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As has been pointed out, going through Frankfurt (Main) may not be necessary. Busradar gives a good overview of your options for bus and rail travel (they even include blablacar). In case you have to go to Frankfurt (Main) for some reason, your best guess is the 14€ bus, I'm not aware of any alternatives.


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It is not necessary to travel through Frankfurt. You can take a bus from Hahn to Koblenz and catch a train there. Many northbound trains from Frankfurt to Köln and onwards go through Koblenz. And the fare from Hahn to Koblenz is a bit lower: 11.20 EUR vs. 15 EUR (or 14 EUR if you buy the tickets online). => Buses to and from Hahn Airport The full fare for ...


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You take the train from Düsseldorf Airport to Bochum Hbf (main station) and change there to subway line U35, which will take you to the university. There are 3-4 trains per hour and the subway departs every five minutes, or even more often during rush hours. If you have a few minutes to spare, you might prefer the regional trains from Düsseldorf Airport to ...


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When the exchange direction is EUR => non-EUR, there are no consolidated exchange rate sites based in Germany. You have your own bank and the Reisebank to choose from, that's why they invented the Reisebank. Retail banks in Germany are regulated by the Bundesbank and need to follow their guidelines about what retail exchange rates can be offered in small ...


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The website you found pretty much covers it, so I am at a loss to understand what you want to know. You need to contact the relevant Ausländerbehörde (if you are not in Berlin, Google “Ausländerbehörde + name of the place“) as soon as possible and provide all the documentation listed. Note that, as stated on the website, An extension to a Schengen visa ...


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According to the German Missions in the United States website: How long will I have to wait for my visa? The processing time for visa applications (short stay) takes up to 15 days. If long-term residence permits or visa for employment in Germany are applied for, the processing time will be up to several months. Therefore 13 days is cutting it ...


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It seems almost all taxis in Frankfurt accept credit cards today. However, you should not expect that everywhere in Germany. I would recommend to ask if credit cards are accepted, when you order a taxi by phone or just go to a free taxi. Note that there may be a small extra fee when paying by credit card. About ATMs: While all ATMs accept credit cards, ...


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mytaxi works pretty well in all larger cities I've tested so far. There definitely is an English version and I like the app's design, e.g. the fact that you can see the current position of the driver and know when to step out of the door.


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The taxi.eu app works in Germany and is localized.


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Frankfurt is massively cosmopolitan and its taxi services are generally ready to work with you in English. This would hold true for locales extending north to the Taunus. Generally you would only need to carry one or two numbers anyway. You mentioned Seligenstadt and Oberstshasen, the former being further out and not a sure bet unless you plan ahead. ...


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A good solution for me (located in germany) was to create an account at an online bank like DKB or ING-Diba which is for free. You then get a credit card which you can use at every ATM in europe or in case of ING-Diba worldwide to get cash without paying fees. The cards are chip based and can be used - if credit card payment is accepted - everywhere for ...


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Assuming your country citizenship is not on the list of Annex II countries, you will need to apply for a short-term multi-entry visa. You will need to provide the proper documentation to support both trips and request that the visa is issued for a duration that covers both periods of your stay. In the worst case scenario (assuming your documents are in ...


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Yes, as a tourist visiting Germany, you may (with very few exceptions) temporarily import most objects without paying duties or taxes, as long as you intend to bring them with you when leaving Germany again. You can find extensive information and a list of exceptions on this web page from German Customs.


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According Rome2Rio, your options are: Train + bus through Wroclaw (7.5 hours) Train through Wroclaw (9.5 hours) Car rental/car sharing (6.5 hours)


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It should be fine. But really, they can ask about financial means, accommodation, etc. but in most cases it will just be brief interview. Do not volunteer everything immediately, it might look awkward. Just be genuine and answer the questions truthfully and everything should go well.


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SECOND UPDATE: First thanks to Jonathan Reez for asking, here is the source again: German customs site After a short controversy in the comments below I phoned the customs and asked for clarification: If you intend to bring non-consumable items in general to Germany which you will bring back home, you do not need to pay duty, excise or VAT. So for the ...


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You do not need to go in person as long as your application is straightforward and you have an acceptable invitation. If the embassy decides your application is not straightforward they will ask you to make an appearance.


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No, that will not work When you depart from Norway towards a non-Schengen country, such as the UK, you will go through Schengen exit formalities. Norway will stamp you out. You'll then fly to London, to do which you'll need to show the airline in question that you're eligible to transit without a visa, which not all nationalities are. See Is there a way to ...


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Do not buy the plane tickets until you receive your visa. The German mission is well aware that reservations expire before your visa application can be processed. They don't really care about that. They are evaluating whether your proposed itinerary makes sense in light of your personal circumstances.



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