Buses

You can get to and from Berlin by bus. And the best way to go sightseeing around the city is through a touring bus too. Most of this is due to the BVG for short.

About BVG

BVG operates the whole public transportation system in Berlin. As well as managing the public transport, the company also controls the railway system and the ferry.
Although Berlin’s public transport system is one of the oldest, you can only expect the best service. Now the double-decker buses have become a landmark in this city.
Today, BVG operates around 150-day buses and 54-night bus lines. In all of them, you can rely on the fact that they bring you around the city safely day and night.

Berlin's buses

Berlin buses to take you around the city

You can usually take a Metrobus from one station to the next rail station. This bus is normally marked with M and a 2-digit number. These buses will bring you to various parts of Berlin, even to the narrow and congested streets and districts.
The Express Bus is marked with X and a number. If you want to take longer rides but can’t wait for too long, this bus is what you need. The double-decker ExpressBus picks up passengers every 5 minutes. And if you miss them, you can get on the smaller Express Bus which passes every 20 minutes.

If you are arriving through Tegel Airport, you can take the JetExpressBus TXL. This will take you straight to Alexanderplatz. This trip usually takes about 28 to 40 minutes depending on the time of day you are traveling.
The night buses are there too to take you around Berlin in the evening. This Berlin bus is marked N. Even at night these buses can still be relied upon on punctuality and service.

Yet there are many more buses to take you around Berlin. Each group of bus lines generally covers certain districts of the city. For example, buses number 100 to 128 will take you to the districts Wilmersdorf, Zehlendorf, Reinickendorf and Spandau. Buses number 130 to 168 will take you to the districts Spandauem, Treptow/Kopenick, Weibensee/Pankow and also to the urban rail ring.
Of course, there’s also the Tram. This Berlin bus boasts of excellent features. The Tram is comfortable, clean and wheelchair friendly. It’s even environment-friendly! So, you can really depend on the Tram buses to bring in punctuality, safety, reliability and speed as well.