Berlin and the surrounding regions are divided into fare zones, and .
Fare zone Berlinincludes the city center of Berlin, including the S-Bahn-Ring.
Fare zone Berlinbegins outside the S-Bahn ring and reaches to the city limits.
Fare zone Berlinincludes both the outskirts of Berlin e. g. and the city of Potsdam.
The tariff area of the Verkehrsverbund Berlin-Brandenburg (VBB) includes the federal state of Berlin and the state of Brandenburg with its administrative districts and independent cities of Brandenburg a.d.H., Cottbus, Frankfurt (Oder) and Potsdam.
- Tickets are only available in the following fare zone combinations: Berlin AB, BC and ABC.
- The most used ticket in Berlin is fare zone Berlin AB by travelers on the go.
- Should your trip surprisingly take you into the surrounding region, you can purchase a connection ticket for fare zone Berlin C to add to your Berlin AB-ticket. You can also extend a Berlin BC ticket with a separate Berlin A ticket.
- Please refer to the route network map to find out which fare zone your destination is in.