Duration 2h 22m
Distance 237.2 km
Average price 65€
Possible routes 5 found

There are 5 ways to get from Bremen Airport (BRE) to Leeuwarden by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly, train  •  3h 46m

  1. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRE - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden

81€ - 379€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Bremen to Leeuwarden N819

14€ - 17€

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl) Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leer to Groningen 244 / ...
  3. Take the train from Groningen to Leeuwarden

Train  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hengelo Ic
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Leeuwarden

Drive  •  2h 22m

  1. Drive from Bremen Airport (BRE) to Leeuwarden 237.2 km

30€ - 50€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Bremen Airport (BRE) to Leeuwarden? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Bremen Airport (BRE) to Leeuwarden is to bus which costs 14€ - 17€ and takes 4h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Bremen Airport (BRE) to Leeuwarden is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bremen Airport (BRE) to Leeuwarden. However, there are services departing from Bremen Airport and arriving at Leeuwarden via Bremen Hbf, Osnabrueck Hbf, Hengelo and Zwolle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 27m.

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The distance between Bremen Airport (BRE) and Leeuwarden is 199 km. The road distance is 237.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bremen Airport (BRE) to Leeuwarden without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 28m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 46m to get from Bremen Airport (BRE) to Leeuwarden, including transfers.

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Bremen Airport (BRE) to Leeuwarden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Bremen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Bremen Airport (BRE) to Leeuwarden is to bus which takes 4h 54m and costs 14€ - 17€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Bremen Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Bremen Airport (BRE) to Leeuwarden train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Leeuwarden station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bremen Airport (BRE) to Leeuwarden is 237 km. It takes approximately 2h 22m to drive from Bremen Airport (BRE) to Leeuwarden.

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KLM offers flights from Bremen Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 446+ hotels available in Leeuwarden. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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What companies run services between Bremen Airport (BRE) and Leeuwarden?

FlixBus operates a bus from Bremen Airport (BRE) to Leeuwarden once daily. Tickets cost 14€ - 17€ and the journey takes 3h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bremen Airport (BRE) to Leeuwarden via Bremen Hauptbahnhof, Bremen Hbf, Osnabrueck Hbf, Hengelo, and Zwolle in around 5h 27m.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 700€

Contact Details

Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 55€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 55€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
1st Class
40€ - 55€
Train from Osnabruck Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
22€ - 30€
Train from Zwolle to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 18€
1st Class
21€ - 30€

About this operator

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€

Contact Details

Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

About this operator

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.

Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 23€

Contact Details

Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

About this operator

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.

Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes

Contact Details

Train from Groningen to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
arriva.nl
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Train from Bremen Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn

About this operator

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).

Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 24€

Contact Details

Train from Bremen Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

About this operator

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.

Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Train from Osnabruck Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
eurobahn.de
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes

Contact Details

Train from Hengelo to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Bus from Leer to Groningen
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bremen to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

About this operator

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
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 12€

Contact Details

Bus from Leer to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
arriva.nl

Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Leeuwarden is a city and municipality with a population of 108,249 in Friesland in the Netherlands. It is the provincial capital and seat of the States of Friesland. - Wikipedia

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