Turkish Airlines offers direct flights from Ankara to Berlin for two days a week. These direct flights from Ankara Esenboğa Airport (ESB) to Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL) take nearly three hours and thirty minutes.
Passengers wishing to increase their flight alternatives in this route may also consider the connecting flights operated every day from Istanbul Airport (IST) and Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) in Istanbul. Thus, you may select amongst up to 20 alternatives the most convenient one and enjoy your journey. Note that the duration of the journeys in connecting flights varies by the layover at Istanbul.
Ankara in the Central Anatolia Region is the political and administrative hub of Turkey, serving as the capital. This pretty city which is also the country’s grain elevator by the agriculture on the fertile lands of the Anatolia, is a favorite stop for the cultural tours, thanks to the numerous historical artifacts it harbors.
During your stay, you may see Atakule and watch Ankara from the top so as to get to know this Turkish capital better, or visit Ankara Castle which witnessed a glorious history, then have a pleasant rest at the utterly delightful venues around the castle. Moreover, it would also be recommendable to visit Rahmi M. Koç Museum exhibiting a wide collection, walk around the city’s vibrant squares like Kızılay and Tandoğan, and visit Anıtkabir, the mausoleum of the great leader and the founder of the Republic of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.
Managing the capital’s busy air traffic on its own, Ankara Esenboğa Airport (ESB) is located 28 kilometers to the city center. Accordingly, flights from Ankara with Turkish Airlines take off from this airport.
There are a couple of alternatives for reaching Esenboğa Airport (ESB). Those planning to use public transport may get on the buses named EGO 442, serving in Kızılay – Aşti (Bus Terminal) and Esenboğa Airport route.
Another public transport alternative would be the airport shuttles, setting off in front of the 19 Mayıs Stadium in the center. If you are interested in a private transport, you may take the cabs which are at your service 7/24 all around Ankara.
The German capital which had witnessed many agonies in the past, Berlin is a delightful destination now where hope and love blossoms. The city which has adopted to shape the future taking lessons from the past, still bears the traces remaining from the war. In addition, as an extremely vivacious metropolis by its modern profile, Berlin welcomes a large number of visitors from all over the world all year round.
Alexander and Potsdamer Squares, which are certainly the top attractive spots in the city, shine out as the venues where guests love to spend time and blend in with the crowd. Museum Island on Spree River is another noteworthy icon in Berlin. Do not forget to see the Parliament Building, together with the Charlottenburg Palace with its splendid architecture and rich collection; as well as the East Side Gallery, Checkpoint Charlie and Holocaust Memorial, all well-preserved as the iconic spots of the Nazi Germany.
There are two airports serving in Germany: Tegel International Airport (TXL) and Schönefeld Airport (SXF). Passengers booking their flights to Berlin with Turkish Airlines land at Tegel International Airport (TXL).
It is possible to take the bus numbered 128 for reaching the city center from Tegel Airport (TXL) consisting of five different terminals. This bus gets you to Osloer Street subway station within nearly thirty minutes. Moreover, the bus numbered 109 reaches City West and the Zoo after a journey of thirty minutes in average as well.
X9 express buses operating from the airport in every 20 minutes also reach the Zoo and Alexanderplatz in 20 minutes.
It is also possible to reach anywhere in the city via the cabs serving from the airport, or rent a car to ensure a smooth transport during your stay.