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There are 10 ways to get from Hanover to Bologna by plane, train, car train, bus or car

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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Fly Hannover to Bologna  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Bologna (BLQ) HAJ - BLQ

$120 - $400

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Bus  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Hanover to Milan, Milan N24
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Bologna, Bologna N524 / ...

$68 - $123

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Fly Hannover to Florence, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Florence (FLR) HAJ - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le

$152 - $434

Fly Hannover to Venice, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Venice (VCE) HAJ - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le

$126 - $328

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Bologna  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bologna (BLQ) FRA - BLQ

$147 - $414

Train  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from München Ost to Bologna Centrale Ec

$173 - $279

Car train, train  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Take the car train from Hannover to Verona Porta Nuova Uex 1395
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le Fa / ...

$138 - $165

Bus, train  •  16 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Hanover ZOB to Frankfurt Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Verona
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le Fa / ...

$109 - $161

Train, drive  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  2. Drive from München Ost to Bologna

$198 - $309

Drive  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Hanover to Bologna 726.7 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Hanover to Bologna is to bus which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 19 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hanover to Bologna is to fly which costs 100€ - 350€ and takes 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hanover to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Hanover and arriving at Bologna, Bologna via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hanover to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Hannover Hbf and arriving at Bologna Centrale via München Hbf and München Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 56 min.

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The distance between Hanover and Bologna is 884 km. The road distance is 1162.7 km.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 11 h 56 min and costs 150€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Hanover to Bologna, including transfers.

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

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Hanover to Bologna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Hannover Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Bologna is to fly which takes 5 h 45 min and costs 100€ - 350€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 250€ and takes 11 h 56 min, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 19 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Hanover to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 552.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between Hanover, Germany and Bologna, Italy?

Lufthansa, KLM and nine other airlines fly from Hanover to Bologna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hanover to Bologna via München Hbf and München Ost in around 11 h 56 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hannover to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Hannover to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Hannover to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Hannover to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $400
Flights from Hannover to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Hannover to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Hannover to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Hannover to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hannover to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Hannover to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Hannover to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hannover to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Hannover to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Hannover to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hannover to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Hannover to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hannover to Florence via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,800
Flights from Hannover to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hannover to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Hannover to Venice via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze Smn to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Ost to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Hannover to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
14 h 2 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hanover ZOB to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
Phone
+39 098 3520 315
Email
info@fsbusitaliafast.it
Website
fsbusitaliafast.it
Bus from Frankfurt to Verona
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
simetspa.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hanover to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Milano to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
saj.it

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There is no direct flight from Hannover Airport to Bologna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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

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Hanover to Bologna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Bologna Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hanover to Bologna is 1163 km. It takes approximately 10 h 49 min to drive from Hanover to Bologna.

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British Airways, Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Hannover Airport to Bologna Airport.

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Book your Hanover to Bologna train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Hanover to Bologna bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1556+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Hannover Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs 29€ - 45€.

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