There are no direct flights between Seattle and Berlin, so you'll have to swap planes. But it's not that big a deal. Lufthansa, Delta Air Lines and Air France fly from Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.) to Berlin (TXL-Tegel) with just one stopover.
With a minimum flight time of 10 hours and 25 minutes, it's a wise idea to be as comfortable as you can. Built up quite a few frequent flyer points? Consider using them to upgrade to a seat with more legroom on your Seattle to Berlin trip.
|Origin Airport IATA Code||SEA|
|Destination Airport IATA Code||BER|
|Direct Flight Airlines|
|Earliest Flight Arrival|
|Latest Flight Arrival|
While Seattle is home to several airports, the only one that handles commercial flights is the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Also known as Sea-Tac, this airport is responsible for all incoming flights, along with flights from Seattle. Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, and US Airways are a few airlines that operate out of this airport. Located in SeaTac, Washington, the airport sits along the intersection of three state routes: 99, 518, and 509. Though the airport has three terminals, only the Concourse Terminal and North Satellite Terminal handle domestic flights. The South Satellite Terminal specializes in international flights. It's just a short drive from the airport to downtown.
When you need to reach your hotel quickly, head for the public transportation system, which consists of Sound Transit and Metro Transit. The buses and light rails only cost a few dollars, and you can visit the sales counter at any station to purchase tickets for your trip. The light rail system drops passengers directly at some of the top hotels in the downtown area. Seattle uses a grid system for its roads, which makes finding your hotel easy if you drive. You can use the Orbitz.com sign to look for rental cars from the airport.
If you visit during the spring, winter, or fall, you need a warm coat and an umbrella. Though the city does not get snow, it does get a high amount of rain during these seasons, and temperatures that can drop below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. The summer is much warmer, with temperatures in the high 70s and less rainfall.
Seattle is home to dozens of cultural activities and attractions, including the Seattle International Film Festival, the Henry Art Galley, the Woodland Park Zoo, and the Seattle Underground Tour, which takes you through older parts of the city. When you look for flights from Seattle on Orbitz.com, take a few minutes to look for other low-cost attractions in the city.
There are two primary airports serving arrivals to Berlin. They are Tegel Airport and Schonefeld Airport. Visitors to Berlin can search Orbitz.com for budget flights to Berlin. Tegel Airport is located inside the city limits of Berlin, while Schonefeld Airport is located just outside the city and primarily services low-cost airlines.
Travelers arriving at Tegel Airport can take a BVG bus line and make a connection to the S-Bahn or U-Bahn to reach their final destination. Travelers arriving via Schonefeld Airport can take the Berlin Schonefeld Flughafen railway station. The RE AirportExpress train also offers a direct link to the downtown area in Berlin. The train runs every 30 minutes.
The best time to visit Berlin is during the summer. High temperatures during the summer months average in the low 70s. Spring and summer months in Berlin are typically mild to chilly with temperatures in the upper 40s to low 50s. Winters in Berlin are often quite cold, with temperatures reaching into the low 30s. Light snowfall may also take place between December and March.
Berlin offers a vast array of sights to see, including a host of museums. There are also many art galleries and historic churches to view. Among the most popular sights to see in Berlin is the remaining section of the Berlin Wall, which is situated along the River Spree. Other popular attractions include the Berlin Zoo, German Parliament Building, and Tierpark Garden. The travel planner tool on Orbitz.com makes it easy to quickly locate budget flights to Berlin.
^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.