German in Germany

Asking for Directions

A map

It is acceptable to ask pedestrians or small shop owners for directions. It is also fairly easy to find tourist information agencies that sell maps and provide other free information. Normally, larger train and bus stations have tourist information desks. Once one has adequate directions, addresses are easy to find since streets tend to be clearly marked.


  • "How Do I Get to the Train Station?" Rheinland-Pfaltz (Mainz)
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  • "How Do I Get to the Train Station?" Niedersachsen (Hanover)
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