General information Berlin Schönefeld Airport

Berlin Schönefeld Airport is an airport of the German capital Berlin. It is the second largest airport of the city after Berlin Tegel Airport. From this airport you can reach many destinations within Europe and beyond. Most flights are operated by low cost airlines such as EasyJet and Ryanair. In 2019, more than 13 million passengers used this airport. Berlin Schönefeld Airport will remain open until 2025 and will continue under the name Terminal 5, as part of the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport. This airport is currently under construction south of Berlin Schönefeld Airport.

Airlines and destinations

Berlin Schönefeld Airport is used by many different airlines. From Berlin Schönefeld Airport you can fly with Aeroflot, Condor and Transavia. It is also very well possible to choose a low cost airline. Norwegian Air, Ryanair, EasyJet and Wizz Air, among others, offer flights to and from Berlin Schönefeld Airport. The costs for these tickets are low, but you often sacrifice on luxury and service on board the plane. Also, the costs for extra services are often a lot higher.

From Berlin Schönefeld Airport you can fly to dozens of destinations. Most of these destinations are located in Europe. Among other popular sunny destinations you can reach such as Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife, Sardinia, Sicily and Antalya. There are also other destinations, including Casablanca, Agadir and Marrakech in Morocco, Cairo in Egypt, Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and New York in the USA. The only domestic connection from Berlin Schönefeld Airport is to Cologne.

Native name: Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld
Also known as: Schönefeld Airport
Address: Flughafen Schönefeld, 12521 Berlin, Germany
Passengers: 11.42m (2019)


Berlin Schönefeld Airport is located southeast of the city of Berlin. By car you can take exit 7 on highway A113 to get to the terminal. By car it takes about half an hour to get to Berlin Schönefeld Airport. You can also travel to Berlin by train. Trains RE7 and RB14 go to the center of Berlin in a short time. The S-Bahn lines S9 and S45 run more often, but take longer. From the airport it is a 10 minute walk to the station where you can catch the train. You can also take the train from Berlin Schönefeld Airport to Potsdam, the capital of Brandenburg. The RB22 train takes about 50 minutes.

Berlin Schönefeld Airport Parking

It is possible to park your car at Berlin Schönefeld Airport. You have a choice of five different options: Short Stay Car Park P2, Multi Storey Car Park P4, Car Park P1, Car Park P6 and Multi Storey Car Park P3. P3 is located near the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport and can be reached by shuttle bus. Short term parking at Berlin Schönefeld Airport will cost you €3 per 15 minutes. For 60 minutes parking you pay €10 at P6 and P4 and €6 at P1. A day’s parking is most economical at P3; here you pay €25. Parking at P6, P1 and P4 costs €31, €36 and €34 respectively.


Berlin Schönefeld Airport is a beautiful airport with all amenities. The number of flights is extensive and besides that you have a lot of choice of low cost airlines. The connection with public transport is good. It is a disadvantage that the distance between the airport and the station is 10 minutes walk.

Car rental

You arrive at Berlin Schönefeld Airport, you need a car rental:


Book a hotel near the airport or one for your stay:

Book a taxi

Book a taxi at Berlin Schönefeld Airport. It is about 22 km (35 min.) to the city centre of Berlin. A normal price for a taxi is around € 45.