Maps & Transport
Berlin has a good and extensive public transportation network which is helpful in moving through and about this large and wide metropolis.
There are two different urban rail services. One is the U-Bahn, the subway, and the other is the S-Bahn, the regional trains. The S-Bahn has more lines and reaches places further away from the city.
Some buses are double decker. Bus number 100 and 200 pass through downtown Berlin.
There are three transport zones, A, B, and C. The AB area covers the center. Zone C covers the most distant Berlin areas.
A single ticket for the AB zone costs 2.10€ and for the C zone C 2.60€.
The all day ticket costs 6.30€ and allows unlimited travel until 3 am. of the following day. The 7-day ticket costs 27.-€.
The Berlin 'Welcome Card' includes transport throughout the whole network as well as entry and/or discounts for many tourist and cultural sites. The 2-day card costs 16.-€, while the 3-day card costs 21.-€.
For further information on timetables, routes, maps and rates: http://www.bvg.de