There are 7 ways to get from Hanover to Brussels by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice

$109 - $160

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Hanover to Brussels, Brussels-North station 081 / ...

$27 - $50

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Bus Eurolines DE  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Hanover to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Duisburg to Bruxelles - North

$76 - $120

Train, drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  2. Drive from Duisburg Hbf to Brussels

$84 - $124

Drive  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Hanover to Brussels 302.4 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU

$141 - $372

Train to Hamburg, fly  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Brussels (BRU) HAM - BRU

$56 - $182

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hanover and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hanover to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Hannover Hbf and arriving at Brusel Nord via Köln Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

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The distance between Hanover and Brussels is 408 km. The road distance is 483.9 km.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 5 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Hanover to Brussels, including transfers.

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Hanover to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Hanover station.

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Hanover to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Hannover Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Brussels is to train which takes 5 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Hanover to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Map of how to get from Hanover to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 255.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

What companies run services between Hanover, Germany and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Hanover to Brussels via Köln Hbf and Köln Hauptbahnhof in around 5 h 49 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hanover to Brussels 3 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hanover to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hanover to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Duisburg to Bruxelles - North
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de

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Hanover to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Brusel Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hanover to Brussels is 484 km. It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to drive from Hanover to Brussels.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Hanover to Brussels bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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