An overview of TXL

Orientation made easy: here is an overview of the most important information for your stay at Berlin-Tegel Airport – from your arrival by car or public transport until your departure.

Getting to the airport

Getting to the airport

Tegel Airport is quick and easy to reach, whether by car or with public transport.

Find all information on how to get to and from the airport here

Arriving by car

Coming from the north, the airport can be reached directly via the A111 motorway. The “Berliner Ring” orbital motorway A10 is connected to the A111 by the “Kreuz Oranienburg” interchange. Passengers in the airport’s entire catchment area therefore have ideal links to the airport at their disposal. Coming from the south and Berlin city centre, you can join the A111 from the A100 motorway. From Potsdam, passengers can take the A115 and then join the city motorway to reach Tegel.

You can also use vehicles from the car sharing providers DriveNow and car2go to get to Berlin-Tegel Airport. DriveNow parking spaces are located by the ARWE petrol station. The parking spaces for car2go are located on the top level of car park P2.
Please note the applicable airport fees for selected providers:

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Berlin-Tegel Airport has a total of over 2500 parking spaces available close to the terminals. In addition to two multi-storey car parks, there is also a short-stay car park and a parking area with ground floor parking spaces and a multi-storey. Disabled parking spaces are located in the short-stay car park PK and the car parks P2 and P5. Parking is managed by the company Q-Park.

Find an overview of the car parks here

Arriving by public transport

There are several bus connections to Berlin city centre from Berlin-Tegel Airport. This means that the airport is very well integrated into Berlin's public transport network. The four BVG (Berlin’s public transport companies) bus stops are located directly in front of Terminals A and B.

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Orientation/terminal map

The terminal map will help you quickly find your way around Tegel Airport. From airline counters, check-in and security checks to customs, the most important facilities are listed here.

You can download the map:



Checking in at the airport
There are check-in counters available in a total of five terminals at Berlin-Tegel Airport. Upon presentation of your ID card or passport and your plane ticket, you will receive your boarding card, which states your departure gate and seat. You also drop off your luggage at the check-in counters. In any case, we ask you to arrive at the airport on time, meaning at least 2 hours before departure, even if you are travelling with hand luggage only.

Online check-in
It is even more convenient if you check-in online via your airline's app or website. If you only have hand luggage with you, you can go directly to the security check. However, please also make sure to arrive at the airport at least two hours before your departure, even if you are travelling with hand luggage only. Passengers with hold luggage can drop it off at the baggage drop off counters located in the terminals.

Security check

Security plays an important role in air travel. We have put together some tips to help you get through the security check quickly and without any problems.


Shops, restaurants and services

Shops, restaurants and services
If you have any spare time before your departure, you will find all the information about shops, catering facilities and services here.

Information about your hold baggage


The respective airline is responsible for any lost or damaged luggage. Your point of contact is therefore the airline that you flew with. Report any damaged or lost luggage immediately to those responsible for luggage tracing. Find more information here 

Hand luggage
Find all information about hand luggage – which liquids are allowed, what is allowed in hand luggage and what has to go in the hold luggage – here

Large luggage
Drop off your large or oversize luggage directly after checking in at the large luggage drop off points in the departure hall. These are located in Terminals C and E. Find more information on what constitutes large luggage here

Luggage storage
You will find luggage storage at Tegel Airport at the service centre in Terminal A (ground floor). More information here

Hold luggage
As with hand luggage, there are certain things that must be considered for hold luggage. Find more information here 

Get an overview of all questions on the topic of luggage here

Points of contact

Different process partners are involved in your flight. This overview shows you who is the right point of contact along the various points of your stay at the airport if you have any questions or problems.

Airport operating company

Berliner Flughafen-Gesellschaft mbh (BFG). BFG runs Berlin-Tegel Airport. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH (FBB).

Airport information: +49 30 60911150. Twitter: @berlinairport


Your airline is the first point of contact for any questions about your flight or for luggage problems.

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Ground handling services

Passenger service providers, aircraft handling service providers, luggage tracing service providers. The ground handling service providers deal with passenger handling (check-in, boarding), aircraft handling and baggage handling on behalf of the airlines. In the event of luggage problems, you can see the contact details of your airline's service provider using the link.

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Federal Police

The Federal Police is responsible for border protection and aviation security at airports. It is therefore responsible for passport control, passenger and hand luggage checks as well as luggage inspections.

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Security service provider

Passenger and hand luggage checks are carried out by the security service provider on behalf of and under the supervision of the Federal Police.

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State police 

The police force of the State of Berlin is responsible for security in public areas and in the vicinity of the airport.

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The customs authority controls the movement of goods across borders and collects customs duties and taxes. All goods subject to declaration must be declared at customs upon arrival.

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Support service for passengers with limited mobility

AAS Aviation & Airport Services GmbH. This service provider supports wheelchair users, injured and elderly people, single travellers with small children under 2 years of age, deaf, blind and mentally impaired people so that they too can cope with all airport processes.

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Parking management

Q-Park. The parking management is your point of contact for all questions concerning parking at the airport and the fees.

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Taxi companies

Taxis are usually always available at the airports to take you to your destination. The respective taxi company is your point of contact for all questions concerning travel, fares and receipts.

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Public transport companies

BVG (Berlin’s public transport companies), several long-distance bus companies. Public transport buses and long-distance buses are available at Tegel for travelling to and from the airport.

More information on local transport

More information on long-distance transport