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There are 12 ways to get from Hanover to Villach by train, bus, car, car train, night train, plane or shuttle

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Train

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to München Hbf
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Hannover Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Zob
  2. Take the bus from Zob to Villach Bus Station

Drive, car train

  1. Drive from Hanover to Hamburg Altona
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg Altona to Villach Hbf/Bbf

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Hannover to Villach Hbf

Night train via Rosenheim

  1. Take the night train from Hannover Hbf to Rosenheim
  2. Take the night train from Rosenheim to Villach Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Hanover to Villach

Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Ljubljana (LJU)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Villach

Fly to Klagenfurt, train

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Klagenfurt (KLU)
  2. Take the train from Klagenfurt Annabichl to Villach Hbf

Fly to Trieste, train

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Trieste (TRS)
  2. Take the train from Trieste Airport to Villach Westbf

Fly to Munich, train

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Munich (MUC)
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf

Fly to Vienna, train

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Vienna (VIE)
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Villach Hbf

Fly to Graz, train

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Graz (GRZ)
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Leoben Hbf
  3. Take the train from Leoben Hbf to Villach Hbf

Hanover to Villach by train

48 Weekly Trains
10h 30m Average Duration
€140 Cheapest Price
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Villach is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Villach is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Villach is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Hanover to Villach is to bus which costs €45 - €60 and takes 14h 20m.

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The fastest way to get from Hanover to Villach is to fly and shuttle. Taking this option will cost €160 - €330 and takes 7h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hanover to Villach station. However, there are services departing from Hannover Hauptbahnhof/ZOB and arriving at Villach Bus Station via Zob. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 20m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Hannover and arriving at Villach Hbf. This train operates Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11h 41m.

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The distance between Hanover and Villach is 706 km. The road distance is 973.1 km.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Villach without a car is to train which takes 10h 30m and costs €140 - €230.

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It takes approximately 10h 30m to get from Hanover to Villach, including transfers.

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Hanover to Villach bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Hannover Hauptbahnhof/ZOB station.

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Hanover to Villach train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Hannover Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Villach is to train which takes 10h 30m and costs €140 - €230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €60 and takes 14h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Hanover to Villach.
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  • Distance: 706.1 km
  • Duration: 10h 30m

What companies run services between Hanover, Germany and Villach, Austria?

You can take a train from Hanover to Villach via München Hbf and Salzburg Hbf in around 10h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hanover to Villach via Zob in around 14h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hannover to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€280 - €900
Flights from Hannover to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€280 - €900
Flights from Hannover to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€280 - €900
Flights from Hannover to Ljubljana via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€280 - €900
Flights from Hannover to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Hannover to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €700
Flights from Hannover to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €500
Flights from Hannover to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €500
Flights from Hannover to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€460 - €1700
Flights from Hannover to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Hannover to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €650
Flights from Hannover to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €650
Flights from Hannover to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€240 - €900
Flights from Hannover to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€280 - €900
Flights from Hannover to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €900
Flights from Hannover to Graz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€240 - €900
Flights from Hannover to Graz via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€240 - €900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hannover to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Hannover to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Hannover to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€280 - €900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Ljubljana via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €400
Flights from Hannover to Graz via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hannover to Ljubljana via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hannover to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€460 - €1700
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 Hauptbahnhof to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Graz Hbf to Leoben Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
Train from Wien Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Railjet
Train from Graz Hbf to Leoben Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €22
Website
Railjet
Train from Leoben Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €45
Website
Railjet
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Leoben Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Leoben Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Leoben Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Klagenfurt Annabichl to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Trieste Airport to Villach Westbf
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Graz Hbf to Leoben Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Leoben Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Villach Hbf/Bbf
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€100 - €120
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Night train from Hannover to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€100 - €120
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Hannover Hbf to Rosenheim
Ave. Duration
10h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
Nightjet
Night train from Rosenheim to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €26
Website
Nightjet
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
rdc-deutschland.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once 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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hannover Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Zob
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zob to Villach Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Touristik Kärnten Transfer
Phone
+43 660 9030012
Email
office@touristik-kaernten-transfer.at
Website
touristik-kaernten-transfer.at
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Villach
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €45
Schedules at
touristik-kaernten-transfer.at
Private
€21 - €40

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There is no direct flight from Hannover Airport to Ljubljana Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Hanover to Villach bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Villach Bus Station.

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Hanover to Villach train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Villach Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hanover to Villach is 973 km. It takes approximately 8h 7m to drive from Hanover to Villach.

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KLM, Transavia Holland, Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Hannover Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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