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About Berlin Tegel Airport

Outside the front of Berlin Tegel Airport

Berlin Tegel Airport is the main international airport serving Berlin, Germany. The airport facilitates a mix of domestic flights within Germany and international flights from countries around the world.

The airport is a primary hub for Sundair and is a secondary hub for easyJet, Eurowings and Ryanair.

Berlin Tegel Airport opened for commercial flights in the 1950s. Since then, it has undergone several renovations and expansions, with the most notable being its famous hexagon-shaped terminal building which was built in the 1960s.

What is the airport code for Berling Tegel Airport?

The airport code for Berlin Tegel Airport is TXL.

Airport Location

Berlin Tegel Airport is located in Tegel, Reinckendorf, which is northwest of Berlin centre. It's around a 20–50-minute drive from Berlin Centre to the airport.


San Antonio Airport Flight Monitors

Facilities Include:

  • WIFI
  • Shopping
  • Dining
  • Passenger assistance
  • Tourist information
  • Airport lounges
  • Baggage wrapping
  • ATMs & banks
  • Currency exchange
  • Parking
  • Car rental

Lounges by terminal:

Globeground VIP Lounge

Located at Terminal A

  • Free snacks
  • WIFI
  • TV screens
  • Flight monitors
  • Newspaper and magazines

AirportClub Lounge

Located at Terminal A

  • Free snacks
  • Free bar
  • WIFI
  • Flight monitors
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • TV screens

British Airways Terraces Lounge

Located at Terminal A

  • Free snacks
  • Free bar
  • WIFI
  • Flight monitors
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • TV screens

Lufthansa Senator Lounge

Located at Terminal A

  • Premium menu
  • Free snacks
  • Free bar
  • WIFI
  • Flight monitors
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • TV screens

Lufthansa Business Lounge

Located at Terminal A

  • Premium menu
  • Free snacks
  • Free bar
  • WIFI
  • Flight monitors
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • TV screens
  • Conference room
  • Smoking area

Lufthansa Business Lounge

Located at Terminal A

  • Free snacks
  • Free bar
  • WIFI
  • Flight monitors
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • TV screens

C Lounge

Located at Terminal C

  • Free snacks
  • Free beer and wine
  • WIFI
  • Flight monitors
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • TV screens

Book Lounge Passes for Berlin Tegel Airport

Did you know that you can buy lounge passes for Berlin Tegel Airport with Alternative Airlines? You can purchase them for Berlin Airportclub Lounge and C-Lounge.


Runway Berlin Tegel Airport Air Berlin Plane

Berlin Tegel has two runways — Runway 08L/26R and Runway 08R/26L.

Runway 08L/26R (3,023 m in length) is the airport's bigger runway. The runway is mainly used for long-haul flights that are operated by wide-body aircraft.

Runway 08R/26L (2,428 m) is the smaller runway of the two. This runway is designed to handle flights operated by narrow-body aircraft.


Berlin Tegel Airport has one main terminal building, which is split into five separate boarding areas that are officially named terminals. Each terminal is lettered A–E.

Terminal A

Terminal A (directly connected to Terminal B) has the airport's iconic hexagon-shaped structure. The terminal facilitates flights from most major airlines that fly to Berlin Tegel, including transcontinental flights from carriers such as United and Lufthansa.

Terminal B

Terminal B is directly connected to Terminal A. The terminal handles flights from a mix of airlines, including long-haul flights from Qatar Airways.

Terminal C

Terminal C opened in May 2007 and was created as a temporary terminal due to a high number of passengers using Berlin Tegel Airport. Terminal C was primarily used by Air Berlin while it was active. Today, Terminal C is a transit zone for passengers that have flown on connecting flights.

Terminal D

Terminal D opened in 2001. The terminal is mainly used for small aircraft that fly shorter routes.

Terminal E

Terminal E is situated on the lower level of Terminal D and has just two gates.

Airlines that fly to Berlin Tegel Airport

Sundair uses Berlin Tegel as a primary hub and easyJet, Eurowings and Ryanair use the airport as a secondary hub.

Here's a full list of airlines that use Berlin Tegel Airport.

Aegean Airlines Greece
Aer Lingus Ireland
airBaltic Latvia
Air Canada Canada
Air France France
Air Malta Malta
Air Serbia Serbia
Alitalia Italy
American Airlines USA
Austrian Airlines Austria
Azerbaijan Airlines Azerbaijan
BRA Braathens Regional Airlines Sweden
British Airways UK
Brussels Airlines Belgium
Bulgaria Air Bulgaria
Corendon Airlines Turkey
Croatia Airlines Croatia
Delta Air Lines USA
easyJet UK
Eurowings German
Finnair Finland
Flybe UK
Hainan Airlines China
Iberia Express Spain
Icelandair Iceland
Iraqi Airways Iraq
KLM Netherlands
LOT Polish Airlines Poland
Lufthansa Germany
Luxair Luxembourg
MIAT Mongolian Airlines Russia
Onur Air Turkey
Pobeda Russia
Qatar Airways Qatar
Rhein-Neckar Air Germany
Royal Air Maroc Morocco
Royal Jordanian Jordan
Ryanair Ireland
S7 Airlines Russia
Scandinavian Airlines Norway, Denmark, Sweden
Scoot Singapore
Sundair Germany
SunExpress Turkey
SunExpress Deutschland Germany
Swiss Switzerland
TAP Air Portugal Portugal
TIU fly Deutschland Germany
Turkish Airlines Turkey
Ukraine International Airlines Ukraine
United Airlines USA
Utair Russia
Vueling Spain

Top Destinations

Top Domestic Routes

Rank Destination Passengers Airlines
1 Munich Airport, Munich 1,972,901 easyJet, Lufthansa
2 Frankfurt Airport, Frankfurt 1,956,370 easyJet, Lufthansa
3 Cologne/Bonn, Cologne 1,232,847 easyJet, Eurowings
4 Düsseldorf Airport, Düsseldorf 1,144,793 easyJet, Eurowings
5 Stuttgart Airport, Stuttgart 1,037,326 easyJet, Eurowings

Top International Routes

May 2018–April 2019
Rank Destination Passengers Airlines
1 Zürich Airport, Zürich 980,950 easyJet, SWISS
2 Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris 867,378 easyJet, Joon
3 London-Heathrow, London 774,372 British Airways, Eurowings
4 Vienna International Airport, Vienna 714,409 Austrian Airlines, easyJet
5 Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam 590,625 KLM

How to get to Berlin Tegel Airport

By driving

There are three long-stay parking areas at Berlin Tegel Airport and one short-stay parking area.

Rental car facilities are located inside the parking area P2.

By bus

There are no public transport options to Berlin Tegel. However, you can get the express Bus X9, which runs between the airport and Zoo Station every 10–20 minutes. Zoo Station has links to most places in Berlin through the S-Bahn and U-Bahn railway network.

By taxi

Taxis to the airport from the city will cost between €25–40 EUR. You can order by phone, online or by getting the person(s) in charge of your accommodation to order one for you.

There are also a number of taxi apps that you can use in Berlin, including myTaxi and Uber.

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