Kreuzfahrtsschiffe bayernhafen Bamberg

Upper Franconia's gateway to the world

bayernhafen Bamberg is the most important hub for freight transport for the entire Upper Franconia region. It makes a considerable contribution to serving citizens and businesses and provides producers in the region with access to international transport networks. The port efficiently links road, rail and inland waterway. bayernhafen Bamberg is home to companies from the logistics, cargo transfer, shipping, production, recycling and service sectors.

Grain becomes corn, corn becomes flour, flour becomes bread. bayernhafen Bamberg plays a key role in the chain from field to breakfast table. Cereals, foodstuffs and animal feed are particularly suited to transport by inland waterway and represent the lion’s share of the ship cargo handled at bayernhafen Bamberg. Companies also use the container terminal at bayernhafen Bamberg to export their products and to import intermediate goods and components.

hectares port area
more than
companies in the port
Handling by rail & water
Road journeys saved:
per year

Our high-performance infrastructure enables us to provide non-discriminatory and cost-effective access to the three equal modes of transport rail, road and inland waterway.

In order to provide the companies operating from our port with the best possible connections and accessibility, we permanently invest in the development of our infrastructure.

Should you experience any disruption or impediments when using our infrastructure, we can be reached around the clock via our location-wide hotline.

Central Disruption Management Infrastructure:

Accident Reporting Line (24 hr)
Phone 0800 7240 320

News from Bamberg


bayernhafen Bamberg – Upper Franconia’s gateway to the world – future-proof business thanks to investment

Bamberg, 14.03.2023 - Despite 2022 being a difficult year, bayernhafen showed what it was capable of: 26,000 truck trips (almost…

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bayernhafen sends clear signal with introduction of HVO

Regensburg, 24.01.2023 - bayernhafen is taking an important step forward in sustainability to achieve a massive reduction in CO2 emissions…

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Plenty of helping hands and weighty equipment tons ensured the smooth heavy-lift transfer of these lock gates at bayernhafen Bamberg.…

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On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Main-Danube Canal, hosted by the Bavarian State Ministry of Housing, Construction…

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Facts and figures

How did bayernhafen Bamberg develop last year? Which goods did it handle most?

Find answers to these questions and the most important facts and figures here.

Modal shift 2022

Inland waterway


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bayernhafen Bamberg

Bayernhafen GmbH & Co. KG
Hafenstraße 28
96052 Bamberg

Contact persons

Anja Bokeloh

Anja Bokeloh

Head of Technology and Operations
Alexander Zeiger

Alexander Zeiger

Head of Real Estate Business