Transportation to and from Bremen Airport


What is the distance from Bremen Airport to the centre of Bremen?

Bremen Airport is just 4 kilometres / 2.5 miles from the city centre (Bremen Altstadt). The centre of Bremen is easily accessible, by car it takes 10 minutes to cover the distance.

From BRE Airport to Bremen City centre by Car
4 km
10 min

Public transport

Tram to Bremen

Tram line 6 takes 16 minutes to transport passengers from the airport to the main railway station in Bremen. Trams run between Bremen Airport (Flughafen) and the University of Bremen (Universität), the central station of Bremen (Hauptbahnhof) is located halfway. From Monday till Friday the almost silent tram runs every 6 to 10 minutes in both directions, on Saturday every 10 minutes and on Sunday and public holidays every 20 minutes.

Tram tickets
Tickets are quite affordable, the price is € 2.80 for adults and € 1.45 for children from 6 up to 14 years. Tram stops ‘Domsheide’ and ‘Schüsselkorb’ have the most central location in Bremen. Travel time by train from Bremen to Hamburg is 60 minutes (intercity train) to 75 minutes (regional train). Please consult website and timetable tram line 6 and website Deutsche Bahn for more information.

Bus services

FlixBus to Groningen

It is possible to travel by bus from Bremen Airport to Groningen in the Netherlands and the other way around. Buses of FlixBus run from Bremen Hauptbahnhof via Oldenburg and Leer to Groningen railway station. The bus journey between Bremen and Groningen takes around 2 hours and 45 minutes. Each passenger may take a piece of checked baggage (20 kg) and a piece of hand luggage (7 kg) free of charge.

FlixBus tickets
You can make an online reservation through the website, this is the most economical. Tickets are available online from € 8.99, children can benefit from discounts. You can also buy tickets from the bus driver, bus this is more than twice as expensive. FlixBus runs every day of the week between Bremen Hauptbahnhof and Station Groningen, about eight times a day. To get to the main railway station of Bremen you should take tram line 6 from the airport, travel time is estimated at just 16 minutes. Please consult website and timetable FlixBus for more information.


ErlebnisCARD Bremen

€ 10.50

Explore the city of Bremen with a 1, 2 or 3-day ErlebnisCARD Bremen. The card allows full use of the public transport system for no extra charge, and gets discounts on city attractions, tours, and shows.


Bremen: 3-Hour Beck's Brewery Tour

€ 14.50

Get a fascinating insight into the art of beer brewing on a 3-hour guided tour of the Beck's Brewery. Learn more about the well-known brands produced at the brewery and sample 3 different beers in the guest room.

Bremen: Guided Walking Tour of Böttcherstraße

€ 12

Experience an exciting guided walking tour of Böttcherstraße, one of the most beloved tourist attractions in Bremen. See historic buildings from between 1922 and 1931 and learn more about the area's development.

Tours and transport

Bremen: Walking Tour in German with Night Guard

€ 12

Get an impression of Bremen's dark past on a walking tour in German with a night guard. Hear exciting stories about long-gone times. Discover the Market Square and the Böttcherstraße up to the Schnoor.

Bremen: Guided Tour of City Center in English

€ 8.50

Discover the highlights of Bremen’s historical city center. Explore Bremen’s most famous attractions and learn about its buildings, history, and people.

The Dark Side of Bremen: Killers and Criminals

€ 10

Get to know the dark side of Bremen and learn all about the city's exciting criminal history. Hear about bloody murders and elaborate heists, then visit what was once the most modern prison in Germany.


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