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There are 2 intercity buses per day from Brussels to Bremen. Traveling by bus from Brussels to Bremen usually takes around 8 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 6 hours and 25 minutes.
|Distance||244 mi (393 km)|
|Shortest duration||6h 25m|
|Trips per day||1|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
What bus companies travel from Brussels to Bremen?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Brussels to Bremen. FlixBus is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.
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First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 2 trips from Brussels to Bremen, and usually makes the trip in about 8 hours and 16 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Brussels to Bremen during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride from Brussels to Bremen?
The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 244 miles from Brussels to Bremen. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 25 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Bremen at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Brussels?
The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 1:00am. To see the times for all buses from Brussels to Bremen, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus schedules are there most days?
There are usually only 2 buses per day from Brussels to Bremen. One bus is a direct connection, meaning that you can stay on the same vehicle for the entire trip, without having to transfer onto a connecting bus at any point.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Brussels to Bremen; ticket prices start at $81.11.
The center of European activities, Brussels is a cosmopolitan hub that features many cultural elements, making it one of the top destinations for international travelers. Sitting at the heart of Brussels is the famous Grand-Place, a world heritage site that boasts many nearby Gothic and Baroque architectural marvels. During the holiday season, the square hosts the Winter Wonders light show, as well as a giant Christmas tree. If you enjoy museums, don’t miss out on the Musical Instruments Museum, which is housed in an Art Nouveau building. Featuring as many as 1,200 instruments from around the world, the museum is every music fan’s dream. If you want to go on a shopping spree while in Brussels, head for the Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, which is housed in a stunning Renaissance-style arcade.
Brussels is the home to many Michelin-starred restaurants, and its food scene is among the top-rated in the country. For those wishing to enjoy a contemporary twist on Belgian classics, head towards La Quincaillerie. If seafood is your go-to, Noordzee Mer du Nord will definitely satisfy your palate.
Brussels’ three main rail stations are Brussels-South, Brussels-Central, and Brussels-North, all of which are the busiest in the country. Gare du Midi, located in the Brussels-South station, is the main hub for bus travel in and out of Brussels. The city is served by several airports, the most prominent of which is the Brussels-National Airport, located 10 miles east of the city.
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Set on the enchanting Weser River, Bremen is worth visiting in any season. This German city offers a relaxed atmosphere during summer, colorful outdoor fun in spring, warm light walks in autumn, and romantic vacations in winter.
One of Bremen's most iconic sights is the statue of the knight, Roland, located in front of the city hall, facing the cathedral, St. Petri Dom Bremen. Of course, the cathedral itself is a must-see, and you can even climb one of its soaring towers for a remarkable view of the whole city.
The best explorations of Bremen wander through its various neighborhoods and districts. The Böttcherstrasse is a short but significant street lined with unusual 20th-century architecture, perfect for an edgy Instagram shot. Schnoor, on the other hand, preserves Bremen's medieval character; unique shops and restaurants are tucked into fairytale streets of quaint buildings.
If you wander out in the Vegesack district, you'll find Maritime Mile, a 400-year-old man-made harbor. This area showcases Bremen's maritime prominence, best exemplified by the restored merchant ship, Schulschiff Deutschland.
International travelers can reach Bremen via the Bremen Airport, but the German countryside is best seen from a train seat. You can ride Deutsche Bahn, DB Intercity, FlixTrain, and Metronom, among others. It is also easy to reach Bremen on intercity buses from carriers like FlixBus, Sindbad, BlaBlaCar Bus, Arda Tur, Union Ivkoni, and Citylines.
Where does the bus leave from in Brussels?
Main departure station: Gare du Midi
Also known as Brussels-South railway station, the Gare du Midi is the primary train station serving Brussels. The station is technically located in Saint-Gilles, a city south of Brussels, but the Gare du Midi metro stop connects travelers to all of Brussels' sights and attractions. Many high-speed train services, including international train lines, run through the Gare du Midi. Brussels is connected to the famous Eurostar line through this station, along with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn lines. The large indoor station includes many retail shops, restaurants, and services like information desks and restrooms.
All bus stations in Brussels:
Gare du Midi
Where does the bus arrive in Bremen?
Main arrival station: Central Bus Station
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Bremen.
All bus stations in Bremen:
Central Bus Station
Bremen Central Station
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