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Berlin Byways
View of the Berlin Wall and Whomps in Berlin_Byways
View of the Berlin Wall
Information
Appears in Mario Kart Tour (2021 (2), 2022 (1, 3))
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Booster Course Pass, Wave 3) (2022)
Cup(s) Moon Cup
Tour(s)
Based on Berlin, Germany
Online play Available (Switch)
Music sample
Mario Kart Tour

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (frontrunning)
Course map
Mario Kart Tour
Berlin Byways
Map of Berlin Byways from Mario Kart Tour
Berlin Byways 2
The map of Berlin Byways 2 from Mario Kart Tour
Berlin Byways 3
The map of Berlin Byways 3 from Mario Kart Tour

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Map of Tour Berlin Byways in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.
Staff ghost(s)
8DX 150cc Nin★Sophia
2:11.001 Donkey Kong's head icon in Mario Kart 8Varmint body from Mario Kart 8MonsterThumbnail of Donkey Kong's Super Glider (with 8 icon), in Mario Kart 8.
8DX 200cc Nin★Skip
1:35.467 Toad's head icon in Mario Kart 8Toad and blue Mii's Standard ATV body from Mario Kart 8StandardThumbnail of Toad's Super Glider (with 8 icon), in Mario Kart 8.

Berlin Byways is a race course in Mario Kart Tour. It is based on Berlin, the capital city of Germany. It has three routes, named Berlin Byways, Berlin Byways 2, and Berlin Byways 3. The first route made its debut in the Metropolitan Tour, the second debuted in the Berlin Tour, and the third debuted in the 2022 Anniversary Tour. The course visits various landmarks of the city it is based on, including a section featuring the Berlin Wall with Whomps filling the gaps as obstacles (possibly in reference to its fall in 1989), and the streets of the city leading into the Berlin Hauptbahnhof train station. The third variant is the first course in Mario Kart Tour to have moving traffic consisting of cars and trucks. Additionally, the third route's starting line is in a different location compared to the other two. Despite being labeled as the second route, Berlin Byways 2 debuted more than a year before Berlin Byways did. This marks the first instance of a city course's layouts being released out of numerical order. The first route starts in the opposite direction compared to the other two.

The music for this course consists of techno or electronic music, which soon transitions into orchestral music. Additionally, the opening of the orchestral portion of the song resembles the opening for Germany's national anthem, “Deutschlandlied”.

Berlin Byways reappears in the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass as the first course of the Moon Cup. Its theme was arranged for the Booster Course Pass end credits.

Mario Kart Tour[edit]

Berlin Byways's course layout in relation to its other layoutsBerlin Byways 2's course layout in relation to its other layouts
Berlin Byways 3's course layout in relation to its other layouts
The city course's routes in relation to each other

Berlin Byways[edit]

Racers start besides the Berlin Cathedral, facing away from the Brandenburg Gate. After a slight right turn, players pass the Rotes Rathaus and drive along the Berlin Wall, avoiding Whomps as they navigate the bendy road. After passing the wall, racers can drive either besides or under the Oberbaum Bridge in a long straight-away, which then turns to the right before reaching the Schiller Monument. Racers can chose to go either left or right around the monument, however both meet up very shortly after. After driving down a short, narrow staircase, players navigate along a small dirt path in the Tiergarten before driving on the long road behind the Brandenburg Gate. After driving through the large gate while avoiding a pair of Thwomps, and taking a slight left, racers drive to the finish line.

At the start of the Tiergarten section after the first curve, there is a path with slightly darker grass with a lower relief to the right that can only be taken with the use of a Mushroom. Once taken, it leaves racers to the street leading to the Brandenburg Gate.

The course also appears as Berlin Byways R (reversed), Berlin Byways T (with ramps), and Berlin Byways R/T (reversed with ramps). The former two debuted alongside the normal variant in the Metropolitan Tour, while the latter debuted in the Spring Tour. In the R variant, one of the Whomps has been moved to the final turn. In the T variant, there is a glide ramp to the right of the Schiller Monument. In the R/T variant, one of the Thwomps is gone and there are now three Whomps on the course; two are on the turn where racers enter the Tiergarten, and one is on the final turn. Additionally, racers can bounce off of the stationary cars at the end of the track.

Appearances[edit]

For this course's tour appearances, see List of Berlin Byways tour appearances in Mario Kart Tour § Berlin Byways.

Top-tier and middle-tier items[edit]

Select "show" to reveal the drivers, karts, and gliders for which Berlin Byways and its variants are always favored or favorite courses. For instances in which additional drivers, karts, and gliders temporarily had this course and its variants as favored or favorite courses, see List of Berlin Byways tour appearances in Mario Kart Tour.

Course Three-item drivers Bonus points ×2 karts Combo bonus ×3 gliders Two-item drivers Bonus points ×1.5 karts Combo bonus ×2 gliders
Berlin Byways from Mario Kart Tour
Normal variant
Birdo (White)Chargin' Chuck from Mario Kart TourDr. BowserLuigi (Gold Knight)Mario (Black Suit)Moo Moo Mii Racing SuitPink Shy Guy (Ninja)Rosalina (Chef)Santa Mii Racing Suit Black Jingle Bell from Mario Kart TourBlack Turbo Yoshi from Mario Kart TourThe Blue Speeder from Mario Kart TourThe Camo Tanooki Kart from Mario Kart TourThe Chain Chomp Chariot from Mario Kart TourGreen Comet from Mario Kart TourGreen-Yellow Capsule Kart from Mario Kart TourThe Holiday Speeder from Mario Kart TourThe Hot Pot Hot Rod from Mario Kart TourIron Cucumber from Mario Kart TourJumbo Jetter from Mario Kart TourShielded Speedster from Mario Kart TourSports Coupe 2022 from Mario Kart TourSweet Ride from Mario Kart TourTiger Bruiser from Mario Kart TourWhite Fast Frank from Mario Kart Tour Black Starchute from Mario Kart TourCandlelight Flight Cake from Mario Kart TourGold Boo Masks from Mario Kart TourGold Toe-Bean Balloons from Mario Kart TourLuigi Parafoil from Mario Kart TourMario's Mustache from Mario Kart TourThe Silver Candlelight Flight from Mario Kart TourSilver Luigi's Mustache from Mario Kart TourSmiley Flower Glider from Mario Kart TourWaluigi's Mustache from Mario Kart TourWicked Topaz from Mario Kart Tour Baby Peach (Cherub)Blue Mii Racing Suit*Cat LuigiCat Mario from Mario Kart TourDr. LuigiMario (Chef)Mario (Classic)Mario (Golf)Mario (Samurai)Meowser from Mario Kart TourOrange Mii Racing SuitPastry Chef Mii Racing SuitShy Guy (Ninja) Armored Rider from Mario Kart TourBoo Pipes from Mario Kart TourBronze Cucumber from Mario Kart Tour**Bruiser from Mario Kart TourCact-R from Mario Kart TourFast Frank from Mario Kart TourThe Gold Bruiser from Mario Kart TourThe Gold Eagle from Mario Kart TourGold Pipe Frame from Mario Kart TourGoo-Goo Buggy from Mario Kart TourGreen Cat Cruiser from Mario Kart TourGreen Lightning from Mario Kart TourKabuki Dasher from Mario Kart TourMach 8-R from Mario Kart TourMetal B Dasher Mk. 2 from Mario Kart TourSleigh Rider from Mario Kart TourThe Yellow Sub Scooter from Mario Kart Tour 8-Bit 1-Up Mushroom from Mario Kart TourAurora Balloons from Mario Kart TourFlybrary Book from Mario Kart TourGalaxy Glider from Mario Kart TourGreen Cat Parafoil from Mario Kart TourIcy Mario's Mustache from Mario Kart TourLuigi Golf Cap from Mario Kart Tour**Luigi's Mustache from Mario Kart TourMagniflying Glass from Mario Kart TourOrigami Glider from Mario Kart TourPretzel Glider from Mario Kart Tour***Wonderful Wings from Mario Kart Tour
Birdo (Green)Blue Shy GuyKoopa (Freerunning) Boomerang Bro's icon from Mario Kart TourMonty Mole from Mario Kart Tour
Piston Glider from Mario Kart Tour
Berlin Byways R from Mario Kart Tour
R variant
Birdo (White)Blooper Mii Racing SuitCat LuigiChargin' Chuck from Mario Kart TourKitsune LuigiLuigi (Chef)Mario (Golf)Nabbit Mii Racing SuitOrange Mii Racing SuitToad (Tourist)Wendy Mii Racing SuitYoshi (Gold Egg) Blue-Green Capsule Kart from Mario Kart TourCact-R from Mario Kart TourCheership from Mario Kart TourFast Frank from Mario Kart TourGold Bullet Blaster from Mario Kart TourGold Wild Slugger from Mario Kart TourGold Zucchini from Mario Kart TourGoo-Goo Buggy from Mario Kart TourGreen Cat Cruiser from Mario Kart TourMach 8-R from Mario Kart TourMetal B Dasher Mk. 2 from Mario Kart TourThe Pink Sneeker from Mario Kart TourThe Red Vampire Flyer from Mario Kart TourSleigh Rider from Mario Kart TourSpicy Zucchini from Mario Kart TourWild Gold from Mario Kart TourThe Yellow Sub Scooter from Mario Kart Tour 8-Bit 1-Up Mushroom from Mario Kart TourAurora Balloons from Mario Kart TourCandlelight Flight Cake from Mario Kart TourThe Festive Holly from Mario Kart TourGlittering Glider from Mario Kart TourGold Toe-Bean Balloons from Mario Kart TourGreen Cat Parafoil from Mario Kart TourLuigi's Hat Balloon from Mario Kart TourMagniflying Glass from Mario Kart TourMario Golf Cap from Mario Kart TourWicked Topaz from Mario Kart TourYoshi's Cookies from Mario Kart Tour Daisy (Thai Dress)Dry Bones (Gold)Dry Bowser (Gold)Light Green Mii Racing SuitLuigi (Gold Knight)Luigi (Lederhosen)Metal Mario's icon from Mario Kart Tour.Purple Mii Racing SuitWaluigi (Bus Driver)Wiggler Mii Racing Suit The Black Sneeker from Mario Kart TourCact-B from Mario Kart TourThe Camo Tanooki Kart from Mario Kart TourDecal Streamliner from Mario Kart TourThe Flaming Speeder from Mario Kart TourThe Gold Jingle Bell from Mario Kart TourGray Cat Cruiser from Mario Kart TourHead Honcho from Mario Kart TourJingle Bells from Mario Kart TourOrange Streamliner from Mario Kart TourRainbow Pipe Buggy from Mario Kart TourThe Waluigi Racer Mk. 2 from Mario Kart TourWhite Bruiser from Mario Kart TourWhite Fast Frank from Mario Kart Tour***White Turbo Birdo from Mario Kart TourThe Yeehaw Wagon from Mario Kart Tour 8-Bit Bullet Bill from Mario Kart TourBoo Masks from Mario Kart TourFlybrary Book from Mario Kart TourGalaxy Glider from Mario Kart TourGold Boo Masks from Mario Kart TourGold Checkered Glider from Mario Kart TourGold Manta Glider from Mario Kart TourGold Mario Golf Cap from Mario Kart Tour**Golden Glider from Mario Kart Tour**Luigi Golf Cap from Mario Kart TourMario's Mustache from Mario Kart TourRed and Gold Umbrella from Mario Kart TourRed Checkered Glider from Mario Kart TourThe Stealth Glider from Mario Kart TourSuper Mario Kart Glider from Mario Kart TourWario's Mustache from Mario Kart Tour
MKT Icon DonkeyKong.pngFire Bro's icon from Mario Kart TourMario's icon from Mario Kart Tour.Purple Koopa (Freerunning) Light-blue Turbo Yoshi from Mario Kart TourThe Orange Turbo Birdo from Mario Kart TourRed Turbo Birdo from Mario Kart Tour
Berlin Byways T from Mario Kart Tour
T variant
Cat LuigiDr. BowserDry Bowser (Gold)Fish Bone Mii Racing SuitKing Boo Mii Racing SuitLuigi (Lederhosen)Monty Mole Mii Racing SuitSilver Mii Racing SuitSpike Mii Racing SuitYoshi (Gold Egg) The Black Sneeker from Mario Kart TourBronze Cucumber from Mario Kart TourCact-B from Mario Kart TourThe Camo Tanooki Kart from Mario Kart TourCream Classic from Mario Kart TourGold 8-Bit Pipe Frame from Mario Kart TourThe Gold Jingle Bell from Mario Kart TourGray Cat Cruiser from Mario Kart TourGreen Cat Cruiser from Mario Kart TourGreen-Yellow Capsule Kart from Mario Kart TourInferno Flyer from Mario Kart TourMetal B Dasher Mk. 2 from Mario Kart TourRed Offroader from Mario Kart TourThe Waluigi Racer Mk. 2 from Mario Kart TourWhite Turbo Birdo from Mario Kart TourThe Yeehaw Wagon from Mario Kart Tour 8-Bit Block Glider from Mario Kart Tour8-Bit Bullet Bill from Mario Kart TourBoo Masks from Mario Kart TourCandlelight FlightFlybrary Book from Mario Kart TourGold Manta Glider from Mario Kart TourGreen Cat Parafoil from Mario Kart TourLuigi's Mustache from Mario Kart TourRainbow Fare Flier from Mario Kart TourSky-High Flyer from Mario Kart TourWiggler Parachute from Mario Kart TourYellow Hard Hat Balloon from Mario Kart Tour Baby Mario (Koala)Birdo (White)Bowser Mii Racing SuitChargin' Chuck from Mario Kart TourDry Bones (Gold)Light-blue Shy Guy (Explorer)Luigi (Painter)Metal Mario's icon from Mario Kart Tour.Pauline (Cowgirl)Poochy from Mario Kart TourRosalina (Chef)***Waluigi Mii Racing Suit 8-Bit Pipe Frame from Mario Kart TourBlack Dozer from Mario Kart TourThe Blue Speeder from Mario Kart TourCact-R from Mario Kart TourDragonfly from Mario Kart TourGold Bunny from Mario Kart TourGold Sushi Racer from Mario Kart TourGold Zucchini from Mario Kart TourIron Cucumber from Mario Kart TourJumbo Jetter from Mario Kart Tour**Kabuki Dasher from Mario Kart TourThe Purple Dozer in Mario Kart TourSilver Flower Kart from Mario Kart Tour**The Silver Warrior Wagon from Mario Kart TourSports Coupe 2022 from Mario Kart TourSweet Ride from Mario Kart TourWhite Fast Frank from Mario Kart Tour** Black Cat Parafoil from Mario Kart TourBlizzard Balloons from Mario Kart TourCandlelight Flight Cake from Mario Kart Tour***Flying Easel from Mario Kart TourGold 8-Bit Glider from Mario Kart TourGold Piranha Plant Balloons from Mario Kart TourGold Toe-Bean Balloons from Mario Kart TourGreen Checkered Glider from Mario Kart TourOrigami Glider from Mario Kart TourThe Para-Panini from Mario Kart TourSilver Luigi's Mustache from Mario Kart TourThe Wavy Great Sail from Mario Kart TourThe White Waves Origami Glider from Mario Kart TourWicked Topaz from Mario Kart Tour
Birdo (Red) The Yellow Turbo Yoshi from Mario Kart Tour
Berlin Byways R/T from Mario Kart Tour
R/T variant
Black Mii Racing SuitBlue Mii Racing SuitDaisy (Fairy)Daisy (Sailor)Iggy Mii Racing SuitLarry (Wintertime)Luigi (Knight)Luigi (Lederhosen)Mario (Satellaview)Orange Mii Racing SuitPastry Chef Mii Racing SuitPoochy from Mario Kart TourPurple Mii Racing SuitRosalina (Volendam)Tanooki RosalinaYellow Shy Guy (Explorer) The Chain Chomp Chariot from Mario Kart TourFast Frank from Mario Kart TourThe Flaming Speeder from Mario Kart TourThe Gold Bruiser from Mario Kart TourThe Gold Eagle from Mario Kart TourGold Paintster from Mario Kart TourGold Sushi Racer from Mario Kart TourGoo-Goo Black from Mario Kart TourThe Purple Dozer in Mario Kart TourRainbow Pipe Buggy from Mario Kart TourSilver Flower Kart from Mario Kart TourSurf Sailer from Mario Kart Tour Flying Easel from Mario Kart TourFuzzy Kite from Mario Kart TourGold 8-Bit Glider from Mario Kart TourGolden Glider from Mario Kart TourLuigi Golf Cap from Mario Kart TourMint & Berry Balloons from Mario Kart TourThe Para-Panini from Mario Kart TourPretzel Glider from Mario Kart TourRed and Gold Umbrella from Mario Kart TourSilver Luigi's Mustache from Mario Kart TourThe Stealth Glider from Mario Kart Tour Fish Bone Mii Racing SuitKitsune LuigiLuigi (Chef)Mario (Baseball)Mario (Black Suit)**Santa Mii Racing SuitSpike Mii Racing SuitToad (Astronaut)Toad (Tourist)**Waluigi (Bus Driver)Wendy Mii Racing SuitYellow Mii Racing Suit The Black Carriage from Mario Kart TourBlack Jingle Bell from Mario Kart TourThe Black Sneeker from Mario Kart TourBronze Cucumber from Mario Kart Tour***Cream Classic from Mario Kart Tour**Frosty Bells from Mario Kart TourGold Bullet Blaster from Mario Kart TourGold Hop Rod from Mario Kart TourIron Cucumber from Mario Kart TourThe Pink Sneeker from Mario Kart TourThe Rainbow Taxi from Mario Kart TourRed Offroader from Mario Kart TourThe Red Vampire Flyer from Mario Kart TourShielded Speedster from Mario Kart TourStrawberry Soft Swerve from Mario Kart TourWild Black from Mario Kart Tour 8-Bit Block Glider from Mario Kart Tour8-Bit Bullet Bill from Mario Kart Tour8-Bit Super Glider from Mario Kart TourBlack Starchute from Mario Kart TourThe Festive Holly from Mario Kart TourLuigi's Hat Balloon from Mario Kart TourThe Silver Candlelight Flight from Mario Kart TourSilver Starchute from Mario Kart TourSmiley Flower Glider from Mario Kart TourSuper Mario Kart Glider from Mario Kart TourTropical Balloons from Mario Kart TourVanilla & Chocolate Balloons from Mario Kart TourWaluigi's Mustache from Mario Kart TourYoshi's Cookies from Mario Kart Tour
Cucumber from Mario Kart TourGreen Standard 8 from Mario Kart TourLight-blue Turbo Yoshi from Mario Kart TourThe Orange Turbo Birdo from Mario Kart Tour Birdo (Green)Birdo (Light Blue)Blue Shy GuyKoopa (Freerunning)Luigi's icon from Mario Kart Tour. Red Standard 8 from Mario Kart TourStreamliner from Mario Kart Tour
* indicates a favored course upgraded to a favorite course after reaching level 3.
** indicates a favored course upgraded to a favorite course after reaching level 6.
*** indicates a favored course upgraded to a favorite course after reaching level 8 for High-End items.

Bonus challenges[edit]

Time Trial
Icon Course variant Chosen
driver
Chosen
kart
Chosen
glider
Grand Star scores Tour appearances Cup
Thumbnail of the Iggy Cup challenge from the Metropolitan Tour; a Time Trial challenge set on Berlin Byways Regular MKT Icon Yoshi.png
Yoshi
Pipe Frame from Mario Kart Tour
Pipe Frame
Super Glider from Mario Kart Tour
Super Glider
  • 1:55.00
  • 1:45.00
  • 1:35.00
Metropolitan Tour Iggy Cup from Mario Kart Tour
Iggy Cup
Spring Tour The Tanooki Mario Cup from Mario Kart Tour
Tanooki Mario Cup

Berlin Byways 2[edit]

Racers first start the course on a street next to the Berlin Cathedral, with the Brandenburg Gate and a few glide ramps up ahead on the right. After driving or gliding through the gate, racers go down the Straße des 17. Juni, which is littered with stationary cars that racers can bounce off of. They then proceed through the Tiergarten (formally referred to as "Großer Tiergarten" in Germany) to Großer Stern where the Berlin Victory Column resides. After players make a sharp turn right around the Victory Column, they must make an S-curve into a train station; the exterior is based on Berlin Hauptbahnhof, while the interior takes inspiration from its predecessor station, Lehrter Stadtbahnhof. Inside, they can either drive down the tracks, on the island platform, or take a small shortcut through a stationary Berlin S-Bahn trainset (this train is not directly based on a specific model, but it most closely resembles the DR Class 270 with some inspiration from the DB Class 420) that leads them through another winding S-curve behind the Berlin Cathedral. Half of the S-curve is sunken into the ground, allowing for tricks to be performed at the beginning and ending of the dip, though only the raised portion has coins. Here, the Berlin Television Tower is visible in the background. Afterwards, taking a right turn brings the players to the street where the finish line awaits them.

When configured for Coin Rush, cars and fences will block off a lane in the highway and redirect Gold Mario through the train car, making the collection of coins easier.

The course also appears as Berlin Byways 2R (reversed), Berlin Byways 2T (with ramps), and Berlin Byways 2R/T (reversed with ramps). In the R variant, both train tracks are blocked off by fences. In the T variant, there is a second glide ramp where racers exit the train station. In the R/T variant, racers drive along a large segment of train tracks that was inaccessible before, most of the stationary cars on the road are gone, and there are four Thwomps at the Brandenburg Gate.

Despite not being accessible in the course's normal variant, a patch of road from the T version is shown on Berlin Byways 2's map, making Berlin Byways 2 one of two courses in Mario Kart Tour to include a section of the course on the minimap that is not accessible in the main variant, the other being GBA Boo Lake. In both cases, the exclusive sections are removed from the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe version of the course.

Appearances[edit]

For this course's tour appearances, see List of Berlin Byways tour appearances in Mario Kart Tour § Berlin Byways 2.

Top-tier and middle-tier items[edit]

Select "show" to reveal the drivers, karts, and gliders for which Berlin Byways 2 and its variants are always favored or favorite courses. For instances in which additional drivers, karts, and gliders temporarily had this course and its variants as favored or favorite courses, see List of Berlin Byways 2 tour appearances in Mario Kart Tour.

Course Three-item drivers Bonus points ×2 karts Combo bonus ×3 gliders Two-item drivers Bonus points ×1.5 karts Combo bonus ×2 gliders
Berlin Byways 2 from Mario Kart Tour
Normal variant
Chain Chomp Mii Racing SuitDr. LuigiKing Bob-omb from Mario Kart TourKing Bob-omb (Gold)Luigi (Knight)Luigi (Lederhosen)Mario (Samurai)Peach (Halloween)Peach (Happi)Penguin ToadPink Shy Guy (Ninja)Shy Guy (Pastry Chef)Waluigi Mii Racing SuitWario Mii Racing Suit Crawly Kart from Mario Kart TourDK Maximum from Mario Kart TourDark Trickster from Mario Kart TourDragonfly from Mario Kart TourFast Frank from Mario Kart TourIce Dozer from Mario Kart TourIce-blue Poltergust from Mario Kart TourIron Cucumber from Mario Kart TourMetal B Dasher Mk. 2 from Mario Kart TourThe Purple Rattle Buggy from Mario Kart TourShielded Speedster from Mario Kart TourSilver King from Mario Kart TourSleigh Rider from Mario Kart TourThe Waluigi Racer Mk. 2 from Mario Kart TourWiggler Egg from Mario Kart Tour 8-Bit Star from Mario Kart TourAurora Balloons from Mario Kart TourButterfly Wings from Mario Kart TourChocolate Donut from Mario Kart TourDry Bowser Umbrella from Mario Kart TourGalaxy Glider from Mario Kart TourGold Bells from Mario Kart TourGold Piranha Plant Balloons from Mario Kart TourThe Pink Bubble Balloon from Mario Kart TourRecord Setter from Mario Kart TourSpider Glider from Mario Kart TourWaluigi's Mustache from Mario Kart Tour Baby Rosalina (Detective)Dr. BowserLakitu (Party Time)Larry (Wintertime)Luigi (Classic)Luigi Mii Racing SuitMario (Chef)Mario (Halloween)Monty Mole Mii Racing SuitMoo Moo Mii Racing SuitNabbit Mii Racing SuitPeach (Wedding)Pink Gold Peach from Mario Kart TourShy Guy (Gold)Toad (Party Time)Yellow Shy Guy (Explorer) The Black Shielded Speedster from Mario Kart TourBlue Badwagon from Mario Kart TourBronze Cucumber from Mario Kart Tour*Classic B Dasher Mk. 2 from Mario Kart Tour*Double-Decker from Mario Kart TourGilded King from Mario Kart Tour.Gilded Prancer from Mario Kart TourThe Goo-Goo Gold from Mario Kart TourThe Hot Pot Hot Rod from Mario Kart TourParty-Wing from Mario Kart TourRibbon Rider from Mario Kart TourRose Queen from Mario Kart TourSpicy Zucchini from Mario Kart Tour*Sports Coupe from Mario Kart Tour.Swift Jack from Mario Kart TourWhite Fast Frank from Mario Kart Tour Crimson Crane from Mario Kart TourFare Flier from Mario Kart TourFuzzy Kite from Mario Kart TourGold Meteors from Mario Kart TourGold New Year's Kite from Mario Kart TourLuigi Golf Cap from Mario Kart Tour*New Year's 2021 from Mario Kart TourThe Rainbow Flappy Wings from Mario Kart TourSilver Starchute from Mario Kart TourStrawberry Donut from Mario Kart TourSunset Balloons from Mario Kart TourThe Wavy Great Sail from Mario Kart Tour
Cucumber from Mario Kart Tour 8-Bit Jumping Luigi from Mario Kart Tour
Berlin Byways 2R from Mario Kart Tour
R variant
Baby Rosalina (Detective)Birdo (Black)Kamek from Mario Kart TourKing Bob-omb Mii Racing SuitLakitu (Party Time)Luigi (Gold Knight)Luigi (Knight)Luigi (Painter)Penguin LuigiRosalina (Aurora)Shy Guy (Gold)Shy Guy (Pastry Chef) The Black Shielded Speedster from Mario Kart TourBoo Pipes from Mario Kart TourCream B Dasher Mk. 2 from Mario Kart TourDK Maximum from Mario Kart TourDark Trickster from Mario Kart TourLightning Streamliner from Mario Kart TourMetal B Dasher Mk. 2 from Mario Kart TourRibbon Rider from Mario Kart TourSilver King from Mario Kart TourSports Coupe from Mario Kart Tour.Sushi Racer from Mario Kart TourSwift Jack from Mario Kart Tour Aurora Balloons from Mario Kart TourButterfly Wings from Mario Kart TourDaisy Glider from Mario Kart TourGolden Wings from Mario Kart TourGold New Year's Kite from Mario Kart TourGreen Cat Parafoil from Mario Kart TourThe Green Emblem from Mario Kart TourNew Year's Kite from Mario Kart TourPlanet Glider from Mario Kart TourRed Checkered Glider from Mario Kart TourSilver Starchute from Mario Kart TourThe Wavy Great Sail from Mario Kart Tour Black YoshiChain Chomp Mii Racing SuitDonkey Kong (Gladiator)Dry Bowser's icon from Mario Kart TourIggy Mii Racing SuitLuigi (Classic)Luigi (Lederhosen)Mario (Chef)Mario (Halloween)Mario (SNES)Pauline (Cowgirl)Pauline (Party Time)Peach (Halloween)Toad (Party Time)Wendy Mii Racing SuitYoshi (Reindeer) Blue Badwagon from Mario Kart TourThe Chain Chomp Chariot from Mario Kart TourCrawly Kart from Mario Kart TourCream Classic from Mario Kart Tour*Fast Frank from Mario Kart TourGilded King from Mario Kart Tour.Glam Bruiser from Mario Kart TourHoliday King from Mario Kart TourIron Cucumber from Mario Kart Tour*Penguin Slider from Mario Kart Tour*Platinum Taxi from Mario Kart TourThe Purple Rattle Buggy from Mario Kart TourRed B Dasher from Mario Kart TourRose Queen from Mario Kart TourThe Waluigi Racer Mk. 2 from Mario Kart TourWild Black from Mario Kart TourWild Gold from Mario Kart Tour 8-Bit Star from Mario Kart TourBlooper Wingtip from Mario Kart TourCrimson Crane from Mario Kart TourFestival Wings from Mario Kart TourGlitter Glider from Mario Kart TourGlittering Glider from Mario Kart TourNew Year's 2022 from Mario Kart TourThe Pink Bubble Balloon from Mario Kart TourSilver Bells from Mario Kart TourStrawberry Crêpe from Mario Kart TourThe White Waves Origami Glider from Mario Kart Tour*Wiggler Parachute from Mario Kart Tour
Birdo (Blue)Yellow Yoshi Blue Turbo Birdo from Mario Kart TourRed Streamliner from Mario Kart TourThe Yellow Turbo Yoshi from Mario Kart Tour 8-Bit Jumping Luigi from Mario Kart Tour
Berlin Byways 2T from Mario Kart Tour
T variant
Builder LuigiBirdo (Black)Cat Mario from Mario Kart TourKamek from Mario Kart TourKitsune LuigiLuigi Mii Racing SuitMario (SNES)Nabbit Mii Racing SuitPeach (Happi)Peach (Wedding)Penguin Luigi Black Turbo Yoshi from Mario Kart TourBlue Badwagon from Mario Kart TourClassic B Dasher Mk. 2 from Mario Kart TourGreen Lightning from Mario Kart TourHoliday King from Mario Kart TourIce Dozer from Mario Kart TourInferno Flyer from Mario Kart TourIron Cucumber from Mario Kart TourThe Purple Dozer in Mario Kart TourSilver King from Mario Kart TourThe Silver Warrior Wagon from Mario Kart TourSushi Racer from Mario Kart TourTaiko Drum Dasher from Mario Kart TourWild Black from Mario Kart Tour Black Cat Parafoil from Mario Kart TourBlooper Wingtip from Mario Kart TourFestival Wings from Mario Kart TourGalaxy Glider from Mario Kart TourGlitter Glider from Mario Kart TourGlittering Glider from Mario Kart TourGold Manta Glider from Mario Kart TourGolden Wings from Mario Kart TourGreen Checkered Glider from Mario Kart TourSilver Bells from Mario Kart TourSilver Starchute from Mario Kart TourSky-High Flyer from Mario Kart Tour Baby Rosalina (Detective)Birdo (White)Black YoshiCastle Mii Racing SuitChargin' Chuck from Mario Kart TourFire RosalinaLuigi (Knight)Mario (Musician)Pauline (Party Time)Pink Gold Peach from Mario Kart TourPurple Mii Racing SuitWaluigi (Bus Driver)Wario Mii Racing SuitYoshi (Gold Egg) The Black Carriage from Mario Kart Tour*Black Kabuki Dasher from Mario Kart TourCream B Dasher Mk. 2 from Mario Kart Tour*Double-Decker from Mario Kart TourGold 8-Bit Pipe Frame from Mario Kart TourThe Gold Shielded Speedster from Mario Kart TourGold Snow Skimmer from Mario Kart TourThe Holiday Speeder from Mario Kart TourIce-blue Poltergust from Mario Kart TourMetal B Dasher Mk. 2 from Mario Kart Tour*Party-Wing from Mario Kart TourPlatinum Taxi from Mario Kart TourShielded Speedster from Mario Kart TourSports Coupe from Mario Kart Tour.Wild Wing from Mario Kart Tour Fare Flier from Mario Kart TourGold Bells from Mario Kart TourGold New Year's Kite from Mario Kart TourThe Green Emblem from Mario Kart TourJolly Bells from Mario Kart TourNew Year's Kite from Mario Kart TourPenguin Wingtip from Mario Kart Tour**Planet Glider from Mario Kart TourPretzel Glider from Mario Kart Tour*Spider Glider from Mario Kart TourStrawberry Donut from Mario Kart TourYellow Hard Hat Balloon from Mario Kart Tour
Birdo (Blue)Purple Toad (Pit Crew) Blue Turbo Birdo from Mario Kart TourThe Green Turbo Birdo from Mario Kart Tour Green Standard 8 from Mario Kart TourRed Streamliner from Mario Kart Tour
Berlin Byways 2R/T from Mario Kart Tour
R/T variant
Baby Rosalina (Detective)Donkey Kong (Gladiator)Donkey Kong Jr. (SNES)Dr. LuigiGold Mii Racing SuitKing Bob-omb from Mario Kart TourLight Green Mii Racing SuitLuigi (Lederhosen)Luigi (Vacation)Luigi Mii Racing SuitMeowser from Mario Kart TourToad (Party Time)Waluigi (Bus Driver)Wendy Mii Racing Suit The Black Carriage from Mario Kart TourBlack Kabuki Dasher from Mario Kart TourThe Black Sneeker from Mario Kart TourBlue Badwagon from Mario Kart TourDouble-Decker from Mario Kart TourFast Frank from Mario Kart TourThe Gold Shielded Speedster from Mario Kart TourGoo-Goo Buggy from Mario Kart TourParty-Wing from Mario Kart TourPenguin Slider from Mario Kart TourPumpkin Kart from Mario Kart TourThe Rainbow Taxi from Mario Kart TourShielded Speedster from Mario Kart TourWild Black from Mario Kart Tour Blooper Wingtip from Mario Kart TourCandlelight FlightDry Bowser Umbrella from Mario Kart TourGold Checkered Glider from Mario Kart TourJolly Bells from Mario Kart TourNew Year's Kite from Mario Kart TourPretzel Glider from Mario Kart TourStrawberry Crêpe from Mario Kart TourStrawberry Donut from Mario Kart TourSunset Balloons from Mario Kart TourWonderful Wings from Mario Kart TourYellow Hard Hat Balloon from Mario Kart Tour Birdo (White)Builder LuigiCat Mario from Mario Kart TourChargin' Chuck (Gold)Daisy (Sailor)Dr. BowserFire RosalinaGold Koopa (Freerunning)King Bob-omb Mii Racing SuitKitsune LuigiPauline (Party Time)Pink Gold Peach from Mario Kart TourRosalina (Aurora)Silver Mii Racing SuitYoshi (Gold Egg) Armored Rider from Mario Kart TourThe Camo Tanooki Kart from Mario Kart TourThe Chain Chomp Chariot from Mario Kart TourDK Maximum from Mario Kart TourGilded King from Mario Kart Tour.Glam Bruiser from Mario Kart TourGoo-Goo Black from Mario Kart TourGreen Comet from Mario Kart TourHoliday King from Mario Kart TourIce-blue Poltergust from Mario Kart TourIron Cucumber from Mario Kart Tour**The Purple Dozer in Mario Kart TourRed B Dasher from Mario Kart TourSwift Jack from Mario Kart TourTaiko Drum Dasher from Mario Kart TourWild Wing from Mario Kart Tour Boo Masks from Mario Kart TourThe Bright Glider from Mario Kart TourDaisy Glider from Mario Kart TourGlitter Glider from Mario Kart TourGold Hard Hat Balloon from Mario Kart TourGold Manta Glider from Mario Kart TourGold New Year's Kite from Mario Kart TourNew Year's 2021 from Mario Kart TourNew Year's 2022 from Mario Kart TourPenguin Wingtip from Mario Kart TourPlanet Glider from Mario Kart TourRainbow Fare Flier from Mario Kart TourSilver Luigi's Mustache from Mario Kart TourSilver Starchute from Mario Kart Tour
Cucumber from Mario Kart Tour Purple Toad (Pit Crew)* The Green Turbo Birdo from Mario Kart TourLight-blue Turbo Yoshi from Mario Kart Tour
* indicates a favored course upgraded to a favorite course after reaching level 3.
** indicates a favored course upgraded to a favorite course after reaching level 6.
*** indicates a favored course upgraded to a favorite course after reaching level 8 for High-End items.

Bonus challenges[edit]

Ring Race
Icon Course variant Chosen
driver
Chosen
kart
Chosen
glider
Grand Star scores Tour appearances Cup
Thumbnail of the Birdo Cup challenge from the Berlin Tour; a Ring Race challenge set on Berlin Byways 2 Regular Pink Shy Guy from Mario Kart Tour
Pink Shy Guy
Pipe Frame from Mario Kart Tour
Pipe Frame
Super Glider from Mario Kart Tour
Super Glider
  • 18
  • 25
  • 32
Berlin Tour The Birdo Cup from Mario Kart Tour
Birdo Cup
  • 12
  • 20
  • 26
Anniversary Tour (2022) Dixie Kong Cup from Mario Kart Tour
Dixie Kong Cup
Smash Small Dry Bones
Icon Course variant Chosen
driver
Chosen
kart
Chosen
glider
Grand Star scores Tour appearances Cup
Thumbnail of the Wario Cup challenge from the Berlin Tour; a Smash Small Dry Bones challenge set on Berlin Byways 2 (reused as the Mii Cup's bonus challenge in the Metropolitan Tour) Regular King Bob-omb from Mario Kart Tour
King Bob-omb
Pipe Frame from Mario Kart Tour
Pipe Frame
Super Glider from Mario Kart Tour
Super Glider
  • 4
  • 8
  • 13
Berlin Tour The icon of the Wario Cup from Mario Kart Tour.
Wario Cup
  • 4
  • 7
  • 11
Metropolitan Tour Mii Cup from Mario Kart Tour
Mii Cup
Summer Tour (2023) Ludwig Cup from Mario Kart Tour
Ludwig Cup
Time Trial
Icon Course variant Chosen
driver
Chosen
kart
Chosen
glider
Grand Star scores Tour appearances Cup
Thumbnail of the Luigi Cup challenge from the 2nd Anniversary Tour; a Time Trial challenge set on Berlin Byways 2 Regular Luigi's icon from Mario Kart Tour.
Luigi
Pipe Frame from Mario Kart Tour
Pipe Frame
Super Glider from Mario Kart Tour
Super Glider
  • 1:52.00
  • 1:42.00
  • 1:36.00
2nd Anniversary Tour The icon of the Luigi Cup from Mario Kart Tour.
Luigi Cup
Summer Tour (2023) The Boomerang Bro Cup from Mario Kart Tour
Boomerang Bro Cup
Steer Clear of Obstacles
Icon Course variant Chosen
driver
Chosen
kart
Chosen
glider
Obstacles Tour appearances Cup
Thumbnail of the Shy Guy Cup challenge from the Spring Tour; a Steer Clear of Obstacles challenge set on Berlin Byways 2 Regular MKT Icon BabyLuigi.png
Baby Luigi
Pipe Frame from Mario Kart Tour
Pipe Frame
Super Glider from Mario Kart Tour
Super Glider
Thwomp
Thwomp
A Whomp in Berlin Byways from Mario Kart Tour
Whomp
Piranha Plant
Piranha Plant (passive)
Spring Tour The icon of the Shy Guy Cup from Mario Kart Tour.
Shy Guy Cup
Big Reverse Race
Icon Course variant Opponents Tour appearances Cup
7th 6th 5th 4th 3rd 2nd 1st Extra
Thumbnail of the Wendy Cup challenge from the Berlin Tour; a Big Reverse Race challenge set on Berlin Byways 2 (reused as the Peach Cup's bonus challenge in the 2nd Anniversary Tour) Regular Driver MKT Icon Bowser.png[1] Luigi (Lederhosen)[1] Toad's icon from Mario Kart Tour[1] MKT Icon DonkeyKong.png[1] Peach[1] Koopa Troopa's icon from Mario Kart Tour.[1] Red Yoshi[1] Mario's icon from Mario Kart Tour.[2] Berlin Tour Wendy Cup from Mario Kart Tour
Wendy Cup
Kart Fast Frank from Mario Kart Tour Fast Frank from Mario Kart Tour Fast Frank from Mario Kart Tour Fast Frank from Mario Kart Tour Fast Frank from Mario Kart Tour Fast Frank from Mario Kart Tour Fast Frank from Mario Kart Tour Fast Frank from Mario Kart Tour
Glider Super Glider from Mario Kart Tour Super Glider from Mario Kart Tour Super Glider from Mario Kart Tour Super Glider from Mario Kart Tour Super Glider from Mario Kart Tour Super Glider from Mario Kart Tour Super Glider from Mario Kart Tour Super Glider from Mario Kart Tour 2nd Anniversary Tour The icon of the Peach Cup from Mario Kart Tour.
Peach Cup

Berlin Byways 3[edit]

Berlin Byways 3, unlike the other two routes, begins in the Tiergarten, specifically on the Straße des 17. Juni, facing away from the Brandenburg Gate and towards the Berlin Victory Column. Racers drive towards the Berlin Victory Column and turn left on the roundabout, before taking a right turn as they approach the Tempodrom. Racers drive by numerous buildings, such as the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and the Berlin Zoo. After a wide U-turn, players will pass the Charlottenburg Palace before driving on to the road previously seen in Berlin Byways 2 briefly. Shortly after passing the roundabout again, racers turn right on to the Scheidemannstraße, the road lowers itself underground slightly before players drive in between the Reichstag and the Paul-Löbe-Haus, before driving up to the Brandenburg Gate, taking one last right turn, and driving along the Straße des 17. Juni again until reaching the finish line.

Throughout the course, alongside moving coins and Item Boxes, moving cars and pickup trucks appear as obstacles. Most trucks are orange and have surfboards on the back that the players can perform tricks off of, similar to the ones that appear in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. However, one truck is pink and has a Piranha Plant in its bed.

The course also appears as Berlin Byways 3R (reversed), Berlin Byways 3T (with ramps), and Berlin Byways 3R/T (reversed with ramps). The former two debuted alongside the normal variant in the 2022 Anniversary Tour, while the latter debuted in the 2023 Anniversary Tour. In all three variants, there is significantly less moving traffic, the traffic has been reduced to one lane, and there are stationary vehicles along the track. In the R variant, the pink pickup truck is still present, but its bed is now empty. In the T variant, the only moving traffic is two trucks with surfboards, and racers briefly follow the route of Berlin Byways 2 before using a glide ramp to return to the track.

The course icon of the T variant has an error within it. The pink pickup truck carrying a Piranha Plant is shown despite not appearing in the course.

Course traffic patterns[edit]

This version of the course, in its default variant, has 13 vehicles.

  • Left lane: Red car, blue car, red car, Piranha Plant truck, surfboard truck, red car, surfboard truck
  • Right lane: Green car, white car, green car, blue car, surfboard truck, green car

Appearances[edit]

For this course's tour appearances, see List of Berlin Byways tour appearances in Mario Kart Tour § Berlin Byways 3.

Top-tier and middle-tier items[edit]

Select "show" to reveal the drivers, karts, and gliders for which Berlin Byways 3 and its variants are always favored or favorite courses. For instances in which additional drivers, karts, and gliders temporarily had this course and its variants as favored or favorite courses, see List of Berlin Byways 3 tour appearances in Mario Kart Tour.

Course Three-item drivers Bonus points ×2 karts Combo bonus ×3 gliders Two-item drivers Bonus points ×1.5 karts Combo bonus ×2 gliders
Berlin Byways 3 from Mario Kart Tour
Normal variant
Bowser Mii Racing SuitBronze Mii Racing SuitChain Chomp Mii Racing SuitChargin' Chuck from Mario Kart TourDr. BowserDr. LuigiKing Boo (Luigi's Mansion)Larry Mii Racing SuitLuigi (Lederhosen)Mario (SNES)Pauline (Rose)Santa Mii Racing SuitTanooki Mario from Mario Kart TourWario (Hiker) Blue-Green Capsule Kart from Mario Kart TourCact-R from Mario Kart TourClassic B Dasher Mk. 2 from Mario Kart TourGold Paintster from Mario Kart TourGold Standard from Mario Kart TourMach 8-R from Mario Kart TourRed Crawly Kart from Mario Kart TourSneeker from Mario Kart TourThe Waluigi Racer Mk. 2 from Mario Kart TourWarrior Wagon from Mario Kart TourWhite Fast Frank from Mario Kart TourThe Yeehaw Wagon from Mario Kart Tour Boo Masks from Mario Kart TourFlybrary Book from Mario Kart TourGreen Checkered Glider from Mario Kart TourThe Green Emblem from Mario Kart TourMario's Mustache from Mario Kart TourPiranha Plant Balloons from Mario Kart TourPretzel Glider from Mario Kart TourSilver Luigi's Mustache from Mario Kart TourVampire Wings from Mario Kart TourVanilla & Chocolate Balloons from Mario Kart Tour Castle Mii Racing Suit**Dr. PeachGoomba Mii Racing SuitLuigi (Knight)Mario (Golf)Mario (Samurai)Monty Mole Mii Racing SuitPastry Chef Mii Racing SuitPeach (Wedding)Rosalina (Chef)Rosalina (Halloween)Toadette (Explorer)Yoshi (Kangaroo) Black B Dasher from Mario Kart TourThe Black B Dasher Mk. 2 from Mario Kart Tour*The Black Carriage from Mario Kart Tour***Black Jingle Bell from Mario Kart TourCact-B from Mario Kart TourCandy Clown from Mario Kart TourDry Bones Dasher from Mario Kart TourGold 8-Bit Pipe Frame from Mario Kart TourGoo-Goo Black from Mario Kart TourGreen Comet from Mario Kart TourMagma Broom from Mario Kart TourThe Purple Rattle Buggy from Mario Kart TourRainbow Pipe Buggy from Mario Kart TourRed Offroader from Mario Kart TourSpicy Zucchini from Mario Kart Tour 8-Bit Block Glider from Mario Kart TourBlack Cat Parafoil from Mario Kart TourCandlelight FlightCandlelight Flight Cake from Mario Kart TourGold Origami Glider from Mario Kart TourGolden Glider from Mario Kart TourLuigi Golf Cap from Mario Kart TourLuigi Parafoil from Mario Kart TourLuigi's Mustache from Mario Kart TourMario Golf Cap from Mario Kart TourNinja Scroll from Mario Kart TourOrigami Glider from Mario Kart TourWicked Topaz from Mario Kart Tour
Birdo (Green)MKT Icon KingBoo.png Red Turbo Birdo from Mario Kart Tour
Berlin Byways 3R from Mario Kart Tour
R variant
Bowser Mii Racing SuitBronze Mii Racing SuitBrown Mii Racing SuitCaptain ToadKing Bob-omb Mii Racing SuitLuigi (Knight)Mario (Chef)Mario (Samurai)Pauline (Party Time)Rosalina (Chef)Tanooki Mario from Mario Kart TourYellow Shy Guy (Explorer) The Black Sneeker from Mario Kart TourBronze Cucumber from Mario Kart TourCact-B from Mario Kart TourCupid's Arrow from Mario Kart TourDark Buggy from Mario Kart Tour.Desert Rose Wagon from Mario Kart TourDry Bones Dasher from Mario Kart TourThe Fish Bone Ferry from Mario Kart TourThe Gold Sweet Ride from Mario Kart TourThe Gold Warrior Wagon from Mario Kart TourKabuki Dasher from Mario Kart TourRed Offroader from Mario Kart TourThe Silver Warrior Wagon from Mario Kart TourWarrior Wagon from Mario Kart Tour Black Starchute from Mario Kart TourBoo Masks from Mario Kart TourGolden Glider from Mario Kart TourLuigi's Hat Balloon from Mario Kart TourNinja Scroll from Mario Kart TourOrigami Glider from Mario Kart TourSilver Luigi's Mustache from Mario Kart TourVanilla & Chocolate Balloons from Mario Kart TourThe White Waves Origami Glider from Mario Kart TourYoshi's Cookies from Mario Kart Tour Black Mii Racing SuitCastle Mii Racing Suit***Donkey Kong (Gladiator)Dry Bowser (Gold)Dry Bowser Mii Racing SuitGoomba Mii Racing SuitIggy Mii Racing SuitLight-blue Shy Guy (Explorer)Mario (Black Suit)Pauline (Cowgirl)Pauline (Rose)Peach (Explorer)Peach (Wintertime)Waluigi (Vampire)Wendy Mii Racing Suit Black B Dasher from Mario Kart TourThe Black Carriage from Mario Kart Tour**The Black Shielded Speedster from Mario Kart TourBoo Pipes from Mario Kart TourCact-R from Mario Kart TourThe Chain Chomp Chariot from Mario Kart TourCream Classic from Mario Kart TourFlower Kart from Mario Kart TourThe Gold B Dasher from Mario Kart Tour**Gold Capsule Kart from Mario Kart TourGold Paintster from Mario Kart TourGoo-Goo Black from Mario Kart TourGreen SpeederRed Crawly Kart from Mario Kart TourShielded Speedster from Mario Kart TourThe Waluigi Racer Mk. 2 from Mario Kart TourWhite Fast Frank from Mario Kart Tour 8-Bit Goomba from Mario Kart Tour8-Bit Super Glider from Mario Kart TourFlybrary Book from Mario Kart TourGold Candlelight Flight from Mario Kart TourLuigi's Mustache from Mario Kart TourMagniflying Glass from Mario Kart TourMario's Mustache from Mario Kart TourPretzel Glider from Mario Kart TourSilver Surf Master from Mario Kart TourSmiley Flower Glider from Mario Kart TourStrawberry Crêpe from Mario Kart TourVampire Wings from Mario Kart TourWicked Topaz from Mario Kart Tour
Birdo (Green)Purple Toad (Pit Crew)White Shy Guy Red Turbo Birdo from Mario Kart Tour Peach's icon from Mario Kart TourMKT Icon Waluigi.png
Berlin Byways 3T from Mario Kart Tour
T variant
Castle Mii Racing SuitDr. PeachLuigi (Knight)Luigi (Lederhosen)Mario (Aviator)Mario (Golf)Waluigi (Vampire) The Black Carriage from Mario Kart TourCupid's Arrow from Mario Kart TourGoo-Goo Black from Mario Kart TourLightning Streamliner from Mario Kart TourRed Offroader from Mario Kart TourShielded Speedster from Mario Kart TourWhite Fast Frank from Mario Kart Tour Candlelight FlightCandlelight Flight Cake from Mario Kart TourGreen Cat Parafoil from Mario Kart TourLuigi Parafoil from Mario Kart TourMario's Mustache from Mario Kart TourPretzel Glider from Mario Kart TourSilver Surf Master from Mario Kart TourThe White Waves Origami Glider from Mario Kart Tour Bowser Mii Racing SuitBuilder LuigiCaptain Toad from Mario Kart TourDr. BowserDr. LuigiKing Bob-omb (Gold)Mario (Hakama)Metal Mario's icon from Mario Kart Tour.Pastry Chef Mii Racing SuitWario (Hiker) Blue-Green Capsule Kart from Mario Kart TourClassic B Dasher Mk. 2 from Mario Kart TourDark Buggy from Mario Kart Tour.Gold Standard from Mario Kart TourKabuki Dasher from Mario Kart TourMagma Broom from Mario Kart TourRed Crawly Kart from Mario Kart TourWarrior Wagon from Mario Kart Tour Black Starchute from Mario Kart TourBoo Masks from Mario Kart TourFlybrary Book from Mario Kart TourGold Eggshell Glider from Mario Kart TourLuigi's Hat Balloon from Mario Kart TourMagniflying Glass from Mario Kart TourMario's Hat Balloon from Mario Kart TourNabbit Oilpaper Umbrella from Mario Kart TourPiranha Plant Balloons from Mario Kart TourSilver Luigi's Mustache from Mario Kart TourVanilla & Chocolate Balloons from Mario Kart Tour
Toadette's icon from Mario Kart Tour Green Standard 8 from Mario Kart TourRed Streamliner from Mario Kart Tour
Berlin Byways 3R/T from Mario Kart Tour
R/T variant
? Block Mii Racing SuitBlack Mii Racing SuitBuilder ToadDonkey Kong (Gladiator)Iggy Mii Racing SuitLudwig Mii Racing SuitLuigi (Lederhosen)Mario (Black Suit)Mario (Classic)Mario (Golf)Monty Mole Mii Racing SuitPauline (Cowgirl)Peach (Wintertime)Penguin ToadWendy Mii Racing Suit Armored Rider from Mario Kart TourThe Black B Dasher Mk. 2 from Mario Kart TourBlack Jingle Bell from Mario Kart TourThe Black Shielded Speedster from Mario Kart TourBoo Pipes from Mario Kart TourDecal Streamliner from Mario Kart TourFrost Wing from Mario Kart TourGold 8-Bit Pipe Frame from Mario Kart TourGreen CometThe Purple Rattle Buggy from Mario Kart TourRainbow Pipe Buggy from Mario Kart TourSilver Bullet Blaster from Mario Kart TourSpicy Zucchini from Mario Kart TourSports Coupe 2022 from Mario Kart Tour 8-Bit Block Glider from Mario Kart Tour8-Bit Super Glider from Mario Kart TourGold Origami Glider from Mario Kart TourLe Tricolore from Mario Kart TourLuigi Golf Cap from Mario Kart TourLuigi Parafoil from Mario Kart TourMario Golf Cap from Mario Kart TourThe Red Emblem from Mario Kart TourSuper Mario Kart Glider from Mario Kart TourYellow Hard Hat Balloon from Mario Kart Tour Brown Mii Racing SuitDonkey Kong Mii Racing SuitDry Bowser Mii Racing SuitKing Boo Mii Racing SuitLarry Mii Racing SuitLuigi (Vacation)Metal Mario's icon from Mario Kart Tour.Peachette's icon from Mario Kart Tour.Petey Piranha from Mario Kart TourSanta Mii Racing SuitWaluigi Mii Racing SuitYellow Shy Guy (Explorer) The Black Sneeker from Mario Kart TourBlack Turbo Yoshi from Mario Kart TourBronze Cucumber from Mario Kart TourDK Maximum from Mario Kart TourDesert Rose Wagon from Mario Kart TourThe Fish Bone Ferry from Mario Kart TourThe Gold B Dasher from Mario Kart TourThe Gold Warrior Wagon from Mario Kart TourThe Gold Sweet Ride from Mario Kart TourGreen Circuit from Mario Kart TourKarp Kart from Mario Kart TourMach 8-R from Mario Kart TourMacharon from Mario Kart TourOffroader from Mario Kart TourSilver King from Mario Kart TourThe Silver Warrior Wagon from Mario Kart TourWarrior Wagon from Mario Kart TourThe Yeehaw Wagon from Mario Kart Tour 8-Bit Bullet Bill from Mario Kart TourBoo Hanafuda from Mario Kart TourGlitter Glider from Mario Kart TourGold Hard Hat Balloon from Mario Kart TourGold Meteors from Mario Kart TourGold New Year's Kite from Mario Kart TourGreen Checkered Glider from Mario Kart TourThe Green Emblem from Mario Kart TourManta Glider from Mario Kart TourPink Magniflying Glass from Mario Kart TourSakura Origami Glider from Mario Kart TourYoshi's Cookies from Mario Kart TourYoshi's Egg Hanafuda from Mario Kart Tour
Blue Shy GuyPurple Toad (Pit Crew) Cucumber from Mario Kart TourZucchini from Mario Kart Tour
MortonShy Guy's icon from Mario Kart Tour. Bullet Blaster from Mario Kart Tour ParachutePiston Glider from Mario Kart Tour
* indicates a favored course upgraded to a favorite course after reaching level 3.
** indicates a favored course upgraded to a favorite course after reaching level 6.
*** indicates a favored course upgraded to a favorite course after reaching level 8 for High-End items.

Bonus challenges[edit]

Time Trial
Icon Course variant Chosen
driver
Chosen
kart
Chosen
glider
Grand Star scores Tour appearances Cup
Thumbnail of the Luigi Cup challenge from the 2022 Anniversary Tour; a Time Trial challenge set on Berlin Byways 3 Regular Luigi's icon from Mario Kart Tour.
Luigi
Pipe Frame from Mario Kart Tour
Pipe Frame
Super Glider from Mario Kart Tour
Super Glider
  • 1:40.00
  • 1:34.00
  • 1:27.00
Anniversary Tour (2022) The icon of the Luigi Cup from Mario Kart Tour.
Luigi Cup

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe[edit]

Tour Berlin Byways as it appears in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Berlin Byways in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Berlin Byways returns in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe as part of the Booster Course Pass downloadable content. It is the first course of the Moon Cup, and was added in the third wave of the DLC. It has received significant visual upgrades compared to its appearance in Mario Kart Tour. The cars from Berlin Byways 3 return in this version of the course, and follow the same path they did in that route, making this the second course in the pass with traffic, after DS Shroom Ridge, and the second course in the series altogether to feature traffic that doesn't follow the route of the entire course, after Mushroom City in Mario Kart: Double Dash!!. They now use the same designs as the vehicles seen in N64 Toad's Turnpike and DS Shroom Ridge, meaning that the pickup truck that holds the Piranha Plant from Berlin Byways 3 does not return, instead every pickup truck has a surfboard. Additionally, all cargo trucks and surfboard trucks have coins on top. The music now features clapping throughout the opening portion, and additional higher pitched synths were also added. The brass instruments are also more audible and pronounced, and a flute was added to the orchestral segment.

The first lap is based on Berlin Byways 2, making Berlin Byways the first Tour city course in the Booster Course Pass to not have the first lap be based on its first route (the other being Tour Madrid Drive). Racers start next to the Berlin Cathedral, facing towards the Brandenburg Gate. After the race begins, they drive under it; there are currently only Item Boxes beneath it, but this will change throughout the race. Afterward, they merge into traffic on the Straße des 17. Juni heading straight for the Berlin Victory Column before taking a right turn around it. At this point, the traffic takes another right through an arrow field, while players instead turn left into the train station. The train can still be driven through, and the Item Box inside is now a Double Item Box. From here, players drive past the Berlin Cathedral and return to the starting line.

The second lap is a combination of Berlin Byways 3 and the final portion of Berlin Byways. Racers once again drive through the Brandenburg Gate - this time, there is a Glide Ramp in front of it. The traffic is still present. Players follow it as it takes a left turn at the Victory Column and drives past the Berlin Zoo. The road eventually comes back to the Victory Column roundabout from another angle. Here, racers turn left, and then turn right onto the road past Charlottenburg Palace. That road eventually crosses behind the Brandenburg Gate before turning right into the Tiergarten. Players then take a long right turn and reenter the Straße de 17. Juni, this time going the other direction, against the traffic. They cross under the Brandenburg Gate once again (which now has Thwomps and Item Boxes) and cross the starting line from the other direction.

The third and final lap is based on the first route of Berlin Byways. Racers turn right and pass the Berlin Wall. Unlike in Tour, the Whomps have now left cracks in the road where they land. Players then drive either way around the Schiller Monument before going through the Tiergarten. Players end the race by going against traffic on the Straße des 17. Juni again, going under the Brandenburg Gate (which now only has Thwomps), and crossing the finish line.

The minimap has been rotated approximately 120° clockwise. The peninsula used for Berlin Byways 2T is now blocked off by fences and has been removed from the minimap, and the course uses an unused road connecting the Schiller Monument to the Brandenburg Gate, making Berlin Byways the second/third Tour city course to include roads that were unused at the time of their appearance in the Booster Course Pass, after Sydney Sprint and alongside London Loop. Like London Loop, the previously unused road in this course was never used in Tour prior to new content for it concluding.

Berlin Byways is one of three Mario Kart Tour courses in the wave overall, alongside Tour London Loop and Merry Mountain.

Course traffic patterns[edit]

This version of the course has 18 (moving) vehicles. Vehicles in the left lane notably travel about 20% faster than those in the right lane.

  • Left lane: Car, car, surfboard truck, car, car, car, car, bus
  • Right lane: Bus, car, surfboard truck, car, truck, truck, surfboard truck, car, car, car

Both cargo trucks use a Propeller Toad Transport design, both buses use a Galaxy Air design, and cars can randomly appear as red cars, black cars, or as Green Shell Taxis.

Profiles[edit]

Mario Kart Tour[edit]

  • Mario Kart Tour Twitter: The Cat Tour is wrapping up in #MarioKartTour. Next up is the Metropolitan Tour! Race through a variety of city courses, including Berlin Byways![3]
  • Mario Kart Tour Twitter: It's time for the Berlin Tour in #MarioKartTour! Some heated races are about to ensue on Berlin Byways 2, the first city course of 2021![4]

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe[edit]

  • Official Nintendo social media accounts: A city of culture, creativity and…karting?! Sprint round Berlin Byways in Wave 3 of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass and soak in the atmosphere![5][6]
  • Nintendo Switch News app (US):
    • This course first appeared on the Mario Kart™ Tour game.
    • Modeled after the German city of Berlin, you may catch a peek at some famous tourist sights while racing.
    • The streets sure are bustling! Watch out for tourist buses and taxis running through the course. You'll really want to keep an eye out on lap 3 or you might get a stompin' from a Whomp!
  • Nintendo Switch News app (UK): Say a hearty "Guten Morgen" to Berlin Byways!
    Today, we're shining the spotlight on a course released as part of the third wave, which is available now: it's Berlin Byways!
    This course, first appearing in the smart device game Mario Kart Tour, takes you all around the German capital of Berlin, with its many sights and sounds. But be careful, as parts of the track will have you weaving between tour buses and taxis. To make things worse, Whomps will come crashing down from the course's walls during the third lap, so you'd better keep your wits about you!
  • Nintendo Magazine 2023 Summer: This course will let you race by the symbolic gate and tower of Berlin, Germany.[7]

Sponsors[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Mario Kart Tour[edit]

Berlin Byways[edit]

Course icons[edit]
Screenshots[edit]

Berlin Byways 2[edit]

Course icons[edit]
Screenshots[edit]

Berlin Byways 3[edit]

Course icons[edit]
Screenshots[edit]

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ベルリン シュトラーセ
Berurin Shutorāse
Berlin Straße

Chinese 柏林小道
Bólín Xiǎodào
Berlin Trail

Dutch Berlijn-Bezoek
Berlin Visit
French Balade berlinoise
Berlinese Stroll
German Pflaster von Berlin
Pavement of Berlin
Italian Gita a Berlino
Trip to Berlin
Korean 베를린 샛길
Bereullin Saetgil
Berlin Byway

Portuguese (NOA) Berlim Bucólica
Bucolic Berlin
Portuguese (NOE) Perseguição por Berlim
Chase through Berlin
Russian Экскурсия по Берлину
Ekskursiya po Berlinu
Excursion through Berlin

Spanish Berlín de Vértigo
Vertigo Berlin

Trivia[edit]

  • Berlin Byways has several similarities to Piranha Plant Cove. Both:
    • Have drivers drive perpendicular to each other in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.
    • Have a variant with a different finish line location, then have that finish line removed in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.
    • Have the first lap in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe be the second variant of the course.
      • In both cases, the second variant was (one of the) first variant(s) released in Mario Kart Tour.
    • Have had their mini-map altered to remove a section of the course that was only used in other variants not represented in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Andruidus (January 27, 2021). Mario Kart Tour - Berlin Tour: Wendy Cup. YouTube. Retrieved January 31, 2021.
  2. ^ DarkyKitty (January 30, 2021). Mario Kart Tour - Wendy Cup (Berlin Tour) - #252. YouTube. Retrieved January 31, 2021.
  3. ^ mariokarttourEN (June 10, 2022). Twitter. Retrieved June 16, 2022.
  4. ^ mariokarttourEN (January 13, 2021). Twitter. Retrieved January 14, 2021.
  5. ^ NintendoEurope (November 25, 2022). Twitter. Retrieved November 27, 2022.
  6. ^ MarioKartUK (November 25, 2022). Facebook. Retrieved November 27, 2022.
  7. ^ Nintendo Magazine 2023 Summer (Digital English edition). nintendo.co.jp. Retrieved July 15, 2023. (Archived July 15, 2023, 10:48:55 UTC via Wayback Machine.)