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There are 10 ways to get from Southampton to Bremen by plane, train, car, car train, bus or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Southampton to Bremen  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Bremen (BRE) SOU - BRE

$87 - $426

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Bus  •  17h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bremen N71

$49 - $81

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Train to London Stansted, fly to Bremen  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bremen (BRE) STN - BRE

$71 - $223

Train to Bristol, fly to Hamburg, train  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Hamburg (HAM) BRS - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf

$136 - $455

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Hamburg  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Hamburg (HAM) LHR - HAM
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf

$113 - $346

Train via Brussels Midi-Zuid  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bremen Hbf Ic / ...

$208 - $414

Train  •  12h 33m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
  4. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Bremen Hbf Ic / ...

$179 - $482

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  11h 21m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bremen Hbf Ic / ...

$361 - $495

Train, bus  •  22h 53m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Canterbury East
  3. Take the bus from Canterbury to The Hague
  4. Take the bus from Den Haag to Bremen

$95 - $168

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 5m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bremen

$142 - $212

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Bremen is to bus which costs £35 - £65 and takes 17h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Bremen is to train and fly which costs £55 - £180 and takes 6h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Bremen. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Bremen via London and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 25m.

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The distance between Southampton and Bremen is 462 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Bremen without a car is to train which takes 11h 10m and costs £160 - £320.

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It takes approximately 6h 7m to get from Southampton to Bremen, including transfers.

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Southampton to Bremen bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Bremen is to fly which takes 6h 7m and costs £65 - £330. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £160 - £320 and takes 11h 10m, you could also bus, which costs £35 - £65 and takes 17h 25m.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Bremen Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Bremen.
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  • Distance: 461.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 7m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Bremen, Germany?

KLM and Flybe fly from Southampton to Bremen twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southampton to Bremen via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, and Köln Hbf in around 11h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Bremen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Bristol to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bremen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $230
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
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 Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $310
Premier
$230 - $350
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Canterbury to The Hague
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bremen
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Bremen is 1h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 6:28 AM in Southampton and 7:28 AM in Bremen.

Flybe and KLM offer flights from Southampton 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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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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