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Where is Celle?

The Ducal town of Celle is the picturesque southern gateway to the Lüneburg Heath, with around 70,000 inhabitants.

The town is situated in the federal state of Lower Saxony, around 40km from Hanover, around 100 km from Hamburg and approximately 270km from Berlin.

Wo ist Celle vorortet

Travelling to Celle

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Arriving by Car

The postcode for central Celle is 29221.

From the A7 motorway, take the following exits: Soltau Süd, Allertal, Schwarmstedt, Mellendorf, Hannover-Kirchhorst
From the A2 motorway: Braunschweig, Watenbüttel, A37 Celle

The following federal routes lead to Celle:
B214 direction Braunschweig and Bremen
B3 direction Hanover and Hamburg
B4 direction Uelzen
B191 direction Uelzen

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Arriving by Train

Celle is on the Hanover-Hamburg route. Intercity/ICE trains stop in Celle at regular intervals. There are two regional train routes serving Celle: the Metronom Eisenbahngesellschaft and the S-Bahn from Hanover.

Deutsche Bahn Reiseauskunft:
Tel.: +49 180 6996633

The Service Number for rail travel (Charges: 20 cents/call from the landlines; max.60 cents/call from all mobile phones)

Passengers with a Lower Saxony Travel Pass can use this to travel free of charge on the CeBus Routes within Celle and its regional boundaries

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From Celle main station to the town centre using local public transport

Take advantage of the CeBus ‚town centre hopper‘ to get quickly from Celle train station to the Historical Old Town. A bus runs Every 15 minutes, from Celle train station to the Schlossplatz. An overview of local bus routes can be found here: https://www.cebus-celle.de/fahrplaene/linienfahrplaene/

A click on the button takes you to the travel fares information from CeBus.

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Arriving by long distance Coach

Arriving by long distance Coach The FlixBus stops at Celle train station/ZOB, Trüllerstraße, 29221 Celleat the bus stop D.

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Arriving by Plane

The nearest international airport is Hanover (Langenhagen), around 35 minutes away by car.

As well as Deutsche Bahn and the Metronom rail routes, the following taxis offer an airport service:

  • TFR-Taxen-Funk-Ruf GmbH, Tel.: + 49 5141 28001
  • Autoruf Celle, Flughafenshuttle, Tel.: + 49 5141 980 00 89
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Travel Map Overview for Bus Drivers

The Celle Town Travel Map serves as an orientation for bus drivers, with information on parking and different bus stops.

Important information/please note:
Due to a construction site, there are currently NO parking spaces for coaches at Schützenplatz (No. 3 on the travel map). Alternatively, in addition to the parking facilities at Langensalzaplatz (No. 4) and Wittinger Str. (No. 5), there are spaces for coaches in Burgstrasse (not shown on the map). This is located opposite the Burgstrasse school (Burgstrasse 21, 29221 Celle).

General Overview, Celle Town Centre
Parking in Celle

Here you will find an overview and useful information on parking in Celle city centre

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