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

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  •  4h 20m

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

30€ - 80€

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Bus  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Hannover to Amsterdam Centraal Station

20€ - 28€

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Bus via Amsterdam Amstel  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Hanover ZOB to Amsterdam Amstel

46€ - 61€

Rideshare  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the rideshare from Hanover to Amsterdam 235.7 miles

22€

Drive  •  3h 35m

  1. Drive from Hanover to Amsterdam 235.8 miles

50€ - 75€

Fly from Hannover  •  3h 46m

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

68€ - 246€

Train to Bremen, fly  •  3h 44m

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

83€ - 331€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4h 47m

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

119€ - 308€

Train to Hamburg, fly  •  5h 19m

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

49€ - 236€

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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 Hannover and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 56m.

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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 30€ - 80€.

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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 Deinbus, depart from Hannover station.

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Hanover to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), 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 30€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 28€ and takes 5h 56m, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 250€ and takes 3h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Hanover to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 205.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Hanover to Amsterdam every 4 hours. Tickets cost 30€ - 80€ and the journey takes 4h 20m. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Hanover to Amsterdam once daily. Tickets cost 20€ - 28€ and the journey takes 5h 56m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 450€
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 450€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 500€
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 80€
Website
ns.nl
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2nd Class
30€ - 50€
1st Class
55€ - 80€
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 Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
HVV
Bus operators
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
20€ - 28€
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hanover ZOB to Amsterdam Amstel
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
eurolines.de
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 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 Deinbus, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal Station.

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Hanover to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), 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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There are 2589+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at 85€ 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 train which takes 18m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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