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There are 7 ways to get from Bremen to Oberhausen by train, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf 35 / ...

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Train via Essen Hbf  •  2h 36m

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

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Train via Gelsenkirchen Hbf  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf Ic / ...

Train via Osnabrück  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the train from Bremen Neustadt to Osnabrück Hbf Rb58 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hasbergen to Oberhausen Hbf Re2

Drive  •  2h 8m

  1. Drive from Bremen to Oberhausen 259 km

Fly from Bremen  •  4h 35m

  1. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BRE - DUS

Train to Hamburg, fly  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Dusseldorf (DUS) HAM - DUS

Bremen to Oberhausen by train

The train journey time between Bremen and Oberhausen is around 2h 30m and covers a distance of around 262 km. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and Deutsche Bahn Intercity, the Bremen to Oberhausen train service departs from Bremen Hbf and arrives in Oberhausen Hbf. Typically 13 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

13 Weekly Trains
2h 30m Average Duration
€50 Cheapest Price
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Bremen → Oberhausen
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The cheapest way to get from Bremen to Oberhausen is to drive which costs €30 - €45 and takes 2h 8m.

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The fastest way to get from Bremen to Oberhausen is to drive. Taking this option will cost €30 - €45 and takes 2h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bremen Hbf and arriving at Oberhausen Hbf. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Bremen and Oberhausen is 221 km. The road distance is 259 km.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Oberhausen without a car is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs €50 - €85.

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The train from Bremen Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf takes 2h 30m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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The best way to get from Bremen to Oberhausen is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs €50 - €85. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs €85 - €430 and takes 4h 35m.

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There is no direct flight from Bremen Airport to Dusseldorf Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Bremen to Oberhausen.
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  • Distance: 221.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 30m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Bremen Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf twice daily. Tickets cost €50 - €70 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity also services this route once daily. Alternatively, KLM, Lufthansa and Swiss fly from Bremen to Oberhausen every 2 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bremen to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €550
Flights from Bremen to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €550
Flights from Bremen to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€220 - €550
Flights from Bremen to Dusseldorf via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €550
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €260
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€22 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bremen to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €600
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 Bremen Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €65
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Bremen central station to Essen central station
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Bremen central station to Gelsenkirchen central station
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
Flixtrain
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Bremen Neustadt to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.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
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hasbergen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
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 Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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Yes, the driving distance between Bremen to Oberhausen is 259 km. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Bremen to Oberhausen.

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