There are 6 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Hanover by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice

$60 - $85

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Rideshare  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Düsseldorf to Hanover 173.2 miles

$11 - $21

4 alternative options

Train via Bielefeld Hbf  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Kamen Bf Re6 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kamen Bf to Bielefeld Hbf Re6
  3. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...

$60 - $105

Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Hanover 081

$16 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Hanover 173.2 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, train  •  4 h 15 min

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

$76 - $183

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Hanover. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Hannover Hbf. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Hanover is 240 km. The road distance is 277.2 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Hanover without a car is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs .

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The train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hannover Hbf takes 2 h 36 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Hanover is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf to Hanover.
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  • Distance: 150.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Düsseldorf to Hanover hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 36 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Düsseldorf to Hanover twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $27 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Kamen Bf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Kamen Bf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof to Kamen
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
eurobahn.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 Düsseldorf to Hanover
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Düsseldorf ZOB to Hannover - ZOB Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
AS Karpaten & Krim Tours (East West Eurolines)
Phone
0541 120778
Email
karpatentour@mail.ru
Website
kurortplus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf Zob to Hannover Zob
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
kurortplus.de
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 Düsseldorf to Hanover
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Hanover is 277 km. It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to drive from Düsseldorf to Hanover.

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Eurowings offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Book your Düsseldorf to Hanover train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Düsseldorf to Hanover bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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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 Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs .

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