Larger post offices are open from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. whereas smaller offices might have shorter opening hours. Most letters within Germany reach their destination within the next working day.
You can get stamps at post offices and at vending machines. The post office in Dahlem is at Königin-Luise-Str. 31.
To find a post office near your apartment, you can check the website of the German Postal Service (Deutsche Post).
For postal codes check here.
140x90mm – 235x125 mm
Standard letter (<20g)
140x90x5mm – 235x125x5mm
Compact letter (<50g)
150x70x10mm – 235x125x10mm
Big letter (<500g)
100x70x20mm – 353x250x20mm
For more information, please check the German Postal Service (Deutsche Post).
For parcels, you can either go to the post office or use one of the parcel services, e.g. Hermes-Versand.
Last Update: Jun 04, 2011