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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, fly  •  6 h 26 min

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

$159 - $451

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Bus  •  21 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Hanover to Milan, Milan N24
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Florence, Florence 529 / ...

$79 - $130

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Train  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Basel SBB Ice
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$272 - $436

Train, drive  •  12 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova Ec
  3. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Florence

$204 - $314

Car train, train  •  15 h 54 min

  1. Take the car train from Hannover to Verona Porta Nuova Uex 13475
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Firenze Campo Marte Fa

$150 - $186

Drive  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Hanover to Florence 782.3 miles

$180 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Hanover to Florence is to bus which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 21 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hanover to Florence is to train and fly which costs 130€ - 390€ and takes 6 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hanover to Florence. However, there are services departing from Hanover and arriving at Florence, Florence via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hanover to Florence. However, there are services departing from Hannover Hbf and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Basel SBB and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 42 min.

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The distance between Hanover and Florence is 962 km. The road distance is 1251.7 km.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Florence without a car is to train which takes 12 h 42 min and costs 230€ - 380€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Hanover to Florence, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Hanover to Florence is to train which takes 12 h 42 min and costs 230€ - 380€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 21 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Hanover to Florence.
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  • Distance: 601.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Hanover to Florence via Basel SBB and Milano Centrale in around 12 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hanover to Florence via Milan, Milan in around 21 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $230
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 Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Firenze Campo Marte
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
13 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
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.

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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 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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