There are a number of regular flights linking the UK and Bremen, with most departing from Stansted, Heathrow, Manchester, Newcastle and Birmingham International airports. The main airlines that accommodate this route are SAS, Lufthansa, Ryanair and Air France, although other service providers are available depending on your point of departure. On arrival you will land at Bremen International which is conveniently located a little over 3 km south of the city centre. You can hire a car and travel into the city via the A281 motorway or take the 11 minute tram ride from the airport. There are a number of coach and bus services that operate short and long distance services throughout the year.
Bremen is famously one of Germany's most important industrial towns, with a huge amount of manufacturing and production taking place in the city. However, it is also rich in architecture and boasts a vibrant and ever growing arts and culture scene, as well as some of the best bars and restaurants in North Germany. The Viertel district perfectly combines classic 19th century German structures, and is considered the city's cultural mile, home to its main threatre and three museums. The picturesque and enormously popular Central Park Wallanlagen offers a relaxing break from the frenetic pace of downtown Bremen. The Becks Beer factory offers a tour, with free tastings and an unparalleled insight into the beer brewing process, an absolute must for lager fans everywhere.