City Airport Bremen Guide (BRE)

Airport info
Code: BRE
Flughafenallee 20, Bremen, 28199, Germany

City Airport Bremen is located 3.5km (2 miles) south of the city.

No. of terminals: 4 Dialling code: +49
+49 421 55950

City Airport Bremen serves northern Germany's third most populous city, Bremen. Our Bremen Airport guide includes important contact details, as well as information regarding terminal facilities, public transportation and local accommodation.


Information points are available at several locations in the terminal complex. Additionally, there is an information and parking ticket booth between Terminals 1 and 2.

Transfer between terminals

Terminals 1, 2 and 3 are housed in the same building. Some low-cost carriers operate from Terminal E, a rather more basic facility adjacent to the main building, linked via a walkway.

Driving directions

From the city centre, follow Route 6 (Friedrich-Ebert-Straße), turning on to Route 281 in Bremen Neustadt. The airport is clearly signposted.

Public Transport

Public transport rail

Tram 6 (see Public Transport Road) operates direct to the main city railway station, where trains depart to destinations all over Germany and beyond.

Public transport road

Tram:Bremer Straßenbahn Line 6 (tel: +49 421 55960; operates regularly (every 10 minutes during the day) from Bremen’s main railway station and university, and runs directly to the airport. The single fare is €2.50, and the journey time into the city centre is approximately 10-15 minutes.

Bus:Bus 52 (tel: +49 421 55960; connects the airport and city centre, and departs from the airport every 10 minutes (fare: €2.50). Long distance buses operate to Hamburg and the northern Netherlands.

Taxi:The airport taxi rank is outside the main terminal complex. Official taxis are cream-coloured, and the journey time into the city is up to 20 minutes depending on traffic. The fare into the centre is upwards of €12.

Terminal facilities


Two banks with ATMs are available in the terminal complex, along with a bureau de change.


Paid-for Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout City Airport Bremen, and there are public telephones scattered around the terminal. There is also an internet café on the upper floor of Terminal 2. A postage stamp machine and post box are provided, too.


A number of cafés and fast-food outlets are available both air and land-side. There are also Italian and Asian restaurants and a café/snack bar in Terminal E.


The main airport shop offers a range of goods – newspapers, magazines, travel accessories – and there are duty-free shops in Terminals 1, 3 and E (for passengers leaving the EU). Additionally, there is a bookstore in Terminal 1.


Luggage trolleys and storage lockers are available. There is also a lost and found office (tel: +49 421 559 5848).


Other facilities available at City Airport Bremen include baby-changing facilities and an open air visitors’ viewing terrace. There is also a travel agency and a small aviation museum.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

The Bremen Hall is a combined museum and rentable function suite located on the top floor of Terminal 3 adjacent to the visitors’ terrace. VIP lounges are available, and conference and meeting facilities can be found at the on-site Atlantic Hotel Airport (tel: +49 421 55710; opposite the terminal building.

Disabled facilities

All areas of the airport are fully accessible, with lifts and disabled toilet facilities available. Passengers requiring assistance are advised to contact their airline in advance of travel. Designated parking spaces are provided in two of the parking facilities.

Car parking

4,500 parking spaces, both long and short-term, are available at City Airport Bremen. The closest parking area is just 30 metres (35 yards) from the main terminal. Parking can be reserved in advance (tel: +49 421 55950, or via the airport website).

Car rental

Car rental companies Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt all have representation at the airport. Car rental desks are located in Terminal 3 opposite the check-in desks.


There is one hotel on site at City Airport Bremen and several others, mainly smaller establishments, located in the near vicinity. However the greatest choice can be found in the city centre, which is only a short distance away.

Show hotels in the

following price range

Luxury Moderate Cheap

Hotel Robben

+49 421 514 620

About 10 minutes from City Airport Bremen, the Hotel Robben is one of the most popular hotels in the vicinity. A boutique-style hotel, guests can choose from traditional or modern rooms and dine in the on-site restaurant, which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Emslandstraße 30, 28259, Bremen, Germany

Radisson Blu Hotel

+49 421 36960

Just outside the city centre, approximately 10 minutes from the airport, this is a good option for business and leisure travellers with its indoor pool, restaurants, bars and business centre. It’s on the number 6 tramline, too, which runs directly to the airport.

Böttcherstraße 2, 28195, Bremen, Germany

Atlantic Hotel Airport

+49 421 55710

The airport’s only on-site hotel, the Atlantic is located within a few steps of the terminals. It offers a selection of decent-sized rooms, a range of conference and meeting facilities, and a restaurant and bar.

Flughafenallee 26, 28199, Bremen, Germany

Holiday Inn Express Bremen Airport

+49 421 322 850

Very close to BRE, this Holiday Inn Express offers the usual HIE facilities. It has meeting rooms, a business centre and a bar offering basic dining options. The surrounding area has plenty of restaurants, and the historic city centre is minutes away.

Hanna-Kunath-Straße 5, 28199, Bremen, Germany

Tryp Bremen Airport

+49 421 522 680

Also relatively close to the airport, the Tryp offers 183 rooms, along with a bistro restaurant and meeting facilities. The front desk is open 24 hours, and the hotel is convenient for visiting attractions in the city centre.

Neuenlander Straße 55, 28199, Bremen, Germany

B & L Hostel

+49 421 508 263

For those travelling on a limited budget, B & L offers modern accommodation at a reasonable price, with a choice of room styles. Facilities are basic but clean, and there is a good choice of dining options in the locality, as well as kitchen facilities on the premises.

Erlenstraße 34-36, 28199, Bremen, Germany

Show hotels in the

following price range

Luxury Moderate Cheap
Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.