There are 9 ways to get from Leuven to Hanover by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Leuven to Liege-Guillemins Ic
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...

$99 - $158

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Bus  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hanover N81 / ...

$33 - $53

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Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Mechelen to Breda Ic
  2. Take the train from Breda to Deventer
  3. Take the train from Deventer to Hannover Hbf

$67 - $120

Drive, train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice

$81 - $117

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to Hanover 286.6 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Brussels to Hannover  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Hannover (HAJ) BRU - HAJ

$85 - $295

Fly Brussels to Hamburg, train  •  5 h 33 min

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

$67 - $182

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly to Hannover  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Leuven to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Hannover (HAJ) AMS - HAJ

$102 - $320

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly to Bremen  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Leuven to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Bremen (BRE) AMS - BRE
  4. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf

$119 - $424

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Leuven to Hanover. However, there are services departing from Leuven Dirk Boutslaan and arriving at Hanover via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leuven to Hanover. However, there are services departing from Leuven and arriving at Hannover Hbf via Liège-Guillemins and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

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The distance between Leuven and Hanover is 385 km. The road distance is 458.5 km.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Hanover without a car is to train which takes 6 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Leuven to Hanover, including transfers.

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Leuven to Hanover bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Leuven to Hanover train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Leuven station.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Hanover is to train which takes 6 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 42 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Hannover Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Leuven to Hanover.
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  • Distance: 240.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

What companies run services between Leuven, Belgium and Hanover, Germany?

You can take a train from Leuven to Hanover via Liege-Guillemins, Liège-Guillemins, Köln Hauptbahnhof, and Köln Hbf in around 6 h 12 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Leuven to Hanover 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 8 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Hannover
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Leuven to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$14 - $20
Train from Mechelen to Breda
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Leuven to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Mechelen to Breda
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Deventer
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Deventer to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hanover
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Leuven to Hanover train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Hannover Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leuven to Hanover is 459 km. It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to drive from Leuven to Hanover.

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Eurowings, Brussels Airlines, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Hannover Airport.

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There are 956+ hotels available in Hanover. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs .

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