Central Rail Station (Hauptbahnhof)
The most important information on Berlin Central Station at a glance.
Europe's most modern transfer station combines striking architecture with mobility requirements of the 21st century. Around 1,000 long-distance, regional, and S-Bahn trains stop daily on 14 platforms on two levels. More than 80 shops and stores are inside the station, and are open from 8 AM to 10 PM, seven days a week.
The tourist information point can be found on the ground floor of the main train station.
A map of the surrounding area is located inside the train station.
Public Transportation Connections
Hauptbahnhof is centrally located so you can easily reach your desired destination from here.
- The S-Bahn platform is located on the second level.
- Regional trains arrive and departure on second level and on the 2nd basement level.
- U-Bahn is also placed on 2nd basement level.
- Buses, taxis, and trams are accessible via exit to Europaplatz (northern side of Hauptbahnhof).
The Right Ticket
Berlin Hauptbahnhof is located in fare zone A.
- If you want to travel within the city center, you will need a ticket for the AB fare zone.
- If you're going to go to the surrounding region, you must purchase a ABC fare zone ticket.
Please make sure to validate your ticket.
- Sales kiosks: DB Information is the main point of contact for information about your train journey. The DB Travel Center is located on the first floor.
- Ticket machines are located throughout the station