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There are 11 ways to get from Hodenhagen to Chester by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train via Cologne  •  12h 35m

  1. Take the train from Hodenhagen to Hannover Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  5. Take the train from London Euston to Chester

£213 - £752

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Train to Hannover, fly to Liverpool  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the train from Hodenhagen to Langenhagen Mitte
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Liverpool (LPL) HAJ - LPL

£49 - £171

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Train  •  14h 16m

  1. Take the train from Hodenhagen to Hannover Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ic
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Chester

£259 - £657

Train #2  •  17h 30m

  1. Take the train from Hodenhagen to Hannover Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ic
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St. Pancras Int.
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Smethwick Galton Bridge
  5. Take the train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Chester

£274 - £537

Train, bus  •  18h 3m

  1. Take the train from Hodenhagen to Hannover Hbf Re
  2. Take the bus from Hanover to Lille
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Chester

£178 - £577

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11h 24m

  1. Drive from Hodenhagen to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Chester

£241 - £297

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 35m

  1. Drive from Hodenhagen to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Chester

£114 - £211

Train to Hannover, fly to Manchester  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the train from Hodenhagen to Langenhagen Mitte
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Manchester (MAN) HAJ - MAN

£90 - £176

Train, train to Hamburg, fly to Manchester  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the train from Hodenhagen to Buchholz
  2. Take the train from Buchholz(Nordheide) to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Manchester (MAN) HAM - MAN
  4. Take the train from Crewe to Chester

Train to Bremen, fly to Manchester  •  10h 8m

  1. Take the train from Soltau(Han) to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Manchester (MAN) BRE - MAN

£65 - £162

Train to Hamburg, fly to Liverpool  •  10h 16m

  1. Take the train from Hodenhagen to Buchholz
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Liverpool (LPL) HAM - LPL

£54 - £178

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The cheapest way to get from Hodenhagen to Chester is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 190€ and takes 10h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Hodenhagen to Chester is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 200€ and takes 8h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hodenhagen to Chester. However, there are services departing from Hodenhagen and arriving at Chester via Hannover Hbf, Koeln Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 35m.

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The distance between Hodenhagen and Chester is 522 miles.

The best way to get from Hodenhagen to Chester without a car is to train via Cologne which takes 12h 35m and costs 230€ - 850€.

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It takes approximately 12h 35m to get from Hodenhagen to Chester, including transfers.

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Hodenhagen to Chester train services, operated by Erixx, depart from Hodenhagen station.

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There is no direct flight from Hannover Airport to Manchester Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Hodenhagen to Chester train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Chester station.

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easyJet, Vueling Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Hannover Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Hodenhagen to Chester.
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  • Distance: 522.4 miles
  • Duration: 12h 35m

What companies run services between Hodenhagen, Germany and Chester, England?

You can take a train from Hodenhagen to Chester via Hannover Hbf, Koeln Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, London St Pancras Eurostar, and London Euston in around 12h 35m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hannover to Manchester via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £200
Flights from Hamburg to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Flights from Hamburg to Liverpool via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£75 - £290
Flights from Hamburg to Liverpool via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £280
Flights from Hamburg to Liverpool via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Flights from Hamburg to Liverpool via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £350
Flights from Hannover to Liverpool via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Flights from Hannover to Liverpool via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £170
Flights from Hamburg to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £320
Flights from Bremen to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hannover to Manchester via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£180 - £280
Flights from Hannover to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£180 - £280
Flights from Bremen to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£190 - £390
Flights from Bremen to Manchester via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£190 - £390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Liverpool via Edinburgh, Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£24 - £130
Flights from Hamburg to Liverpool via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £450
Flights from Hamburg to Liverpool via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£22 - £130
Flights from Hannover to Liverpool via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Hannover to Liverpool via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Flights from Hannover to Liverpool via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£24 - £130
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hannover to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £110
Flights from Hamburg to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £310
Flights from Bremen to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£85 - £280
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hannover to Manchester via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £330
Flights from Hamburg to Manchester via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£85 - £300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hamburg to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £420
Flights from Hamburg to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £410
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Hannover to Manchester via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £350
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Hamburg to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £410
Train operators
Erixx
Phone
05191/ 96944-250
Website
erixx.de
Train from Hodenhagen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
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Train from Hodenhagen to Langenhagen Mitte
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
erixx.de
Train from Hodenhagen to Buchholz(Nordheide)
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
erixx.de
Train from Soltau(Han) to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
erixx.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hodenhagen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
HVV
Train from Hodenhagen to Langenhagen Mitte
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
HVV
Train from Hodenhagen to Buchholz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
HVV
Train from Soltau(Han) to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
HVV
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£55 - £80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £95
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
3h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£55 - £120
Website
Thalys
Standard
£55 - £80
Comfort
£65 - £90
Premium
£80 - £120
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£90 - £110
Standard Premier
£130 - £170
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£120 - £320
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£280 - £320
Standard
£120 - £150
Standard Premier
£160 - £210
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St. Pancras Int.
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£120 - £320
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£280 - £320
Standard
£120 - £150
Standard Premier
£160 - £210
Train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£75 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£75 - £95
Standard Premier
£110 - £150
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £230
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £90
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£170 - £230
Train from Crewe to Chester
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £35
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £35
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from London Euston to Smethwick Galton Bridge
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £50
Transport for Wales
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Buchholz(Nordheide) to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
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 Lille
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£29 - £35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Calais to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £45
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£4
2-bed inside cabin
£30 - £45

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