Very close to our workshop location, this cozy little hostel offers a 10% discount for our Berlin Balboa Weekend Workshop participants. Book directly through their website or by phone. Mention “Balboa” when you book and your discount will be applied.
+49 30 936 222 40



Still just a hop away from the workshop your will find the Pfefferbett hostel and apartment inside the historical Pfefferberg Brewery. To get a 10% discount, you have to book via phone and mention “Balboa”. You will not see the reduction online but while paying.
+49 30 9393 585-18


Berlin currently has two airports: Tegel (TXL) and Schönefeld (SXF).

… Tegel is located in the north-western part of town and you start you journey by a public bus before changing to the S- or U-Bahn depending on where you want to go. (Ticket: AB zones)

… Schönefeld is located on the outskirts of town in the south-west and from here you either take the train or the S-Bahn (Ticket: ABC zones).

Public Transportation

You can check the BVG Website for details about getting to your destination. On Friday and Saturday night most trains run all night. On other nights there are night busses that run all night but they don't run as frequently.

Public Transportation Ticket Info

Usually you will need a ticket for zones AB:
Single Tickets (Einzelfahrausweis) are valid for a trip in one direction for two hours.
… or if you only take 3 stops by train/subway or six by bus/Tram get a Short Distance (Kurzstrecke).

Arriving/leaving from Schönefeld airport … you need an Extension Ticket (Anschlussfahrschein) for zone C or a ticket for all zones ABC.

If you do more than two trips a day … you might consider taking the All-Day Ticket (Tageskarte). The All-Day tickets are valid from validation until 3.00 a.m. the following day. All-Day Group Tickets are available for up to five people.

For more than four days … the 7-Day-Ticket is recommended.

Sightseeing in Berlin? … You can buy the Berlin Welcome Card including discounts for a lot of tourist attractions.

You can buy tickets at the yellow ticket machines at any underground or rail station and in the tram. Bus drivers sell single and day tickets, too.
Important note: You have to validate the tickets before starting your first journey. The ticket validators stand next to the ticket machines.

Prices for Zone (AB)

Single Ticket (Einzelfahrausweis) – €2.80 for 2 hours
Short Distance (Kurzstrecke) – €1.70 for 3 stops
All Day (Tageskarte) – €7.00
All Day Ticket Small Group (Kleingruppenkarte) – €19.90
7 Day Ticket Eco Pass (7 Tage Umweltkarte) – €30.00
Berlin WelcomeCard – €19.90 for 48 hours, €27.90 for 72 hours, €36.50 for 5 days


+49 30 44 33 22 Taxi Funk Berlin
+49 30 26 10 26 Funk Taxi Berlin