General Information

Telephone Calls

  • International code for Germany 00 49
  • Area code for Cottbus 03 55
  • For most public telephones you need a calling card which you can buy at the post offices.
  • Please note: Emergency calls (Police, Fire service, Emergency physician) are free at all public telephone boxes.

City-Information

  • Cottbus-Information is in the Stadthalle, Berliner Platz, Tel. (0049) 355 / 75 42 400

Public Transportation in Cottbus

  • Trams and buses run the city area.
  • Tickets are available at several stops, kiosks, CottbusInformation office or alternatively from the bus driver or tram driver.

Public Holidays in Germany/Land Brandenburg

  • New Year (January 1)
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Sunday and Easter Monday
  • May 1
  • Ascension Day
  • Whit Sunday and Whit Monday
  • German Unification Day (October 3)
  • Reformation Day (in Land Brandenburg) (October 31)
  • 1. Christmas Day and Boxing Day (December 25 and 26)