S-Bahn runs in three-minute intervals for Lollapalooza and the IFA electronics show.(Deutsches Bahn)

Buy return tickets from the festival and exhibition center before the arrival: maximum offer to night ⋅ Tip

Next weekend (7-8. September), the Lollapalooza Festival launches its fifth edition now. For two days, occur in the Berlin Olympic Park and Olympic Stadium around 80 bands and artists. The organizers expect tens of thousands of visitors per day.

At the same time, the IFA will take place at the Berlin Exhibition Grounds this weekend. Tens of thousands of visitors are also expected to electronics trade fair – a challenge for public transport. The S-Bahn Berlin will offer both during the day and in the evening and at night in addition to the regular service additional trips.

On both days run from approximately 8:30 trains from rail consistently to about 1:00 for the connection of both venues. These are the lines S3 (every 20 minutes), S5 (every 10 minutes), S7 (every 10 minutes) and S9 (every 20 minutes).

This means that about every 3 minutes a train with a maximum length of eight cars on the section Olympic Stadium drives <> light rail. Around 1000 passengers can be transported per trip. In order for the S-Bahn offers the widest possible range of on this section.

On the train the ring line are extended S46 West addition to Gesundbrunnen and the line S45 Suedkreuz addition to Westend on both days from approximately 9:30 AM. This results in an approximately 5-minute intervals on the section Westend <> Südkreuz.
On the initiative of the transport association Berlin-Brandenburg VBB towards the organizers of Lollapalooza has organized its own bus shuttle for festival visitors who arrive via the S-Bahn ring. For those arriving from Westend <> Rominter Avenue (east entrance) are from 10 to 16 hours a total of 15 buses.

Important note: Both festivals and IFA organizers for tickets not concluded any agreement combined ticket for public transport.

Tip: Please before starting upwards already buy the return ticket to avoid and after the fair or concert end scrum from ticket machines to be able to go home relaxed.

The features of the S7 are not going to Potsdam Hbf Inherently until September 9, 1:30. As a replacement drive to within 1:30 buses. The transition to the substitute bus transport to and from the direction of Potsdam is moved from Friday to Sunday from Messe Süd to Charlottenburg.

Result: passengers coming from rail to Potsdam please use the replacement buses from Charlottenburg. Passengers from the commuter train ring please change to the replacement bus at the station Messe Nord.

More information on the homepage of the S-Bahn Berlin under sbahn.berlin, also mobile via App.