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Bremerhaven Airport

Transportation to Zurich Airport from the City Center

Zurich has a very well developed public transportation system within the city. This system also serves the airport, which is located 13 km from downtown Zurich. Using the tram or bus lines from anywhere in the city you can get to the main railway station, Zurich Hauptbahnhof. From this station you can easily take a train or tram to the airport. Zurich Airport is accessible by train, bus, tram, and taxi.


Taking the train to the airport from the city center is very practical. Trains depart from the main railway station and get to the airport in about 12 minutes. Trains also run every 12 minutes.

Trains depart on time and are very reliable, unless there is a special circumstance that is causing a delay. The train provides transportation directly to the Airport Station, which is located on Level -2, next to the airport shopping center. Zurich’s main station experiences a lot of passenger traffic because trains operate not only within the city but to neighboring cities and countries like France and Germany as well.  

Other areas that regional trains travel to include the Glattbrugg Railway Station, Regensdorf Railway Station, Schlieren Railway Station, Waldburg, Wollishofen and Uetliberg. If you have time before your flight we recommend visiting the ShopVille mall, which is located beneath the main railway station.   


The city is famous for its public transportation network and the bus network throughout the city is especially advanced and comprehensive. Taking a bus to the airport is another convenient transportation alternative. You can take a bus from the main railway station, which is easily accessible from every part of the city. Buses provide direct transportation to the Airport Centre. Buses are on time and reliable under normal circumstances; in case of snow there can be delays.


The city’s tram network is also very advanced. The tram network extends to most parts of the city but the lines surround the city center. If there is a part of the city that is not accessible by tram you can transfer to a bus or train to get to your destination. Tram Line 10 provides transportation to the Airport Centre from the main railway station.

The following tram lines operate throughout Zurich: Line 2, which operates between Farbhof and Tiefenbrunnen Railway Station, 3, which operates between Albisrieden and Kluspla, Line 4, which operates between Werdhölzli and Tiefenbrunnen Railway Station, Line 5, which operates between Enge Railway Station and the zoo, Line 7, which operates between Wollishofen and Stettbach Railway Station, Line 9, which operates between Triemli and Hirzenbach, Line 10 which operates between Seebach and the Main Railway Station, Line 11, which operates between Oerlikon Railway Station and Rehalp, Line 13, which operates between Albisgütli and Frankental, and Line 14, which operates between Tremli and Seebach.


Taxis are another convenient transportation alternative to get to the airport from the city center. However, taxis are more expensive when compared to public transportation options. Public transportation in Zurich is very comfortable and reliable, so you can enjoy the same comfort-level using public transportation for a fraction of the price.

Rental Car

If you don’t want to take public transportation consider renting a car, which can be more affordable than taking a taxi. You can rent a car from various rental car companies located throughout the city or book a vehicle in advance online. Renting a car to get to the airport is both fast and convenient.

Airport Information

Zurich Airport is located 13 km from the city center and is the primary international airport serving the city. It is also the largest airport in the entire country. In addition to offering convenient transportation alternatives to and from the airport, Zurich Airport also features services to meet passengers’ pre-flight and post-flight needs. Zurich Airport contains many shops, located both before security and after. The general area before security check features stores such as Migros, Herren Globus, and Inter Discount and places you can get a bite to eat or something to drink like Starbucks and McDonald’s.

Once passengers go through security they have access to a variety of services and venues. Passengers can go shopping for quality products at stores like Schweizer Heimatwerk, Porsche Design, Gucci, Hugo Boss, Greider, Omega, Swatch, Swarovski, Tommy Hilfiger, and Victorinox. The Duty Free shops offer passengers luxury products at reasonable prices. The airport also contains bookstores and gift shops where passengers can buy small items and knickknacks.  

There are a variety of restaurants located in the passenger zone, including Burger King, Center Bar, Chalet Suisse, Montreux Jazz Café, and Walter. Zurich Airport also offers passengers various services such as free internet for 2 hours, lounges, currency exchange services, emergency services, transit hotels and dayrooms, and even showers. 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Transportation to Bremerhaven City Center from Airport

Air travel to the city of Bremerhaven, located in Northern Germany, was served by the Bremerhaven Airport, which is about 5km from the city. However, that airport has been closed to scheduled flights. The closest international airport that serves the city is located in Bremen, which is south of Bremerhaven.

Transportation to Bremerhaven from Bremen Airport

Once you land at Bremen Airport you can get to Bremerhaven by train, which will include a transfer in the city center, rental car, which allows you to drive directly from the airport to the city, or by reserving a private shuttle service or transfer vehicle. Taxis are another transportation alternative and they are readily available at the terminal exit 24 hours a day. If you want a more exclusive and comfortable travel experience to get to Bremerhaven from Bremen Airport then consider renting a limousine.


Although traveling from Bremen Airport to Bremerhaven by train requires that you transfer vehicles in Bremen, it is among the most comfortable and economical transportation alternatives. To get on a train to Bremerhaven you have to first get to the main train station in Bremen, which is located in the city center. There is a tram that departs directly from the airport every 10 minutes, providing convenient transportation to the Bremen Train Station. To get to the main station in the city center from Bremen Airport take tram number 6. At Bremen Train Station you can easily transfer to a train to Bremerhaven.


Just like the train, buses to Bremerhaven from Bremen Airport require that you transfer vehicles in Bremen. As you can get to the train station by bus from the airport you can also get to the main bus station. From there you can transfer to a bus to Bremerhaven.

The bus transfer is a bit more laborious and takes longer than the train and tram option. However, the bus is a more economical option than direct transport vehicles, especially taxis and private shuttle or transfer services. Buses to Bremen city center depart from the airport every 30 minutes. Once you get to Bremen you have to transfer to a different vehicle to get to Bremerhaven.


The distance between Bremen Airport and Bremerhaven is about 65 km. Therefore taxis are not among the most affordable transportation alternatives but they are reasonable. Taxis are readily available in front of the terminal exit at Bremen Airport. Taxis provide passenger services 24 hours a day. It takes no longer than 1 hour to get to Bremerhaven from Bremen Airport by taxi. That can vary depending on the road and traffic conditions. If you are traveling in a group then you can split the taxi fare to Bremerhaven, making it a more affordable transportation alternative.

Rental Car

There are a lot of rental car companies located at Bremen Airport, one of the most advanced airports in Germany and Europe. You can rent your vehicle in a short amount of time from one of the rental car offices that are located at Terminal 3 of the airport and enjoy your drive to Bremerhaven. Rental car companies that you can choose from include AVIS, Europcar, Hertz, Dollar, National, Alamo and Sixt. You can book a vehicle in advance by making a reservation over the phone or online; this way your vehicle will be ready for you once you land. If it is your first time driving in the city we recommend having a GPS device with you to help navigate your way.


The drive from Bremen Airport to Bremerhaven can be considered extremely comfortable and convenient for those who prefer to travel by car. It takes about 45 minutes to get to Bremerhaven from Bremen Airport by car. That can vary depending on the traffic conditions.

Shuttle Services

There are shuttle services that provide transportation from Bremen Airport to Bremen city center or its surroundings. Furthermore, these services are more affordable than renting a car or taking a taxi. However, the departure time for shuttle services might not coincide with your arrival time. We recommend doing some research online regarding shuttle service hours. If you want to take a shuttle service to Bremerhaven you have to make a reservation in advance. It takes no more than 1 hour to get to Bremerhaven from Bremen Airport by shuttle service.

Transfer Vehicles

Transfer vehicles are another, luxurious, transportation alternative to get to Bremerhaven from Bremen Airport. You can find transfer vehicles when you land at Bremen Airport or you can make a reservation for this service in advance, which we strongly recommend. Transfer vehicles provide door-to-door transportation and come with a driver.

People traveling to Bremerhaven for business or in large groups tend to prefer traveling by transfer vehicles because they are a comfortable and practical transportation alternative. We strongly suggest you make a reservation for this service in advance. During the busy season we would recommend making a reservation at least a few weeks in advance. If you book this service ahead of time then your vehicle will be ready for you once you land, making it even more convenient.


Renting a limousine is another transportation alternative to get to Bremerhaven from Bremen Airport. Newlyweds or those looking to surprise their loved ones tend to prefer this method of transportation. Traveling by limousine, or limousine-like vehicles, is convenient and unique. Limousine rentals in Bremen are quite expensive, as they are in many other cities. However, if you rent a limousine then you are greeted at the airport by a chauffeur and can enjoy a privileged service that provides door-to-door transportation. You can find more detailed information about companies that provide limousine rental services on the internet. You can also ask the rental car offices located at the airport about luxury vehicle rentals.

Last Updated: 13 Dec 2016

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How many kilometers is the flight distance from Zurich-Bremerhaven and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Zurich-Bremerhaven is 687 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 1 hour 20 minutes.

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When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Zurich-Bremerhaven flights is Monday.

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