Travelling within the region - general information
In order to make your travelling as easy and comfortable as possible when using public transport, the Transport Association Berlin-Brandenburg (VBB) and its transportation companies are keen to improve their connections between bus and local railway constantly and provide uniform tariffs and information which are easy to understand.
The fare area of the Transportation Association Berlin-Brandenburg (VBB) covers the federal states of Berlin and Brandenburg including their rural districts and the cities of Brandenburg a.d.H., Cottbus, Frankfurt (Oder) and Potsdam. Although the VBB fare area is divided into several zones, it provides one structure, a uniform assortment of tickets, the same conditions of transport and fare regulations as well as one information system. The passenger will either be charged for the number of passed combs or for the mileage.
For Berlin and Brandenburg’s cities, tariff areas are defined and divided into tariff zone A, B, and C. Tariff zone C also belongs to the county of the respective cities except for the city of Potsdam which belongs to Berlin’s tariff zone C.