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

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Berlin to Göttingen by Train or Bus

What is the cheapest way to get to Gottingen from Berlin ? I checked the Bahn Website and found some routes from Tegel airport. Are there any other cheaper routes ? I also found something called "...
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Temporary address in Germany

I have a long Europe vacation. Since my flights are to/from Berlin, and Germany is in the middle of my trips, I was thinking to get a temporary postal address (e.g., P.O. Box) to receive some ...
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Difference between Berlin CityTourCard, Berlin WelcomeCard or 7-Tage-Karte for 8 days' stay?

I am going to travel in Berlin for 8 days with a friend. I saw these three options which cover public transportation cost and more: Berlin CityTourCard Covers Berlin AB Zone with a list of discounts ...
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In Berlin, do I have to pay for parking a car on weekends as well?

As far as I know, if I want to park a car in Berlin a I have to pay for the parking ticket. Do I have to pay on Saturdays and Sundays as well, or is parking on weekends free?
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Travelling from Berlin Airport to Leipzig

I am flying to Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL). I need to get to Leipzig. Is it possible to get a train from the Airport? Or do I have to get a connection train? I read something about Rail& Fly. But I ...
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Reliability data for German trains

I want to take the 'Kulturzug' between Berlin and Wroclaw on August 10th 2019 (dep. 08:25 from Berlin-Lichtenberg, arr. 12:42 in Wroclaw Glowny). As I will be attending a wedding later that day, it ...
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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/...
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Stay in Berlin for one night near Tegel airport

I have to stay in Berlin for one night. Please recommend me some places which are cheap, closer to public transport, food joints and safe. I do not mind staying in dormitories as long as its safe and ...
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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 ...
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Berlin to Göttingen by train - which Berlin station to use?

I am trying to find the station from which I should take a train from Berlin to Göttingen. A similar question does not answer my question. Now from Bahn Website, I found that from Tegel airport there ...
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Transfer from Tegel Berlin to city center

I will soon have a 7-hours transit at Tegel Berlin and of course I want to visit the city centre of Berlin. I just want to take the bus and go to the center where I can enjoy my hours, see the ...
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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 ...
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Is Berlin experiencing a decrease in public activity during summer time (July and August)?

Context: I am looking into settling down in Berlin and I would like to know what to expect from summer time in term of public activity/cultural events. What I've observed: I've noticed each city has ...
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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 ...
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Can I rent a car in Berlin and drive to Krakow?

We have 5 people traveling from Berlin to Krakow and want to know if this is a reasonable way to travel?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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From Kurfürstendamm to Europarc Dreilinden

I have to take a business trip to Berlin. My company offices are here, but I'll probably stay in an hotel in Kurfürstendamm, just to be in a "center" location. Can you guys suggest me a public ...
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Frequent travel between Berlin and London - what benefits/perks can I get?

I'm currently living in London, but I'll be moving to Berlin early next year - and I'll definitely be staying for a fair while. I've still got friends and family in London and Manchester, so it's ...
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Can I print a science poster in Berlin within one day?

I am traveling to Berlin next week to present a poster on a conference. Instead of bringing a poster cylinder with me on the plane, I was wondering if I could print the poster in Berlin just before ...
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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 ...
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ATMs which accept UnionPay IC Card in Berlin

I am from Hong Kong and hold an HSBC ATM card that supports HSBC ATM network and UnionPay ATM network. I am going to travel to Berlin few week later. I would like to be able to withdraw money through ...
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What are the recommended concentration camp tours near Berlin?

My partner and I are planning a trip to Berlin. Among other things, we would like to visit a concentration camp, preferably do a tour. Are there any nearby for a day /half-day trip? What are some ...
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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 ...
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Finding social sports clubs in Berlin [closed]

How to find weekly sessions of badminton or basketball in Berlin? The only place I have found a few listings is on http://berlin.meetup.com/ but there are not many there. Does it really require ...
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How do I get from Berlin to Tromsø?

I'm going to Tromsø in Norway for the Northern Lights. What is both a fast and affordable way of getting there? I was considering flying, but because I'll be backpacking in the winter, I doubt I'll ...
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Is it possible to travel and live in Berlin for three months with 1500 EUR? [closed]

I got an internship at Max Planck Institute - Berlin, Germany and I was given free accommodation and 500 EUR/per month during my stay (for 3 months). I was wondering if anyone could tell me whether ...
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How to get to central Berlin from Schoenefeld Airport

I am planning to arrive to Berlin to Schoenefeld Airport and need a hint on how to get to central Berlin. I am going to stay at Kubrat Hotel near Check Point Charlie.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Nightclubs in Friedrichshain

I am wondering what the nearest party clubs to Niederbarnimstrasse (in Berlin) are. Any type of clubs are welcome.
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Train from Krakow to Berlin

Is there a train from Krakow to Berlin (e.g Krakow - Warsaw - Berlin)? I am told that there isn't one any longer... http://www.europebyrail.eu/the-wawel-tale http://www.eurocheapo.com/blog/deutsche-...
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Does the 128 Bus travel near Alexanderplatz and Kurt-Schumacher Platz in Berlin?

I need travel information from Alexanderplatz to October Fest @ Kurt-Schumacher-Platz arriving on Sept 30 2013 to October 1 2013. Does Bus 128 travel near the above locations?
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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 ...
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Where can I get a HPV vaccination in Berlin

I will travel in Berlin and want to make a vaccination against Human papillomavirus infection (HPV). is there some clinic in Berlin where I just can go and do it? I understand it will not be free
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Transport from Berlin to Szczecin

Based on what I read, there are 2 options to go from Berlin to Szczecin, with train or shared ride. The train costs around 30 euro if booked online, while shared ride is only around 7 euro. I have ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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), ...
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Work permit update in Berlin [migrated]

I came to Berlin from India on May 2019 to work as a software engineer in a startup in Berlin. I received my Blue Card on 30-Sep-2019 and it is valid for 4 years. I also received separate work permit ...
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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". ...
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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 ...