Areas and Means of Transportation
The semester ticket allows you to use the following public transportation means within the VBN area:
- Buses and trams of the BSAG (mainly within Bremen)
- Buses of the VGB in Bremerhaven
- Buses of the VWG in Oldenburg
- Regional buses around Bremen
- All trains of the NordWestBahn (2nd class)
- Trains of the Deutsche Bahn (RegionalExpress, Regionalbahn in the designated area) as well as the Metronom train
You can also travel to Hamburg-Altona with the Metronom trains, however not by S-Train nor by the Hamburg-Hochbahn. Ferries and “Nachteule” (i.e., night buses) are not included.
New: From 15.12.2013 you can use the IC/EC trains between Bremen HBf and Norddeich, Mole/Emden.
The VBN area mainly includes the following cities and villages:
Bremerhaven, Diepholz, Eystrup, Freisdorf, Lemförde, Nordenham, Oldenburg, Rotenburg, Verden, Wildeshausen
Villages between Bremen and the places listed above
The following additional train connections outside the VBN area are included:
Rastede – Wilhelmshaven (KBS 392/R9), Wilhelmshaven – Sande – Esens (Ostfrl.) (KBS 393), Augustfehn – Leer – Emden, Außenhafen – Norddeich, Mole (KBS 390/R7), Leer – Rheine (KBS 395), Ahlhorn – Cloppenburg – Osnabrück Hbf. (KBS 392/R9), Wildeshausen – Vechta – Osnabrück Hbf. (KBS 394/R6), Diepholz – Osnabrück Hbf. (KBS 385/R5), Verden – Eystrup – Hannover Hbf. (KBS 380A/R1), Rotenburg (Wümme) – Hamburg Hbf. (KBS 120/R3), Bremerhaven – Cuxhaven (KBS 125/R2), Bus 495 Wilhelmshaven – Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven – Bremervörde -Buxtehude
Further information (in German)