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

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Train  •  11h 56m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Ostbahnhof Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Warszawa Centralna Ec
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok Ic / ...

500 zł - 780 zł

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Bus via Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW)  •  17h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Hanover to Warszawa Centralna
  2. Take the bus from Warsaw Airport to Białystok

143 zł - 249 zł

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Train via Poznań  •  12h 34m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Poznan Glowny Ec
  3. Take the train from Poznan Glowny to Bialystok Ic

251 zł - 661 zł

Bus  •  15h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Hanover central bus station to Białystok, dworzec autobusowy N1325 / ...

210 zł - 450 zł

Drive  •  8h 45m

  1. Drive from Hanover to Białystok 1010.9 km

500 zł - 750 zł

Fly from Hannover, train  •  8h 7m

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) HAJ - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok

389 zł - 1 576 zł

Train to Hamburg, fly, train  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) HAM - WAW
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok

406 zł - 1 542 zł

Train, train to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, fly  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin-Spandau
  2. Take the train from S Spandau Bhf to Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2
  3. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) BER - WAW
  4. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok

301 zł - 1 487 zł

Train to Dusseldorf, fly, train  •  10h 37m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) DUS - WAW
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok

643 zł - 1 462 zł

Hanover to Białystok by train

The train journey time between Hanover and Białystok is around 16h 46m and covers a distance of around 992 km. The fastest train normally takes 12h 23m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and others, the Hanover to Białystok train service departs from Hannover Hbf and arrives in Bialystok. Typically 11 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
16h 46m
Fastest train time:
12h 23m
Train distance:
992 km
Trains per week:
11
Cheapest price:
500 zł
Carbon emissions:
52 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:31
Last train departs at:
22:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hanover to Białystok train schedules

Germany → Poland
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International entry into Poland from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Poland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Poland with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Poland from Germany

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Germany
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Georgia, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey and United States
  • COVID-19 testing required within 2 hours from entering the country
This applies to arrivals from Turkey

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Rules to follow in Poland

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Poland from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Białystok is 800 190 590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Białystok is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Białystok is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 190 590.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Poland.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hanover to Białystok is to bus via Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) which costs €30 - €55 and takes 17h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Hanover to Białystok is to fly and train which costs €85 - €350 and takes 8h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hanover central bus station station and arriving at Białystok, dworzec autobusowy. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hanover to Białystok. However, there are services departing from Hannover Hbf and arriving at Bialystok via Berlin Ostbahnhof and Warszawa Centralna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 56m.

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The distance between Hanover and Białystok is 907 km. The road distance is 1010.9 km.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Białystok without a car is to train which takes 11h 56m and costs €100 - €180.

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It takes approximately 11h 56m to get from Hanover to Białystok, including transfers.

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

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Hanover to Białystok 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 Białystok is to train which takes 11h 56m and costs €100 - €180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €100 and takes 15h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Hanover to Białystok.
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  • Distance: 906.6 km
  • Duration: 11h 56m

What companies run services between Hanover, Germany and Białystok, Poland?

You can take a train from Hanover to Białystok via Berlin Ostbahnhof and Warszawa Centralna in around 11h 56m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hanover central bus station to Białystok, dworzec autobusowy once daily. Tickets cost 220 zł - 280 zł and the journey takes 15h 40m. Ecolines also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hannover to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
700 zł - 2 300 zł
Flights from Hamburg to Warsaw Chopin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
600 zł - 1 800 zł
Flights from Hamburg to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
600 zł - 1 800 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Warsaw Chopin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 zł - 1 300 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 zł - 1 300 zł
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 zł - 1 600 zł
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Hannover to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
310 zł - 1 100 zł
Flights from Hamburg to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 zł - 1 300 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
390 zł - 1 100 zł
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 zł - 1 900 zł
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hannover to Warsaw Chopin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
360 zł - 1 400 zł
Flights from Hamburg to Warsaw Chopin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
320 zł - 1 200 zł
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Warsaw Chopin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
390 zł - 1 100 zł
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw Chopin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
600 zł - 1 700 zł
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw Chopin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 zł - 1 400 zł
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 Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
230 zł - 320 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
220 zł - 310 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
160 zł - 220 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
210 zł - 300 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
240 zł - 330 zł
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
280 zł - 390 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
270 zł - 390 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
220 zł - 320 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
270 zł - 380 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160 zł - 230 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
230 zł - 320 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Poznan Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
130 zł - 180 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40 zł - 75 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
40 zł - 55 zł
1st Class
55 zł - 75 zł
Train from Poznan Glowny to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55 zł - 100 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
55 zł - 70 zł
1st Class
80 zł - 100 zł
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
110 zł - 260 zł
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
110 zł - 160 zł
1st Class
180 zł - 260 zł
Train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100 zł - 250 zł
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
100 zł - 150 zł
1st Class
170 zł - 250 zł
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 zł - 80 zł
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 zł - 80 zł
Website
Flixtrain
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 Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 zł - 170 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from S Spandau Bhf to Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35 zł - 55 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
metronom
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 zł - 190 zł
Website
HVV
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
420 zł - 490 zł
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.berlin
Train from S Spandau Bhf to Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
14 zł - 19 zł
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
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 central bus station to Białystok, dworzec autobusowy
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220 zł - 280 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Visit Tour
Website
vt.by
Bus from Hanover to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
110 zł - 160 zł
Schedules at
vt.by
Zak Express
Phone
+48 87 733 14 33
Email
zakexpress@o2.pl
Website
zakexpress.pl
Bus from Warsaw Airport to Białystok
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
24 zł - 35 zł
Schedules at
zakexpress.pl
Book at
zakexpress.pl

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The quickest flight from Hannover Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Hanover to Białystok bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Białystok, dworzec autobusowy station.

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Hanover to Białystok train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Bialystok station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hanover to Białystok is 1011 km. It takes approximately 8h 45m to drive from Hanover to Białystok.

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LOT, Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Hannover Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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Book your Hanover to Białystok bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Białystok. Prices start at 500 zł per night.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Hannover Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs €3 - €9.

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