There are 6 ways to get from Hanover to Netherlands by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$45 - $80

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hanover to Amsterdam 234.3 miles

$25

4 alternative options

Bus Arriva NL  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Hannover, ZOB am Hbf to Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg 101

$57 - $80

Bus Deinbus  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Hannover to Amsterdam Centraal Station

$27 - $36

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Hanover to Amsterdam 234.5 miles

$55 - $85

Train, fly  •  3 h 44 min

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

$92 - $375

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Hanover to Netherlands is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between Hanover and Netherlands is 271 km. The road distance is 375.2 km.

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The train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal takes 4 h 20 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hanover to Netherlands. However, there are services departing from Hannover, ZOB am Hbf and arriving at Amsterdam, Buiten Brouwersstraat via Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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

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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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Map of how to get from Hanover to Netherlands.
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  • Distance: 169.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

What companies run services between Hanover, Germany and Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Hanover to Amsterdam every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $80 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, Arriva NL operates a bus from Hanover to Amsterdam once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 5 h.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
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
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 Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Hannover, ZOB am Hbf to Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arriva.nl
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hannover to Amsterdam Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 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
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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