Finding Bard College Berlin

Getting to Bard College Berlin using the Berlin public transportation network (BVG) is easy. Once you have reached the S/U-Bahn station Pankow (or Pastor-Niemöller-Platz, as you’ll see in the specific directions below), take Tram M1 (streetcar) in the direction Rosenthal Nord. Get out at the tram stop Am Iderfenngraben. Exit the train, walk for a block in the direction the tram was going, and then take a turn right, onto Platanenstraße. The main administration building is in Platanenstr. 24 on the left-hand side.

From the S/U-Bahn station Pankow it is also possible to take tram M1-Schillerstr or Bus 250, in which case the stop to get off is called Hermann-Hesse-Str./Waldstr.

One-way ticket for the AB zone currently costs €2.80. If you are arriving from the Schönefeld Airport, you should purchase a ticket for the ABC zone, which costs €3.40. It is advisable to have small change to buy a ticket either at a train stop, or from a bus driver. The trams are equipped with the ticket machines similar to the ones you find on the train platforms.

From Tegel Airport

Take the Bus 128 all the way to U Osloer Str., and there change to Bus 150 until Pastor-Niemöller-Platz. Bard College Berlin is a short walk from there (just follow Friedrich Engels street until Platanenstr). Instead of walking, you can also take the tram M1-Rosenthal Nord for another two stops. This trip will take you about an hour.

A taxi ride from Tegel Airport will cost around €25.

From Schönefeld Airport

If you are arriving from the Schönefeld Airport via public transportation, you should purchase a ticket for the ABC zone (€3.40). Take the train S9 all the way to S/U-Bahn station Pankow. From here follow the instructions above. The trip should take 1h 20min.

A taxi ride from Schönefeld Airport will cost around €60.

From Zoologischer Garten

The fastest way to get to Bard College Berlin from Zoo using public transportation is to take the underground train U9 all the way to U Osloer Str., and there change to Bus 150 until Pastor-Niemöller-Platz. Bard College Berlin is a short walk from there (just follow Friedrich Engels street until Platanenstr.). Instead of walking, you can also take the tram M1-Rosenthal Nord for another two stops. This trip will take you approximately 50 minutes.

A taxi ride from Zoologischer Garten will cost around €25.

From Hauptbahnhof

Take the train S7 and get off at S Hackescher Markt just two stops away. There change to the tram M1-Rosenthal Nord, and follow the instructions above. The trip will take you around 50 min.

A taxi ride from Hauptbahnhof will cost around €20.

From Ostbahnhof

Take the train S3 or S75 (with the destination Spandau) until the stop at S Hackescher Markt. There change to the tram M1-Rosenthal Nord, and follow the instructions above. The trip will take you around 50 minutes.

A taxi ride from Ostbahnhof will cost around €25.