• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

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

Recommended option

Train to Hamburg, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 57 min

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

$119 - $310

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  17 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Hanover to Essen - Hauptbahnhof N30 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Essen to London 080

$65 - $149

6 alternative options

Train to Bremen, fly to London Stansted  •  5 h 52 min

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

$72 - $218

Train  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$278 - $509

Train, Eurotunnel, drive  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun Tgv
  5. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  6. Drive from Folkestone to London

$381 - $485

Bus Ouibus  •  18 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Hanover ZOB to Utrecht
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht to London Ouibus

$73 - $100

Train, night bus  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Amersfoort
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort to Den Haag Centraal
  3. Take the night bus from The Hague to London

$99 - $173

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h

  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 18 h 45 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Hanover to London is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 52 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Hanover to London. However, there are services departing from Hanover and arriving at London via Essen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 37 min.

More details

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 Paris Nord Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

More details

The distance between Hanover and London is 682 km.

The best way to get from Hanover to London without a car is to train which takes 10 h 30 min and costs 240€ - 450€.

More details

It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Hanover to London, including transfers.

More details

Hanover to London bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Hanover station.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Hanover to London is to train which takes 10 h 30 min and costs 240€ - 450€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 130€ and takes 17 h 37 min.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Hanover to London.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 426.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 57 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, Paris-Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 10 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hanover to London via Essen - Hauptbahnhof and Essen in around 17 h 37 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 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 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bremen to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 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 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Eurostar
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
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Sncf Ter
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to Gare de Calais Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
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 Hanover ZOB to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hanover to Essen
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Essen to London
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

Search flights

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

More details

London is 1 h behind Hanover. It is currently 7:58 PM in Hanover and 6:58 PM in London.

Hanover to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St. Pancras International station.

More details

Brussels Airlines, KLM, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

Search flights

There are 8767+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

More details