There are 5 ways to get from Hanover to Hamburg by train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice

$35 - $55

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hanover to Hamburg 98.3 miles

$3 - $17

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Hanover to Hamburg N66 / ...

$8 - $55

Night train  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the night train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Nj / ...

$15 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Hanover to Hamburg 95.7 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hanover to Hamburg is to rideshare which costs 3€ - 15€ and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hanover to Hamburg is to train which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 1 h 17 min.

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The distance between Hanover and Hamburg is 135 km. The road distance is 153.1 km.

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The train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf takes 1 h 17 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hanover and arriving at Hamburg. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hannover Hbf and arriving at Hamburg Hbf. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Hamburg is to train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Hanover to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 84.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 17 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Hanover to Hamburg hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 17 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hanover to Hamburg hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hanover to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Hannover, ZOB am Hbf to Hamburg, ZOB
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
arriva.nl
Union Ivkoni
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hannover - ZOB Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Hannover to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
bozur.net
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hanover to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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