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

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Train, bus  •  5h

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Groningen
  2. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer 075 / ...
  3. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf Ic

$25 - $38

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Bus  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Drachten to Bremen 075

$17 - $27

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Train via Hengelo  •  5h 10m

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

Train  •  5h 55m

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

$24 - $28

Drive  •  2h 22m

  1. Drive from Leeuwarden to Bremen 149.3 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  4h 21m

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

$85 - $371

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The cheapest way to get from Leeuwarden to Bremen is to bus which costs 14€ - 24€ and takes 5h 6m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Leeuwarden to Bremen. However, there are services departing from Leeuwarden, Klanderij and arriving at Bremen via Drachten. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leeuwarden to Bremen. However, there are services departing from Leeuwarden and arriving at Bremen Hbf via Zwolle, Hengelo and Osnabrück Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 10m.

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The distance between Leeuwarden and Bremen is 201 km. The road distance is 238.9 km.

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The best way to get from Leeuwarden to Bremen without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h and costs 21€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 5h to get from Leeuwarden to Bremen, including transfers.

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Leeuwarden to Bremen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Drachten station.

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Leeuwarden to Bremen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Leeuwarden station.

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The best way to get from Leeuwarden to Bremen is to bus which takes 5h 6m and costs 14€ - 24€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Leeuwarden to Bremen.
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  • Distance: 125.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Leeuwarden to Bremen 3 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 3h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leeuwarden to Bremen via Zwolle, Hengelo, and Osnabrück Hbf in around 5h 10m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Leeuwarden to Groningen
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Groningen to Weener
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
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 Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $24
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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 Leeuwarden to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Leeuwarden to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Blauwnet
Phone
0900-9292
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zwolle to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
Eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
arriva.nl
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 Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Drachten to Bremen
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
EST Gdansk
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Groningen Main Train Station to Leer Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
EST Gdansk

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

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Leeuwarden to Bremen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bremen station.

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Leeuwarden to Bremen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Bremen Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leeuwarden to Bremen is 239 km. It takes approximately 2h 22m to drive from Leeuwarden to Bremen.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Bremen Airport.

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There are 286+ hotels available in Bremen. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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