There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Hanover by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...

$65 - $100

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Rideshare  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Hanover 214.4 miles

$11 - $29

7 alternative options

Train via Göttingen  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Göttingen Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Göttingen to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...

$42 - $112

Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Hanover 007 / ...

$19 - $65

Night train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the night train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Hannover Hbf Nj 400 / ...

$30 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Hanover 216.9 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Hannover  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hannover (HAJ) FRA - HAJ

$87 - $310

Fly to Bremen, train  •  4 h 11 min

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

$134 - $344

Fly to Hamburg, train  •  4 h 26 min

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

$111 - $327

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at Hanover. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Hannover Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Hanover is 261 km. The road distance is 347 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Hanover without a car is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs .

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The train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hannover Hbf takes 2 h 19 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Frankfurt am Main to Hanover bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Hanover train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Hanover is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Hannover Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Hanover bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Hanover station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Hanover.
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  • Distance: 163.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Hanover, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Hanover hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 2 h 19 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Hanover every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Eurolines DE also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Hannover
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $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
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
nightjet.com
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Hanover
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Hanover ZOB
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Hanover
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $29
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Frankfurt am Main to Hanover train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Hannover Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Hanover is 347 km. It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Hanover.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Hannover Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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