There are 5 ways to get from Hanover to Berlin by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

24€ - 85€

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Rideshare  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the rideshare from Hanover to Berlin 284.1 km

7€ - 23€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Hanover to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N1320 / ...

15€ - 55€

Drive  •  2h 46m

  1. Drive from Hanover to Berlin Hbf 283.5 km

30€ - 50€

Fly  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) HAJ - TXL

70€ - 362€

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The cheapest way to get from Hanover to Berlin is to rideshare which costs 7€ - 23€ and takes 3h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Hanover to Berlin is to train which costs 24€ - 85€ and takes 1h 34m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hanover and arriving at Berlin, Berlin central bus station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hannover Hbf and arriving at Berlin Hbf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 34m.

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The distance between Hanover and Berlin is 250 km. The road distance is 283.5 km.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 1h 34m and costs 24€ - 85€.

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The train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf takes 1h 34m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Hanover to Berlin is to train which takes 1h 34m and costs 24€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 55€ and takes 3h 15m, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 370€ and takes 4h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Hanover to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 249.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 34m

What companies run services between Hanover, Germany and Berlin, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 45€ - 70€ and the journey takes 1h 34m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hanover to Berlin, Berlin central bus station every 3 hours. Tickets cost 15€ - 19€ and the journey takes 3h 15m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hannover to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 380€
Flights from Hannover to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 380€
Flights from Hannover to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 900€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hannover to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 250€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 480€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hannover to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 1000€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hannover to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 900€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hannover to Berlin Tegel via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hannover to Berlin Tegel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
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 Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 60€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
1st Class
40€ - 60€
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 Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Hannover to Berlin
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Eurolines FR
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Berlin
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Schedules at
deinbus.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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hanover to Berlin
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 23€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Hannover Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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Hanover to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Hanover to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hanover to Berlin is 283 km. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Hanover to Berlin.

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Scandinavian Airlines, British Airways, Swiss and four other airlines offer flights from Hannover Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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Book your Hanover to Berlin train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Hanover to Berlin bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Busbud.

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There are 1263+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Hanover and Berlin. 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 18 min and costs 3€ - 10€.

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