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    Car hire at Berlin Brandenburg Airport

    The much anticipated Berlin Brandenburg Airport finally opened on the 31st October 2020 and is now the main airport for the region. If visiting, consider a car hire at Berlin Brandenburg Airport with Auto Europe to make your onward journey as smooth as possible. Via out website, you can search, compare and place your reservation with minimal effort. The site is user friendly, secure and provides great deals and offers on global car hire. If you need to speak to someone, contact our reservation team on +49 89 412 09 786.

    For more than 60 years Auto Europe has been providing car hire worldwide. Having partnered with numerous local, national and international car hire suppliers, allows us to provide excellent quotes, convenient locations and a large fleet of vehicles in which to choose from. We have a myriad of vehicles, from mini cars to economy cars, and even SUVs – all of which are great for exploring Berlin and Germany. Some of our trusted partnerships include, Sixt, Europcar, Avis and so forth. If our superb price and service wasn’t enough, we also offer free cancellation up to 48 hours before pick-up should your plans change.

    Airport Information

    With a perceived 48 million expected passengers per year, the newly built Berlin Brandenburg Airport will become the country’s third largest airport. Built to serve Germany’s capital city – Berlin – it also provides excellent transport opportunities to the local region. The airport derived its name from Willy Brandt – a previous German politician, mayor and Federal Chancellor.

    Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
    Official Name: Berlin Brandenburg Willy Brandt Airport
    Address: Melli-Beese-Ring 1, 12529 Schönefeld, Germany
    Telephone: +49 30 6091 60910
    Location: The airport is located approximately 27km southeast of Berlin, the Federal State of Brandenburg.
    Airlines operating at Berlin Brandenburg Airport: The airport will host numerous charter, scheduled and low-cost carriers, some of which include; Lufthansa, KLM, United Airlines, EasyJet, British Airways and Ryanair.

    Where to pick up my car hire at Berlin Brandenburg Airport

    Auto Europe, as a broker, provides you with a list of all our trusted local, national and international car hire suppliers – so that you can make an informed decision before booking. At Berlin Brandenburg Airport we have partnered with such suppliers as, Sixt, Hertz, Avis and so forth. For added choice you’ll also see what the low-cost car hire suppliers have on offer, companies such as Budget, Keddy, Global and Buchbinder. Refer to the following car hire suppliers to see which one best suits your requirements.

    Alamo Car Hire at Berlin Brandenburg Airport Alamo at Berlin Brandenburg Airport
    Melli Beese Ring 1,
    Schönefeld, Germany 12529

    +49 30 4102151
    Opening Hours:
    Mon - Sun 8:00 AM - 08:00 PM
    Europcar Car Hire at Berlin Brandenburg Airport Europcar at Berlin Brandenburg Airport
    Melli Beese Ring 1,
    Schönefeld, Germany 12529

    +49 30 6349160
    Opening Hours:
    Mon - Sun 07:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Avis Car Hire at Berlin Brandenburg Airport Avis at Berlin Brandenburg Airport
    Melli Beese Ring 1
    Schönefeld, Germany 12529

    +49 30 609 176720
    Opening Hours:
    Mon - Fri 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Sat 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Sun 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Sixt Car Hire at Berlin Brandenburg Airport Sixt at Berlin Brandenburg Airport
    Melli Beese Ring 1
    Schönefeld, Germany 12529

    +49 8966060060
    Opening Hours:
    Mon - Fri 6:00 AM - Midnight
    Sat - Sun 07:00 AM - 11:30 PM

    The major of car hire suppliers can be found at Terminal 1 and 2. It is therefore important to make sure you head to the correct terminal to pick-up your car. When opting for a car rental at Berlin Brandenburg Airport, Terminal 1, you’ll find the rental desks conveniently located on the E0 level. Please make sure you have all your documents ready before arriving at the service desk. These include, the Auto Europe voucher, a valid ID, driving licence (with an International Driving Permit, if required) and a valid credit card under the main driver’s name.

    This credit card will be used to secure a deposit upon pick-up. The deposit will be released back onto your credit card once the car is returned in the same condition as when it left. Make sure you check the vehicle thoroughly inside and out, noting any issues on the pick-up slip. Likewise, make sure a member of the car hire team check and sign off the vehicle upon your return. For further useful tips when hiring a vehicle in Germany, read our driving in Germany guide.


    The airport is formed of two terminals. Terminal 1 is the main terminal and consists of six levels. Terminal 2 will host low-cost carriers and is located adjacent to the main Terminal 1. Moving between Terminal 1 & 2 is relatively easy. The terminals are connected by public transport. From taxis to the S-Bahn S9 and S45, together with shuttle buses, hoping between the terminals shouldn’t be an issue. We do however recommend you ensure you have plenty of time should you require to hop between terminals.

    Airport Facilities

    All terminals contain the necessary standard infrastructure for air travel. From check-in desks to departure lounges and baggage reclaim – you’ll find everything needed for a safe and secure journey. Within Terminal 1, after going through check-in you’ll be presented with the Marktplatz – a large shopping zone. Here you’ll find everything you need including a food court. Terminal 2 also provides ample shopping and eating zones – coffee houses, bars and restaurants. All terminals have ATM’s, information desks, restrooms and comfortable lounges. Car rental desks in Terminal 1 & 2 are located on level E0. Wi-Fi is available throughout the terminals, and if you have a keen interested in viewing the airplanes, head to the panoramic viewing terrace at Terminal 1.

    How to get to and from Berlin Brandenburg Airport

    The airport is extremely well connected to the local public transport infrastructure and road network. If you’re looking for flexibility, then a car hire at Berlin Brandenburg Airport is always the best option - that of which can be easily reserved using our online booking engine. At the airport you’ll also find a variety of public transport options – from buses to trains and taxis – all of which provide an excellent and convenient service into Berlin and across the region itself.


    Located near the airport is the A113 and A117 motorways – both of which making driving to the airport a viable option. Interchange A13, A10 and Federal Road 96a are also easy to reach from the airport. This signifies that when you rent a car at Berlin Brandenburg Airport you can easily reach you desired destination – whether that be Berlin or any other part of the Federal State of Brandenburg. Within 40 minutes you can reach Regierungsviertel, Platz and Potsdamer by car – depending on time of day. Central Berlin can also be easily reached via the A113 and A10.


    Taxi stands are located directly outside of both terminals. Terminal 1 and 2 provides a north and south taxi rank located on the E0 level. Taxis are cream in colour with a taxi sign upon their roof. Taxis are metered, but we advise asking the driver estimated cost before commencing your journey.


    Terminal 1 and 2 is connected to the Rudow metro station by a yellow express bus – X7 and X71. A bus journey to the city is around 18 minutes with an express shuttle service available from Terminal 1 – heading to Steglitz Town Hall.


    There are two train stations at the airport; one is located at Terminals 1 & 2. You will find the Terminal 1 & 2 train station located on the U2 level. From here you can catch the S9 and S45 route towards Berlin’s central station. The journey usually takes up to 20 minutes. Regional and express trains are in operation throughout the day – taking you to central Berlin in as little as 30 minutes. At the train station you can also board regional trains that will take you to central Berlin.

    Parking tips

    The new airport has ample parking for everyone – from short-stay to long-stay parking, and drop-off zones. Terminal 1 & 2 has eight parking garages (P1 to P8). Parking can be pre-booked online for convenience. In Berlin there are forty-four pay parking zones located throughout the city. You can either pay at the available ticket machine, or pay via an App. Pre-registration is required to pay using the App. In the city centre we advise parking in one of the numerous secure parking garages. Daily rates can often be cheaper than paying on an hourly basis

    Useful links

    Official Berlin Brandenburg Airport Website

    Additional Information about Berlin Brandenburg Airport

    Berlin Brandenburg Airport
    Melli-Beese-Ring 1
    Schönefeld, Brandenburg, Germany, 12529

    IATA Code: BER
    IACO Code: EDDB
    Wikipedia Page
    Latitude: 52.3913447
    Longitude: 13.611215

    General Information: Located 27km southeast of Berlin City Centre, Berlin Brandenburg Airport is the regions newest airport and provides national and international flight routes. The airport is within the Federal State of Brandenburg, Germany.