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Germany Transportation

  • Public Transportation

    Munich Transportation

    Munich has one of the best and easiest-to-use public transport systems in Europe. While you can buy single tickets and "stripe tickets" (see the MVV website), the best deal for most tourists is to purchase a day card. Many of the newer ticket machines allow you to chose a date (e.g., today) to be printed on your ticket, which means it doesn't need...

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  • Public Transport

    Hamburg Transportation

    The public transport company for Hamburg if HVV. For singular train usage, you must purchase your ticket before boarding at the orange vending machines you will find just before entering the train ramps. For buses, as of 2012 you must purchase your ticket on entering the front of the bus from your bus driver (no more Trust System fare purchases...

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  • Public Transport

    Düsseldorf Transportation

    I've selected 'train' for this transport tip but actually the excellent Hotel-Kombi ticket covers all transport within the VRR (Rhine-Ruhr Transport Association) area. I didn't realise my hotel offered this free transport ticket until I arrived. It was just luck that I chose a hotel which is in partnership with Rheinbahn. This is what the...

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  • Public Transport

    Stuttgart Transportation

    --New since last year, at the bus you have to go in at the front and show the bus driver the ticket.-- If you drive with public transport you should know about different ways to stop and drop out of the transport systems. In the S-Bahn the train stops at every station and you can open the door only when the train is standing. In the U-Bahn...

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  • Trains

    Koblenz Transportation

    German trains are clean, safe and efficient and a lot of them are very fast indeed. German railway stations are easy to negotiate, with everything well-signed, electronic signs on platforms and electronic departure boards in station entrance. You can even buy and print out tickets online in advance (and make some excellent fare savings) on the...

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  • Getting Around By Public Transport

    Leipzig Transportation

    You can easily walk around the Old Town upon your arrival in Leipzig from the main train station. Most of the main sights/museums are there so you don’t have to worry for public transportation. There is no underground system but if you need a tram there are plenty of them (modern and old) and you can catch them in front of the train station. A...

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  • trains

    Mainz Transportation

    Mainz is well connected with Wiesbaden and Frankfurt through the S8 suburban railway line. Trains run every half an hour with a night break lasting only from around 1 am to 4 am. The trains coming from Frankfurt also stop at Frankfurt Airport (usually track 3). Single tickets are 7,80 EUR from/to Frankfurt Hbf (central train station), 4,35 EUR...

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  • Hauptbahnhof - the main train station

    Karlsruhe Transportation

    The Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof (Main Train Station), designed by August Stürzenacker, dates from 1913. It was build one kilometer South of the previous station, which was located at the Ettlinger Tor. Station information from the Deutsche Bahn. In front of the station you can take one of the following trams: -2 Siemensallee - Wolfartsweier Nord -3...

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  • Passenger and Vehicle Ferries

    Meersburg Transportation

    Lake Constance is situated in a such a beautiful area, what better way to see the fantastic scenery than by boat. If you have a full day, you call see a lot of the towns on the edge of Lake Constance. You can choose between ferries and catamaran to go to Meersburg Castle, Mainau, Konstanz, stone age stilt houses in Unteruhldingen, Friedrichshafen,...

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  • Airport - Connections and Airlines

    Munich Transportation

    Munich's Franz Josef Strauss Airport (Airport Code: MUC) is located about 35 km (20 miles) to the north of Munich. In addition to being a hub airport for Lufthansa, the airport is used by many international carriers and budget airlines. Air Canada flies directly to Munich, as do the US carriers United, Delta, and US Airways. If you're staying in...

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  • Airport

    Hamburg Transportation

    Yes, this bus will save you some time and also some money, in case that you want to get from Hamburg Airport directely to Kiel. The ordinary trainticket from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof to Kiel is 29 Euros, the bus from Fuhlsbüttel airport to Kiel is just 20 Euros one way buses obviously are starting every full hour + 15 Minutes in Hamburg airport...

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  • Trains

    Düsseldorf Transportation

    The Sky Train is an automatic train serving the Dusseldorf Airport Train station with the Dusseldorf International Airport Terminal (A. B & C) building. In between is a stop at the P4 Parking garage (also for the P5 & P6 parking garages). The train is in service between 3.45AM till 0:45AM with intervals of 3.5 or 7 minutes. Travel time between...

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  • Airport

    Stuttgart Transportation

    So you are hungry at the Stuttgart airport and don't want to pay a premium for mediocre food? Try Treiber, the bakery where the flight attendants and pilots buy their food. They sell good fresh sandwiches and everything else a typical Stuttgart bakery sells. You also get a good coffee. They sell at prices like they are selling everywhere else in...

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  • Getting There...

    Koblenz Transportation

    Koblenz is easily accessible by all kinds of transport. You can get there by car on Autobahns A3, A61, A48. The airports Frankfurt, Cologne and Hahn airports are all less then 100km away from Koblenz. The most romantic way is the get there on the Rhine or Moselle.

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  • Getting There By Train

    Leipzig Transportation

    The main station at Leipzig is one of the worlds largest railway stations with a length of 298m, 24 platforms and 45m wide arches. Until 1934 the station had a Saxon and Prussian administration. Later, in 1996-97 it was completely rebuilt with a shopping centre and multi-storey car park.

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  • cruise lines&ferries

    Mainz Transportation

    Do note that Cruise line do not run in Winter or are limited to boring tea time cruise. Do check if the cruise are running if you are planning for a Rhine Cruise to visit the Rhine River castle and sights in Winters

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  • Karlsruher Verkehrsverbund - KVV

    Karlsruhe Transportation

    Karlsruhe's townscape would not be complete without the yellow trams. They take you (almost) everywhere in town and its surroundings. There is no better way of getting around. Trams travel every 10 minutes in the daytime, every 20 minutes in the evening and on weekends. Some main routes operate all night long on weekends. Karlsruhe's public...

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  • By train

    Munich Transportation

    NOTE: BOB is a private company independent of Deutsche Bahn. Therefore, BOB service will not be affected by the ongoing series of German rail strikes. The Bayerische Oberlandbahn, or BOB, is a private train service run by Veolia Transport. Departing approximately hourly, BOB trains originate at the Munich Hauptbahnhof and continue to the...

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  • Trains

    Hamburg Transportation

    With one of Europe's most efficient and effective train services, Germany is highly accessible for travelling via train. Hamburg's main train station is its Hauptbahnhof, centrally located in the city. Services from Hamburg run to locations throughout Germany.

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  • Airport

    Düsseldorf Transportation

    Duesseldorf airport is large, modern and efficient with good onward transport connections. As well as the S-bahn trains directly into the city (see tip below), which run to and from a station underneath the terminal building, the airport has its own Deutsche Bahn railway station. To get there you have to take the 'Skytrain', an unstaffed monorail...

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  • Trains

    Stuttgart Transportation

    Stuttgart's main train station, or "Hauptbahnhof", is just east of the city centre, a few minutes walk from all the action. Inside, the "DB ReiseZentrum" railroad travel agency (open 08:00-20:00, Sat 09:00-16:00, Sun 13:00-18:00) sells all tickets. "The Arnulf-Klett-Passage" is a large underground commercial centre that connects the station...

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  • Frankfurt-Hahn to Koblenz

    Koblenz Transportation

    Despite the fact that there is a perfectly good airport located between Koblenz and Cologne, which has a direct rail link to the city most visitors will come to Koblenz via the airport at Frankfurt Hahn. There is a simple reasons for this : it is bloody cheap. Transport to and from the airport across perfect tank-driving country is provided by an...

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  • Parking / Getting Around By Car

    Leipzig Transportation

    Our hotel Landhaus Fleischhauer was located in the centre of Lützen. It was a 30-minute drive to the centre of Leipzig (20 km) along the national road B87. We found a free parking in the centre close to the New Town Hall.

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  • freeways

    Mainz Transportation

    Mainz is about 30 minutes by car from the Main-Rhein airport in Frankfurt. Hire a car at the airport or use the train in order to get to Mainz. Most sights are in walking distance and you don't even need to use public transportations to get around.

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  • Baden-Airport

    Karlsruhe Transportation

    Unfortunately, there are no direct flights from the North of England to Karlsruhe, so I had to catch a train from Sheffield to London Paddington (which was on time, but 20 minutes into the journey, hit a problem with signals, which meant I was late arriving into London), then schlep it to Underground, to catch tube to Baker Street, for the Easybus...

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  • Take the bike

    Munich Transportation

    Munich is a wonderful place to bicycle around (assuming the weather gods are with you). We rented our bikes for a day from Radius Bikes in the main train station Hauptbahnhof. The bikes were high quality, very comfortable and included locks. Munich is very bicycle friendly, the area mostly flat. We biked from the train station to the museums, then...

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  • Ships

    Hamburg Transportation

    In the harbor there are many companies offering harbor tours. They of course are special because you really get close by the huge ships. But if you do not want to spend that much money you also can use the ferries with the normal bus and underground day and group tickets. Especially if you travel with kids this is an experience. A nice tour is to...

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  • Traffic

    Düsseldorf Transportation

    Düsseldorf is directly connected to the A3, A44, A46, A52, A57 and A59 autobahns. The city also has railway stations with direct services to all major German cities. The Rhein-Ruhr airport, one of Germany's three biggest commercial airports.

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  • Getting there

    Stuttgart Transportation

    In the case it also happen to you :-): from Cassano d'Adda to Stuttgart !!! Car from home to Milan-Orio airport Ryanair flight from Milan-Orio Bus from Hahn to Frankfurt Flughafen Train from FFurt to Stuttgart Central Station U-Bahn (underground) from Central Station to Wilhelma (check Must See Activities) It's just amazing what you can do with...

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  • Ferry across Rhine River

    Koblenz Transportation

    The majority of sights to see in Koblenz are located in or around the old town or east of it: from Moselle River bank in the north to Rhine River bank in the east, Friedrich-Ebert-Ring in the south and the train tracks in the west. Buses don’t operate in the pedestrian parts of the old town. But then the old town is not very large, so it is easy to...

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  • Facts / General Information

    Leipzig Transportation

    To say that the Altenberg-Leipzig airport is small is something of an understatement. It currently has only one scheduled service per day via Ryanair - to Stansted, London Although Leipzig has another larger airport, closer to the city - this place provides by far the cheapest option to/from the U.K. It's a very homely little place to pass...

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  • By foot

    Munich Transportation

    Hitchhiking is quite easy in Germany, you can go by Nuernberg (A9 then A3 or continue to Berlin), go with U6 to Nordfriedhof and walk to the begin of Autobahn 9, or by Stuttgart (A8 then A5 or or continue to France),go with bus 143 (from S4 Langwied or S2 Obermenzing) to the start of A8, or to Rosenheim and further east (A8) or south (A8 then...

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  • Hamburg Card

    Hamburg Transportation

    On a recent trip. my ex-girlfriend and I were debating buying Hamburg Cards. After a bit of a stroll on the first evening (we were staying near the Hauptbanhof Sud) we decided that it was not really necessary. If you are reasonably active and staying near the centre, virtually eveything is within walking distance. Obviously, if you are staying in...

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  • Driving

    Stuttgart Transportation

    To reach Wilhelma zoo & botanic garden's by car.................. A 81 motorway from the direction of Heilbronn/Würzburg Leave the A 81 at Exit Zuffenhausen (No. 17) and follow the B 10 main road towards the city centre until reaching Wilhelma. A 8 motorway from the direction of Ulm/München (Munich) Leave the A 8 at Exit Wendlingen (No. 55) and...

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  • Boat Trips

    Koblenz Transportation

    I'm surprised there isn't a separate Koblenz group for boat trips, but until there is I'll put the info here: If you like boats then you'll be spoiled for choice in Koblenz. * Explore daytrip options for the Middle Rhine valley on KD lines (the super boat we took from Bingen back to Koblenz). There's even a paddleboat trip in high...

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  • Getting There By Bus

    Leipzig Transportation

    If you arrive in Leipzig on Ryanair (see other tip) you will of course have realised that Ryanair's defintion of which airport belongs to which city is somewhat hazy. At one point they advertised a flight to Copenhagen, when it did'nt even land in the same country ! (it actually went to Malmo) Altenberg airport is about 40Kms from Leipzig, but...

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  • By car

    Munich Transportation

    Russian car Lada-2111 brought us to Munich two times: in 2004 and 2005. You can watch my 1 min 09 sec Video Along Munich by Lada-2111 out of my Youtube channel or here on VT.

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  • Bicycle

    Hamburg Transportation

    In addition to StadtRAD, the competing NextBike system also has a large number of bikes available on the streets of Hamburg. NextBike is more expensive for short rides (EUR 1.00 per hour, starting from the first minute) but less expensive for a whole day (EUR 8.00 for twenty-four hours instead of EUR 12.00, which is what StadtRAD charges). --...

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  • Bus

    Koblenz Transportation

    Koblenz has an excellent bus system with quite reasonable prices compared to other towns. The network is rather large, buses go as far as Sayn Castle (and the butterfly house), Stolzenfels Castle, Lay at Moselle River, etc. However, the bus map and the tariff zones are slightly difficult to understand, at least for me (and I fear also for non...

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  • Taxis

    Munich Transportation

    We wound up taking 2 cab rides around Munich when we were drunk and lost and running late. They were the most expensive cab rides I've ever had! Hardly worth it. A good map would have been a lot cheaper.

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  • Traffic

    Hamburg Transportation

    .The port of Hamburg Situated on the river Elbe. It is the third largest port in Europe (after the Port of Rotterdam and Port of Antwerp) and tenth largest worldwide. We got there from Bremen 105km along A1 autobahn. It took us about an hour and a half. You may see - a multilevel crossroads near Hamburg at the photo.

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  • Cable way

    Koblenz Transportation

    For something slightly different, why not ride the cable car to Ehrenbreitstein fortress on the opposite side of the Rhine? OK you can get here by bus if you prefer (and it’s cheaper), but this is so much more fun a way to travel. The cars are clean and modern, with seating carefully thought out so that everyone gets a view. These views, of...

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  • Boat Rides

    Munich Transportation

    River rafting on the Isar - a romantic trip on traditional wooden rafts through the beautiful Isar valley. Riding down the Isar on a raft is a 200-year old tradition. Departure point is Wolfratshausen, a small town 30 km south of Munich. The ride takes 5-6 hours and is offered from May-September; up to 50 people will join to enjoy beer, bretzel,...

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  • City Maps

    Hamburg Transportation

    Once you're in the system, you can study the U-Bahn/S-Bahn map to figure out the best route to your destination. The brightly colored lines converge on a few stations in the central city, particularly Jungfernstieg and the Hauptbahnhof.

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  • Köhlbrandbrücke

    Hamburg Transportation

    Normally it is the best to use the public transport(bus, tube and ship). But you should not miss to take a car and drive over the Köhlbrandbrücke(see at the picture). You have a wonderful viwe over the harbour and the city.

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