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About Emden

Emden, located in Lower Saxony, Germany, had a population of about 50 thousand people in 2010. Emden is well developed in the automobile and shipbuilding industries. The city is home to a large production plant that belongs to Volkswagen and employs around 10,000 people. In addition, Emden is one of the three main ports used for car shipping in Europe.

Another sector that affects the urban economy is tourism. Large city tours are organized in the region. Tourists generally prefer to spend time on the North Sea coastline. Another factor contributing to the city’s economy is a university of applied sciences, which was opened in 1973. There are about 5 thousand students currently enrolled at the university. The city experiences rainfall year-round, with the highest temperatures only reaching 22 degrees in August. In January the temperatures can drop as low as 0 degrees.

Transportation to Emden City Center from Airport


Emden Airport

Emden Airport, which is located in close proximity to the city of Emden, near the northeast coast of Germany, operates regional flights to Borkum, another city in the country. Passengers who want to travel to other cities in the country or around the world use Bremen Airport, which is one of the closest international airports to Emden. Bremen Airport is located 135 km from Emden city center.

Transportation to Emden City Center from Bremen Airport

There are a variety of transportation alternatives available to passengers who land at Bremen Airport and who plan on traveling to Emden. Passengers can take a bus from Bremen Airport to the central train station in Bremen. From there passengers can transfer to a train to Emden. Although trains are not the fastest transportation alternative they are quite affordable. Passengers that arrive to the airport late at night or early in the morning can take a taxi. Taxis are readily available in front of Bremen Airport 24 hours a day.

Bremen Airport also offers a myriad of options for those who want to rent a car. Once you land at Bremen Airport you can rent a car that meets your exact specifications and enjoy a pleasant drive to Emden. If you don’t want to travel by taxi, rental car, or train, then you can get information at the airport and make a reservation for private passenger services and transfer vehicles.


Taxis are one of the most convenient alternatives to get to Emden from Bremen Airport because they provide direct transportation to the city center. Taxis provide door-to-door service and are immediately available at the airport. You can also make a reservation in advance to save even more time. This is particularly convenient if you need a larger vehicle to accommodate the number of passengers you are traveling with or if you have excess luggage.

A taxi from Bremen Airport to Emden takes between 1.5 hours and 2 hours, depending on the traffic conditions. Due to the distance between cities the taxi fare is quite high, ranging between 150 and 180 euros. If you prefer to travel by taxi from Bremen Airport to Emden, we recommend finding out what the latest average fare is ahead of time.


There is no bus service that provides transportation directly from Bremen Airport to Emden. However, there are buses that depart from in front of the airport at various times of the day that head to Bremen city center. The airport buses provide transportation to the central train station, from where you can transfer to a train to Emden. The train to Emden is a very affordable transportation alternative. Another option is to transfer buses at the city center. You can get on a bus from Bremen city center and enjoy a pleasant ride to Emden. However, the bus from Bremen city center to Emden takes longer than the train and other transportation alternatives. Buses are not a commonly preferred alternative, especially when compared to the train, since they take longer.


It is very easy to get to the central train station in Bremen from the airport. Airport buses provide convenient transportation to the station. It takes 20 minutes to get to the station from Bremen Airport. From here you can transfer to a train to Emden. It takes about an hour and 40 minutes to get to Emden from Bremen city center by train. If you take into account the 20 minutes it takes to get to the train station from the airport, and add in some waiting time, it takes an average of 2.5 hours to get from Bremen Airport to Emden.

Rental Car

There are many international rental car companies located at Bremen Airport. You can easily rent a car at the airport once you land or make a reservation in advance online. Thanks to Germany’s wide roads, driving in the country is extremely convenient and enjoyable. To get to Emden head northwest once you exit Bremen Airport. It takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes to get to Emden by car.

Shuttle Services

Shuttle services from Bremen Airport are generally used to get to Bremen city center. However if you want to use shuttle services to get to Emden you can do so by making a reservation in advance.

Limousine Rental

There are many limousine rental companies at Bremen Airport and Bremen city center. However, limousine rentals are not the most common transportation alternative. Nevertheless, if you want to travel to Emden from Bremen Airport in a comfortable vehicle than renting a limousine is a viable option. If you are willing to pay more than you can enjoy this elite service that provides door-to-door transportation. If you choose this transportation alternative we recommend making a reservation in advance so that your vehicle, and chauffeur, will be waiting for you once you land.

Weather in Emden

DayMin - Max
FridayMin 16ºC - Max 29ºC
SaturdayMin 17ºC - Max 32ºC
SundayMin 19ºC - Max 26ºC
MondayMin 18ºC - Max 21ºC
TuesdayMin 16ºC - Max 20ºC

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