Flights & getting there
Bremen Airport is about 3.5km south of the city centre and well-connected to the city by the line 6 tram (€2.80, 15 minutes). Fly from here to destinations in Germany and Europe. Airline offices here include Lufthansa Airlines (www.lufthansa.com). Low-cost carrier RyanAir (www.ryanair.com) flies to Dublin, Edinburgh and London Stansted.
Hal Över Schreiber Reederei operates scheduled services along the Weser between April and September, leaving from Martinianleger, at the southern end of Schlacte. Boats from Bremen to Bremerhaven (one way/return €17/27, 3½ hours), with numerous stops en route, depart during peak summer months at 8.30am every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, and 9.30am on Sunday. Children pay half-price.
Car & Motorcycle
Frequent IC trains go to Hamburg (€30, one hour), Hanover (€31, one hour) and Cologne (€69, three hours). Less frequent IC trains go to Berlin (€93, three hours).