There are 4 ways to get from Bremen to Leeuwarden by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Bremen to Groningen 075 / ...
  2. Take the train from Groningen to Leeuwarden Stoptrein / ...

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Fly, train  •  4 h 56 min

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

$89 - $369

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Train  •  4 h 22 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 Leeuwarden

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Bremen to Leeuwarden 148.6 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Bremen to Leeuwarden is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bremen to Leeuwarden is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bremen to Leeuwarden. However, there are services departing from Bremen Hbf and arriving at Leeuwarden via Leer(Ostfriesl) and Groningen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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The distance between Bremen and Leeuwarden is 201 km. The road distance is 237.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Leeuwarden without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Bremen to Leeuwarden, including transfers.

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Bremen to Leeuwarden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Bremen Hbf station.

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

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Bremen to Leeuwarden train services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Leeuwarden station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bremen to Leeuwarden is 238 km. It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to drive from Bremen to Leeuwarden.

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KLM offers flights from Bremen Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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There are 400+ hotels available in Leeuwarden. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bremen to Leeuwarden.
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  • Distance: 125.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

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

You can take a train from Bremen to Leeuwarden via Leer(Ostfriesl) and Groningen in around 4 h 22 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Groningen to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
arriva.nl
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 Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
bahn.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 Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 - $18
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 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Bremen, ZOB Breitenweg to Groningen CS, Hoofdstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
arriva.nl

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