How Much it Cost to Travel to Berlin: Detailed Prices

Last Updated: Dec 2023

While it may not be as beautiful as the others, Berlin is now one of the most visited cities in Europe and it impresses virtually everyone who comes. The unusual history of being divided between communist and capitalist from 1961 to 1989 is still visible today, and it’s made for a fascinating and huge city with great sights and nightlife.

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Travel Costs to Berlin

Population 3,400,000
Area 5,000,000
Timezone UTC+1
Currency Euro
Airports Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
BACKPACKER INDEX: US$80.89
1 USD = 0.9300 EUR
133 World cities ranked cheapest to most expensive: Backpacker Index for 2024

What is the Average Price of a Hotel in Berlin?

Berlin Hotel Seasons

Berlin Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar13.98 - 58.06
starstarstarstarstar16.13 - 69.89
starstarstarstarstar23.66 - 84.95
starstarstarstarstar50.54 - 116.13
starstarstarstarstar121.51 - 187.10

Berlin Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed12.90 - 38.71

How much does it cost to visit top attractions in Berlin?

Best tours in Berlin

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Pergamon MuseumBerlin's most famous museum, housing controversial ancient artifacts and the famous Pergamon Alter.
adults
under 16
12.90
6.45
Checkpoint Charlie MuseumThis interesting museum now has a free competitor on the plaza across the street.
adults
students
18.28
11.83
Reichstag buildingThe new parliament building is architecturally interesting with great views.
Everyone
0.00
Walking tourBerlin is where the new craze of free walking tours began, and they are highly recommended.
all
0.00

What’s the average price of food and drink in Berlin?

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastMany hotels and hostels include breakfast. If you are on your own there are some cheap options available, mostly rolls and sandwiches.4.30 - 8.60
Budget lunchBerlin has plenty of Turkish and Middle Eastern stands and restaurants which are usually great and cheap. Wurst/sausage stands are cheap for local cuisine.5.38 - 12.90
Budget dinnerBeer halls and similar casual restaurants usually have filling and cheap traditional German food. 9.68 - 19.35
.5L beerThis is a great drinking town, though the many trendy bars can be expensive. Look for beer halls and happy hours for the best deals. 3.23 - 5.38
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What are the costs of transportation in Berlin?

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from Tegel to city center25.81 - 32.26
Taxi from Schönefeld to city center48.39 - 62.37
Bus from Tegel to city center2.15
3km taxi ride in Berlin10.75 - 15.05
Metro/bus/tram ride in Berlin2.15
All-day metro/bus/tram pass7.53

Getting to Berlin

Getting around Berlin

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When to visit Berlin

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)
January37291.7
February40291.3
March47341.6
April56401.5
May66482.1
June71542.7
July75582.2
August74572.3
September66511.8
October56441.5
November45361.7
December40312.2

Berlin Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar6:07am6:21pm
21 Jun4:43am9:34pm
21 Sep6:50am7:08pm
21 Dec8:15am3:54pm

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