hall. Travel time is about 45-60 minutes to the center of Berlin, and the fare will cost about 60-70 deutsche mark ($32-$38).
The S-Bahn Airport Express (suburban elevated trains) leaves Schonefeld Station about every 20 minutes for central Berlin, with stops at Alexanderplatz, Fredrichstrasse, and Bahnhof Zoo in the center of Berlin. The airport S-Bahn Station is a ten-minute walk from the terminal, and frequent shuttle bus service is also available. Fare is 3.50 deutsche mark ($2).
If your hotel is in the eastern part of Berlin, then Alexanderplatz or Fredrichstrasse would be the appropriate stops. If your hotel is in the western part, exit at the Zoo Station stop. Your hotel will be a short taxi ride from the station.
Avis, Sixt-Budget, Hertz, Eurocar and others are represented at the airport.
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Adapted from How to Get Out of the Airport