There are 5 ways to get from Hanover to Hildesheim by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Hannover to Hildesheim

$2 - $4

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Rideshare  •  43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hanover to Hildesheim 20.9 miles

$1 - $3

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Braunschweig Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Braunschweig Hbf to Hildesheim Hbf Ice

$36 - $52

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hanover to Hildesheim 21.2 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Hanover to Hildesheim 21.2 miles

$4 - $7

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hannover and arriving at Hildesheim. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hanover to Hildesheim. However, there are services departing from Hannover Hbf and arriving at Hildesheim Hbf via Braunschweig Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

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The distance between Hanover and Hildesheim is 29 km. The road distance is 33.9 km.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Hildesheim without a car is to bus which takes 45 min and costs .

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The bus from Hannover to Hildesheim takes 45 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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Hanover to Hildesheim bus services, operated by Croatia Bus, depart from Hannover station.

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

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The best way to get from Hanover to Hildesheim is to bus which takes 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 28 min.

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Hanover to Hildesheim bus services, operated by Croatia Bus, arrive at Hildesheim station.

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Hanover to Hildesheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Hildesheim Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Hanover to Hildesheim.
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  • Distance: 17.9 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

Croatia Bus operates a bus from Hanover to Hildesheim once a week. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hanover to Hildesheim via Braunschweig Hbf in around 1 h 28 min.

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 Braunschweig Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Hildesheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hanover to Hildesheim
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Hanover to Hildesheim
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Hallo Taxi
Phone
+49 511/3811
Website
taxi-fahrerkarte-hannover.de
My Taxi Service GmbH & Co
Phone
+49 511/434343
Flughaven Taxen
Phone
+49 511/7249230
Website
flughafentaxen.de

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Yes, the driving distance between Hanover to Hildesheim is 34 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Hanover to Hildesheim.

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There are 185+ hotels available in Hildesheim. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Hanover and Hildesheim. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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