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Compare Cheap Melbourne to Berlin Flights
Berlin is known as an artsy city that blends old and new. The German capital has its roots in the 13th century and its vast history is told in numerous landmarks and museums. Visitors come for the heritage, architecture, cultural sights, vibrant nightlife, beautiful parks and lots of places to shop and eat. Berlin has everything from high-end designer stores and gourmet restaurants to street food and vintage flea markets. It’s also got one of the biggest club scenes in Europe with more than 200 clubs in the city, guaranteeing that the party never stops.
Whether you’re looking a low-key getaway or a high-energy escape, book cheap flights from Melbourne to Berlin with Webjet.
Best time to visit Berlin
The best time to visit Berlin
Berlin is brimming with festivals, events and parades. It’s always best to check the local calendar before booking cheap airfares to Berlin as events like the Berlin Film Festival in February, Karneval in February or March, and Berlin Art Week in September attract a lot of visitors. Berlin also experiences some weather extremes. Summers are nice and warm but winters can be bitterly cold. June tends to be the best month for good weather without soaring prices, although cheap return flights to Berlin are mostly like to be enjoyed by those willing to brave the cold weather.
Departing From Melbourne
Both Melbourne and Berlin have several airports, giving travellers a lot of flight options, though most routes include two or more stopovers. The most direct route is MEL to TXL, Melbourne Airport to Berlin’s Tegel Airport, which one-stop flights getting there in less than a day. Airlines from MEL to TXL include Qatar Airways, British Airways, and Turkish Airlines. Travellers may also depart from Avalon Airport (AVV) or Essendon Airport (MEB) in Melbourne and arrive in Schonenfeld Airport (SXF) in Berlin.
Getting to Melbourne Airport
Use the Skybus City Express to reach the airport. It departs every 10 minutes from Southern Cross Station. The cost is $19 AUD one-way. Other SkyBus services link to St Kilda, Southbank/Docklands and even the Mornington Peninsula. You can also make use of taxis or rideshare services, such as Uber. It takes about 30 minutes to reach the airport from the CBD.
Getting to Avalon Airport
The easiest ways of reaching Avalon Airport (AVV) is either by the Skybus Avalon service, or by car or taxi.
Arriving in Berlin
Flights from Melbourne to Berlin land in one of two airports: Berlin Tegel (TXL) or Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF). A third airport, Berlin Brandenburg Airport, is currently under construction.
How to Get from Tegel Airport to Your Berlin Hotel or Accommodation
Tegel Airport connects to Berlin’s public transportation network by bus. The quickest way to get to Alexanderplatz, a central Berlin location, is the Jet Express Bus TXL. Buses run every six minutes and the ride takes around 40 minutes. A single fare is 2.80€ ($4.40 AUD). Taxis can also be hired from the taxi ranks located in the inner ring of Terminal A at Gates 6 to 9 and outside Terminal C and E.
How to Get from Schonenfeld Airport to Your Berlin Hotel or Accommodation
Schönefeld Airport has convenient connections to Berlin public buses and trains. The quickest route from the airport to the central location of Alexanderplatz is by Airport Express trains RE7 and RB14, which run every 15 minutes and get there is 30 minutes. Travellers can also choose the S-Bahn railway system as well as the X7 Express bus service. Berlin public transport fares depend on zones travelled and range from 2.80€ ($4.40 AUD) to 3.40€ ($5.35 AUD).
Things to do
Things to do in Berlin
History is on display in Berlin. There are more than 30 public museums, like the Museum of Design, Museum of Natural History and German Historical Museum. There’s even Museum Island, an island in the city that’s home to five museums. Art galleries are just as easy to find. Check out the East Side Gallery, an outdoor gallery converted from a remaining section of the Berlin Wall. Of course, galleries and museums are just the start of Berlin’s cultural scene. The city is famed for landmarks like the Brandenburg Gate, which has stood since 1791, and the Reichstag, home of German parliament. The glass dome at the top of the Reichstag, built to commemorate Berlin’s reunification, offers a 360-degree view of the city.