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Directions to the RKI, General-Pape-Straße

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RKI location at General-Pape-Straße 62-66RKI location at General-Pape-Straße 62-66

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Local transport information (Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe BVG)

Address: General-Pape-Straße 62-66, 12101 Berlin-Tempelhof

Arriving in Berlin by car:

a) Follow the urban motorway A100 to "Kreuz Schöneberg", exit at "Sachsendamm" and turn right. At the traffic lights directly after the tunnel, turn left into Ballonfahrerweg and follow the road to General-Pape-Strasse 62-64.

b) Coming from Kolonnenstrasse, turn sharp right straight after the bridge onto Loewenhardtdamm/General-Pape-Strasse. Follow the road to General-Pape-Strasse 62-64.

Arriving in Berlin by train:

From Berlin Hauptbahnhof railway station (Distance by taxi: 7 km)

  • Take the S-Bahn (city train) from the top floor of the station to "Friedrichstraße" and then to "Südkreuz":
  • Access from the mainline platform to the S-Bahn is signposted (tickets are available at vending machines: a single ticket for the A & B sections of Berlin costs €2.80)*.
  • Possible S-Bahn lines: S5 heading for "Hoppegarten/Strausberg Nord", S7 heading for "Ahrensfelde", S75 heading for "Wartenberg" or S9 heading for "Flughafen Schönefeld": get off any of these at "Friedrichstraße" (1 stop, takes approx. 2 minutes).
  • Change here to the S2 heading for "Blankenfelde" or the S25 heading for "Lichterfelde Süd/Teltow Stadt". Follow the S1/S2/S25 signs to the lower floor of the station. Take the S2 or S25 to the station "Südkreuz" (5 stops, takes approx. 10 minutes).
  • From Südkreuz railway station (approx. 10 minutes walk):
    At "Südkreuz", go upstairs and from there back down into the eastern entrance hall ("Eingangshalle Ost"). In the hall, use the exit on the left-hand side (Tempelhof/General-Pape-Strasse/Werner-Voss-Damm), turn left into General-Pape-Strasse and follow the road. After walking about 500 metres, you will reach the approach road to "Tor III". Here you can already see the Robert Koch Institute ahead on your right.

Arriving in Berlin by plane:

From Tegel Airport (Distance by taxi: 16 km)

  • Take the X9 bus heading for "Zoologischer Garten" and get off at the S-Bahn (city train) station called "Jungfernheide". Then take the S42 to "Südkreuz"
  • Access from the airport to the buses is signposted (tickets are available on the bus or from a vending machine: a single ticket for the A & B sections of Berlin costs €2.80)*.
  • Take the X9 bus heading for "Zoologischer Garten" and get off at the S-Bahn (city train) station "Jungfernheide" (2 stops, takes approx. 8 minutes). Change here to the S42 (Ring line – anticlockwise) and get off at "Südkreuz" (10 stops, takes approx. 19 minutes).
  • At "Südkreuz", go towards the eastern entrance hall (Eingangshalle Ost) and use the exit on the left-hand side (Tempelhof/General-Pape-Straße/Werner-Voss-Damm). After leaving the station, go up the short flight of stairs and turn left, following the road. After walking about 500 metres, cross the road and follow the approach road to "Tor III". Here you can see the Robert Koch Institute on your left (about 10 minutes walk).

From Schönefeld Airport (Distance by taxi: 18 km)

  • Take the S-Bahn (city train) to "Treptower Park" or "Neukölln", then the S41 to "Südkreuz":
  • Access from the airport to the S-Bahn railway station is signposted (tickets are available at vending machines: a single ticket for the A, B & C sections of Berlin costs €3.30)*.
    After leaving the airport building, follow the covered walkway to the railway station (approx. 5 minutes walk).
  • Possible S-Bahn lines: S9 heading for "Spandau", getting off at "Treptower Park" (8 stops, takes approx. 25 minutes), or S45 heading for "Hermannplatz", getting off at "Neukölln" (8 stops, takes approx. 25 minutes).
  • Change here to the S41 (Ring line – clockwise) and get off at "Südkreuz" (from "Treptower Park": 5 stops, takes approx. 12 minutes; from "Neukölln": 3 stops, takes approx. 8 minutes).
  • At "Südkreuz", go towards the eastern entrance hall (Eingangshalle Ost) and use the exit on the left-hand side (Tempelhof/General-Pape-Straße/Werner-Voss-Damm). After leaving the station, go up the short flight of stairs and turn left, following the road. After walking about 500 metres, cross the road and follow the approach road to "Tor III". Here you can see the Robert Koch Institute on your left (about 10 minutes walk).


* A ticket entitles you to travel with any number of changes in the direction of your destination for a maximum of 2 hours. You can use the buses, trams and S-Bahn and U-Bahn trains of all transport companies within the Berlin tariff area.

Date: 20.06.2017