Berlin-Tegel Airport car hire - how to find the best car rental deals in Berlin Airport

Economy car hire Berlin-Tegel Airport - compare prices with Cartrawler

Berlincar hire – compare car rental deals in Germany
When looking at Germany car hire, in some car rental stations, especially in larger cities you will sometimes find very good deals on mini cars to rent.

Strangely enough, car rental companies in Germany, amongst them Avis Mietwagen (Avis Rent A Car Berlin) and Buchbinder often offer a mix of very small cars, such as VW Up and Fiat 500 in the same class as the larger super mini/economy cars Opel Corsa, VW Polo, Seat Ibiza and Ford Fiesta.

Opel Adam - cheap hire car Germany

In 2014, Opel Adam is often the smallest and the cheapest hire car available from Sixt Car Rental Berlin.

When booking the cheapest hire car in Berlin, you are most likely to be offered a VW Up, a Fiat 500, an Opel Adam, although it may also happen that you will be handed in the keys to a VW Polo or an Opel Corsa instead. The cheapest hire cars in Germany are marketed under names such as Sparmobil or Kleinwagen belong to the German car rental market segment A.

Berlin-Tegel Airport - TXL
Berlin-Tegel Airport - TXL, officially referred to as Berlin Tegel ‘Otto Lilienthal’ Airport is the larger of two airports serving the capital of Germany.

Scheduled to be closed in 2015 and replaced by Berlin Brandenburg Airport (currently under construction in the area adjacent to the second Berlin airport in Schönefeld), Tegel Airport remains the main gateway of air traffic to Berlin.

See location map of Berlin airports.

Fly to Berlin and take advantage of competitive rates of Berlin-Tegel Airport car hire available via Cartrawler Germany search engine.

Cheapest Berlin car hire deals – rent a large car at almost no extra cost
Families or larger groups of travellers visiting Berlin may be interested in hiring a large and comfortable car, which at Tegel Airport may often be only slightly more expensive than vehicles from smaller classes.

As an example, a VW Passat (or similar) can sometimes be found with prices starting from £135 for a week of Berlin-Tegel Airport car hire. The editors of, have seen offers of a super-cheap, VW Passat 4-door car, with unlimited mileage and allowed crossborder travels to virtually all European countries from Estonia to Portugal at this very attractive price. Such low-rates on a fullsize car hire are rarely seen and quite more competitive than, for example, in the United States.

VW Passat cheap large hire car from Berlin-Tegel Airport

The best deals of Berlin-Tegel Airport car hire are often found within Passat car rental class. These large hire vehicles are a good value for money in Germany.

Car hire companies at Berlin-Tegel Airport
A variety of car hire companies provide services at Belin-Tegel Airport, amongst them: Avis Rent A Car, Budget Autovermietung, Enterprise Rent A Car, Europcar, Hertz car Hire Germany, National/Alamo car Rental, Sixt Mietwagen and Terstappen.

Berlin-Tegel car rental centre is located near Terminal E and car park P2.

Compare prices of Berlin-Tegel Airport with Cartrawler
With such a large choice of rent-a-car companies at Berlin-Tegel Airport, use Cartrawler, an internet search engine of car hire to compare prices from many different providers and choose the most competitive offer.

Usually, the cheapest cars to hire from Berlin-Tegel Airport can be found on Cartrawler with prices starting from around £100 for a 7-days rental of a small city car, for example a Peugeot 107 or similar. However, the small difference in price is often an argument in favour of choosing larger and more comfortable vehicles from the economy or compact class. Offers of a one week rental of a VW Golf to rent at Berlin-Tegel Airport start on Cartrawler from approx. £110.

Berlin Tegel Airport airlines and destinations - fly to Berlin-Tegel from the UK
The major airlines at Berlin-Tegel Airport are Air Berlin, Lufthansa and Germanwings.

The most popular routes at Berlin-Tegel airport are domestic connections to Frankfurt, Munich, Dusseldorf, Cologne-Bonn and Stuttgart. On international routes, flights to Zurich, London-Heathrow, Vienna and Paris-Charles the Gaulle brought the largest numbers of passengers to Berlin Tegel Airport.

In the UK it is possible to fly to Berlin-Tegel with British Airways, with departures from London-Heathrow, and with the growingly popular low-cost carrier Germanwings, on routes from Birmingham and London-Heathrow.

Lufthansa flights from Tegel to London terminate in January 2014.

BMW car hire from Berlin-Tegel Airport 
The new BMW 3 Series can be found in the car hire fleet of virtually every car hire provider in Germany.

At Berlin-Tegel Airport competitive offers of mid-range luxury cars to rent, amongst them BMW 3 Series (typically a BMW 316d) , a Mercedes C-Class or an Audi A4 can sometimes be found from £200-210 for a week, including unlimited mileage and allowed cross border travels to most European countries.

BMW 3 Series hire car at Berlin-Tegel Airport

BMW 3 Series (F30) – a great car for long trips

Terminals at Berlin-Tegel Airport
Although originally designed to have a single terminal, currently Berlin-Tegel Airport comprises five terminals, designated as Terminal A, B, C, D and E.

View map of terminals at Berlin Tegel Airport

Since the main hexagon-shaped terminal soon exhausted the planned capacity, more halls were added, one of them being a converted parking area (Terminal D) or a former waiting area (Terminal B).

Drive from Berlin-Tegel Airport - distances
Berlim-Tegel Airport is located approx. 6 miles north-west of Berlin city centre.

The airport is connected to the A111 motorway which links to A100 and later on to Bismarcstrasse leading directly in to Berlin city centre.

See map of road access from Berlin-Tegel Airport to Berlin city centre.

The A111 also connects to E25 to Hamburg and E51 to Leipzig.

If you are planning to drive in Germany in a hire car from Berlin-Tegel Airport, consider the following approximate road distances:

  • distance from Tegel Airport to Schoenefled Airport: 33 km / 20 miles
  • distance from Tegel Airport to Charlottenburg: 5 km / 3 miles
  • distance from Tegel Airport to Mitte: 9 km / 5 miles
  • distance from Berlin to Hamburg: 287 km / 179 miles
  • distance from Berlin to Stettin (Poland): 150 km / 94 miles
  • distance from Berlin to Dresden: 191 km / 119 miles
  • distance from Berlin to Leipzig: 189 km / 118 miles

Berlin-Tegel Airport car hire - how to find the best car rental deals in Berlin Airport
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