About The Berlin City Tour:
Whether you're an eager first-timer or a seasoned regular, a ticket for the Berlin City Tour is an ideal way to make new discoveries in the German capital. There's 3 hop-on hop-off routes in total, each with a unique theme based around a particular aspect of German history/culture.
See all the most iconic sights on the Classic Tour (A), learn about shifting trends and recent history on the Wall & Lifestyle Tour (B), and dive into old Berlin on the Westend Tour (C).
Tickets are very flexible and can accommodate most interests and time scales. Routes purchased individually are valid for 1-day, while combination tickets are valid for 2-days.
- All Year Round, Daily.
Except Westend Tour (April 11 - October 31 Only).
- Digital Audio: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Polish, Chinese and Japanese - A & B Tours Only.
- Live English and German speaking guides.
Tour Frequency / Times:
- See tour descriptions below.
- A-Line Tour: Tauentzienstrasse 16.
- B-Line Tour: Rotes Rathaus/Neptunbrunnen.
- C-Line Tour: Tauentzienstrasse 16.
*Join your selected tour[s] at any of their corresponding stops.
- All Tours: 2 hours each (1 full loop).
Berlin 'Classic' Bus Tour (A):
Timetable: 09:15 to 16:30, every 15 minutes.
If it's your first time visiting Berlin then chances are you'll want to get around all of the city's most iconic landmarks. The Berlin City Tour's 'Classic Tour' is a journey featuring all of the most prolific sights in the city centre.
Get off and admire the Brandenburg Gate, travel to the Fernsehturm Television Tower for the best views in town, and visit the Kaufhaus des Westens department store, better known as KaDeWe.
This is a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour, meaning you have the freedom to leave and rejoin the buses as often as you like. For a full list of stops please the itinerary list below.
A-Line buses are recognisable by their red 'City Sightseeing' designs.
Berlin 'Wall & Lifestyle' Bus Tour (B):
Timetable: 09:30 to 16:00, every 30 minutes.
No trip to Berlin is complete without seeing all of the sites most synonymous with the turbulent events of the 20th century. The 'Wall and Lifestyle Tour' is an integral part of the larger Berlin City Tour that visits the capital's main cultural and historical landmarks.
Travel back to the final days of World War 2 by hopping off at the Berliner Unterwelten, an incredible complex of tunnels and bunkers that shielded supplies and communications infrastructure from attacks by the allies. Stop off at the East Side Gallery, where you can find the largest surviving portion of the Berlin Wall, now an international memorial for freedom that's covered in countless murals.
Dive into a haven of modern pop culture at the Computerspielemuseum (Computer Game Museum) located on Karl-Marx-Allee boulevard. And by getting off at Oranienburger Straße you'll encounter a lively collection of nightlife venues, restaurants and bars.
B & C-Line buses are recognisable by their green & cream 'Berlin City Tour' designs.
Berlin 'Westend' Bus Tour (C):
Timetable: 10:00 to 16:00, every hour.
The Westend tour covers some of Berlin's most scenic sightseeing routes. Do a circuit around the Olympiastadion and hop off next to the emblematic Glockenturm (30 minute stop), then pass through the upscale Kurfürstendamm avenue, a long boulevard considered to be the Champs-Élysées of Berlin. The entire tour takes around 2 hours to complete and you will also visit Charlottenburg Palace, the ICC and Funkturm Radio Tower.
Free 3rd Reich Walking Tour:
Holders of a valid bus pass for the Berlin City Tour can now enjoy a free walking tour that explores Berlin's history from 1933 until 1945. Tours run every Friday, Saturday and Sunday and last approximately 1 hour: 11:30 (English), 13:00 (English), 14:30 (German).
They start at the Brandenburg Gate and are led by a professional guide. During your tour you'll be taken along Wilhelmstrasse to the 'Führerbunker' and Holocaust Memorial.