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There are 5 ways to get from Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Bielefeld by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf Ice / ...

4€ - 65€

4 alternative options

Line 34527 train, train  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the line 34527 train from Hannover Flughafen to Hannover-Linden/Fischerhof 34527 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hannover-Linden/Fischerhof to Bielefeld Hbf Ic

45€ - 67€

Bus  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Hanover central bus station to Bielefeld Brackwede train station N3200

11€ - 16€

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Bielefeld 112.1 km

12€ - 18€

Towncar  •  1h 7m

  1. Take a town car from Hannover Airport to Bielefeld 112.1 km

190€ - 380€

Hannover Airport (HAJ) → Bielefeld
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The cheapest way to get from Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Bielefeld is to bus which costs 11€ - 16€ and takes 2h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Bielefeld is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 1h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Bielefeld. However, there are services departing from Hannover Flughafen and arriving at Bielefeld Hbf via Hannover Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 13m.

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The distance between Hannover Airport (HAJ) and Bielefeld is 93 km. The road distance is 112.1 km.

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The best way to get from Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Bielefeld without a car is to train which takes 1h 13m and costs 4€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 1h 13m to get from Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Bielefeld, including transfers.

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Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Bielefeld train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Hannover Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Bielefeld is to train which takes 1h 13m and costs 4€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 11€ - 16€ and takes 2h 43m.

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Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Bielefeld train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Bielefeld Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Bielefeld is 112 km. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Bielefeld.

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  • Distance: 93.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 13m

What companies run services between Hannover Airport (HAJ), Germany and Bielefeld, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Hannover Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 26€ - 40€ and the journey takes 49 min. Four other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hanover central bus station to Bielefeld Brackwede train station 3 times a week. Tickets cost 8€ - 11€ and the journey takes 1h 30m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover-Linden/Fischerhof to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Flughafen to Hannover-Linden/Fischerhof
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hanover central bus station to Bielefeld Brackwede train station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Hannover Airport to Bielefeld
Estimated price
190€ - 380€

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