There are 6 ways to get from Hamburg to Hanover by train, car train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

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

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Train  •  1 h 19 min

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

$35 - $60

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hamburg to Hanover 94.2 miles

$4 - $18

4 alternative options

Car train  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the car train from Hamburg to Hanover Uex1846

$110 - $130

Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Hanover 029 / ...

$9 - $60

Night train  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf Nj / ...

$15 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Hanover 95.5 miles

$20 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Hanover is to rideshare which costs 3€ - 15€ and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Hanover is to night train which costs 13€ - 50€ and takes 1 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hamburg and arriving at Hanover. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Hannover Hbf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Hanover is 135 km. The road distance is 152.8 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Hanover without a car is to train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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The train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf takes 1 h 19 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Hanover is to train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Hanover.
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  • Distance: 84.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Hamburg to Hanover every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 19 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hamburg to Hanover hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Four other operators also service this route.

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 Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Hamburg to Hanover
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
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 Hamburg to Hanover
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg ZOB to Hanover ZOB
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Hamburg, ZOB to Hannover, ZOB am Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
arriva.nl
Union Ivkoni
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Hamburg to Hannover
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
bozur.net
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 Hamburg to Hanover
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $18
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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