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  •  4 h 20 min

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

$45 - $80

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Bus Arriva NL  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Hannover, ZOB am Hbf to Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg 101

$25 - $75

7 alternative options

Bus Eurolines DE  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Hanover ZOB to Amsterdam Amstel

$53 - $71

Rideshare  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hanover to Amsterdam 234.3 miles

$26

Train, drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamm(Westf) Ic / ...
  2. Drive from Münster to Amsterdam

$73 - $121

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Hanover to Amsterdam 234.5 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Bremen, fly  •  3 h 44 min

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

$92 - $376

Train to Hamburg, fly  •  5 h 13 min

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

$95 - $273

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  5 h 12 min

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

$139 - $349

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hannover, ZOB am Hbf and arriving at Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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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 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Hanover and Amsterdam is 329 km. The road distance is 375.2 km.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 4 h 20 min and costs .

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

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Hanover to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Hannover, ZOB am Hbf 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 4 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h.

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The quickest flight from Bremen Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Hanover to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg station.

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

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 $45 - $80 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, Arriva NL operates a bus from Hanover to Amsterdam once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 5 h. Deinbus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
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
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Hamm(Westf)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Hannover, ZOB am Hbf to Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
arriva.nl
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hannover to Amsterdam Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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
6 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hanover to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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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 375 km. It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to drive from Hanover to Amsterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Bremen Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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There are 2563+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $86 USD 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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