As a global gateway, Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER) continues to offer affordable air travel with over 140 destinations across 49 countries. Despite Norse Atlantic Airways discontinuing its flights to Los Angeles, plenty of budget airlines still operate from this hub, ensuring accessible global connectivity. A multitude of exciting destinations, both familiar and uncommon, are just one flight away from BER.
Airlines and Accessible Travel
Operating from BER are renowned low-cost carriers including Ryanair, Easyjet, and Lufthansa subsidiary Eurowings. Primarily focusing on European destinations, these airlines also offer long-haul flights from Schönefeld to more distant locales. Budget travelers can now reach far-flung destinations such as Singapore via Scoot, and soon Dubai, United Arab Emirates via Eurowings, starting from the winter schedule of 2023/2024.
Affordable Flights to Africa and Canary Islands
Travelers keen on exploring North Africa can avail of Ryanair’s services. This Irish budget airline offers twice-weekly direct flights to Marrakesh, Morocco. British airline Easyjet also serves direct flights to Hurghada, Egypt. Additionally, the European highlights of the Balearic and Canary Islands are conveniently accessible. Daily flights to Tenerife and Gran Canaria are offered by Easyjet and Ryanair, with Easyjet providing direct connections to Fuerteventura twice a week.
Low-Cost Direct Flights to European Metropolises
Popular budget direct routes from BER also include prominent European cities such as London, Barcelona, Ibiza, Paris, Nice, Amsterdam, Tel Aviv, and Antalya. Greece and Italy enthusiasts can rely on budget airlines for their travel needs. Easyjet, Ryanair, and Eurowings offer flights to Rhodes and Crete, while Easyjet and Ryanair service Italy’s beautiful metropolises, including Rome, Milan, and Venice. Moreover, comparatively affordable direct flights to Sicily (Catania, Palermo) and Portugal are available from Berlin Brandenburg.
Unique Direct Flights to Less-Visited Countries
For those with a taste for the path less trodden, airlines also offer direct flights to less popular travel countries. These include Kosovo (Pristina, Easyjet), Bosnia-Herzegovina (Banja Luka, Ryanair), and Lebanon (Beirut, Eurowings).
A Note of Caution
Please be advised that airline availability and routes are subject to sudden changes. It is always recommended to check current flight schedules and availability directly with airlines or via flight search engines.