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There are 6 ways to get from Bremerhaven to Joure by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bremerhaven Elbinger Platz to Oldenburg(Oldb) Lappan
  2. Take the bus from Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB to Groningen central station
  3. Take the bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Joure, Busstation

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Bremerhaven Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
  3. Take the bus from Leer to Groningen
  4. Take the bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Joure, Busstation

Train

  1. Take the train from Bremerhaven Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf
  2. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Heerenveen

Train, bus via Weener

  1. Take the train from Bremerhaven Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
  3. Take the train from Weener to Groningen
  4. Take the bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Joure, Busstation

Drive

  1. Drive from Bremerhaven to Joure

Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Bremerhaven Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Heerenveen

Bremerhaven to Joure by bus

The bus journey time between Bremerhaven and Joure is around 5h 54m and covers a distance of around 280 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 30m. Operated by Gebken Reisen GmbH, Verkehr und Wasser GmbH, Gerdes Reisen and others, the Bremerhaven to Joure bus service departs from Bremerhaven Elbinger Platz and arrives in Joure, Busstation. Typically 38 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

38 Weekly Buses
5h 54m Average Duration
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International entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • There are no current restrictions
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  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers or those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months
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Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Joure is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Joure is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Joure is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Netherlands.

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Last updated: 16 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Bremerhaven to Joure is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 2h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from Bremerhaven to Joure is to drive. Taking this option will cost €30 - €50 and takes 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bremerhaven to Joure station. However, there are services departing from Bremerhaven Elbinger Platz and arriving at Joure, Busstation via Oldenburg(Oldb) Lappan, Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB and Groningen, Hoofdstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 54m.

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The distance between Bremerhaven and Joure is 196 km. The road distance is 236.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bremerhaven to Joure without a car is to bus which takes 5h 54m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 54m to get from Bremerhaven to Joure, including transfers.

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Bremerhaven to Joure bus services, operated by Gebken Reisen GmbH, depart from Bremerhaven Elbinger Platz station.

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The best way to get from Bremerhaven to Joure is to bus which takes 5h 54m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6h 1m.

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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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Bremerhaven to Joure bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Joure, Busstation.

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Map of how to get from Bremerhaven to Joure.
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  • Distance: 196.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 54m

What companies run services between Bremerhaven, Germany and Joure, Netherlands?

You can take a bus from Bremerhaven to Joure via Oldenburg(Oldb) Lappan, Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB, and Groningen, Hoofdstation in around 5h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bremerhaven to Joure via Osnabrück Hbf, Hengelo, Zwolle, Heerenveen, and Heerenveen, Busstation in around 6h 1m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €500
Train operators
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 Bremerhaven Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Bremerhaven Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
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 Bremerhaven Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremerhaven Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Eurobahn
Blauwnet
Phone
0900-9292
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Hengelo to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
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 Zwolle to Heerenveen
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €26
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€18 - €26
Train from Schiphol Airport to Heerenveen
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€21 - €28
1st Class
€35 - €50
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Bremerhaven Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Weener to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €13
Website
arriva.nl
Bus operators
Gebken Reisen GmbH
Phone
04404 - 98800
Email
info@gebken-gerdes.de
Website
gebken-gerdes.de
Bus from Bremerhaven Elbinger Platz to Oldenburg(Oldb) Lappan
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Gebken Reisen GmbH
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB to Groningen central station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Joure, Busstation
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leer to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
arriva.nl

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