There are 8 ways to get from Hanover to London by train, plane, bus, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

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 to Hamburg, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to London Heathrow (LHR) HAM - LHR

$119 - $309

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Bus, night bus  •  19 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Hanover to The Hague 175
  2. Take the night bus from The Hague to London N814

$71 - $143

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Train to Bremen, fly to London Stansted  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to London Stansted (STN) BRE - STN

$71 - $218

Train via Köln Hbf  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to London St. Pancras International

$171 - $346

Train  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to London St. Pancras International

$136 - $378

Bus  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Hannover, ZOB am Hbf to Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan 101
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht to London Ouibus

$73 - $101

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Hanover to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$268 - $315

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Hanover to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

$128 - $185

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hanover to London is to bus which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 14 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hanover to London is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The distance between Hanover and London is 682 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Hanover to London, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hanover to London. However, there are services departing from Hannover, ZOB am Hbf and arriving at London via Utrecht. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hanover to London. However, there are services departing from Hannover Hbf and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brussels - Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 22 min.

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Hanover to London train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Gesundbrunnen station.

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Map of how to get from Hanover to London.
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  • Distance: 426.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 56 min

What companies run services between Hanover, Germany and London, England?

You can take a train from Hanover to London via Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, and Brussels - Midi in around 8 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hanover to London via Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan and Utrecht in around 14 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bremen to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $230
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
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 Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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 Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 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
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
Train from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $300
Premier
$220 - $350
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
Book at
eurail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$167
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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
$45 - $70
Website
arriva.nl
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 Utrecht to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Ouibus
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 The Hague
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hanover ZOB to The Hague
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Ferry operators

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