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Travel card berlin

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Travel card berlin

Arriving in Berlin 10th sep in the morning around 6 am - and going to take off again with train at 12:30 the 13th sep.

Leaving us in berlin for 4 days, but at the 4th day we wont be able to use the travel-card as we are leaving so eairly anyways.

So my question is, is it easy to buy a one-time ticket in the underground?

Because I've seen a AB card, but it only works for either 3 or 5 days :(

- Also can it be true, that a 3 days travel card cost 24.50 EURO for 1 person! I think that is quite expensive for only traveling!

Also is the AB travel card available to be purchased in the underground?

Have a really nice day

Jonas

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1. Re: Travel card berlin

You mean the Berlin WelcomeCard 72h for Berlin AB?

visitberlin.de/en/article/berlin-in-72-hours

This card does not just cover local public transport.

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A day ticket just for local public transport Berlin AB is EUR 6,70. A 3-days ticket does not exist.

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72 hours ticket for Copenhagen zones 1,2,3 and 4 is DKK 190 (~ EUR 25,00). Thus no less for a smaller area.

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Berlin WelcomeCards can be bought from the ticket machines, but than you have to collect the city guide and voucher booklet coming with this card later at a counter. You could buy it e.g. also at the counters when arriving at Berlin by plan or train. The validity of this travel card starts only when you validate (stamp) it.

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2. Re: Travel card berlin

@abalada thanks for taking you the time to answer me :)

No matter what country you compare to, whether its cheaper or not, its still a lot of money for traveling :) Mainly because I like to walk! :) But some distances is just to long to walk. About the ticket machine, a really nice information :). Do you know if u can buy a, lets say 10-ticket card ? or something like that.

Have a really nice day!

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3. Re: Travel card berlin

Depending on what you plan to in Berlin, you may find that the 72-hour Welcome Card saves you some money. As Abalada told you, it doesn't cover only transport: it offers 200-odd discounts to a very wide variety of museums and tourist attractions. If you were thinking of doing a walking tour, for example, you would save 4 euros on the 12-euro fee; if you wanted to go on a 3-hour boat tour you would save even more; if you wanted to go to the Deutsches Historisches Museum you would save 2 euros on the 8-euros admission ticket. If you go to a concert at the Philharmonie the 25% discount on the admission ticket will save you 10 euros on a 40-euron ticket; likewise theatre and opera.

It's hard to think of a first-time tourist who would not make at least some use of the Welcome Card discounts.

On the BVG website you can download a list of all the discounts: do peruse it. Depending on what you want to do, you may find that you save the cost of all your transport.

Edited: 04 August 2013, 17:34
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The ticket machines display multiple languages (though not Danish). There's no 10-journey card, but there is a 4-journey card. However, given a single ticket is €2.60, if you're going to make 3 or more journeys in one day, it's better to get the day ticket for €6.70.

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5. Re: Travel card berlin

Once you get the hang of them, ticket vending machines are easy to operate, so you can decide whether you buy a day ticket or just get single tickets for each ride. The vending machines in S-Bahn and U-Bahn stations take bank notes, but make sure you have coins if you intend to use the machines in trams and buses.

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