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There are 5 ways to get from Braunschweig to Hanover by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Braunschweig Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ic / ...

€19 - €55

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Rideshare  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the rideshare from Brunswick to Hanover 62.6 km

€2 - €7

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Brunswick central station to Hanover central bus station N1325 / ...

€6 - €8

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Braunschweig to Hanover 63.8 km

€150 - €190

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Braunschweig to Hanover 63.8 km

€7 - €11

Braunschweig to Hanover by train

The train journey time between Braunschweig and Hanover is around 59 min and covers a distance of around 61 km. The fastest train normally takes 36 min. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, WestfalenBahn GmbH and Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, the Braunschweig to Hanover train service departs from Braunschweig Hbf and arrives in Hannover Hbf. Typically 175 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
59 min
Fastest train time:
36 min
Train distance:
61 km
Trains per week:
175
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:12
Last train departs at:
23:12

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Braunschweig to Hanover train schedules

Braunschweig → Hanover
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hanover is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hanover is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Hanover is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Braunschweig to Hanover is to rideshare, which costs €2 - €7 and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Braunschweig to Hanover is to train which costs €19 - €55 and takes 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brunswick central station station and arriving at Hanover central bus station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Braunschweig Hbf and arriving at Hannover Hbf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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The distance between Braunschweig and Hanover is 55 km. The road distance is 63.8 km.

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The best way to get from Braunschweig to Hanover without a car is to train which takes 34 min and costs €19 - €55.

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The train from Braunschweig Hbf to Hannover Hbf takes 34 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Braunschweig to Hanover bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brunswick central station.

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

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The best way to get from Braunschweig to Hanover is to train which takes 34 min and costs €19 - €55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €6 - €8 and takes 1h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Braunschweig to Hanover.
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  • Distance: 55.2 km
  • Duration: 34 min

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity operates a train from Braunschweig Hbf to Hannover Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €35 - €55 and the journey takes 34 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brunswick central station to Hanover central bus station 5 times a day. Tickets cost €6 - €8 and the journey takes 1h 5m.

Train operators
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
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 Braunschweig Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €27
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 Brunswick central station to Hanover central bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Brunswick to Hanover
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Braunschweig to Hanover
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
€150 - €190
Maik Brunke Taxen
Phone
+49 531 6180872
Website
taxi-braunschweig.de
Hilbig Mietwagen Beförderungsunternehmen
Phone
+49 5337 926288

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Braunschweig to Hanover is 64 km. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Braunschweig to Hanover.

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

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