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CD Train to Berlin from Prague--Which station?

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CD Train to Berlin from Prague--Which station?

Hi,

Traveling from Prague to Berlin and it seems that neither the cd website ( Czech Train ) or the Suite Novotel site is of much help.

Which station do I purchase tickets to if I'm staying at the Suite Novotel Potsdamer Platz? Anahalter Strasse2 - 10963

The hotel site says when coming from A1000 to exit at the Templehofer Damm exit .

Thanks if you can help.

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1. Re: CD Train to Berlin from Prague--Which station?

The trains to Prague are EuroCity (EC) trains which can contain train material from any of the countries served on their routes (some continue to Vienna or Budapest).

DB timetable

http://reiseauskunft.bahn.de/bin/query.exe/en

Start: Berlin Anhalter Bf

Destination: PRAGUE

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2. Re: CD Train to Berlin from Prague--Which station?

If you are coming from Prague, DON'T buy the ticket using the German Rail site - you won't be able to print the ticket off at home.

Use www.cd.cz/eshop as you have been doing - select the English option top right and enter Prague and Berlin and it will default to the stations that you need. The train only stops in Suedkreuz and Hauptbahnhof in Berlin anyway. Presumably the latter is the one that you need to get off at.

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3. Re: CD Train to Berlin from Prague--Which station?

Ah,

Thanks

I started to buy the ticket and saw a list of what I thought were stations in Berlin to choose from.

So, you hang out on the Berlin sites too?

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4. Re: CD Train to Berlin from Prague--Which station?

If you travel from Prague to Berlin buy indeed the ticket better from CD.

Plays in the end no role if you buy to Berlin Südkreuz or Berlin Hbf. Same price. And you can still travel with this ticket to Berlin Anhalter Bahnhof S-Bahn station which is next to your hotel. Thus EC from Prague to Berlin Südkreuz and change there to the S-Bahn lines S2 or S25. Just 2 stops to Anhalter Bahnhof.

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5. Re: CD Train to Berlin from Prague--Which station?

I saw the word Prague and I noticed you were having issues ... :)

Don't worry about the various options in the drop-down box - just leave it at the default values Prague and Berlin.

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6. Re: CD Train to Berlin from Prague--Which station?

Much thanks for the concise answers!

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7. Re: CD Train to Berlin from Prague--Which station?

When going to purchase the tickets I saw a need for an ID #.

Would an American passport or drivers license work? Very little info on the site.

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8. Re: CD Train to Berlin from Prague--Which station?

Ok,

Used the passport numbers and all is fine.

Not bad, $36 per person , Prague to Berlin, on 12/09.

Or should I say, 2,247 CZK?

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