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There are 10 ways to get from Hanover to Lille by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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

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Train via Köln Hbf  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$133 - $214

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Night bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the night bus from Hanover to Lille N367

$35 - $60

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Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Thalys

$132 - $199

Bus Eurolines DE  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Hanover to Essen 081 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Essen - Hauptbahnhof to Lille

$59 - $129

Bus Arriva NL  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Hannover, ZOB am Hbf to Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan 101
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeursplein to Breda, Centraal Station 401
  3. Take the bus from Breda to Lille

$72 - $87

Train, drive  •  5 h 6 min

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

$96 - $138

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Hanover to Lille 353.9 miles

$75 - $110

Train to Bremen, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRE - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe

$166 - $473

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$180 - $427

Train to Hamburg, fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Brussels (BRU) HAM - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$95 - $236

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The cheapest way to get from Hanover to Lille is to night bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hanover to Lille is to train and drive which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 5 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Hanover and arriving at Lille. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hanover to Lille. However, there are services departing from Hannover Hbf and arriving at Gare de Lille Europe via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brussels - Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 32 min.

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The distance between Hanover and Lille is 501 km. The road distance is 566.3 km.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Lille without a car is to train which takes 7 h 32 min and costs 110€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to get from Hanover to Lille, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Hanover to Lille is to train which takes 7 h 32 min and costs 110€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 120€ and takes 10 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Hanover to Lille.
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  • Distance: 312.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 32 min

What companies run services between Hanover, Germany and Lille, France?

You can take a train from Hanover to Lille via Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, and Brussels - Midi in around 7 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hanover to Lille via Essen and Essen - Hauptbahnhof in around 10 h 11 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels via Amsterdam
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 Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 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 Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
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 Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $160
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 Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
ns.nl
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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 Essen
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Hanover to Lille
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hanover to Essen - Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Essen - Hauptbahnhof to Lille
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$58
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Hannover, ZOB am Hbf to Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
arriva.nl
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeursplein to Breda, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
bravo.info
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Breda to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Bremen Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Hanover to Lille train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Gare de Lille Europe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hanover to Lille is 566 km. It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to drive from Hanover to Lille.

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KLM offers flights from Bremen Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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