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The Berlin metro (U-Bahn)


underground (U-Bahn)

The largest metro system in Germany

The Berlin metro (U-Bahn) is one of the most modern subway systems in all of Europe, and the most extensive public transport network of this type in Germany

The Berlin metro system is well known for its high levels of performance and its emphasis on environmental responsibility.

Its nine lines extend a total of 151.7 kilometers, and serve 170 stations.

The Berlin metro system is used by more than one million people every day. Every year, its trains carry 400 million passengers. It accounts for roughly half of the transport volume provided by the Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe.

Facts and figures

The trains of the Berlin metro system clock around 400,000 kilometers every weekday. That adds up to 132 million kilometers every year. We could also say that on average, the trains circle the globe nine times every single day.

The average speed of the metro trains is 30.7 kilometers per hour. During rush hour, trains currently run at 3 or 5-minute intervals.

By the way, you can use every cell phone network while on our trains or in our stations. You can also charge your cell phone at all of our BVG ticket machines.

Berlin currently has nine metro (U-Bahn) lines:

  • ._(Hinweis auf einen Querverweis).  U-Bahnlinie U1

    Between S+U Warschauer Straße metro (U-Bahn) and urban rail station (S-Bahn) and U Uhlandstraße metro station (U-Bahn)
  • ._(Hinweis auf einen Querverweis).  U-Bahnlinie U2

    Between S+U Pankow metro (U-Bahn) and urban rail station (S-Bahn) and U Ruhleben metro station (U-Bahn)
  • ._(Hinweis auf einen Querverweis).  U-Bahnlinie U3

    Between U Nollendorfplatz metro station (U-Bahn) and U Krumme Lanke metro station (U-Bahn)
  • ._(Hinweis auf einen Querverweis).  U-Bahnlinie U4

    Between U Nollendorfplatz metro station (U-Bahn) and S+U Innsbrucker Platz metro (U-Bahn) and urban rail station (S-Bahn)
  • ._(Hinweis auf einen Querverweis).  U-Bahnlinie U5

    Between U Hönow metro station (U-Bahn) and S+U Alexanderplatz metro (U-Bahn) and urban rail station (S-Bahn)
  • ._(Hinweis auf einen Querverweis).  U-Bahnlinie U6

    Between U Alt-Tegel metro station (U-Bahn) and U Alt-Mariendorf metro station (U-Bahn)
  • ._(Hinweis auf einen Querverweis).  U-Bahnlinie U7

    Between S+U Rathaus Spandau metro (U-Bahn) and urban rail station (S-Bahn)and U Rudow metro station (U-Bahn)
  • ._(Hinweis auf einen Querverweis).  U-Bahnlinie U8

    Between S+U Wittenau metro (U-Bahn) and urban rail station (S-Bahn) and S+U Hermannstraße metro (U-Bahn) and urban rail station (S-Bahn)
  • ._(Hinweis auf einen Querverweis).  U-Bahnlinie U9

    Between U Osloer Straße metro station (U-Bahn) and S+U Rathaus Steglitz metro (U-Bahn) and urban rail station (S-Bahn)
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