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Barrier-free offer at the international festival of windjammers in the seaside town of Bremerhaven from 19 to 23 August 2020
SAIL 2020 offers various parking spaces and toilets especially for visitors with limited mobility. Also viewing platforms and other attractions allow a visit. A list can be found under the following link. More detailed information about the accessibility of the locations and attractions can also be found in the Tourist Information Havenwelten and Schaufenster Fischereihafen.
If you have any questions or require assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the staff on site at any time, who are identified by appropriate T-shirts.
Comfortable and fast to the windjammers
Parking comfortably and taking the bus directly to the event areas in the shop window of the fishing harbour and into the city centre - this is easy with the SailBus from BREMERHAVEN BUS. With almost 100 modern buses, BREMERHAVEN BUS awaits visitors to the SAIL Bremerhaven 2020 to bring them closer to the fascination of large sailing ships. In addition to the parking spaces in the city centre, numerous other parking possibilities are offered by the P+R traffic.
Directions to the parking areas in the Fishery Harbor
From the motorway exits of the A 27 "Bremerhaven Süd" or "Bremerhaven Wulsdorf" follow the signs to the fishing port. In the fishing harbour you will be guided by the police and corresponding signs into the parking areas.
With the SailTicket to the event areas
From the marked P+R stops, you can bring vehicles from BREMERHAVEN BUS to the SAIL Bremerhaven 2020 at close intervals. The SailTicket can be purchased conveniently on site at the P+R stops.
SailBus as shuttle service between the event areas
The SailBus brings you back and forth between the event areas in the shop window of the fishing harbor and the Harbor Worlds (Havenwelten) in a dense cycle.
With the SailTicket PLUS you can use the ferry Nordenham-Bremerhaven, the whole regular service of BREMERHAVEN BUS and the SailBus for one day without any restrictions. When using the parking capacities at the ferry terminal of Weserfähre GmbH in Nordenham/Blexen, the SailTicket PLUS can be purchased directly on the ferry.
Further information about the Park & Ride at Bremerhaven Bus:
The following options are available to you:
... with the navigator
The coordinates of our town centre are 53° 32' 45'' N 008° 34' 48'' E
... by car, motorhome or caravan
The motorway A 27 leads you directly to Bremerhaven. The Zentrum exit takes you to the Havenwelten Bremerhaven and the city centre. So that you can enjoy the seaside town of Bremerhaven without worries, there is an inner-city parking facility with over 2,700 parking spaces available. You can comfortably reach the Fischereihafen shop window via the south exit.
For visitors coming to Bremerhaven with a motorhome, special motorhome parking spaces are available:
Double lock (63 parking spaces), Fischkai (47 parking spaces), Reisemobil-Parkplatz havencamp (10 parking spaces) or the Reisemobil-Parkplatz havenland Spadener See (80 parking spaces).
With the caravan you drive the motorway A 27 up to the exit Überseehäfen. Continue in the direction of Spaden, where you will find a place with all comforts at the havenland Spadener See campsite. From here you can reach the city centre by public transport at a distance of approx. 9 km. Via the exit Zentrum you reach the camping site havencamp Bremerhaven.
Coming from the west you reach Bremerhaven through the river Weser tunnel near Dedesdorf, continue on the A 27 northbound towards Bremerhaven.
... by train
With Deutsche Bahn or VBN Verkehrsverbund Bremen Niedersachsen you can reach Bremerhaven via Bremen or coming from Cuxhaven. You have the possibility to get off at the main train station or at the branch offices Bahnhof Lehe or Bahnhof Wulsdorf. From here you can reach the city centre by public transport from BremerhavenBus.
... by bicycle
The river Weser Cycle Route, the North Sea Coast Cycle Route, the cycle path from the Teufelsmoor to the Wadden Sea or the Seestadt-Route make it easy to reach and explore the city by pedal. The tour and route planner can give you further information about the route. The RadStation in the shop window fishing harbour offers you an all-round service.
Bicycle parking spaces in the city centre are located in the Columbus Center Stadtplanlink multi-storey car park.
You will find bicycle boxes at the Lehe Stadtplanlink station, the Stadtplanlink main station and in the Havenwelten multi-storey car park.
... by ship
With the Weser ferry you cross the Weser in shortest time. If you skipper the city with your boat, you will find a berth in the marinas/sports boat harbours, further information under our berth information system.
Various moorings in Bremerhaven offer you the possibility to moor the lines. Information on lock times and locations can be found under the following link Locks.
Cruise passengers dock at the cruise terminal Bremerhaven (Columbus Cruise Center Bremerhaven) and can be transported by public transport or taxi service. If you are arriving by car, please also note our special shore leave offer for crusaders.
... by plane
From Sea-Airport Cuxhaven-Nordholz take the A 27 towards Bremerhaven, exit "Zentrum". Duration: approx. 25 minutes (approx. 31 km). From Bremen airport you can take the tram line 6 to Bremen main station to travel comfortably by train to Bremerhaven. Or you can rent a car from SIXT directly at Bremen Airport to drive to Bremerhaven.
... by rental car
If you need a rental car during your visit to Bremerhaven, you can book a car simply and conveniently with SIXT.
... by coach
Directions to the "Harbor Worlds Bremerhaven" area
Coming from the BAB 27, exit Bremerhaven-Zentrum (AS 7), follow the signs to Havenwelten. Straight ahead on the B 212 (Grimbsbystraße, later Lloydstraße). At the end of Lloydstraße turn left into Columbusstraße (right lane to turn left). Continue straight on Columbusstraße (right straight ahead lane) until you reach the specially equipped stops:
Bus terminal and bus stop A to D (please see PDF for exact locations).
After max. 10 minutes to get on or off the bus, simply follow the signs to the north coach parking lot via the bus lane and special traffic lights in Columbusstraße (except A, B + D).
Directions to the "Shop Window Fishery Harbor" area
From the BAB 27, exit Bremerhaven-Süd (AS 10), coming on the B6 follow the signs for Fischereihafen until you reach the industrial estate "Bohmsiel" and turn left from the B6 following the signs for Schaufenster Fischereihafen. Follow the signs "Shop Window Fishery Harbor" for approx. 4.5 km until you reach Hoebelstraße, then go up this road and turn left "Fischereihafen-Ost" to the south coach parking lot.
Bus guidance system for download as PDF(PDF 833,2 KB).
Where can I find what? You can find contact points, public facilities, sights, hotels, accommodation or gastronomic delights with the help of our online city map or under the various headings.