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There are 6 ways to get from Hanover to Brussels by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice

$108 - $159

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Bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Hanover to Brussels, Brussels-North station 081

$27 - $45

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Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Deventer
  2. Take the train from Deventer to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Brussel-Centraal

$70 - $122

Train, drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  2. Drive from Duisburg Hbf to Brussels

$84 - $123

Drive  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Hanover to Brussels 302.4 miles

$60 - $95

Train, fly  •  5 h 24 min

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

$55 - $181

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The cheapest way to get from Hanover to Brussels is to bus which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hanover to Brussels is to train and drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 4 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hanover and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hanover to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Hannover Hbf and arriving at Brusel Nord via Köln Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

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The distance between Hanover and Brussels is 408 km. The road distance is 483.9 km.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 5 h 49 min and costs 90€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Hanover to Brussels, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Hanover to Brussels is to train which takes 5 h 49 min and costs 90€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Hanover to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 255.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

What companies run services between Hanover, Germany and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Hanover to Brussels via Köln Hbf and Köln Hauptbahnhof in around 5 h 49 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hanover to Brussels twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
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 Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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
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 Deventer
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Deventer to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Brussel-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hanover to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Hanover to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Hanover to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Brusel Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hanover to Brussels is 484 km. It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to drive from Hanover to Brussels.

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KLM and Brussels Airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Brussels Airport.

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