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About Borkum Airport

Located in the Leer Region in the German state of Lower Saxony, Borkum Airport has three runways as one asphalt and two grass that are one meter above sea level. Other closest airports to Borkum Airport are Norddeich, Norden, Norderney, Emden and Baltrum Airports.

The airport also has a playground for children. At the airport, there is also an area where they can ride a bike. You can watch the planes take off and land accompanied by the beautiful view of the island.

Getting to the City Center from Borkum Airport

The closest international airport to Borkum, a city in Northern Germany, is in Bremen. It takes between 3-5 hours to get to Borkum from Bremen Airport depending on the method of transportation you use.

Transportation to Borkum City Center from Bremen Airport

There are a variety of transportation alternatives you can use to get from Bremen Airport to the ferry pier Emden. You can get to Emden by train, bus, or rental car. From Emden you have to take the ferry to Borkum. After arriving in Borkum you can easily get to your destination in the city by bus or taxi.

Train

Bremen Airport is not directly served by train. To get to the train station you have to take a bus or the metro. Once you get to the Bremen Train Station you can take a train to Emden. The train from Bremen to Emden can vary between 5 and 7 hours, depending on the route the train takes. Once you get to Emden you have to transfer to the ferry. The ferry from Emden to Borkum Pier takes about 1 hour. Once you get to Borkum Pier you can easily get to your destination in the city by taxi or bus. If your destination in the city isn’t too far from the pier you could consider walking. Trains are among the most preferred transportation alternative because the train network throughout Germany is fast and affordable. You can easily purchase tickets from the station.

Bus

Another transportation alternative is to take a bus from Bremen to Emden and then transfer to the ferry to Borkum. However, the bus from Bremen to Emden usually takes longer than the train. Therefore bus travel is not a preferred method of transportation along this route.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another transportation alternative to get to Borkum from Bremen Airport. If you are somewhat familiar with driving in Germany or have a GPS device to help navigate your way, then you can drive from Bremen Airport to Borkum without any difficultly. From Bremen head north for about 4-5 hours and then you’ll get to Emden. In Emden you have to take the ferry to Borkum.

Transfer Vehicles

Transfer vehicles are generally used as a transportation alternative between the airport and Bremen city center. However, transfer vehicles are another option to get to Emden, which is the departure point for ferries going to Borkum. You can get more information about transfer vehicles and make a reservation for transfer vehicle services at the information counters located at Bremen Airport. Transfer vehicles are a costly transportation alternative because the distance between the cities is significant. You can also consider taking a transfer vehicle to the train station and continuing on to Emden by train, this would be much more economical.

Taxi

Taxis are readily available in front of Bremen Airport. Again, because of the distance between the cities, taxis are an expensive transportation alternative. You might want to consider taking a taxi to the Bremen Train Station and then transfer to a train to Emden. That would be more economical. You can also try to negotiate with the taxi driver before hand for a cheaper fare to Emden, from where you can easily transfer to the ferry to Borkum.

Limousine Rental

Limousine rentals are a popular choice for those traveling from the airport to Bremen and for travel within the city. Since Borkum is hours away from Bremen, the cost of renting a limousine is quite high. Nevertheless, if you don’t want to compromise on your comfort and convenience you can find limousine rental desks at the airport. You can rent a chauffeured limousine within minutes and be on your way. If you make a reservation online in advance you could get a more advantageous price.

Last Updated: 07 Dec 2016
Getting to Borkum Airport from the City Center

The closest airport people use to travel from Borkum, a city in Northern Germany, to other parts of the country or the rest of the world is in Bremen. Bremen Airport is the closest international airport that serves the city of Borkum. There are a variety of transportation alternatives to get from Borkum to Bremen Airport, including train, bus, and car.

Transportation to Bremen Airport from Borkum

To get to Bremen Airport from Borkum city center you have to first get off the island. You have to take the ferry from Borkum to Emden. From Emden you can transfer to a train to the airport, which takes about 4 hours. You can also rent a car or take the bus from Emden to Bremen Airport. However, trains are a much more economical and quick transportation alternative.

Train

To take the train to Bremen Airport from Borkum you have to first get to Emden by ferry. You can get on a train to the airport in Emden. The train ride takes about 4 hours to get to Bremen. Once you get to Bremen city center you can get to the airport terminal by metro or bus from the station. The fare for the train from Emden to Bremen is reasonably priced.

Bus

Once you get to Emden by ferry from Borkum you can transfer to a bus. However, the bus is a slower and more expensive transportation alternative when compared to the train. But buses are a more affordable option when compared to taking a taxi or renting a car.

Rental Car

There aren’t a lot of rental car options in Borkum and the surrounding areas. There are more rental car options in Bremen. Renting a car in Bremen is a convenient way to get around during your trip. This way you can easily drop your rental vehicle off in the city before your departure. Once you have rented a car head south to get to Bremen and the airport. Follow the signposts to the airport. Bremen Airport, one of Germany’s busiest airports, also has a large number of car rental offices.

Transfer Vehicles

Transfer vehicles are generally used in big cities and the surrounding areas. However, there are transfer vehicle services available as a transportation alternative to get to Bremen Airport from Borkum. One of the biggest advantages transfer vehicles have over other methods of transportation is that they have large passenger capacities and can to accommodate big groups. You have to make a reservation in advance for a transfer service. Your vehicle will be waiting for you from the ferry arrival location, in Emden. From there simply enjoy a convenient ride to Bremen Airport.

Taxi

A taxi from Borkum to Bremen Airport takes about 5 hours so it is one of the most expensive transportation alternatives you can use. If you still want to take a taxi to the airport then you can find a taxi near the pier in Emden. If you get the chance, try to negotiate with the taxi driver for a lower fare to the airport.

Limousine Rental

While limousine rentals are common in big cities like Bremen, it is not a preferred method of transportation in Borkum or Emden. If you want to get to the airport by limousine you can make a reservation online with a limousine rental service provider. Getting to the airport by limousine is a very convenient transportation alternative. Limousine rental services are equipped with a chauffer so you can sit back and enjoy the ride.

Airport Information

Bremen Airport is located in Bremen, Germany. It is one of the biggest airports in the country and in Europe. Bremen Airport not only serves the city of Bremen but also smaller cities in the area such as Borkum. Bremen Airport welcomes many passengers every year and operates international and domestic air travel out of one main terminal building. The airport features a variety of restaurants that serve fast food and examples of world cuisine, such as German, Italian, Chinese, and French cuisines. Bremen Airport also contains shopping and recreation areas for passengers to enjoy.

The duty free shops and kiosks at the airport feature a selection of souvenirs and delicious German chocolates. The airport also offers passengers free internet access, tasty sandwiches and beverages, TV units, and passenger lounges that welcome visitors with comfortable seating. Dining options at the airport include Mc Donald’s, Kamps Bakery, Cafe Jacobs, Asien Bankett, İstanbul Foods & Drinks and Punto Pasta. The airport also has its own visitor’s terrace.

Last Updated: 07 Dec 2016

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Which are the alternative airports to Borkum Airport?

You can use Baltrum Airport as an alternative to Borkum Airport.

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