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There are 9 ways to get from Hanover to Amsterdam by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ic

75€ - 110€

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Bus  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Hanover to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N1325 / ...

18€ - 29€

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Bus via Amsterdam Amstel  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Hanover ZOB to Amsterdam Amstel

44€ - 60€

Rideshare  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the rideshare from Hanover to Amsterdam 377.1 km

22€

Drive  •  3h 35m

  1. Drive from Hanover to Amsterdam 377.2 km

50€ - 75€

Fly from Hannover  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) HAJ - AMS

94€ - 388€

Train to Bremen, fly  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRE - AMS

101€ - 525€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DUS - AMS

162€ - 317€

Train to Hamburg, fly  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) HAM - AMS

49€ - 347€

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The cheapest way to get from Hanover to Amsterdam is to rideshare which costs 22€ and takes 4h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Hanover to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 3h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hanover and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hannover Hbf and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Hanover and Amsterdam is 329 km. The road distance is 377.2 km.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs 75€ - 110€.

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The train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal takes 4h 20m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Hanover to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Hannover Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Amsterdam is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs 75€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 29€ and takes 5h 15m, you could also fly, which costs 90€ - 390€ and takes 3h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Hanover to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 328.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 20m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity operates a train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal every 4 hours. Tickets cost 75€ - 110€ and the journey takes 4h 20m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hanover to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk every 2 hours. Tickets cost 20€ - 24€ and the journey takes 5h 15m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 300€
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 650€
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 470€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 260€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
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
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
28€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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 Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
HVV
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
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
CityBusExpress
Phone
+31 30 333 33 00
Email
info@citybusexpress.com
Website
citybusexpress.com
Bus from Hannover Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
CityBusExpress
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hannover to Amsterdam Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Eurolines DE
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hanover to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Hannover Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Hanover to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Hanover to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hanover to Amsterdam is 377 km. It takes approximately 3h 35m to drive from Hanover to Amsterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Hannover Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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Book your Hanover to Amsterdam train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Hanover to Amsterdam bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 2534+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Hanover and Amsterdam. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Hannover Airport is to line 34502 train which takes 18 min and costs 3€ - 5€.

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