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At the very heart of Sri Lanka lies Colombo, a unique city that manages to combine traditional culture and values with an ultra-modern approach to life that has made it an investor’s dream. This powerhouse of a city is also the gateway to one of the most exotic locations in the world, making it hugely popular with both business travellers and the more adventurous explorer. Discover gorgeous beaches, tropical rainforests and a city that has its own unique personality when you fly to Colombo with Qatar Airways.
Berlin-Tegel Airport is the main international airport serving the German capital. This modern, efficient and extremely well appointed transport hub is one of the key locations in Europe for international travel, and is regarded as one of the best airports in the world for efficiency, safety and passenger experience.
Passengers flying from Berlin with Qatar Airways will find this to be an excellent starting point for their journey. The staff goes out of their way to ensure your departure is smooth and stress free, and the facilities are exemplary.
Transportation and parking
Berlin-Tegel is exceptionally well served with public transport. The rail link S41 and S42 S-Bahn lines at Beusselstrasse Station are reached via the Jet Express Bus TXL bus from the airport, while the Metro service U7 and U6 are also easily connected via the X9/109 and 128 buses respectively.
The Jet Express Bus TXL Alexanderplatz to the airport, running via Unter den Linden and Central Station. Taxis are plentiful and can be easily pre-booked by your hotel concierge. Parking at the airport is plentiful. Parking areas are located beneath and around the main terminal complex. Covered parking is available at the P1 and P2 parks, while the short-term PK is close to the terminal building.
P5 is a little further from the main complex and offers long-term parking at cheaper rates.
Arriving in Berlin
Passengers flying from Berlin with Qatar Airways depart from Terminal B, also known as "Nebel-Hall" - a converted former waiting area in a side wing of the main building.
Check-in counters B20–B39 are located here. There are a number of lounge areas for business and first-class passengers and VIPs, as well as larger general lounges available for all passengers.
Allow one and a half to two hours before the designated departure time of your flight to clear check in and security checks.
Facilities and amenities
Berlin-Tegel Airport has excellent facilities for business travellers, including seven meeting rooms. Wireless internet access is available throughout various parts of the terminal for a fee, and public phones are also dotted around the main terminal area.
ATMs, Bureau de Change and banking facilities are available, and a large food court offers everything from drinks and snacks to more substantial meals. An extensive shopping area supplies luxury goods and accessories, perfume, Duty Free and gifts.
Book a flight to Colombo with Qatar Airways and you’ll discover a cultural melting-pot that is vibrant, and full of character and interesting sights. Colombo is Sri Lanka’s largest city, and manages to retain its traditional cultural identity whilst still being one of the Asia-Pacific region’s fastest-growing economies.
From temples to museums, a selection of galleries that showcase local artists and wonderfully vibrant markets, Colombo is a feast for the senses. A flight to Colombo with Qatar Airways introduces you to this remarkable location.
Filled with museums, cultural icons, distinctive architecture and beautiful open spaces, Colombo is a live representation of Sri Lanka’s rich history and culture that stems from multiple influxes of different ethnic groups and colonial influences.
You can discover more about the various cultures that have influenced the country at the National Museum of Colombo and the Dutch Period Museum.
Other must-see attractions in the city include the Buddhist temples of Kelaniya Rajamaha Viharaya, Gangaramaya and Seema Malaka -- the latter of which is famed for its incredibly tranquil lakeside location.
Traditional Sri Lankan entertainment incorporates intricate shadow puppetry, and one of the more eccentric attractions is the Traditional Puppet Art Museum, where you’ll see delicately crafted puppets and dioramas made by local artists.
Flights to Colombo with Qatar Airways land at Bandaranaike International Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Colombo please check the visa and passport requirements.
Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee (LRK)
Voltage: 230 Volts
Plugs: Type D
Language: Sinhala / Tamil / English
International dialing code: +94
More Information: Read our Colombo Travel Guide
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