Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [berlin]

The capital city of Germany and one of the 16 states of Germany.

4
votes
1answer
81 views

Are there any limitations to using Revolut or similar cards in Berlin? [duplicate]

I have tried to use my Revolut card to pay to enter a botanical garden in Berlin and the lady told me that it is not a good card. Unfortunately, her English was very poor and I cannot speak German, so ...
5
votes
2answers
180 views

How Berlin BVG yearly subscription works

I am new in Berlin. I liked the public transport system very much. I ordered BVG yearly ticket online, and I didn't received the ticket by mail, since there was an issue with address the mail bounced ...
-3
votes
1answer
274 views

Found a lonely bike in Germany, what to do? [closed]

I am new in Berlin, i moved here one month ago. Yesterday night, just infront of the NeuKöln S Bahn Station, probably at 02:30 AM, I found a bike lying on the floor. It caught my attention since it ...
1
vote
2answers
481 views

How to register with the ALDI talk mobile app?

I just purchased the ALDI Talk and went through all the steps for the registration including the online identification. Then, I download the iOS app and it asks to provide the 06-nummer in the app. I ...
10
votes
3answers
2k views

Which stations in Berlin have ICE connections to Leipzig

I am planning to move to Berlin but will travel twice per week to Leipzig. For this reason I want to choose an area that has good transport connections to Leipzig. However, I can't seem to find any ...
14
votes
2answers
460 views

How do you use Berlin crosswalk signal boxes?

I see these all around town and nobody seems to know how to use them - even my German colleagues. We're engineers, so we feel pretty stupid and inadequate around them... The majority of people I've ...
6
votes
1answer
118 views

Changing at Berlin Zoologischer Garten station

At Berlin Zoologischer Garten railway station, how long does it take to change from long-distance trains to a subway train? My ticket says that I have 7 minutes to change from platform 2 to U9. I'm ...
11
votes
2answers
328 views

The Rauchabzug is beeping, what do I do?

I'm new to Germany (Berlin) and I find myself alone in an apartment faced with a Rauchabzug that's making a single constant beep. As best I can tell from some brief research, this has something to do ...
-2
votes
1answer
148 views

Advantage of visiting two Nazi concentration camps? [closed]

I visited the Sachsenhausen (Saxon House) concentration camp last year, when I was in Berlin. I am likely to be in Munich next year. Is there much to be gained from visiting Dachau as well? Or are the ...
16
votes
5answers
5k views

Can I live in Berlin comfortably for one month with 1,000 euros if housing is free? [closed]

I'm traveling to Germany in December. My budget is 1,000 euros. Housing will be free, because a friend of mine will let me stay at her house at no cost. I'm planning on partying around once a week, ...
2
votes
2answers
89 views

Travel from Berlin to Warsaw byplane with Blue Card

DHL recently lost my passport, and, of course, it's a week before I fly to Warsaw for a wedding :) I have a Blue Card issued in Berlin, where I live and work, which is valid until 05/2022. Otherwise, ...
2
votes
1answer
72 views

How to get from Kreuzberg to Schönefeld

Can anyone help with any information on which SBahn or bus to take from the Kreuzberg area of Berlin on the 8th August around 7:00am to Schönefeld airport? Also is it worth buying the 72-hour Berlin ...
0
votes
1answer
307 views

What if my train is delayed causing my ticket to expire?

Example: I am at Kähnsdorf Dorf, Seddiner See. I want to go to Konigs Wusterhausen. Bus (646 -> 643) 17:14 - 17:55 Kähnsdorf Dorf, Seddiner See to Potsdam Bhf. IC 2431 18:00 - 19:01 Total time = ...
1
vote
0answers
76 views

Type C Schengen visa [duplicate]

I applied for a Schengen visa to attend a 20-day summer school program in Berlin and was issued one, valid for a little more than a month, which says "Geschäftsvisum erwerbstätigkeit nicht gestattet". ...
18
votes
2answers
780 views

Travel between Germany and Poland by train

I am a US military service member who's a citizen of Poland, not a US citizen. My command will be visiting Germany. I would like to visit Poland to visit my family, which I haven't seen in about 30 ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Can we carry 3 laptops from the USA to Germany?

Can we carry three laptops from the USA to Germany? One is Lenovo Thinkpad, a MacBook Pro and a Dell. One is for my office work and the other two are personal. I have a transit at London Heathrow ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Berlin to Auschwitz by car

I want to drive from Berlin to Auschwitz in March of this year, but I read so many different mixed opinions. How long does it really take by car and how are the roads on this route? Is there a ...
4
votes
4answers
311 views

London-Berlin or Rome-Berlin? [closed]

We're going to Europe on May 2018. 2 adults on late 40s, one adult girl (24) and a teenage girl (15). I bought a 3 ways tickets, departing from Buenos Aires to London, Londo to Rome and then back ...
2
votes
1answer
209 views

NIE (foreign identification number) in process. Can I travel through Schengen zone with the 90 days visa expired?

I'm Italian living in Spain. I have an NIE. My wife (she is Argentinean) came here and we tried to get her NIE (she gets a "permiso de residencia de familiar de ciudadano de la UE" which is a ...
2
votes
1answer
150 views

New Year's Eve in Berlin and Luggage Storage [closed]

We, a small group of 3 people (19 years old), are looking to do new year's eve in Berlin. We will arrive at around 14.00 and we will have a flight back at 07.35 on 01/01/2018. We are arriving from ...
1
vote
1answer
339 views

Using Terminal C at Berlin-Schönefeld with checked bags

Terminal C at SXF is reserved for passengers with no checked luggage. If I were to check my luggage in Terminal D, and then exit, and go through security in C (only to re-enter Terminal D airside), ...
3
votes
2answers
630 views

Driving from Berlin to Auschwitz-Birkenau

My boyfriend and I will be travelling from Berlin to Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland in October. I have been trying my hardest to figure out the cost of the toll roads, but as I don't have a great ...
2
votes
1answer
77 views

Travelling to Berlin and taking a cruise from Rostock halting at Norwegian Ports

I am travelling to Berlin and then going to Norway. Can I get a sim in Berlin which will be usable in Norway as well? Need majorly for data and GPS.
3
votes
2answers
234 views

Leaving luggage in locker while travelling

I will be visiting Berlin and then go to Iceland. After my Iceland trip, I will be coming back to Berlin for my return journey. As I will be returning back to Berlin, I don't want to carry all my ...
15
votes
2answers
548 views

Is it frequent that a tomato is thrown at a tram in Berlin/Germany?

When I arrived at Berlin and got on a tram and took a seat near the door, a tomato was thrown just before the door was closed. It hit the window and two people in front of me got a broken piece of ...
2
votes
2answers
185 views

How can I get from Tegel Airport to Bernau (bei Berlin) on Sunday evening?

I have a flight tomorrow, Sunday, that arrives at Tegel at 8 pm and cannot find a way to get to Bernau bei Berlin where my hotel is located. I saw this option: via u-bahn from Tegel station to ...
1
vote
0answers
914 views

What are the most common tourist scams in Germany, specifically in Munich and Berlin? [closed]

I've been to a few Asian and Europian countries which were filled with lots of tourist scams/traps; from sim card, taxi, coffee, to string people and even fake police officers. I wonder, is this also ...
1
vote
0answers
181 views

Cycling in Berlin during winter [closed]

I'm planning a trip to Berlin next winter with a friend. We'll be staying two months and are thinking about using bikes as our main way of getting around the city. Does it snow way too much for this ...
0
votes
1answer
121 views

Fastest way of traveling between Berlin and Warsaw without using planes

Which is the fastest and economic way to travel from Warsaw to Berlin? Please exclude airline services.
7
votes
2answers
140 views

Pre-booking a visit to the Reichstagsgebäude in Berlin

I would be taking a few of my International friends to Berlin end of this year and I was wondering if a spot registration would be possible for visiting the Reichstagsgebäude (we want to visit the ...
9
votes
6answers
2k views

Flat renting in Berlin for medium-term period

Next summer I will be attending a two-month course in Berlin with my friend. We are looking for a small flat (studio/one bedroom) at a reasonable price (ideally in the Mitte district). Where can I ...
15
votes
2answers
4k views

How does Berlin Transport Validation Stamp mark current date and/or expiry date? [duplicate]

Below is an image of my seven day unlimited travel ticket for Berlin B Section: I have painted black on its printed serial number, and have circled the validation stamp impression in red. I bought ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Traveling as a 17 year old in Europe

I have a plan to stay some months in Germany learning about the language and culture. This will all be done in a course at an institute in Berlin, which will be my home for that period of time. But I ...
4
votes
6answers
1k views

Is Berlin and Munich doable in a single weekend? [closed]

I am planning to visit Berlin and Munich from Frankfurt from 23rd Sept to 25 Sept. I know this is really tight trip, but i have only one weekend and i am ok with covering only the main attractions. I ...
44
votes
5answers
14k views

Is it illegal to take a piece of the Berlin Wall?

As a keepsake for my traveling in Germany, I would like to take a pebble from the Berlin Wall-is it illegal (or perhaps frowned upon) to do so? I'm aware that they sell (presumably fake) pieces in ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

What are the busiest times in Berlin? [duplicate]

I want to travel to Berlin several times in the next few months. I want to avoid the busiest times, when there are big events like IFA or Berlin Marathon because hotels get more expensive then. Is ...
8
votes
1answer
1k views

Can car seats in Berlin only be rented from the airport?

We are currently in Berlin and wanted to rent a car with 2 booster seats for a day trip tomorrow. However, when I phoned up one of the car rental places, they stated that in Berlin you can only rent ...
7
votes
3answers
358 views

Long Distance Hitchhiking - General Question

I have never done it before and I have a general question about hitchhiking. Let's say I want to go from Paris to Berlin. It's around 1000 Km. Now, I really doubt that there are many cars going ...
0
votes
1answer
254 views

Going from Berlin to Munich by car [closed]

I have one day to go from Berlin to Nuremberg (hotel checkin until 22hs). And next day going to Munich (hotel checking until 21hs) Which stops do you recommend? Would be it ok to go from Berlin to ...
4
votes
1answer
338 views

Berlin: Pay per use travel card for public transport

I will be traveling to Berlin in June. I would like to know if there is a travel card I can buy and use across all the public transport options (bus,tram etc) for a week. Ideally, it could be a pay ...
4
votes
1answer
685 views

How is the weather in Germany in June?

I'll be going to Berlin and Greifswald in June. As I am from a tropical country which hardly have any big difference on temperature and weather, I wonder how it would be during that month and consult ...
12
votes
2answers
1k views

Berlin Public Transport Ticket Validity

I have purchased an AB zone Berlin 7 day transport ticket and validated it on Sunday 17th April so hopefully it will be valid until Sunday 24th. I validated the ticket at about 10:00am so I guess ...
10
votes
2answers
2k views

Where is this structure in Berlin?

What is the location of this structure in Berlin? I know it was part of a test project for the 'Germania' plan, but I cant find any information for the exact location in Berlin.
6
votes
2answers
810 views

DM in Berlin open during christmas?

Unfortunately, I could not find anything by myself, I desperately need DM at 25 December in Berlin (any place), so is there any chance I find it? http://www.in-berlin-brandenburg.com/...
3
votes
1answer
158 views

Benefit cards combination for Berlin

I am going to travel to Germany in a few days (for a total of 5 days, Monday morning to Friday morning actually) and I am striving in various sites to conclude on the best combination out of: Berlin ...
8
votes
2answers
2k views

Which options do I have to travel in Berlin in an affordable way?

I will be spending a couple of days in Berlin. I've been seeing which options I have to travel around. I think the subway might be a good option but I be missing some. Some cities have a good public ...
2
votes
1answer
256 views

Single-ticket trip in Brandenburg, Germany

I recall that we once used Brandenburg tickets in a group of three people. Another time, some local German gentlemen helped us to buy two tickets to Frankfurt-Oder at Tegel Airport. Now, I am going to ...
5
votes
4answers
13k views

Where can I leave luggage in Berlin and be able to pick it late at night?

I will have a very early flight from Berlin. I was therefore considering going directly to the airport and wait for the flight skipping the night in an hotel. In any case I would still like to have ...
4
votes
2answers
9k views

How to get to Berlin Schönefeld airport at 5 in the morning by public transport?

I have really early flight from Berlin Schönefeld airport (SXF). I don't use taxi, and I can't find the schedules of public transport that early. How can I get to Berlin airport at 5 in the morning ...
0
votes
1answer
256 views

Schengen visa - extention [duplicate]

I have a schengen visa from Germany. My duration of stay is 30 days. I have been entered late on 14 august and my visa validity date is from 1 to 30 august. Is this possible to stay for unused ...