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There are 7 ways to get from Amsterdam to Hanover by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf Ic

30€ - 80€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Hanover 377.5 km

20€

5 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hanover N67 / ...

20€ - 29€

Night bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Hannover 555

26€ - 37€

Drive  •  3h 33m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Hanover 377.6 km

50€ - 75€

Fly to Hannover  •  2h 48m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hannover (HAJ) AMS - HAJ

94€ - 388€

Fly to Bremen, train  •  3h 52m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bremen (BRE) AMS - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf

100€ - 528€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Hanover is to rideshare which costs 20€ and takes 4h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Hanover is to fly which costs 90€ - 390€ and takes 2h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Hanover. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Hannover Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 18m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Hanover is 329 km. The road distance is 377.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Hanover without a car is to train which takes 4h 18m and costs 30€ - 80€.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf takes 4h 18m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Amsterdam to Hanover train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Hanover is to train which takes 4h 18m and costs 30€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 29€ and takes 4h 50m, you could also fly, which costs 90€ - 390€ and takes 2h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Hanover.
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  • Distance: 328.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 18m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Hanover, Germany?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost 30€ - 80€ and the journey takes 4h 18m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hanover every 4 hours. Tickets cost 20€ - 24€ and the journey takes 4h 50m. Deinbus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 480€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 80€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
30€ - 50€
1st Class
55€ - 80€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hanover
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Hannover
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Night bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Hannover
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Eurolines FR
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Hanover
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Hannover Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Amsterdam to Hanover train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Hannover Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Hanover is 378 km. It takes approximately 3h 33m to drive from Amsterdam to Hanover.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Hannover Airport.

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Book your Amsterdam to Hanover train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Amsterdam to Hanover bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 1105+ hotels available in Hanover. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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