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There are 8 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hanover by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly to Hannover  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Hannover (HAJ) BRS - HAJ

€54 - €200

Cheapest option

Fly to Bremen, train  •  4h 52m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Bremen (BRE) BRS - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf

€49 - €264

6 alternative options

Train  •  11h 27m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...

€219 - €649

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  17h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Duisburg
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...

€52 - €134

Bus, bus and ferry, train via Lille  •  17h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Amsterdam Centraal Eil
  4. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf Ic

€148 - €450

Bus, bus and ferry  •  20h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Duisburg
  3. Take the bus from Duisburg Mercatorstrasse to Hannover Central Bus Station

€54 - €69

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Hanover

€259 - €315

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 22m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Hanover

€207 - €1463

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hanover by bus, train and subway

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Hanover is around 11h 35m and covers a distance of around 1092 km. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 58m. Operated by First, First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hanover service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Hannover Hbf. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
11h 35m
Fastest journey time:
9h 58m
Journey distance:
1092 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€258
Carbon emissions:
58 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:10
Last service departs at:
21:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hanover bus, train and subway schedules

United Kingdom → Germany
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  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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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.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Germany.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hanover is to bus and bus and ferry, which costs £45 - £60 and takes 20h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hanover is to fly which costs £45 - £170 and takes 3h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hanover station. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Hannover Central Bus Station via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, London and Duisburg Mercatorstrasse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 14m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Hanover is 860 km.

The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hanover without a car is to train which takes 11h 27m and costs £180 - £550.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hanover, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hanover bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hanover is to fly which takes 3h 55m and costs £45 - £170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £180 - £550 and takes 11h 27m.

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There is no direct flight from Bristol Airport to Hannover Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hanover bus services, operated by Mądeltrans Eurolines, arrive at Hannover Central Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hanover.
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  • Distance: 860.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 55m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Hanover, Germany?

KLM, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hanover 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hanover via Temple Meads Stn, Bristol Temple Meads, London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Koeln Hbf in around 11h 27m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €290
Flights from Bristol to Bremen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €470
Flights from Bristol to Hannover via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Bristol to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bristol to Hannover via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €380
Flights from Bristol to Bremen via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €420
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Bristol to Hannover via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€140 - €280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Bremen via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€30 - €160
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 Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Bremen Hauptbahnhof to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€50 - €65
Anytime Day 1st Class
€85 - €120
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €350
Standard
€100 - €130
Standard Premier
€150 - €190
Train from Lille Europe to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €340
Standard
€95 - €120
Standard Premier
€140 - €180
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€65 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Flixtrain
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
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€30 - €50
1st Class
€55 - €80
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€154
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Duisburg Mercatorstrasse to Hannover Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €19
Website
Mądeltrans Eurolines
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 Duisburg central train station to Hanover central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €1300
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100 - €1300
Standard Car - Flexi
€150 - €190

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Hanover is 1h ahead of Bristol Airport (BRS). It is currently 7:17 PM in Bristol Airport (BRS) and 8:17 PM in Hanover.

Ryanair, TUIfly, Swiss and four other airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to Hannover Airport.

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