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About City Airport Bremen (BRE)

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:

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.

Website:

http://www.bremen-airport.com

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.

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.

Airport Info

Code:
BRE
Address:

Flughafenallee 20
Bremen
28199
Location:

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

No. of terminals:
4
Telephone:

+49 421 55950

Public Transport

Public transport road:

Tram:Bremer Straßenbahn Line 6 (tel: +49 421 55960; www.bsag.de) 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; www.bsag.de) 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.

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.

Terminal facilities

Money:

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

Food:

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.

Shopping:

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:

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

Other:

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; www.atlantic-hotels.de) opposite the terminal building.

Communication Facilities:

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.

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.