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There are 11 ways to get from Hanover to Saint-Saëns by train, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  10h 38m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Monterolier Buchy Ter

€133 - €637

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Bus  •  18h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Hanover central bus station to Paris N1320 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Rouen 742 / ...

€63 - €81

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Train via Antony  •  13h 45m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Massy Tgv Tgv
  4. Take the train from Massy Palaiseau to Rouen Rive Droite Tgv

€163 - €368

Train, bus  •  13h 56m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice
  3. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Rouen 712 / ...

€88 - €194

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  16h 54m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Porta Westfalica Re
  2. Take the train from Porta Westfalica to Duisburg Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Duisburg to Lille
  4. Take the bus from Lille to Rouen 712 / ...

€80 - €106

Drive  •  7h 1m

  1. Drive from Hanover to Saint-Saëns 770 km

€85 - €130

Fly Hannover to Paris CDG, train, line 71 bus  •  8h 26m

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Paris CDG (CDG) HAJ - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite
  3. Take the line 71 bus from ROUEN - Beauvoisine to SAINT-SAENS - Centre

€138 - €336

Train to Hamburg, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  9h 56m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Paris CDG (CDG) HAM - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite

€134 - €388

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  10h 27m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Paris CDG (CDG) DUS - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite

€148 - €318

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  10h 59m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Paris CDG (CDG) FRA - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite

€154 - €344

Fly Hannover to Paris Orly, train  •  11h 47m

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Paris Orly (ORY) HAJ - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite

€138 - €238

Hanover to Saint-Saëns by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Hanover and Saint-Saëns is around 23h 48m and covers a distance of around 1076 km. The fastest journey normally takes 23h 37m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Flixtrain and others, the Hanover to Saint-Saëns service departs from Hannover Hbf and arrives in SAINT-SAENS - Centre. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
23h 48m
Fastest journey time:
23h 37m
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
€203
Carbon emissions:
59 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:56
Last service departs at:
10:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hanover to Saint-Saëns train, walk and bus schedules

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Domestic travel is restricted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saint-Saëns is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Saint-Saëns is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Saint-Saëns is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

Yes, entry into Germany from France is currently restricted.

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The cheapest way to get from Hanover to Saint-Saëns is to bus which costs €60 - €85 and takes 18h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Hanover to Saint-Saëns is to drive which costs €85 - €130 and takes 7h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hanover station to Saint-Saëns. However, there are services departing from Hanover central bus station and arriving at SAINT-SAENS - Centre via Paris and ROUEN - Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 35m.

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The distance between Hanover and Saint-Saëns is 662 km. The road distance is 770 km.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Saint-Saëns without a car is to train which takes 10h 38m and costs €130 - €650.

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It takes approximately 10h 38m to get from Hanover to Saint-Saëns, including transfers.

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Hanover to Saint-Saëns bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Hanover central bus station.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Saint-Saëns is to train which takes 10h 38m and costs €130 - €650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €60 - €85 and takes 18h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Hannover Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Hanover to Saint-Saëns bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rouen station.

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Map of how to get from Hanover to Saint-Saëns.
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  • Distance: 662.3 km
  • Duration: 10h 38m

What companies run services between Hanover, Germany and Saint-Saëns, France?

You can take a train from Hanover to Saint-Saëns via Koeln Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Lille Europe, Lille Flandres, and Monterolier Buchy in around 10h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hanover to Saint-Saëns via Paris, Rouen, and ROUEN - Gare Routière in around 18h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hannover to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €500
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €310
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €320
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €290
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hannover to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €350
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €240
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €230
Flights from Hannover to Paris Orly via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Flights from Hannover to Paris Orly via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €250
Flights from Hannover to Paris Orly via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €480
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €350
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hannover to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€130 - €1000
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €200
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €600
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Hannover to Paris Orly via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €310
Flights from Hannover to Paris Orly via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €350
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €280
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €220
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Hannover to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Hannover to Paris Orly via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €160
Train operators
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 Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hanover central station to Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€65 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €38
1st Class
€27 - €32
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€65 - €80
1st Class
€70 - €85
Train from Massy Palaiseau to Rouen Rive Droite
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
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 Lille Flandres to Monterolier Buchy
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€28 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €60
Train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€17 - €26
Rail 1st Class
€26 - €40
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Porta Westfalica
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Porta Westfalica to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
metronom
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
HVV
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
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 Brussels-North train station to Rouen
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Rouen
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hanover central bus station to Paris
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Rouen
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Duisburg to Lille
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Hanover to Saint-Saëns is 770 km. It takes approximately 7h 1m to drive from Hanover to Saint-Saëns.

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Air France, Swiss, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Hannover Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Saint-Saëns. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Hannover Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs €3 - €10.

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