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from Rotterdam to Bremen

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Travel Information to Bremen from Rotterdam

distanceDistance198 miles (319 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £17
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £17 • 5 h 1 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £17 • 5 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 198 miles (319 km) from Rotterdam to Bremen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 1 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Rotterdam to Bremen.

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Travel from Rotterdam to Bremen
Travel to Bremen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Rotterdam to Bremen.
What are the international travel restrictions for Germany due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling between Rotterdam and Bremen?

International travel from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Bremen, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Netherlands?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bremen if travelling from Rotterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Bremen, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 25/09/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Bremen from Rotterdam.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Bremen, Germany?

Return travel to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Germany?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Rotterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 22/09/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Rotterdam from Bremen.

How do you get from Rotterdam to Bremen?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Rotterdam and Bremen. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Rotterdam to Bremen?

The cheapest way from Rotterdam to Bremen is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £17 compared to other travel options to Bremen:

A train journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Bremen by coach, which costs on average £17 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Rotterdam to Bremen?

The fastest way from Rotterdam to Bremen is by train with an average journey time of 5 h 1 min.

Other travel options from Rotterdam to Bremen can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Bremen by coach can take on average 6 h 35 min.

How many miles are between Rotterdam and Bremen

The distance between Rotterdam and Bremen is around 198 miles (319 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Rotterdam to Bremen?

The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to Bremen is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Rotterdam and Bremen as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Rotterdam? Where do I arrive in Bremen?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Rotterdam to Bremen:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and arrive in Bremen, ZOB am Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travellers board their train from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Bremen Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Rotterdam to Bremen?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Rotterdam to Bremen:

  • You can go to Bremen from Rotterdam by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £17 with Flixbus from Rotterdam to Bremen on Omio.
  • You can travel to Bremen from Rotterdam by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £17 with Deutsche Bahn from Rotterdam to Bremen.
Is there a way to travel directly from Rotterdam to Bremen?

Yes, there are direct routes from Rotterdam to Bremen with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to Bremen with Flixbus with around direct coaches every day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Bremen with with 12 direct trains per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Bremen tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Rotterdam and Bremen ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Rotterdam to Bremen often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Hamburg or Amsterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rotterdam and Bremen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bremen and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Rotterdam to Bremen tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Rotterdam to Bremen, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £17 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £17 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Bremen from Rotterdam online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey


Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the airport and what is the best way to get there?
The RET Citybus 33 connects Rotterdam and Rotterdam Centraal
Rotterdam Centraal

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