There are 7 ways to get from Hanover to Netherlands by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ic / ...

30€ - 110€

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Bus  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Hannover to Amsterdam Centraal Station

20€ - 28€

5 alternative options

Bus via Amsterdam Amstel  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Hanover ZOB to Amsterdam Amstel

46€ - 61€

Rideshare  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the rideshare from Hanover to Amsterdam 377.1 km

22€

Drive  •  3h 35m

  1. Drive from Hanover to Amsterdam 377.2 km

50€ - 75€

Fly from Hannover  •  3h 47m

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) HAJ - AMS

73€ - 258€

Train to Bremen, fly  •  3h 44m

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

76€ - 365€

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The cheapest way to get from Hanover to Netherlands is to rideshare which costs 22€ and takes 4h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Hanover to Netherlands is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 3h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hannover and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hannover Hbf and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Hanover and Netherlands is 271 km. The road distance is 377.2 km.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Netherlands without a car is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs 30€ - 110€.

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The train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal takes 4h 20m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Hanover to Netherlands bus services, operated by Deinbus, depart from Hannover station.

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

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The best way to get from Hanover to Netherlands is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs 30€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 28€ and takes 5h 56m, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 260€ and takes 3h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Hanover to Netherlands.
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  • Distance: 270.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between Hanover, Germany and Netherlands?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity operates a train from Hanover to Amsterdam every 4 hours. Tickets cost 75€ - 110€ and the journey takes 4h 20m. Dutch Railways (NS) also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Hanover to Amsterdam once daily. Tickets cost 20€ - 28€ and the journey takes 5h 56m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 470€
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 470€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.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.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 80€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
30€ - 50€
1st Class
55€ - 80€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hannover to Amsterdam Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hanover ZOB to Amsterdam Amstel
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hanover to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Hannover Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Hanover to Netherlands bus services, operated by Deinbus, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal Station.

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Hanover to Netherlands train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hanover to Netherlands is 377 km. It takes approximately 3h 35m to drive from Hanover to Netherlands.

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KLM offers flights from Hannover Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 434+ hotels available in Netherlands. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Hanover and Netherlands. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Hannover Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs 1€ - 5€.

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