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How to get to Celle

By Plane

Hannover Airport
The nearest airport to Celle is Hannover which is a main international airport with regular flights from all over the world with services to most European capitals and major cities. The airport has a railway station, allowing for a smooth transition into Celle. The airport is situated in Langenhagen which is 11 kilometres to the north of Hannover centre and has easy access to the autobahn. The centre of Celle is approximately 39 kilometres from Hannover airport with an estimated driving time of 35 minutes.

Bremen Airport
Bremen airport is a hub to many budget airliners and may for that reason be a viable alternative to Hannover Airport. The airport is located close to the city centre and there is a tram which departs every 5 to 10 minutes (on Sunday evenings up to 30 min) to Bremen city centre: the journey takes 11 minutes and costs €2.30. From Bremen, one can also take a train (approximately 1h45m journey) via Hannover to Celle. Bremen airport is also close to the autobahn links: it is 114 kilometres and a 75-minute journey to Celle centre.

Hamburg Airport
Hamburg international airport is approximately 8 kilometres north of the Hamburg city centre. Although this airport is 141 kilometres away from Celle and will take approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes by car it is still a viable alternative to Hannover and Bremen airports.

By Train

Celle is situated on the Hamburg - Hanover line and is therefore well connected to the ICE and Intercity train network as well as other regional train lines. Trains to Hannover and Hamburg stop hourly at the station as do individual IC trains during busy periods. Celle is also the terminus for routes S6 and S7 of the Hannover S-Bahn network.

How to get around in Celle


Within Celle's Altstadt most shops and hotels are within walking distance. Celle has however also an extensive bus network available making public transportation both viable and comfortable. For timetables and busstops we advice you to visit this website.


The main taxi rank is managed from Kirchstrasse 40A, 29221 Celle. The telephonenumber for the taxi is  +49 5141 709899 or you can find all the information on their website.