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Fly Budapest to Hannover  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Hannover (HAJ) BUD - HAJ

€62 - €249

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Fly Budapest to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train  •  6h 57m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) BUD - BER
  2. Take the train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to S Spandau Bhf
  3. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Hannover Hbf

€31 - €251

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Train to Vienna, fly to Hannover  •  5h 55m

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

€82 - €265

Train to Vienna, fly to Hamburg, train  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from Gyoer to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Hamburg (HAM) VIE - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf

€58 - €324

Train via Budapest-Kelenfoeld  •  11h 50m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice

€156 - €239

Train  •  14h 33m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Deli to Wien Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Wien to Hannover Hauptbahnhof Uex 1398

€62 - €143

Bus  •  18h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget bus station to Hanover central bus station 1926

€56 - €71

Drive  •  9h 8m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Hanover 1030.9 km

€110 - €170

Hungary to Hanover by tram and train

The journey time between Hungary and Hanover is around 11h 44m and covers a distance of around 1184 km. The fastest journey normally takes 11h 43m. Operated by BKK, Railjet, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) and others, the Hungary to Hanover service departs from Clark Ádám tér and arrives in Hannover Hbf. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
11h 44m
Fastest journey time:
11h 43m
Journey distance:
1184 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€181
Carbon emissions:
62 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:19
Last service departs at:
09:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hungary to Hanover tram and train schedules

Hungary → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Hungary

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Australia, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Hungary

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Hungary
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Greece: South Aegean

This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Cyprus, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom

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Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Hungary

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Hungary.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hanover is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hanover is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Hanover is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Hungary from Germany.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 26 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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The most affordable way to get from Hungary to Hanover is to bus, which costs 20 000 Ft - 26 000 Ft and takes 18h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Hungary to Hanover is to train and fly which costs 29 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft and takes 5h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hungary to Hanover station. However, there are services departing from Astoria M and arriving at Hanover central bus station via Budapest Népliget bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hungary to Hanover. However, there are services departing from Clark Ádám tér and arriving at Hannover Hbf via Budapest-Kelenfoeld and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 50m.

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The distance between Hungary and Hanover is 907 km. The road distance is 1030.9 km.

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The best way to get from Hungary to Hanover without a car is to train via Budapest-Kelenfoeld which takes 11h 50m and costs 55 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6h 33m to get from Hungary to Hanover, including transfers.

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Hungary to Hanover bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest Népliget bus station.

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Hungary to Hanover train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Budapest-Kelenfoeld station.

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The best way to get from Hungary to Hanover is to fly which takes 6h 33m and costs 22 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train via Budapest-Kelenfoeld, which costs 55 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft and takes 11h 50m, you could also bus, which costs 20 000 Ft - 26 000 Ft and takes 18h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Hungary to Hanover.
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  • Distance: 907.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 33m

What companies run services between Hungary and Hanover, Germany?

Lufthansa, Swiss and eight other airlines fly from Zugló to Hanover every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Hanover via Kelenföld vasútállomás M, Budapest-Kelenfoeld, and Wien Hbf in around 11h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €400
Flights from Budapest to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €390
Flights from Budapest to Hannover via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €400
Flights from Vienna to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €470
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €420
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Hannover via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Flights from Vienna to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €370
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €300
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from Vienna to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €250
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €300
Flights from Vienna to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€14 - €90
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Hannover via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €240
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€10 - €90
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Gyoer to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €14
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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 Gyoer to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €30
Website
Railjet
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Railjet
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Gyoer to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €12
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€4 - €7
1st Class
€7 - €12
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €22
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€7 - €10
1st Class
€14 - €22
Train from Budapest-Deli to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €23
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€7 - €10
1st Class
€15 - €23
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Gyoer to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€2 - €10
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
€2 - €4
1st Class
€8 - €10
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €18
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
€5 - €7
1st Class
€15 - €18
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 Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to S Spandau Bhf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.berlin
Train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to S Spandau Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
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 Berlin-Spandau to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Wien Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€150 - €220
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 Berlin-Spandau to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
4 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 Berlin-Spandau station to Hanover central station
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Flixtrain
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
metronom
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
6 times a week
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 Hamburg Hauptbahnhof to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
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Urlaubs-Express
Train from Wien to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
10h 46m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€55 - €120
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Passenger
€59
Motorcycle
€99
Vehicle
€109
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 Budapest Népliget bus station to Hanover central bus station
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Hannover Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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

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Hungary to Hanover train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Hannover Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hungary to Hanover is 1031 km. It takes approximately 9h 8m to drive from Hungary to Hanover.

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Austrian Airlines, Eurowings, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Hannover Airport.

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