Public Transport During the Pandemic

U-Bahnhof Kottbusser Tor

Public transport in Berlin continues to function despite the spread of the Coronavirus. Only a few restrictions apply: an overview.

Even though the Coronavirus is spreading in Berlin, the public transport system continues to work. Apart from a few restrictions, Berliners can use public transport to get around the city, although unnecessary journeys should be avoided at all costs. There have been changes in the timetables of trains and buses, and a few lines and services have been suspended. An overview:


All subway lines in Berlin run at least every 10 minutes. The U55 line is temporarily suspended and trains of the U3 line only run between Krumme Lanke and Nollendorfplatz.


All tram lines run in 10- or 20-minute intervals. The supplementary lines 16, 18, 37 and 67 were discontinued.


All MetroBus lines run in 10-minute intervals. The stops of all other bus lines are served at least every 20 minutes. The following bus lines are temporarily suspended: X36, X49, 218, 291, and 380. All stops of these lines, except 218, are also served by other lines.


The S-Bahn trains of the Deutsche Bahn also continue to run at the usual intervals. There are changes on the lines S1 and S3: The amplifier trains during rush hours are no longer necessary, the usual frequency is maintained. The lines S26, S45 and S85 were discontinued

Last edited: 3 February 2022