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There are 5 ways to get from Groningen to Hanover by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer Snelbus i.p.v. trein / ...
  2. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Hannover Hbf Ic

$49 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Hanover 175

$17 - $29

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Hannover Hbf

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Hanover 186.7 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hannover (HAJ) AMS - HAJ

$102 - $317

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The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Hanover is to bus which costs 15€ - 25€ and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Groningen to Hanover is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 2 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Groningen and arriving at Hanover. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Hanover. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Hannover Hbf via Zwolle and Hengelo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 36 min.

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The distance between Groningen and Hanover is 233 km. The road distance is 298.7 km.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Hanover without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 27 min and costs 40€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Groningen to Hanover, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Groningen to Hanover is to bus which takes 5 h 10 min and costs 15€ - 25€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Groningen to Hanover.
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  • Distance: 145.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Groningen to Hanover twice a week. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Groningen to Hanover via Zwolle and Hengelo in around 5 h 36 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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 Leer(Ostfriesl) to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
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 Groningen to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Hengelo to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Blauwnet
Phone
0900-9292
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zwolle to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
arriva.nl
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 Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Groningen to Hanover
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.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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Groningen to Hanover bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Hanover station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Groningen to Hanover is 299 km. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from Groningen to Hanover.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Hannover Airport.

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