There are 8 ways to get from Aachen to Hanover by train, car, bus, rideshare or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ic

$75 - $110

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Rideshare  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Aachen to Hanover 222.3 miles

$17 - $27

6 alternative options

Drive, train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice

$71 - $101

Train via Köln Hbf  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...

$82 - $131

Bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Essen - Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Essen to Hanover 072 / ...

$51 - $114

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Hanover 222.2 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Hamburg (HAM) CGN - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf

$117 - $261

Train to Dusseldorf, fly, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Hamburg (HAM) DUS - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf

$105 - $242

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Aachen to Hanover. However, there are services departing from Aachen Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Hanover via Essen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Aachen Hbf and arriving at Hannover Hbf. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Aachen and Hanover is 308 km. The road distance is 355.6 km.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Hanover without a car is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs .

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The train from Aachen Hbf to Hannover Hbf takes 3 h 54 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Aachen to Hanover bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Aachen Hauptbahnhof station.

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

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The best way to get from Aachen to Hanover is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Aachen to Hanover bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Hanover station.

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Map of how to get from Aachen to Hanover.
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  • Distance: 192.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Hanover, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Aachen to Hanover once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aachen to Hanover via Essen - Hauptbahnhof and Essen in around 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
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 Aachen Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Schedules at
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Aachen Central Station to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Essen - Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Essen - Hauptbahnhof to Hanover
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
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 Essen to Hanover
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Aachen to Hanover
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Aachen to Hanover train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Hannover Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aachen to Hanover is 356 km. It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to drive from Aachen to Hanover.

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Eurowings offers flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 956+ hotels available in Hanover. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Aachen and Hanover. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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