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

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Train to Hamburg, fly  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Madrid (MAD) HAM - MAD

$80 - $253

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Bus Ouibus  •  31 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Hanover to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 073
  2. Take the bus from Cologne to Madrid - Avénida de America Ouibus

$79 - $121

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Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Madrid (MAD) FRA - MAD

$118 - $303

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Madrid (MAD) DUS - MAD

$139 - $359

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Köln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Madrid (MAD) CGN - MAD

$130 - $390

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin-Spandau
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Madrid (MAD) TXL - MAD

$102 - $350

Train  •  18 h 6 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 Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$479 - $611

Train, drive  •  23 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  5. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Madrid

$363 - $495

Bus Eurolines DE  •  35 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Hanover to Karlsruhe 022 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid

$128 - $187

Drive  •  19 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Hanover to Madrid 1283.1 miles

$270 - $390

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No, there is no direct bus from Hanover to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Hanover and arriving at Madrid - Avénida de America via Cologne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hanover to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Hannover Hbf and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Paris Nord RER, Paris Gare de Lyon and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 6 min.

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The distance between Hanover and Madrid is 1676 km. The road distance is 2052.9 km.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 18 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to get from Hanover to Madrid, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Hanover to Madrid is to train which takes 18 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 31 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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Hanover to Madrid bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Madrid - Avénida de America station.

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Map of how to get from Hanover to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1047.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 28 min

What companies run services between Hanover, Germany and Madrid, Spain?

You can take a train from Hanover to Madrid via Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Barcelona Sants in around 18 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hanover to Madrid via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport and Cologne in around 31 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Madrid via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Madrid via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Madrid via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
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 Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
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 Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
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Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Spanish Railways AVE
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
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 Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hanover to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
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 Cologne to Madrid - Avénida de America
Ave. Duration
24 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
eurolines.de

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Hanover to Madrid train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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