There are 8 ways to get from Berlin to Bremen by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf Ice / ...

65€ - 110€

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Rideshare  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Bremen 396.2 km

14€ - 24€

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Train via Hamburg  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf Ic / ...

33€ - 153€

Bus  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Bremen N1360 / ...

20€ - 25€

Drive  •  3h 40m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Bremen 395.5 km

45€ - 70€

Fly to Bremen  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Bremen (BRE) TXL - BRE

68€ - 153€

Fly to Hannover, train  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Hannover (HAJ) TXL - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf

90€ - 433€

Fly to Muenster, train  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Muenster (FMO) TXL - FMO
  2. Take the train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Bremen Hbf

123€ - 193€

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Bremen is to rideshare which costs 14€ - 24€ and takes 4h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Bremen is to train which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 2h 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin, Berlin central bus station station and arriving at Bremen. Services depart twice daily, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Bremen Hbf. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 58m.

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The distance between Berlin and Bremen is 315 km. The road distance is 395.5 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Bremen without a car is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs 65€ - 110€.

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The train from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf takes 2h 58m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Berlin to Bremen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin to Bremen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Bremen is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs 65€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 25€ and takes 4h 55m, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 160€ and takes 4h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Bremen.
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  • Distance: 315.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 58m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Bremen, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf once daily. Tickets cost 65€ - 95€ and the journey takes 2h 58m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Bremen 3 times a day. Tickets cost 20€ - 25€ and the journey takes 4h 55m. Mądeltrans Eurolines also services this route 6 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 2200€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 2200€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bremen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 3100€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 380€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 380€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hannover via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
310€ - 850€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 950€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Muenster via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 270€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Muenster via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 270€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bremen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 480€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 480€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bremen via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 240€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hannover via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bremen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 3100€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 950€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bremen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hannover via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 1000€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hannover via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
310€ - 850€
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Muenster
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 260€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
HVV
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Bremen
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Bremen Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 26€
Schedules at
madeltrans.pl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Bremen
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 24€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Bremen Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Berlin to Bremen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bremen station.

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Berlin to Bremen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Bremen Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Bremen is 396 km. It takes approximately 3h 40m to drive from Berlin to Bremen.

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Air France, Swiss, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Bremen Airport.

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Book your Berlin to Bremen train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Berlin to Bremen bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 310+ hotels available in Bremen. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin and Bremen. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 3€.

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