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Local transport information (Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe BVG)

Address: - Nordufer 20, 13353 Berlin-Wedding

Arriving in Berlin by car:

From the south

  • Take the A115 motorway into the city, following the signs to Berlin-Zentrum/Zehlendorf.
  • At the Funkturm junction, bear right onto the A100 Stadtring (city ring) following the signs to Hamburg/Tegel/Wedding.
  • After driving about another 3 km, stay in the middle lane and continue on the A100 towards Wedding.
  • At the end of the motorway at Seestraße, continue straight ahead along Seestraße to the next crossroads at Eckenförder Platz. Turn right at the crossroads into Sylter Straße.
  • After a few hundred metres, the name of the road changes to Nordufer. Continue straight ahead over the crossroads at the "Föhrer Brücke" canal bridge. The Robert Koch Institute (a brick building) is directly on your left.

From the north

  • Take the A111 motorway into the city, following the signs to Berlin-Reinickendorf/Zentrum/Tegel.
  • Exit the A111 at the "Seidelstraße" junction. Turn left at the traffic lights onto Seidelstraße. Follow this road for several kilometres; its name changes first to Scharnweberstraße and then to Müllerstraße.
  • Turn right from Müllerstraße into Seestraße.
  • After several hundred metres, turn left into Amrumer Straße.
  • Turn right at the major crossroads into Föhrer Straße and drive towards the canal bridge ("Föhrer Brücke").
  • Turn left before the "Föhrer Brücke" canal bridge into the road called Nordufer. The Robert Koch Institute (a brick building) is directly on your left.

Arriving in Berlin by train:

From Berlin Hauptbahnhof railway station

Take the S-Bahn (city train) from the top floor of the station to "Zoologischer Garten" station, then the U9 underground train (U-Bahn) heading for "Osloer Straße" and get off at "Westhafen":

  • 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 "Westkreuz", S7 heading for "Potsdam Hbf/Wannsee", S9 or S75 heading for "Spandau Hbf": get off any of these at "Zoologischer Garten" (3 stops, takes approx. 5 minutes).
  • Change here to the U9 U-Bahn line. Follow the signs to the U9 on the lower floor of the station. Take the U9 heading for "Osloer Straße" and get off at "Westhafen" (4 stops, takes approx. 5 minutes).
  • After leaving "Westhafen" station, walk down the road called "An der Putlitzbrücke" in the direction of the canal. After crossing the "Föhrer Brücke" canal bridge, turn right into the road called "Nordufer". You will find the Robert Koch Institute on the left-hand side after walking about 200 metres (approx. 5 minutes walk).

Or: take the no. 147 bus heading for "Leopoldplatz" and get off at Amrumer Straße:

  • Access from the mainline platform 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 no. 147 bus heading for "Leopoldplatz" (departs every 20 minutes) and get off at Amrumer Straße (6 stops, takes approx. 10 minutes).
  • Walk down Föhrer Straße in the direction of Westhafen harbour to the road called "Nordufer". Turn left here.You will find the Robert Koch Institute on the left-hand side after walking 200 metres (approx. 5 minutes walk).

Distance by taxi: 3 km

Arriving in Berlin by plane:

From Tegel Airport

Take the X9 bus heading for "Zoologischer Garten" and get off at the S-Bahn (city train) station called "Jungfernheide". Then take the S41 S-Bahn to "Westhafen":

  • 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 station called "Jungfernheide" (2 stops, takes approx. 8 minutes). Change here to the S41 S-Bahn (Ring) and get off at "Westhafen" (2 stations, takes approx. 4 minutes).
  • Walk down the road called "An der Putlitzbrücke" in the direction of the canal. After crossing the "Föhrer Brücke" canal bridge, turn right into "Nordufer". You will find the Robert Koch Institute on the left-hand side after walking about 200 metres (approx. 5 minutes walk).

Or: take the TXL bus heading for "Mollstraße/Prenzlauerallee" and get off at "Beusselstraße" S-Bahn (city train) station. Then take the S41 S-Bahn to "Westhafen":

  • 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 TXL bus heading for "Mollstraße/Prenzlauerallee" and get off at "Beusselstraße" S-Bahn station (2 stops, takes approx. 8 minutes). Change here to the S41, getting off at "Westhafen" (1 stop, takes approx. 2 minutes).
  • Walk down the road called "An der Putlitzbrücke" in the direction of the canal. After crossing the "Föhrer Brücke" canal bridge, turn right into "Nordufer". You will find the Robert Koch Institute on the left-hand side after walking about 200 metres (approx. 5 minutes walk).

A taxi from Tegel Airport to the Robert Koch Institute, Nordufer 20, 13353 Berlin-Wedding takes about 15 minutes.
Distance by taxi: 6.5 km

From Schönefeld Airport

Take the S-Bahn (city train) and get off at "Treptower Park" or "Neukölln"; change here to the S42 and get off at "Westhafen":

  • 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 at "Treptower Park" or "Neukölln" to the S42 on the opposite platform. Take the S42 and get off at "Westhafen".
  • Walk down the road "An der Pulitzbrücke" in the direction of the canal. After crossing the "Föhrer Brücke" canal bridge, turn right into the road called "Nordufer". You will find the Robert Koch Institute on the left-hand side after walking about 200 metres (approx. 5 minutes walk).

Distance by taxi: 32 km


* 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