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There are 6 ways to get from Bremen to Giethoorn by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Osnabruck Hbf  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Osnabruck Hbf to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Steenwijk

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Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bremen to Groningen 075 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Heerenveen, Busstation 315 / ...

$26 - $80

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Train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl) Ic
  2. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen Bus
  3. Take the train from Groningen to Meppel

$55 - $80

Train, bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Osnabruck Hbf to Almelo
  3. Take the train from Almelo to Zwolle
  4. Take the bus from Zwolle, Busstation to Giethoorn, Kerkweg 70

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Bremen to Giethoorn 139.9 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, train  •  5 h 9 min

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

$83 - $356

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The cheapest way to get from Bremen to Giethoorn is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bremen to Giethoorn is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Bremen and Giethoorn is 187 km. The road distance is 223.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Giethoorn without a car is to train which takes 5 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Bremen to Giethoorn, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Giethoorn is to train which takes 5 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 70€ and takes 5 h 15 min.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Bremen to Giethoorn is 224 km. It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to drive from Bremen to Giethoorn.

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KLM offers flights from Bremen Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 341+ hotels available in Giethoorn. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bremen to Giethoorn.
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  • Distance: 116.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Bremen, Germany and Giethoorn, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Bremen to Giethoorn via Osnabruck Hbf, Hengelo, Zwolle, Steenwijk, and Steenwijk, Station in around 5 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bremen to Giethoorn via Groningen, Hoofdstation, Heerenveen, Busstation, Heerenveen, Steenwijk, and Steenwijk, Station in around 5 h 15 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $24
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Osnabruck Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Osnabruck Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Zwolle to Steenwijk
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Groningen to Meppel
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Osnabruck Hbf to Almelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Steenwijk
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Blauwnet
Phone
0900-9292
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Hengelo to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
Train from Almelo to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bremen to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bremen to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
EST Gdansk
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Bremen Central Bus Station to Groningen Main Train Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
EST Gdansk
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Heerenveen, Busstation
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
arriva.nl
OV Regio IJsselmond
Phone
900 - 266 63 99
Website
ovregioijsselmond.nl
Bus from Zwolle, Busstation to Giethoorn, Kerkweg
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
OV Regio IJsselmond

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The best way to get from Bremen to Bremen Airport is to line 6 tram which takes 10 min and costs .

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