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There are 9 ways to get from Hannover Hbf to Barcelona by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Hannover  •  5h 15m

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Barcelona (BCN) HAJ - BCN

€62 - €221

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Train to Bremen, fly  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Barcelona (BCN) BRE - BCN

€59 - €439

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Train to Hamburg, fly  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Barcelona (BCN) HAM - BCN

€68 - €293

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Barcelona (BCN) DUS - BCN

€102 - €233

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Barcelona (BCN) FRA - BCN

€100 - €239

Train  •  14h 47m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Paris Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv

€213 - €443

Bus via Essen  •  25h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Hanover central bus station to Essen central train station N1320
  2. Take the bus from Essen central train station to Barcelona N710

€79 - €97

Bus  •  4 days 6h

  1. Take the bus from Hannover to Barcelona

€220 - €300

Drive  •  14h 58m

  1. Drive from Hannover Hbf to Barcelona 1670.6 km

€180 - €270

Hannover Hbf to Barcelona by train

The train journey time between Hannover Hbf and Barcelona is around 26h 42m and covers a distance of around 1906 km. The fastest train normally takes 25h 22m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Flixtrain and others, the Hannover Hbf to Barcelona train service departs from Hannover Hbf and arrives in Barcelona-Sants. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
26h 42m
Fastest train time:
25h 22m
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€253
Carbon emissions:
100 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
13:31
Last train departs at:
15:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hannover Hbf to Barcelona train schedules

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Barcelona is 112.

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The cheapest way to get from Hannover Hbf to Barcelona is to bus via Essen which costs €75 - €100 and takes 25h 14m.

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The fastest way to get from Hannover Hbf to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5h 15m and costs €60 - €230.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hannover and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 days 6h.

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No, there is no direct train from Hannover Hbf to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Hannover Hbf and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Koeln Hbf, Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 47m.

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The distance between Hannover Hbf and Barcelona is 1349 km. The road distance is 1670.6 km.

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The best way to get from Hannover Hbf to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 14h 47m and costs €210 - €450.

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It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from Hannover Hbf to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Hannover Hbf to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Hanover central bus station.

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Hannover Hbf to Barcelona train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Hannover Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hannover Hbf to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5h 15m and costs €60 - €230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €210 - €450 and takes 14h 47m, you could also bus via Essen, which costs €75 - €100 and takes 25h 14m.

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  • Distance: 1349 km
  • Duration: 5h 15m

What companies run services between Hannover Hbf, Germany and Barcelona, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, KLM and two other airlines fly from Hannover Hbf to Barcelona every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hannover Hbf to Barcelona via Koeln Hbf, Paris Nord, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 14h 47m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hannover to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€260 - €380
Flights from Hannover to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€260 - €380
Flights from Bremen to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €480
Flights from Bremen to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €480
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €280
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €850
Flights from Bremen to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €480
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €350
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Hannover to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €250
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €210
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€27 - €140
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €140
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €160
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hannover to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €400
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €390
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €430
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 Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €80
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 Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Bremen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
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Urlaubs-Express
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
metronom
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
HVV
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hanover central station to Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €230
Website
Thalys
Standard
€110 - €150
Comfort
€120 - €160
Premium
€160 - €230
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 Essen central train station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Essen central train station to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Hannover to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 days 6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€220 - €300
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Hannover Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Hannover Hbf to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Hannover Hbf to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hannover Hbf to Barcelona is 1671 km. It takes approximately 14h 58m to drive from Hannover Hbf to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines, British Airways, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Hannover Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 1723+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Hannover Hbf to Hannover Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs €3 - €10.

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