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There are 9 ways to get from Hanover to Poitiers by train, bus, car, car train 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  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Poitiers Tgv

193€ - 303€

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Bus  •  14h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Hanover to Paris, Paris N100
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Poitiers 723 / ...

54€ - 90€

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Train via Essen  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Essen Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Poitiers Tgv

242€ - 311€

Train, bus  •  18h 47m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dortmund to Poitiers Dortmund > Duisburg > Düsseldorf > Cologne > Liège > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Orléans > Tours > Poitiers > Bordeaux City Centre > Bayonne > San Sebastián > Conex San Sebastian > Bilbao > Santander > Oviedo > Vilalba > A Coruna > Santiago de Compostela > Pontevedra > Vigo

70€ - 102€

Drive  •  10h 12m

  1. Drive from Hanover to Poitiers 689.3 miles

120€ - 190€

Car train, drive  •  11h 14m

  1. Take the car train from Hanover to Göttingen Uex1846
  2. Drive from Göttingen to Poitiers

212€ - 296€

Fly Hannover to Poitiers  •  8h 39m

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Poitiers (PIS) HAJ - PIS

102€ - 564€

Train to Bremen, fly to Poitiers  •  9h 32m

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

112€ - 508€

Fly Hannover to Paris CDG, train  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Paris CDG (CDG) HAJ - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Poitiers

102€ - 334€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hanover to Poitiers is to train and bus which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 18h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Hanover to Poitiers is to fly and train which costs 100€ - 340€ and takes 7h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hanover to Poitiers. However, there are services departing from Hanover and arriving at Poitiers via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 25m.

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The distance between Hanover and Poitiers is 934 km. The road distance is 1102.9 km.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Poitiers without a car is to train which takes 9h 30m and costs 190€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 9h 30m to get from Hanover to Poitiers, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Hanover to Poitiers is to train which takes 9h 30m and costs 190€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 14h 25m, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 600€ and takes 8h 39m.

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There is no direct flight from Hannover Airport to Poitiers Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h 40m and has two stopovers.

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

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Map of how to get from Hanover to Poitiers.
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  • Distance: 583.9 miles
  • Duration: 9h 30m

What companies run services between Hanover, Germany and Poitiers, France?

You can take a train from Hanover to Poitiers via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Paris-Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 in around 9h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hanover to Poitiers via Paris, Paris in around 14h 25m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hannover to Poitiers via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
270€ - 1400€
Flights from Hannover to Poitiers via Frankfurt, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
340€ - 1500€
Flights from Hannover to Poitiers via London Heathrow, Lyon
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
280€ - 1200€
Flights from Hannover to Poitiers via Amsterdam Schiphol, Lyon
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
360€ - 1300€
Flights from Bremen to Poitiers via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
270€ - 1300€
Flights from Hannover to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 650€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hannover to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Flights from Hannover to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hannover to Poitiers via Amsterdam Schiphol, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from Hannover to Poitiers via Zurich, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 1800€
Flights from Hannover to Poitiers via Brussels, Manchester
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Bremen to Poitiers via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 470€
Flights from Bremen to Poitiers via Milan Bergamo, Manchester
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Hannover to Poitiers via Frankfurt, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
340€ - 1500€
Flights from Hannover to Poitiers via London Heathrow, Lyon
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
280€ - 1200€
Flights from Hannover to Poitiers via Amsterdam Schiphol, Lyon
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
360€ - 1300€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 480€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hannover to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
1000€ - 4200€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hannover to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

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 Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
4h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
120€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
120€ - 160€
1st Class
160€ - 230€
Train from Essen Hbf to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
140€ - 180€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
140€ - 180€
1st Class
190€ - 260€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 65€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
55€ - 65€
1st Class
80€ - 110€
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Hanover to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
45€ - 70€
1st Class
65€ - 110€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hanover to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 28€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Dortmund to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Ouibus

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Yes, the driving distance between Hanover to Poitiers is 1103 km. It takes approximately 10h 12m to drive from Hanover to Poitiers.

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Lufthansa, Hop!, Swiss and five other airlines offer flights from Hannover Airport to Poitiers Airport.

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Book your Hanover to Poitiers bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 196+ hotels available in Poitiers. Prices start at 50€ per night.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Hannover Airport is to train which takes 18m and costs 1€ - 15€.

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