How to Find us
The direct way to the Seaside City of Bremerhaven
There are many possibilities available:
- … with the GPS navigator
The coordinates of our city center are: 08° 34‘ 48‘‘ E and 53° 32‘ 45‘‘ N
- … by car, mobile home or caravan
The highway A27 leads you directly to Bremerhaven. Follow the exit „Zentrum“ to reach the Havenwelten Bremerhaven and the city center. So that you can enjoy the Seaside City of Bremerhaven there are more than 2.700 parking spaces available for you in the city. You can reach the Shop Window Fishery Harbor by following the exit „Süd“.
For those visitors traveling to Bremerhaven with a mobile home, there are two special mobile home parking facilities available:
Double Lock (63 parking spaces) and Fischkai (47 parking spaces).
Visiting us with a caravan, please take the exit „Überseehäfen“ from the highway A27. Travel then in the direction of Spaden, where you will find the Camping Site Spadener See, which offers all necessary conveniences. From here you can easily reach the city center 9 kilometers away with public transportation.
If you are coming from the West you can reach Bremerhaven through the Wesertunnel near Dedesdorf, then traveling north on the A 27, in the direction of Bremerhaven.
- ... with the train
Using the Deutschen Bahn or the VBN Verkehrsverbund Bremen Niedersachsen (Public Transport Association Bremen and Lower Saxony) you can reach Bremerhaven via Bremen or coming from Cuxhaven. You have the possibility to get off the train at the Central Train Station or the train stations Lehe or Wulsdorf. From here you can reach the city center by using the public transportation system BremerhavenBus.
- ... with the bicycle
Using the Weser-Cycling Route, the North Sea Cycling Route or the cycling route From the Devil's Moor to the Wadden Sea you can easily reach and explore the city. The Tour and Route Planer can give you more information about the course of the route. The Bicycle Station in the Shop Window Fishery Harbor offers full service.
- ... with a ship
Using the Weser Ferry you can quickly cross the River Weser. Sailing into the city you can find a space to dock in the motorboat harbors/marina. You can find further information using our City Map .
Many landing places in Bremerhaven offer you the possibility to dock. Information on the lock schedule and locations are available under the following link Lock information .
Cruise passengers arrive and depart from the Cruise Terminal Bremerhaven (Columbus Cruise Center Bremerhaven) and can get to the terminal either with public transportation or a taxi-service. Should you be arriving on your own by car, take a look at our special offer Shore Excursions for Cruise Travelers.
- ... by airplane
From Sea-Airport Cuxhaven-Nordholz on the A27 towards Bremerhaven, exit city center. Duration: about 25 minutes (approx. 31 km). From the Bremen International Airport you can take the streetcar line 6 to the central train station and then easily travel to Bremerhaven with the train. Or you can rent a car directly at Bremen Airport by SIXT to drive to Bremerhaven.
- … with a rental car
Should you need a car for your visit to Bremerhaven, then you can easily and conveniently rent a car by SIXT.
- … traveling by coach
Directions to the area "Havenwelten Bremerhaven"
Coming from the BAB 27, use exit Bremerhaven-Zentrum (AS 7), then just follow the signs to the Havenwelten. Travel straight on the B 212 (Grimbsbystraße, later it turns into Lloydstraße). At the end of the Lloydstraße turn left on to Columbusstraße (right-handed left turn lane). Travel straight on Columbusstraße (use right hand lane) until you reach the designated stopping areas:
Coach terminal and coach stops A to D (exact locations can be found on the PDF).
After a max. 10 mins. for boarding and exiting just follow the bus land and the special traffic light system along the Columbusstraße (except A, B + D) and the signs to the North coach parking facility.
Directions to the area "Schaufenster Fischereihafen" (Shop Window Fishery Harbor)
Coming from the BAB 27, use exit Bremerhaven-Süd (AS 10). Traveling on the B6 follow the sign Fischereihafen, shortly before the industrial area „Bohmsiel“ turn left off the B6 according to the sign Schaufenster Fischereihafen.
Follow the sign Schaufenster Fischereihafen approx. 4,5 KM until you reach Hoebelstraße, travel up this street and then left on to Fischereihafen-Ost and to the South coach parking facility.
-> PDF(PDF 833.2 KB) download of coach guidance system (not prepared for barrier-free travel).
- Where do I find what?
Points of interest, public facilities, attractions, hotels, accommodations or also restaurants can easily be found using our Online-City Map or under various categories on our website.
Tips, Tickets, Dates:
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Bremerhaven Touristik & Tourist-Infos
May - September
Mon. - Sun. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
October - April
Mon. - Sun. 9.30 a.m. - 6 p.m.