There are 5 ways to get from Leeuwarden to Bremen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Groningen
  2. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer 100 / ...
  3. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf Ic

$31 - $55

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Bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Drachten to Bremen 075

$17 - $28

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Train  •  5 h 11 min

  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 / ...

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Leeuwarden to Bremen 149.3 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  4 h 16 min

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

$86 - $372

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

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

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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 5 h 6 min.

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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 5 h 11 min.

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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 5 h and costs 26€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 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 5 h 6 min and costs 14€ - 24€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Bremen Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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

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 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leeuwarden to Bremen via Zwolle, Hengelo, Osnabruck Hbf, and Osnabrück Hbf in around 5 h 11 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Leeuwarden to Groningen
Ave. Duration
48 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 Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
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
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Leeuwarden to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Blauwnet
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zwolle to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
blauwnet.nl
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Drachten to Bremen
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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