From Bremen Airport, there is a direct bus service to Oldenburg - Public Express. There are stops in Oldenburg at the Hauptbahnhof, Pferdemarkt and the university.
Alternatively, catch tram 6 from the airport to Bremen Hauptbahnhof, then catch a train.
There are approximately two connections an hour between Bremen and Oldenburg, which take you to the central station within an hour.
You could also travel from Groningen. You'd then take the train to Leer (D) and from there on to Oldenburg. Be aware of the border crossing after Nieuweschans. You can't use a dutch ticket to go to Germany.
You can reach Oldenburg from the A1, A7, A27 and E22 highway.
You can walk in the pedestrian streets.
- Schloss Oldenburg, Schloßplatz.
- St. Lambertikirche, Markt 17. Built between 1155 and 1234
- Oldenburg Film Festival. September
Carl von Ossietzky University (founded 1973) is an important regional university.
There are a host of eateries in the city center, including a variety of doener stands, Chinese Food, a McDonalds and a Burger King for the cash-strapped college student. On weekdays the Pferdemarkt hosts a market at which you can buy fresh baked breads, vegetables, and meats.
- Arabic shops, Ritterstrasse (Near Poststrasse towards the city center). There are 2 Arabic shops where they tend to have more kinds of vegetables and things you wouldn't find in any other normal supermarket. Starting with cheese and ending with polenta.
There is a good selection of small cozy places in Wallstrasse.
- Wallwirtschaft, ☎ +49 441 4086912. Wallstrasse 3. Good Italian-German food, beer, and wine. Serving outdoors.
- , Bahnhofsplatz 12 A, ☎ +49 441 259 29.
- DJH Youth Hostel (DJH Jugendherberge Oldenburg), Alexanderstr. 65, ☎ +49 441 87135, fax: +49 441 8852493, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. € 19-25.30.