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There are 3 ways to get from Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Westerstede by train, bus or car

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
  2. Take the bus from Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB to Westerstede ZOB

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Hannover Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB

Drive

  1. Drive from Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Westerstede

Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Westerstede by train and bus

The journey time between Hannover Airport (HAJ) and Westerstede is around 3h 50m and covers a distance of around 209 km. This includes an average layover time of around 49 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 1m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Bahn DE, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Westerstede service departs from Hannover Flughafen and arrives in Westerstede ZOB. Typically 133 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 1m
Layover time:
49 min
Total time:
3h 50m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 1m
Journey distance:
209 km
Services per week:
133
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:36
Last service departs at:
23:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Westerstede train and bus schedules

Hannover Airport (HAJ) → Westerstede
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COVID-19 help in Germany

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 116 117

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Westerstede is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Westerstede is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Westerstede is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

Last updated: 18 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Westerstede is to drive which costs €20 - €30 and takes 1h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Westerstede is to drive which costs €20 - €30 and takes 1h 41m.

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The distance between Hannover Airport (HAJ) and Westerstede is 148 km. The road distance is 186.5 km.

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The best way to get from Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Westerstede without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 16m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 16m to get from Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Westerstede, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Westerstede is 186 km. It takes approximately 1h 41m to drive from Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Westerstede.

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Map of how to get from Hannover Airport (HAJ) to Westerstede.
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  • Distance: 148.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 16m

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

FlixBus-de operates a bus from Hannover Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB 4 times a week, and the journey takes 2h 25m.

Train operators
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 Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Bahn DE
Bus operators
Gerdes Reisen
Phone
+49 (0)4409 - 9289-0
Email
info@gerdes-reisen.de
Website
gerdes-reisen.de
Bus from Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB to Westerstede ZOB
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Gerdes Reisen
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB to Westerstede central bus station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Hannover Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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