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"Can I rent a car in or nearby Oberammergau?" (posted 08/06/2014)

Car Rental Hertz or Biersack in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (about 20km) or Opel Krause in Oberammergau (limited number of cars).
Answer provided by Christel Beyer on 08/07/2014
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Thank you for your message. Unfortunately in Oberammergau you cannot rent a car, but it is possible in Garmisch-Partenkirchen from Biersack Car Rentals - Avis and Sixt also are partners, or you can rent a car when you arrive at the Munich Airport. Toni Biersack Jr. St.-Martin-Strasse 17 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen .: Tel (+49) 08821/93 42 42 info@biersack.com Sincerely, Barbara Plehn
Answer provided by Barbara Plehn on 08/07/2014
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Sure, there is one rental car in town Krause http://www.opelkrause.de/rent.php. You may get in contact via the same webpage of Opelkrause. Regards, Michael Hotel Fux
Answer provided by Michael Fux on 08/07/2014
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There is no car rental in Oberammergau. The closest options are there in Garmisch-Partenkirchen or in Murnau.
Answer provided by Klaus Heitkoetter on 08/07/2014
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"when visiting Oberammergau, do I have to have a special drivers license to rent a car at the airport or another city as all I have is a US drivers license. Also, is there the option of renting a bycicle while in Oberammergau to get around. Thanks" (posted 11/27/2014)

Hello. an extra license is to our knowledge not required. At Terminal 2 sin different car companies. in Oberammergau itself, there are various ways depending on the season.
Answer provided by Barbara Plehn on 11/27/2014
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I know this much is true of the American driver's license here, if not then an International Driving exhibit lassen.Ich have my American guests never asked what license they drive a car. Bicycles can be rented in Oberammergau, also electric Biks that the big time now in fashion, then explore the beautiful area. Hope my answer is sufficient. If not, I can send an email to our guests in Quinta, California or Carmel and ask. Greetings from the mountains Monika Mittelndorf
Answer provided by Monika Mitteldorf on 11/27/2014
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"How much does a typical bus/train ticket cost to munich?" (posted 01/19/2015)

Bayern-Ticket: 23, - € + 5, - € each additional person. This can bus, train, metro and suburban railway is used.
Answer provided by Christel Beyer on 01/20/2015
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A great opportunity to come to Munich is the "Bayern Ticket". Up to five people can take a ticket and in the Munich area all public transport such as commuter trains, metro, tram free. In this way, a city tour in Munich on their own feet very affordable. The cost: 23, - EUR for a person 28, - € for 2 people, 33, - € for 3 people, 38, - € for 4 people, 43 € for 5 people.The ticket is valid for one day of 9 Clock to 3 clock the following day. Own children and / or grandchildren under 15 years travel free. The whole thing is a service of the Deutsche Bahn. Oberammergau you come every hour by train to Munich. Also from Peißenberg there is a very good hourly connection (from Granerhof in 5 minutes).
Answer provided by Angelika Rudolf on 01/20/2015
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Food costs as in USA, Zugtiket to Munich about 20 € bus ride in Ogau 2-3 €
Answer provided by Christof Klose on 01/20/2015
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"When does the first train of the day leave in Oberamergau to Munich?" (posted 03/09/2015)

AM to 6:00 clock
Answer provided by Monika Mitteldorf on 03/10/2015
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German railway ask information
Answer provided by Christof Klose on 03/10/2015
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Depends on Which day of the week. please help yourself on http://www.bahn.de/p_en/view/index.shtml
Answer provided by Christel Beyer on 03/10/2015
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Hello, during the week is the first train at 05.07 clock in the morning to Munich (arrival 6:46) During the weekend of 06.43 clock (From Munich to 08:26)
Answer provided by Magdalena Madersbacher on 03/10/2015
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"What is best way to get to Oberammergau from the Munich airport? " (posted 09/01/2015)

the best and cheapest way is by train. Only the S-Bahn to the central station, then take the regional train towards Mittenwald / Innsbruck, in Murnau change to the regional train to Oberammergau. By Bayernticket it costs € 23.00 for 1 person more info http://www.bahn.de/regional/view/regionen/bayern/freizeit/bayernticket.shtml here
Answer provided by Christel Beyer on 09/01/2015
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Hello, The best way from Munich Airport to Oberammergau is: Follow the Signs direction to Munich. In the City Munich you follow the Signs to Garmisch (A95) At the end of the motorway you come into a little Village called Oberau. Here you take the first exit to Oberammergau Augsburg Have a save trip! Best regards Petra Fux St. Lukas Apartments * * * * Oberammergau
Answer provided by Petra Fux on 09/01/2015
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By train from Munich to Murnau u.dann Oberammergau travel time approx 1.5 hours by rental car from the airport highway Munich -. Garmisch - Oberammergau ca 100km.
Answer provided by Monika Mitteldorf on 09/01/2015