Home Berlin, Germany Wheelchair Accessible Travel Guide Public Transportation
Berlin features one of the most wheelchair-friendly public transportation systems in the world. The two major metro rail systems, U-Bahn and S-Bahn, are accessible at the majority of stations in the City of Berlin. Trams and city bus services are entirely accessible to wheelchair users. There are a few important things you’ll need to know to make the most of your public transportation experience in Berlin, which I have shared below.
The U-Bahn subway system is composed of ten lines, numbered U1-U9 and U55. The system serves a total of 170 stations throughout the city and metropolitan area. Not all stations are wheelchair accessible due to the absence of elevators between the street and mezzanine level, or between the mezzanine level and platform. The following stations are NOT wheelchair accessible:
- Line U1: U Schleisisches Tor, U Gorlitzer Bahnhof, U Hallesches Tor, U Mockernbrucke, U Kurfurstenstr., U Kurfurstendamm
- Line U2: U Klosterstr., U Hausvogteiplatz, U Mohrenstr., U Ernst-Reuter-Platz, U Deutsche Oper, U Sophie-Charlotte-Platz, U Kaiserdamm, U Neu-Westend
- Line U3: U Augsburgerstr., U Spichenstr., U Rudesheimer Platz, U Podbielskiallee, U Thielplatz, U Oskar-Helene-Heim
- Line U4: U Viktoria-Luise-Platz, U Bayerischer Platz, U Rathau Schoneberg
- Line U5: All stations [...]