To get around in Bremerhaven and Germany you can use one of many public transports. In Bremerhaven you can use the buses of Bremerhaven Bus . Nationally, you can travel with Deutsche Bahn, various coach companies or organized car lift services.
Below, you can find out about how to use the different regional and national public transport offers.
Frequently asked questions
If you travel by bus from Bremerhaven Bus, you can buy the ticket directly from the bus driver.
Depending on your needs, adults/children/youth can buy different tickets (e.g. EinzelTickets, 4er-Tickets, 10er-Tickets, TagesTickets, 7-TageTickets or MonatsTickets).
If you have a city ticket, a 7-day ticket, a monthly ticket, an annual ticket or any other permanent ticket, you don’t have to do anything else. You can just hop on and ride.
For some of the tickets you will need a customer card. Find out beforehand what you need to consider for the tickets.
If you bought a 4-ticket or a 10-ticket, you have to validate the individual tickets when you get on the bus (stamp them at the stamp machine).
For information on tickets and schedules for Bremerhaven and the surrounding area, visit the website of Bremerhaven Bus.
Bremerhaven Bus is part of the Verkehrsbund Niedersachsen (VBN) and has the price level I.
To use the nationawide train network you can use Deutsche Bahn (DB) or another train provider. Tickets have to be bought before getting on the train from a ticket machine or service desk at the train station. Information about train schedules for all of Germany can be found on the website of DB.
There are coach companies who offer trips to all destinations in Germany as well as abroad. They often offer cheaper deals than train companies. „Flixbus/Mein Fernbus“, „Postbus“ or „Berlinlinienbus“ are just some of the coach companies. It is best if you book the tickets in advance using the website of the company. In Bremen, most coach company stops are at ZOB (“Zentraler Omnibus Bahnhof”) at Breitenweg.
Some car drivers who have to do long distance trips often offer other people a place in their car for a lift. The advantage is that you can share petrol money. There are several websites where drivers offer tours or people look for drivers such as “Blablacar” or the black board (“Scharzes Brett”) at bremen.de in the category „Mitfahrgelegenheit & Carsharing”.
“Schwarzfahren” is unauthorized travel without a ticket and costs a fine. Please note that you have to validate some tickets at the stamp machine.