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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

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

$54 - $91

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Hanover 175

$18 - $35

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen CS Hoofdstation to Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB (Karlstraße)
  2. Take the train from Oldenburg(Oldb) to Hannover Hbf Ic / ...

$67 - $99

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Hanover 186.7 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly  •  5 h 28 min

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

$105 - $321

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

You can take a train from Groningen to Hanover via Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB (Karlstraße) and Oldenburg(Oldb) in around 4 h 28 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Groningen to Hanover once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Hannover
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Oldenburg(Oldb) to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Groningen CS Hoofdstation to Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB (Karlstraße)
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Groningen to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
arriva.nl
FlixBus
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 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Groningen to Hanover
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around Germany

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

How far is it from Groningen to Hanover?

The distance between Groningen and Hanover is 233 km. The road distance is 299 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Groningen to Hanover?

The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Hanover is to bus which costs 15€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Groningen to Hanover?

The quickest way to get from Groningen to Hanover is to drive which takes 2 h 48 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

Is there a direct train between Groningen and Hanover?

No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Hanover. However, there are services departing from Groningen CS Hoofdstation and arriving at Hannover Hbf via Oldenburg(Oldb). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

Is there a direct bus between Groningen and Hanover?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Groningen and arriving at Hanover. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

How long does it take to get from Groningen to Hanover?

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