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Bremen, Bremen, Germany

How much does it cost to travel to Bremen?

You should plan to spend around $159 (€147) per day on your vacation in Bremen. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $39 (€36) on meals
  • $48 (€45) on local transportation
  • $164 (€151) on hotels

A one week trip to Bremen for two people costs, on average, $2,226 (€2,055). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
    $159
    147
  • One Week Per person
    $1,113
    1,027
  • 2 Weeks Per person
    $2,226
    2,055
  • One Month Per person
    $4,770
    4,403
  • One Week For a couple
    $2,226
    2,055
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
    $4,452
    4,110
  • One Month For a couple
    $9,540
    8,806
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Bremen cost?

A one week trip to Bremen usually costs around $1,113 (€1,027) for one person and $2,226 (€2,055) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Bremen on average costs around $2,226 (€2,055) for one person and $4,452 (€4,110) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Bremen will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Bremen on average costs around $4,770 (€4,403) for one person and $9,540 (€8,806) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.




Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Bremen has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Bremen expensive to visit?

Prices in Bremen are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within Europe, which is known to be an expensive region, Bremen is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Vitoria-Gasteiz or Orkney Islands.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Bremen Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Bremen?

The average Bremen trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Bremen travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.


Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) 151 ($164)
Local Transportation 1 45 ($48)
Food 2 36 ($39)
Entertainment 1 34 ($37)
Tips and Handouts 1 0 - 1 ($0 - 1)
Alcohol 2 17 - 51 ($19 - 56)
Accommodation Budget in Bremen
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Bremen is $82 (€76). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Bremen is $164 (€151). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.


  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
    $82
    76
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room
    $164
    151

Hotel Prices in Bremen

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Bremen based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $78. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Bremen
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Bremen is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $48 (€45) per person, per day, on local transportation in Bremen.


  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    $48
    45

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Food Budget in Bremen
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • While meal prices in Bremen can vary, the average cost of food in Bremen is $39 (€36) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Bremen should cost around $16 (€14) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Bremen is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.


  • Food2 Meals for one day
    $39
    36

What did other people spend on Food in Bremen?

Typical prices for Food in Bremen are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Bremen, but your costs will vary based on your travel style and the place where the purchase was made.


  • Croissant & Cappacino
    3.90
  • Fish and Chips
    3.20
  • Pizza and Cola
    7.00
  • Chinese Food Lunch
    8.00
  • Vietnamese Soup
    5.00
  • Sandwich and Coffee
    8.00
  • Pastry and Coffee
    4.00


Entertainment Budget in Bremen
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • Entertainment and activities in Bremen typically cost an average of $37 (€34) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.


  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    $37
    34

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Tips and Handouts Budget in Bremen
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • The average cost for Tips and Handouts in Bremen is $0.77 (€0.71) per day. The usual amount for a tip in Bremen is 5% - 15%.


  • Tips and Handouts1 For guides or service providers
    $0.77
    0.71


Alcohol Budget in Bremen
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • The average person spends about $37 (€34) on alcoholic beverages in Bremen per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.


  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day
    $37
    34

Recommended


Water Budget in Bremen
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • On average, people spend $2.71 (€2.50) on bottled water in Bremen per day. The public water in Bremen is considered safe to drink.


  • Water2 Bottled water for one day
    $2.71
    2.50


Bremen On a Budget
Bremen Bremen, Germany
Located in northern Germany, Bremen stretches along the River Weser. It has a population of over half a million and was once a member of the medieval Hanseatic League. It is a long and narrow city that runs along both sides of the river. It's about ten kilometers long, but is rarely more than two kilometers wide. With sites such as the Cathedral of St. Peter and Rathaus (the town hall), Bremen has a very historical atmosphere. The city itself dates back 1200 years. The sights are concentrated around the city's old town, Altmarkt and the main square is home to the Roland statue among other old and famous architectural gems. While visiting Bremen, try some of the city's famous candy, Kluten, and wash it down with some Beck's beer, which is also local to Bremen.

Bremen has a moderate oceanic climate because it is not far from the North Sea. There are occasional heat waves in the summer, or long periods of cold weather in the winter. In general the temperatures remain relatively mild though. Winters can be cloudy and gloomy and sunshine is rare. Rain falls evenly throughout the year but snowfall varies significantly from year to year. June, July and August are the city's warmest months and the coldest time is between December and February.
Sights
Sites around town that are of interest include the Cathedral of Saint Peter, Roland, a statue in the main square, Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten, and the lovely park of Am Wall. Also make sure you wander through Schnoor which is an area with many twisted streets that are lined with quaint shops. Also take a stroll down the art nouveau street, Bottcherstrasse. In addition to its fascinating character, the street has many shops and museums you can wander through.
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods in downtown Bremen include Viertel, Neustadt, Findorff, and Schwachhausen. In Bremen-Nord the neighborhoods include Vegesack, St. Magnus, and Schonebeck.

Activities
Many people simply enjoy walking around town and taking in the atmosphere. There are also a handful of interesting activities you can enjoy. If you like football, try to catch a match of Werder Bremen. You can also visit Universum Bremen where there's a hands on science center. Also try to visit Burgerpark, which is located right in the middle of the city. You can sip a drink at Emma Cafe or rent a boat for the afternoon.

Popular festivals in town include Eiswette in January, Carnival in February, the Easter Market in April, The Vision Parade and Breminale Art Festival in June, the International Bremen Summer in August, Freimarkt in October and the Christmas Market in December.
Food and Dining
If you're looking for a restaurant or cafe, head to the Schlachte area by the Weser River. Another popular option is Viertel south of Kunsthalle. In either area you're likely to find plenty of local specialties such as Labskaus, a meal that includes mashed potatoes, corned beef, onions, fried egg and beetroot or chick ragout. The region is popular for cabbage, which you're likely to find incorporated into many meals. Another popular option is fish, which can be found in most restaurants around town.

Bremen is also where the world known Beck's Beer is brewed. There are guided tours of the brewery that are available in both English and German. These tours must be booked in advance. If you're interested in wine, try the Ratskeller, which is a wine cellar and restaurant with an excellent collection of wines. The Schuttinger Brewery House is a great place to try different beers and pretzels. It's located next to Bottcherstrasse.

Transportation
The parts of Bremen that are of greatest interest to travelers are easily reached by walking. If you're staying in the old city and its surrounding neighborhoods then walking is the best way to explore. If you're hoping to go further out you can take a taxi or a bus, and there is also a decent rental bike program.

The city offers a car sharing program but you must belong to the Cambio network in either Belgium or Germany. There is also a good public transit system that includes streetcars and buses. It's easy to pick up a taxi almost anywhere as well. The two main companies around town are Taxi-Roland and Taxi-Ruf. Prices are comparable. Bikes are available for rent at the train station and through several bike shops around town. Bremen is a very bike friendly city and the former mayor was an avid cyclist.


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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.