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Train  •  2h 17m

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

€14 - €85

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the rideshare from Hanover to Duisburg 268.2 km

€10 - €16

5 alternative options

Train via Porta Westfalica  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Porta Westfalica Re
  2. Take the train from Porta Westfalica to Duisburg Hbf Re / ...

Bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Hanover central bus station to Duisburg central train station N1320

€15 - €19

Drive  •  2h 19m

  1. Drive from Hanover to Duisburg 268.3 km

€29 - €45

Fly from Hannover  •  5h 13m

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Dusseldorf (DUS) HAJ - DUS

€79 - €404

Train to Hamburg, fly  •  4h 18m

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

€90 - €416

Hanover to Duisburg by train

The train journey time between Hanover and Duisburg is around 2h 20m and covers a distance of around 258 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 17m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and Flixtrain, the Hanover to Duisburg train service departs from Hannover Hbf and arrives in Duisburg Hbf. Typically 131 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 20m
Fastest train time:
2h 17m
Train distance:
258 km
Trains per week:
131
Cheapest price:
€14
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:27
Last train departs at:
23:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hanover to Duisburg train schedules

Hanover → Duisburg
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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Hanover to Duisburg is to rideshare, which costs €10 - €16 and takes 2h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Hanover to Duisburg is to train which costs €14 - €85 and takes 2h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hanover central bus station station and arriving at Duisburg central train station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hannover Hbf and arriving at Duisburg Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 17m.

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The distance between Hanover and Duisburg is 229 km. The road distance is 268.3 km.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Duisburg without a car is to train which takes 2h 17m and costs €14 - €85.

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The train from Hannover Hbf to Duisburg Hbf takes 2h 17m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Hanover to Duisburg 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 Duisburg is to train which takes 2h 17m and costs €14 - €85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €15 - €19 and takes 4h 5m, you could also fly, which costs €75 - €410 and takes 5h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Hanover to Duisburg.
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  • Distance: 228.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 17m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Hannover Hbf to Duisburg Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €50 - €70 and the journey takes 2h 17m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hanover central bus station to Duisburg central train station once daily. Tickets cost €15 - €19 and the journey takes 4h 5m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hannover to Dusseldorf via Split
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Flights from Hannover to Dusseldorf via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €410
Flights from Hannover to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hannover to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €440
Flights from Hannover to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €350
Flights from Hannover to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €500
Flights from Hannover to Dusseldorf via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €500
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €500
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Hannover to Dusseldorf via Mahon
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €290
Flights from Hannover to Dusseldorf via Corfu
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €330
Flights from Hannover to Dusseldorf via Jerez
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€180 - €390
Flights from Hannover to Dusseldorf via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hannover to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €350
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hannover to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hannover to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €320
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 Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
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 Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Flixtrain
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Porta Westfalica
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Porta Westfalica to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
National Express Rail
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
€26 - €40
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
€29 - €45
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
€90 - €110
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
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 Duisburg central train station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hanover to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Hannover Airport to Dusseldorf Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hanover to Duisburg is 268 km. It takes approximately 2h 19m to drive from Hanover to Duisburg.

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Swiss, British Airways, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from Hannover Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Hanover and Duisburg. 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 - €9.

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