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24h Information Service

Response to your individual concern. This is how you can reach us by telephone, email and post:

24h Information Service: 04 21/59 60 59
Administration: 04 21/59 60 0
Email: info[at]vbn.de

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Verkehrshinweise

Informieren Sie sich hier über aktuelle Fahrplanänderungen für den Zugverkehr und für den Bus- und Straßenbahnverkehr, aufgrund von Baustellen und Umleitungen im VBN-Gebiet, die länger als 24 Stunden bestehen.

Zugverkehr

Bus- und Straßenbahnverkehr

Timetable and price information

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Verkehrshinweise

Informieren Sie sich hier über aktuelle Fahrplanänderungen für den Zugverkehr und für den Bus- und Straßenbahnverkehr, aufgrund von Baustellen und Umleitungen im VBN-Gebiet, die länger als 24 Stunden bestehen.

Zugverkehr

Bus- und Straßenbahnverkehr

CombiTickets

Admission Tickets as Tickets

Sports, museum, ship outings, parking or even flying. The CombiTicket includes the journey to and from the venue. Use super-cheap combined benefits!

Eisbären Bremerhaven
The admission tickets for Eisbären Bremerhaven home matches is also valid as a ticket for all BREMERHAVEN BUS routes in the 2020/2021 season. Tickets are valid from three hours before the start of the match until the last service of the day. In addition, after every Eisbären Bremerhaven home match, the Basketball Express is in use, both towards the North and towards the South. Approx. 15 minutes after the end of the match, the services start in both directions from the replacement bus stop.

Basketball Express Route (PDF)

Timetables: Route timetables

Web: www.dieeisbaeren.de

ErlebnisCARD Bremen
The ErlebnisCARD Bremen is an offer from the Bremen Tourist Centre. In Bremen (Price Level I), it is valid as a VBN ticket for trips by buses, trams and local trains. Validity starts at 6:00 pm before the first day of validity and ends at 3:00 am after the last day of validity.

Timetables: Route timetables

Web: www.bremen-tourismus.de

For four hours before and after the event, all entrance tickets for the EWE Baskets (OnlineTickets, season tickets and SingleTickets) entitle the holder to use all buses in the VWG network in Price Levels I Oldenburg and B "Surrounding areas" as on the routes 270, 280, 330, 340, 350, 380, 440, 460 and S35 for trips to the match venue and back. This rule applies to all home matches in the national league (Bundesliga) and also to international matches (for example, Champions League).

Timetables: Route timetables

Web: www.ewe-baskets.de

Ride + Fly and Rail + Fly
Start your flight stress-free – Fight ticket and local public transport journey in one
Drive + Fly is a cooperation between the Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen (VDV - Association of German Transport Companies) in cooperation with transport networks and transport companies and the cooperation partners. Within the VBN, travellers are able to travel to or from Bremen Airport by public transport with their flight ticket. The entitlement to travel is automatically included in the travel documents issued by the travel operator or can be booked as an add-on.

Start your flight stress-free – Fight ticket and local public transport journey in one
Drive + Fly is a cooperation between the Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen (VDV - Association of German Transport Companies) in cooperation with transport networks and transport companies and the cooperation partners. Rail & Fly inclusive entitles travellers to travel to and from Bremen Airport by bus or rail without having to buy an additional ticket. Rail travel in the Deutsche Bahn AG fare area or local public transport routes within the participating transport networks are included.

Bremen Airport can be ideally reached on tram line 6, which stops right outside the airport.

Timetables: Route timetables

Web: www.vdv.de/vdv-ticketkooperationen.aspx

Fischtown Pinguins
The admission ticket for all Fischtown Pinguins home matches is also valid as a ticket for all BREMERHAVEN BUS routes, the dial-a-shared-taxi and dial-a-fixed-route-taxi in Bremerhaven in the 2020/2021 season. The admission ticket is also valid as a ticket on the train routes Bremen – Bremerhaven, Cuxhaven – Bremerhaven and Buxtehude – Bremerhaven, as well as on the Bremer Straßenbahn AG (BSAG) network. Validity commences three hours before the start of the match and ends with the last service of the day. In addition, after every home match of the Fischtown Pinguins, the Ice Hockey Express is in service both towards the North and towards the South. Approx. 15 minutes after the end of the match, the services start in both directions from the replacement bus stop.

Timetables: Route timetables

Web: www.fischtown-pinguins.de

Hal över
Environmentally friendly travel is even more convenient! You can simply change from the ship to bus or rail!

Ship Tickets

  • Bremen – Bremerhaven
  • Bremen – Oldenburg
  • Bremen – Verden
  • Bremen – Worpswede

contain the following option to use buses and rail in the Verkehrsverbund Bremen/Niedersachsen (VBN):

1) Passengers who have booked a return trip with Hal över can use VBN means of transport both for the journey to and from the shipping pier.

2) Passengers who have booked a return trip with Hal över can also use VBN means of transport for the entire return journey instead of the ship.

3) Passengers who have purchased a bike ticket for the journey on the ship can also take their bikes on the VBN buses and trains.

These regulations apply to the above-mentioned shipping routes, in particular to tickets bought from Hal över or the booking offices and to tickets validated at the Martinianleger ticket pavilion immediately before starting the journey.

Tickets purchased on the internet and discounted tickets do not entitle the holder to free use of public transport.

Timetables: Route timetables

Web: www.hal-oever.de

Hotel guests staying at the InterCityHotel Bremen can benefit from using local public transport free of charge, from their day of arrival until their departure, because their room card also serves as a VBN ticket in Bremen (Price Level I).

Timetables: Route timetables

Web: www.intercityhotel.com/hotels/alle-hotels/deutschland/bremen/intercityhotel-bremen

OLantis
The OLantis combiticket entitles holders to use VWG buses in Oldenburg from Monday to Friday from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm and admission to OLantis Erlebniswelt. Adults pay 7 euros, children 5 euros. The tickets can be bought in all VWG booking offices in Oldenburg, den VWG customer centres and directly from the drivers. The offer is valid Mondays to Fridays from 1:00 pm. Tickets can be bought in VWG vehicles from 12:00 noon, and are valid in OLantis from 1:00 pm. The ticket is not valid on public holidays or for special events.

Timetables: Route timetables

Web: olantis.com

ParkTicket Plus in Bremen
In Bremen your car park ticket is automatically a VBN ticket. As soon as the car park ticket comes out of the machine in all BREPARK car parks and the Bürgerweide car park, two adults together with two children under the age of 15 can use all buses and trams in the city centre on weekdays between 9:30 am and 8:30 pm. For example, you can part in the Langenstraße car park and travel by tram to explore the area. With your ParkTicket Plus, you have a ticket to do this in your hands.

Here is an overview map of the area of validity: Area of Validity ParkTicket Plus in Bremen

Timetables: Route timetables

Web: www.brepark.de

Stadttheater Bremerhaven
During the 2020/2021 season, every admission ticket to Stadttheater Bremerhaven is also valid as a bus ticket on BREMERHAVEN BUS. When presenting their admission ticket, visitors to the theatre can travel to and from the theatre with the BREMERHAVEN BUS fleet without any additional costs. The combiticket is valid just three hours before the start of the performance and the return journey can be made easily until the last service on the day of the performance. When travelling to Volksbühne performances, all you need to do is present the theatre ticket. In addition to the scheduled journeys to the main station after the end of the performance BREMERHAVEN BUS offers an additional journey with a connection to Bremen: The route 502 dial-a-taxi (ALT) travels to the main station at 10:47 pm from the “Hochschule Bremerhaven/Stadttheater” stop. Here, too, the VBN fare schedule applies and there is no surcharge. However, the dial-a-taxi runs only if the request for a journey was placed by telephone at the latest 45 minutes for departure on 04 71/30 03 77 7.

Timetables: Route timetables

Web: www.stadttheaterbremerhaven.de

For two hours before and after the event, entrance tickets to the Oldenburg State Theatre entitle the holder to use all buses in the VWG network in Price Levels I Oldenburg and B "Surrounding Areas" and on Linien 270, 280, 330, 340, 350, 380, 440, 460 and S35 for trips to the theatre and back. This rule also applies to Oldenburg State Theatre events held in the Weser-Ems Hall.

Timetables: Route timetables

Web: www.staatstheater.de

For four hours before and after the event, entrance tickets to home matches of the VfL Oldenburg Ladies Handball Team (season tickets and SingleTickets) entitle the holder to use all buses in the VWG network in Price Levels I Oldenburg and B "Surrounding Areas" and on the routes 270, 280, 330, 340, 350, 380, 440, 460 and S35 for trips to the match venue and back. On the day of the match, you can buy the KombiTicket at the advance purchase price in VWG buses. You can also purchase tickets in advance in the VWG customer centres.

Timetables: Route timetables

Web: www.vfl-oldenburg-handball.de

WerderTicket
Every admission ticket for an SV Werder Bremen home match is also a VBN ticket. Your admission ticket is valid in the entire VBN area for the return journey by bus, tram and local trains to Bremen’s Weser stadium, as much as six hours before the start of the match and after the match until the end of service. The ticket does not apply on IC or ICE trains (exception: IC/EC on the Bremen Hbf – Augustfehn route). This regulation is valid for all home matches of the football Bundesliga team, also for the DFB-Pokal and other international competitions. If you are travelling to Bremen by car, use the free Park+Ride service from Hemelinger Hafendamm (A1 Hemelingen junction) to the Wohninvest Weserstadion.

Timetables: Route timetables

Special timetables: www.bsag.de/de/angebote/verkehrsangebot/busse-und-bahnen-zum-werderspiel.html

Web: www.werder.de

Application for your own CombiTicket

If you are planning a trade fair, a congress or something similar in the network area, you can also offer the benefits of local public transport. We will calculate a good fixed price for you. To do this, we need information on the probable venue, the number of expected visitors and the intended hotels. Feel free to send us an email or a fax to 04 21/59 60 19 9.