From Sunday, April 3, 2022, all regulations for visiting the tropical hall and the catering facilities will be lifted. There is no longer a requirement to wear a mask.
Biosphäre Potsdam GmbH
The Biosphäre Potsdam is located in the midst of Potsdam's green heart - the Volkspark Potsdam, within walking distance of Sanssouci Palace, Ruinen- and Pfingstberg and Cecilienhof. The traffic management system leads cars in Potsdam directly to the Biosphäre Potsdam.
150 free parking spaces for cars (including disabled parking) and bus parking spaces are located next to the Biosphäre Potsdam.
Arrival by public transport
From Potsdam central station:
- Tram: Line 96 towards Campus Jungfernsee, get off at Volkspark, in front of the Biosphäre Potsdam
- Alternatively: tram line 92 direction Bornstedt / Kirschallee, get off at Campus Fachhochschule and from there walk along the right-hand bend 300 meters to the Biosphäre Potsdam
Further information on the arrival by public transport can be found on the website of the Verkehrsbund Berlin Brandenburg. Here you can find out about changes in the timetable.
CO2-neutral arrival to the Biosphäre Potsdam
The Biosphäre Potsdam recommends traveling by public transport and traveling by bike. Free bicycle parking spaces are available directly at the main entrance to the Biosphäre Potsdam.
Bicycle rental from Potsdam per Pedales
Rent a bike directly from our partner Potsdam per Pedales at the bike station at Potsdam Central Station and benefit from many advantages:
2 for 1: If you travel with a rental bike from Potsdam per Pedales, per fully paying adult a second person receives free admission. This discount is only valid for day tickets and not for special events and cannot be combined with other discounts
Reduce your carbon footprint with a climate-friendly journey
At Potsdam per Pedales you will findy bikes for ever use - from city or touring bikes to electric bikes and tandems
Arriving by car
Coming from the motorway, exit at the following junctions:
- From the north: Berliner Ring A 10, AS 25 Potsdam Nord
- From the south: from Berliner Ring A 10, AS 17 Potsdam Süd, B2 via Michendorf
- From the south-west: Berliner Ring A 10/115, AD 16/9 Nuthetal, AS 6 Babelsberg
- From the east: coming from Berlin AK 4 Zehlendorf
Please follow the traffic management system in the center of Potsdam with the signage "Biosphäre" or "BUGA-Park".
Arrival from Berlin - from the big city to the jungle
The Biosphäre Potsdam is easy to reach from Berlin by public transport. Lines S7 and several regional trains run from Berlin, all of which stop at Potsdam Central Station.
By tram from Potsdam Central Station
Take line 96 towards Campus Jungfernsee to the “Volkspark” stop, which is located directly in front of the Biosphäre Potsdam.
Alternatively, you can take line 92 towards Bornstedt / Kirschallee to the “Campus Fachhochschule” stop and from there, walk 300 meters to the Biosphäre Potsdam along the right-turning rails. (Both journeys have the main station Potsdam as a starting point)
Coming from Berlin, take the motorway at the following junctions:
From the north: Berliner Ring A10, AS 25 Potsdam
From the east: Coming from Berlin AK4 Zehlendorf
Please follow the traffic control system in the city center with the signs "Biosphäre" or "BUGA-Park"
Tropical adventure paradise for the whole family
Not only adults will find numerous opportunities to relax and discover in the Biosphäre Potsdam, the exotic tropical world in the outskirts of Berlin - with our guides, exciting tours through the tropical house can be undertaken, which are also a fascinating experience for children, school classes and birthday parties. Our tours convey knowledge in a clear and child-friendly way - a great destination for children.
Birthday groups can venture into the footsteps of pirates and jungle researchers and discover numerous secrets in the tropical world. After a tour throughj the jungle, the children's birthday party can be celebrated with cakes and gifts.
Hot and cold drinks, cakes and small snacks are served daily in the Café Tropencamp - a perfect refreshment for your family outing in the Berlin area.
On selected Sundays, the tropical brunch takes place in the orangery of the Biosphäre Potsdam, where families can enjoy homemade delicacies under the palm trees. The Restaurant Urwaldblick and the entire tropical hall can also be booked as an exotic event location outside opening hours.