Berlin Welcome Card
The card which makes you feel welcome in Berlin
Berlin and the Welcome Card
Berlin is the capital city of Germany and with 3.5 million inhabitants it is the largest city in the country. Berlin is home to many famous buildings and monuments such as the Brandenburger Gate, the Reichstag (parliament) and the boulevard Unter den Linden. The Berlin Wall built in 1961 divided the city into two until 1989 when the wall was destroyed and the two Berlins were reunited. Berlin is an interesting city trip for culture and history lovers. In winter the Christmas market is very popular and draws a crowd. Other attractions are a visit of the Olympic Stadium, Madame Tussauds or simply enjoy Berlin’s beautiful parks and the zoo which is home to world’s largest variety of animals. With the Berlin Welcome Card in your pocket, you have the city at your fingertips.
Berlin Welcome Card at a glance
The Berlin Welcome Card all-inclusive guarantees you a hassle-free city trip. This card allows you free entry to 25 Berlin attractions such as Madame Tussauds, the DDR Museum and the Berlin TV tower. Included is a free ticket for the Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour which will take you to the most important highlights in the city. When you purchase your Welcome Card Berlin online, you save both time and money.
Advantages of the Berlin WelcomeCard
The main advantage of the Berlin Welcome Card all-inclusive is free entry to the more than 20 attractions and sights. What’s more, you will never have to wait in the queues because fast-track entry is included. This way you save a lot of trouble and time which means that you can see even more highlights of Berlin. If you purchase the Berlin Welcome Card with public transport, you need not worry about tram, bus or U-Bahn, S-Bahn tickets. If you like exploring the city on foot or by bike, buy a Berlin Card which includes walking and cycling tours. What’s more, a boat trip on the Spree River is also included. With a Berlin Welcome Card in your pocket, your city trip is hassle-free.
Free Public Transport
Berlin is a big city and some of the sights are far apart. You will certainly want to use public transport. Your Berlin Welcome Card either includes a hop-on hop-off bus tour, a tour by boat, or regular public transport in Berlin. The hop-on hop-off bus route runs along the most important sights in the city. You decide where you get off, what sights or museums to see in detail, and then you hop on again to continue your sightseeing tour. The hop-on hop-off bus is the best way to move around the city hassle-free.
Free entry to Berlin Museums
Berlin museums are popular and this shows in the often long waiting lines. With the Berlin Welcome Card in your pocket, this problem is solved because this card allows you not only free entry but also skip-the-line entry to some of the most popular museums such as the TV tower, the DDR Museum, Madame Tussauds, the Alte Nationalgalerie, the Altes Museum, the Bode Museum and the German Historical Museum.
Guided City Walks and Bike Tours
The Berlin Welcome Card also includes a number of city walks: the Discover Berlin City Walk covers all the main sight including the Berlin Wall, Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial or Berlin Food Crawl. The pass also allows you to go on a guided bike tour along the sights in Berlin centre. Also included is a boat trip on the Spree River.
Free map of Berlin
You will not easily lose your way in Berlin because a free city map is included in your pass. This map is very helpful because museums and sights are marked. With this map, it is easy to plan your route and what to see first.
Welcome Card Berlin as a Discount Card
This Berlin pass is also a discount card and to be used when buying tickets for attractions that are not included in the Berlin Welcome Card. Several restaurants and shops also give a discount when you show your card.
How does the Berlin Card work?
When you buy your Berlin Travel Card online you will be offered various types of cards. Select the one that suits you best. The main differences between the various types of cards are the period during which the card is valid and whether it includes public transport. If you select a Berlin Welcome Card without public transport, you will receive it by e-mail. If you order the Berlin Welcome Card including public transport, you need to pick it up at a tourist office in Berlin. You can do this at Berlin airport.
Different types of Berlin Welcome Pass
The Berlin Welcome Card comes in various types. The main difference is how many days the pass is valid, 2, 3, 4 5 or 6 days. Please note that there is a price distinction between adults (from 15 years of age onward) and children (between 3 and 14 years old). When you purchase a Berlin Welcome Card including free public transport you have unlimited use of U-Bahn, S-Bahn, tram and bus.
The Berlin Welcome Card is easy to use and offers a large number of different tickets combined in one pass. The pass is activated when you visit your first museum or attraction. If you have opted for a separate public transport ticket, this is also activated at first usage. This transport ticket has to be collected in person either from a pick-up point in the city centre or at the airport.
Berlin has so much to offer and there is so much to see! Visit the Olympic Stadium, go to Potsdamer Platz, the Berlin Wall and Checkpoint Charlie. Berlin has also many interesting museums: the DDR Museum, Madame Tussauds, the Alte Nationalgalerie, the Jewish Museum, Pergamon Museum and the Altes Museum are only a few examples. And remember with your Berlin Welcome Card entry is free!
The Berlin Welcome Card allows free entry to:
- DDR Museum
- TV tower
- Pergamon Museum
- Alte Nationalgalerie
- Bode Museum
- Madame Tussauds
- Jewish Museum
- and many other Berlin museums
There is so much to see in Berlin that it is a good idea to plan your sightseeing tour. Take the hop-on hop-off bus to get a first impression of the city. The next day you can visit a museum or relax in one of the parks. Be sure to sample German beer, bratwurst and sauerkraut.