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Car Hire from Berlin Tegel Airport

Car Hire from Berlin Tegel Airport

Berlin, Germany is one of the most iconic cities in the world. It’s a vibrant, bustling metropolis full of history, art and culture. Around the city, there are plenty of smaller towns and beautiful natural spaces to enjoy too. Hiring a car from Berlin Tegel Airport is a great way to explore the region, moving at your own pace and uncovering hidden gems.

Where to hire a car at Berlin Tegel Airport

There are a number of car hire companies operating at Berlin Tegel Airport including Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Alamo, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and Thrifty. All of the offices can be found in the car rental centre which is located on the lower floor near Terminal E and car park P2.

Petrol Stations near Berlin Tegel Airport

If you need to return your hire car with a full tank of petrol, there’s a petrol station located just around the corner from the car hire car park. It’s a Tankstelle garage just off Zurahrt zum Flughafen Tegel, a minute before you reach the airport terminal.

Driving around Berlin Tegel Airport

Berlin Tegel Airport sits on a well-connected road network. Route 111 goes north towards Velten, route E51 travels south towards Potsdam and Leipzig and route 5 travels both west towards Wittenberge and east towards Berlin city centre.

Driving on Germany’s well-maintained, well-signposted roads is usually a breeze. It’s worth noting that not all German autobahns are speed limit free and you’ll need to take notice of signs.

Getting to your destination

Berlin Tegel Airport offers easy car access to a variety of city and countryside locations, including the following.

Berlin

Berlin is a multicultural, cosmopolitan city, steeped in history and with a cutting edge arts scene. Visitors can see the remains of the Berlin Wall and Checkpoint Charlie, admire the architecture of the Reichstag or soak up the atmosphere in one of the city’s street front cafés. Take a look at our local’s guide to the top things to do in Berlin.

Berlin Tegel Airport lies north west of Berlin city. It’s a 25 minute drive to the centre taking route 100 and then route 5. Berlin centre, like many German cities, has been designated an Environmental Zone. This means that only cars meeting certain emissions criteria can drive in the city centre. Check with your car hire company if your car has a green environmental sticker in place. If not, you can get the required sticker at any local petrol station around Berlin.

There are a number of multi-storey car parks around the city centre offering affordable parking. If you’d prefer to avoid the city centre traffic, park and ride car parks are also available at many train stations.

Potsdam

Made world famous as the place where the Potsdam Conference was held, Potsdam has lots of attractions for visitors. The parks and palace at Sanssouci are a particular highlight. The palace was built in a rococo style back in the mid-18th century and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There is lots of other impressive architecture around the city, particularly in the Dutch Quarter and around the Old Market Square.

It takes just 40 minutes to get from Berlin Tegel Airport to Potsdam. Drivers should take route 100 south and then pick up route 115. There’s a good selection of carparks around the city and electronic signs direct you to available spaces. Once you’re parked up it’s easy to get around on foot or via Potsdam’s efficient public transport system.

Lübbenau

Lübbenau is a quaint town, famous for punting and pickles. The historic town centre is a stone’s throw from the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Spreewald. There, visitors can take to the connecting waterways on a punt tour or make their own way by canoe. The “Spreewalkgurken” pickles are something of a speciality here and an obligatory part of any trip to Lübbenau.

It takes around 80 minutes to reach Lübbenau from Berlin Tegel Airport, taking route 100 south and then picking up route 113. Parking is available throughout the small town. The church square is home a car park and Tourist Information.

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