Bremen in Germany
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Bremen airport () () is located in the south-west of the town and offers flights to most bigger German cities and some European destinations. It`s easily accessible by public transport (tram line 6, about 15 minutes from the city center) and by car. Major carriers are OLT http://www.olt.de, Ryanair and Lufthansa http://www.lufthansa.com.
Regular and frequent services connect Bremen with the rest of Germany. There are two trains every hour to Hamburg in the north and Osnabrück, Münster and the Ruhr Area in the South as well as to Hanover. In the west lie the cities Delmenhorst and Oldenburg and the Frisian islands.
Autobahn 1 runs to Hamburg in the north and Cologne in the south but do check the traffic information! The A27 goes north to Bremerhaven and Cuxhaven and south towards Hanover, Braunschweig, Berlin and other eastwards connections.
Much of Bremen (or at least the part frequented by travelers) can be negotiated by foot-the best way to explore the old city and its surrounding districts.
By Shared Car
Members of the Cambio car-sharing network, whether in Germany or Belgium, can hire cars-Bremen is the company's headquarters.
===By Bus/Tram=== Bremen offers an intensive public transportation network with street-cars (trams) and buses. For public transportation timetables and ticket fares see http://www.bsag.de/eng/index.php (English).
Taxis are found nearly everywhere and every time but they have got their price (about 1, 25 EUR/km).
You can hire bicycles at the railway station and several bike shops in Bremen. See http://www.adfc-bremen.de/ (German only). Bremen is a quite bike-friendly city mostly due to its former mayor who is an avid cyclist (who despite the wishes of his bodyguards rode his bike every day to his office or he simply walked to the office.)
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Bremen was once a member of the medieval Hanseatic League and is still one of the most important cities in northern Germany. Together with the city of Bremerhaven on the North Sea it forms Germany's smallest state. Bremen has a more than 1200 years of history, and was most of the time an independent city state.