There are 9 ways to get from Hanover to Zürich by train, bus, night train, 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  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Zürich HB Ice

$160 - $260

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Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Hanover to Zurich 024 / ...

$40 - $75

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Bus Ouibus  •  12 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Hanover ZOB to Frankfurt Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Zurich Ouibus

$63 - $87

Night train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the night train from Hannover Hbf to Zürich HB Nj / ...

$70 - $270

Drive  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Hanover to Zürich 470.6 miles

$95 - $150

Train to Hamburg, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Zurich (ZRH) HAM - ZRH

$95 - $271

Fly Hannover to Basel, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Basel (BSL) HAJ - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$138 - $402

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH

$168 - $382

Train to Hamburg, fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Basel (BSL) HAM - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$117 - $356

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hanover to Zürich is to bus which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 12 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hanover to Zürich is to train and fly which costs 140€ - 330€ and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The distance between Hanover and Zürich is 563 km. The road distance is 753 km.

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The train from Hannover Hbf to Zürich HB takes 6 h 19 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hanover and arriving at Zurich. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hannover Hbf and arriving at Zürich HB. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 6 h 19 min.

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What companies run services between Hanover, Germany and Zürich, Switzerland?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Hanover to Zürich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $160 - $260 and the journey takes 6 h 19 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hanover to Zürich 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $75 and the journey takes 10 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Basel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hamburg to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Hannover Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hanover to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hanover ZOB to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus

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