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There are 4 ways to get from Hanover to Bad Frankenhausen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Magdeburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Magdeburg Hbf to Heldrungen Re 10 / ...

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Train, bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Sarstedt Bahnhof Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Sarstedt Bahnhof to Göttingen Re2 / ...
  3. Take the train from Göttingen to Mühlhausen Re1 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Mühlhausen, Bahnhof to Sondershausen, ZOB 130 / ...

Bus  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Hannover Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Halle N67
  2. Take the bus from Halle(Saale)Hbf Ernst-Kamieth-Str. Hst.9 to Sangerhausen Re8 / ...

Drive  •  2h 5m

  1. Drive from Hanover to Bad Frankenhausen 184.9 km
Hanover → Bad Frankenhausen
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bad Frankenhausen is 116 117.

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The most affordable way to get from Hanover to Bad Frankenhausen is to drive, which costs €21 - €35 and takes 2h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Hanover to Bad Frankenhausen is to drive which costs €21 - €35 and takes 2h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hanover to Bad Frankenhausen. However, there are services departing from Hannover Hauptbahnhof/ZOB and arriving at Bad Frankenhausen, Unterkirche via Halle(Saale)Hbf Ernst-Kamieth-Str. Hst.9, Sangerhausen, Busbahnhof and Artern, Busbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 27m.

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The distance between Hanover and Bad Frankenhausen is 147 km. The road distance is 184.9 km.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Bad Frankenhausen without a car is to train which takes 4h 36m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 36m to get from Hanover to Bad Frankenhausen, including transfers.

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Hanover to Bad Frankenhausen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Hannover Hauptbahnhof/ZOB station.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Bad Frankenhausen is to train which takes 4h 36m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7h 27m.

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Hanover to Bad Frankenhausen bus services, operated by ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH, arrive at Sangerhausen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hanover to Bad Frankenhausen is 185 km. It takes approximately 2h 5m to drive from Hanover to Bad Frankenhausen.

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Map of how to get from Hanover to Bad Frankenhausen.
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  • Distance: 146.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 36m

What companies run services between Hanover, Germany and Bad Frankenhausen, Germany?

You can take a train from Hanover to Bad Frankenhausen via Magdeburg Hbf, Heldrungen, and Heldrungen, Bf. in around 4h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hanover to Bad Frankenhausen via Halle, Halle(Saale)Hbf Ernst-Kamieth-Str. Hst.9, Sangerhausen, Sangerhausen, Busbahnhof, and Artern, Busbahnhof in around 7h 27m.

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 Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
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 Hauptbahnhof to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€16 - €23
1st Class
€27 - €40
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Magdeburg Hbf to Heldrungen
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Magdeburg Hbf to Heldrungen
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Abellio
Erixx
Phone
05191/ 96944-250
Website
erixx.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Sarstedt Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Erixx
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Sarstedt Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
metronom
Train from Sarstedt Bahnhof to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
metronom
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 Hauptbahnhof to Sarstedt Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Mühlhausen
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Sarstedt
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
HVV
Train from Sarstedt to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
HVV
Bus operators
RB-Gesellschaft UHK mbH
Phone
+49 3601 40865225
Email
info@regionalbus.de
Website
regionalbus.de
Bus from Mühlhausen, Bahnhof to Sondershausen, ZOB
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
RB-Gesellschaft UHK mbH
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hannover Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Halle
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Bus from Halle(Saale)Hbf Ernst-Kamieth-Str. Hst.9 to Sangerhausen
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH

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