Public transport


Information about public transport:
Android users might install the app "Öffi" to plan their connections.


The tournament venue "Japanisch-Deutsches Zentrum" is located right next to the subway station "Oskar-Helene-Heim". The line U3 stops here. U3 connects the following stations: 

  1. Nollendorfplatz (Endstation at city center West-Berlin) (U1 U2 U4)
  2. Wittenbergplatz (U1 U2)
  3. Augsburger Str.
  4. Spichernstr. (U9)
  5. Hohenzollernplatz
  6. Fehrbelliner Platz (U7)
  7. Heidelberger Platz (S41 S42 S46)
  8. Rüdesheimer Platz
  9. Breitenbachplatz
  10. Podbielskiallee
  11. Dahlem-Dorf
  12. Thielplatz
  13. Oskar-Helene-Heim
  14. Onkel Toms Hütte
  15. Krumme Lanke (Endstation at south-western city borders)

On workdays U3 runs from 4:00 until 0:30, every 5 or 10 minutes. At the weekend it runs around the clock, every 10 or 15 minutes. Travel time from endstation "Nollendorfplatz" is 20 minutes.


The following bus lines stop at "Oskar-Helene-Heim": 110, 115, 285, 623, X10 and the night busses N3, N10.

Tickets & prices

For all listed stations a ticket for zone AB is needed. Tickets are valid for subway (U-Bahn), suburban train (S-Bahn), busses, tram and regional trains. Transfers are generally permitted. All tickets have to be stamped before entering U- or S-Bahn trains. For busses, stamping is done inside the bus.

Ticket type Validity Price
Kurzstrecke 3 stations or 6 bus stops, no transfer 1,70 Euro
Einzelticket 2 hours after stamping 2,80 Euro
4-Fahrten-Ticket you get 4 pieces of "Einzelticket" 9,00 Euro
Tagesticket entire day, up 3 AM of next day 7,00 Euro

Places of interest

Alliierten Museum

Exhibition about the Allied in Westberlin located in the former cinema of the US-Army

Clayallee 135, about 650 m by foot

Beer garden "Cafe Rodelhütte"

Riemeisterfenn, about 1,8 km by foot or one station to U3 "Onkel Toms Hütte"

Bathing places (Badestellen)

... at lake "Krumme Lanke"

about 2,5 km by foot or one station to U3 "Onkel Toms Hütte"

The line U3

... is moderately famous for its stations in Jugendstil (art noveau):

Hohenzollernplatz, Fehrbelliner Platz, Rüdesheimer Platz, Breitenbachplatz and especially Heidelberger Platz

total lunar eclipse

On Friday, 27. July, the total lunar eclipse can be oberved in Berlin. At moonrise, 20:58 o'clock local time, partial eclipse has already started. Total eclipse begins at 21:30.
The moon starts reappearing from 23:13, and the eclipse ends at 0:19. At the begin of the total phase the moon will be only 3° over the horzion, so make sure that you have an unobstructed line of sight in direction southeast.
Serious enthusiasts climb the Teufelsberg located at the edge of the Grunewald.