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Cheap Flights to Berlin Schonefeld Airport

Known for its great food, historic buildings, and many educational museums, Berlin is one of Germany's top tourist spots. Throughout the city's diverse neighbourhoods, you'll find everything from busy marketplaces selling handmade goods to chic fashion boutiques. Berlin is home to two major international airports, the smaller of which is Berlin Schonefeld Airport (SXF). However, SXF is by no means a small airport, with over ten million passengers served per year. To quickly map out the best flight route for your trip to Berlin, enter your home airport and travel dates into Skyscanner's flight search tool. With airline, travel time, and price information all at your fingertips, it's easy to choose and book the best flights to Berlin from anywhere in the world.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Berlin

Though there's always something to see and do in Berlin, there are a few spots during the year that seem to be most popular with tourists. Between late September and early October, folk festivals are in full swing for Oktoberfest. You'll enjoy great food, music, and of course, a sampling of German beers. Christmas is also a popular time for tourists to visit Berlin. Dozens of Christmas markets pop up in the weeks leading up to the holiday, offering things like handmade crafts and gifts, holiday foods, and beautiful light displays.

Airlines that Fly to Berlin Schonefeld Airport

Dozens of great airlines fly worldwide to Berlin Schonefeld from all around the world. Ryanair, EasyJet, and Germania are the airlines offering the most flight routes. To fly from Canada to Berlin, you will have at least one layover. The most common spots to have a layover are big European cities like London, England; Copenhagen, Denmark; Moscow, Russia; and Frankfurt, Germany.

Arriving at the Airport

Berlin Schonefeld Airport is made up of four terminals which are connected by an indoor pedestrian walkway. The terminal you fly into will depend on the airline you choose. Taxi ranks are all located outside of Terminal A. The airport sits 18 km from Berlin. All car rental service operators can also be found near the taxi rank. If you want to use a car sharing service like DriveNow, your pickup spot will be in the parking lot north of Terminal D.

SXF is also very well-connected to the city's public transportation links. You can choose from multiple express train lines as well as multiple bus routes. The express train generally takes between 30 to 45 minutes to get into downtown Berlin.

Berlin Schonefeld Airport Facilities

Though the airport is fairly large in size, most of the space is taken up by airline facilities and administrative centres. There are certain amenities available but not as many as you'd expect from such a busy airport. If you're just passing through, you can stop for a quick snack at one of the few cafes and restaurants in the terminals. There's also a great tourist information centre with brochures and tips on visiting Berlin's best attractions as well as a couple currency exchange locations.

If you're at SXF on a layover, you can enjoy the large observation deck, perfect for watching all the arriving and departing airplanes. The observation deck is open throughout most of the day for a small fee. There are also certain comfortable lounges available as well as free Wi-Fi for one hour.

What to See and Do in Berlin

Museums and historical buildings are always on the list of top things to see and do in Berlin. The Reichstag Building in the center of Berlin is a great place to start. The building was constructed in the late 1800s and is visited by millions of tourists per year. For museums, the Pergamon Museum is among the most popular in the city. The museum displays things like Greek and Roman antiquities and Islamic art pieces.

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