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There are 13 ways to get from Hanover to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, plane, 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 Gatwick  •  5h 45m

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

£51 - £179

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Bus  •  18h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Hanover to Essen 081 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Essen to London 080
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South 025 / ...

£47 - £79

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Fly Hannover to London Gatwick  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to London Gatwick (LGW) HAJ - LGW

£96 - £413

Fly Hannover to London Heathrow, train  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to London Heathrow (LHR) HAJ - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

£67 - £286

Fly Hannover to London City, train  •  6h 48m

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to London City (LCY) HAJ - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

£106 - £430

Train to Bremen, fly to London Stansted, train  •  6h 49m

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

£65 - £212

Train to Hamburg, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7h 5m

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

£85 - £272

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London City, train  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London City (LCY) DUS - LCY
  3. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

£117 - £321

Train  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport

£110 - £302

Train via Duisburg  •  9h 57m

  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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport

£134 - £310

Train, bus  •  17h 53m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Amersfoort
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort to Den Haag Centraal
  3. Take the bus from The Hague to London 140
  4. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South 025 / ...

£58 - £182

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 38m

  1. Drive from Hanover to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

£209 - £246

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 52m

  1. Drive from Hanover to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

£98 - £142

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hanover to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to bus which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 18h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Hanover to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 330€ and takes 5h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hanover to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Hanover and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via Essen and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hanover to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Hannover Hbf and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussel-Zuid/Midi and London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 30m.

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The distance between Hanover and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 694 km.

The best way to get from Hanover to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 9h 30m and costs 120€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 5h 45m to get from Hanover to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Hanover to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Hanover station.

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Hanover to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Hannover Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hanover to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to fly which takes 5h 39m and costs 100€ - 470€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 350€ and takes 9h 30m, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 18h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Hanover to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 433.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 45m

What companies run services between Hanover, Germany and London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England?

Vueling Airlines, KLM and 13 other airlines fly from Hanover to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hanover to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels - Midi, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, London St. Pancras International, and London St Pancras International LL in around 9h 30m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hannover to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £460
Flights from Hannover to London City via London Heathrow, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£95 - £400
Flights from Hannover to London City via London Heathrow, Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £430
Flights from Hannover to London City via London Heathrow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £380
Flights from Hannover to London City via London Heathrow, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £440
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £370
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hannover to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £600
Flights from Hannover to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £550
Flights from Hannover to London City via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£140 - £650
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £380
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Hamburg to London Gatwick via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Hannover to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Hannover to London Gatwick via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £270
Flights from Hannover to London Gatwick via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £250
Flights from Hannover to London Gatwick via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £280
Flights from Hannover to London Gatwick via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £280
Flights from Hannover to London Gatwick via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£65 - £350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £600
Flights from Hannover to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £470
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £460
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £320
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £320
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £350
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Hannover to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £440
Flights from Hannover to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hannover to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bremen to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£16 - £180
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Hannover to London Gatwick via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £380
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
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£20 - £35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Gatwick Express
Phone
+44 345 850 1530
Email
customerservices@gatwickexpress.com
Website
gatwickexpress.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£18 - £28
Website
gatwickexpress.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£18 - £28
Website
gatwickexpress.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hanover, Hanover central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Hanover, Hanover central station to Duisburg, Duisburg central station
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
£45 - £70
1st Class
£70 - £95
Train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £85
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
£60 - £85
1st Class
£85 - £120
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
£50 - £150
Premier
£120 - £180
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
3h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£26 - £65
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
£26 - £40
1st Class
£40 - £65
Train from Amersfoort to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
£10 - £15
1st Class
£18 - £25
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Den Haag to London
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Book at
National Express
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
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£10 - £18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Essen to London
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£29 - £50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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Hanover to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 1h behind Hanover. It is currently 10:50 PM in Hanover and 9:50 PM in London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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