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1) There are three stops for ICE leaving Berlin in the direction of Leipzig: Berlin Hbf and Berlin Südkreuz. The third one is either Berlin-Spandau or Berlin-Gesundbrunnen. The fifth station in Berlin that is served by ICE trains is Berlin Ostbahnhof, but there are no services from there to Leipzig. You can reach any of the four possible starting points ...


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As the travel is in Germany, I would go to the German rail planner Bahn.de, which has the option to select 'all stations' for cities. (It is available in many languages, I have selected the English version here.) When you enter the name of a city the site knows has several stations, it gives the name in all capital letters as well as in normal ...


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As already said, the best option would be to buy a used bike. You can find very good offers on eBay kleinanzeigen. You can find a good bike even for under 50 EUR. Another option is wo-bleibt-mein-fahrrad.de. They buy, sell and repair old bikes in Leipzig. I'm not sure if that would be useful for you, but maybe there are some interesting cheap bikes.


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Rental prices are not designed for periods of more than a few days. It might be possible to negotiate a long-term price at a flexible rental business. It's definitely possible to get a decent used bike for 50-100 EUR. There's a risk that it could be a stolen one, but almost none of running into problems, even if it is. I'm pretty sure that shipping a bike ...


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Deutsche post doesn't offer such a service. Callshops and copyshops do offer sending a fax. A qiuck search in gelbeseite.de will show you some copyshops and almost all of them will also offer sending a fax. The price may vary from store to store. I found this pricelist of a copyshop in Berlin (see page 13). If you send a fax to a non European country it will ...


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In Berlin, the bigger problem is that there is no long-distance train station in any of the airports. In spite of the official website's rhetoric, Tegel is actually relatively poorly connected to the local and national transport networks, you need to take a bus to get anywhere, there isn't even a good S-Bahn or U-Bahn connection. Since it's much closer to ...


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The German retail banking arm of Citibank, which was sold to Crédit Mutuel in December 2008 and formally rebranded Targobank. So you cannot find any Citibank branch in Germany. You can still find some Citibank adresses in Internet, but the information there is just obsolete and if you go there you will find a Targobank branch. But as you already mentioned ...


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I don't have enough personal experience to recommend specific restaurants but two dishes associated with Leipzig are Leipziger Allerlei (well-known everywhere in Germany) and the Leipziger Lerche. Also worth a try if you see it on a menu is “Soljanka”. This is a soup of (I believe) Russian origin that was popular in the German Democratic Republic and is ...


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You are correct, the station at Frankfurt airport is called Frankfurt(M)Flughafen. It is divided into two parts called Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf (for intercity trains) and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf (for regional trains). The DB website will recommend whatever option is best for you when you enter Frankfurt(M)Flughafen (most likely the Fernbf). ...


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You are right, Frankfurt (M) Flughafen is the Airport railway station. It is very easy to get there, from Terminal 1, just 10 min walking, just follow the signs. Normally, if you buy your tickets online at bahn.de 2-3 weeks before your trip, you can get a 29€ ticket. The prices are depending on the train type: ICE: (InterCityExpress) very fast train, ...


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There are no Kolping houses in Leipzig, and hardly any in eastern Germany as such. You will have to find an alternative. The biggest student accomodation in Leipzig is organized by the University, but you need to prove that you are studying in Leipzig before you get a room there. Another solution is the "Evangelische Studienhaus" which is however strongly ...


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If the one in Goethestrasse was acceptable (before it changed into a TargoBank), then it would seem that according to their website: There is one in Lützowstrasse as well. Lützowstr. 9-13 04155 Leipzig 0341 99737-0


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The train Halle - Leipzig/Halle Airport - Leipzig should work fine for you. You have a train at 23:38 and another one at 00:43. You can find the train station here.


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Google says that the road trip from Berlin to Nuremberg takes a bit over four hours. This does not count the time to get from your hotel in Berlin to the highway entry, and from the highway exit in Nuremberg to your hotel. It would be more realistic to make it 5-6 hours. I think you should make at most one stop between Berlin and Nuremberg, and you should ...


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There are several shops in Leipzig renting out shops. The challenging thing there is that the websites for these shops are all in German. However, I am quite sure that calling them in English will be no problem. From the list, I can pick out some that I would recommend: Bikeandsport: Because they are at the main train station in Leipzig and therefore very ...


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This answer completes Willeke's great suggestion, which I think covers pretty well how to find out which station is the best for you to choose. Since you asked explicitely how to find out which stations you can use, I want to suggest another way, in case the search with capital letters (i.e. BERLIN) doesn't satisfy your needs. This is looking at the list of ...


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You can reach the "Hauptbahnhof" from Tegel by riding the TXL-Bus (public transportation) which runs every 5 minutes. The fare is about 2.7€ and it will take about 15-20 minutes. Take a direct train to Leipzig from there. This is the Link to the german railway authority called Deutsche Bahn


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