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There are 13 ways to get from London to Hanover by train, car, car train, bus and ferry, bus, night bus, car ferry or plane

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Train via Köln Hbf  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...

$173 - $354

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Bus, night bus  •  16h 30m

  1. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus
  2. Take the night bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk Train Station to Hannover Central Bus Station Amsterdam-Berlin

$41 - $57

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Train  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf Intercity

$140 - $384

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  9h 55m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...

$335 - $462

Bus and ferry, bus  •  15h 10m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Hanover N367

$91 - $138

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 4m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Hanover

$126 - $190

Fly London Heathrow to Hannover  •  5h 7m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Hannover (HAJ) LHR - HAJ

$93 - $321

Fly London City to Hannover  •  6h 59m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Hannover (HAJ) LCY - HAJ

$165 - $659

Fly London Heathrow to Hamburg, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Hamburg (HAM) LHR - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf

$117 - $308

Fly London Stansted to Hannover  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Hannover (HAJ) STN - HAJ

$76 - $429

Fly London Stansted to Bremen, train  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bremen (BRE) STN - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf

$74 - $223

Fly London Stansted to Hamburg, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Hamburg (HAM) STN - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf

$83 - $206

Fly London City to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 16m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LCY - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hannover Hbf

$130 - $378

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Hanover is to bus and night bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 16h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Hanover is to fly which costs £70 - £250 and takes 5h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Hanover. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Hanover via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Hanover. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Hannover Hbf via Brussels Midi-Zuid and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 4m.

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The distance between London and Hanover is 426 miles.

The best way to get from London to Hanover without a car is to train which takes 8h 4m and costs £130 - £280.

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It takes approximately 8h 4m to get from London to Hanover, including transfers.

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London to Hanover bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from London station.

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London to Hanover train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Hanover is to train which takes 8h 4m and costs £130 - £280. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £70 - £250 and takes 5h 7m.

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Map of how to get from London to Hanover.
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  • Distance: 426.3 miles
  • Duration: 8h 4m

What companies run services between London, England and Hanover, Germany?

You can take a train from London to Hanover via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, and Köln Hbf in around 8h 4m. Alternatively, British Airways, Brussels Airlines and two other airlines fly from London to Hanover every 3 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from London City to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from London City to Hannover via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from London Stansted to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bremen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $230
Flights from London Stansted to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $150
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from London City to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from London City to Hannover via Geneva, Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $310
Premier
$230 - $350
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
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 Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
ns.nl
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Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Hanover
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Ouibus
CityBusExpress
Phone
+31 30 333 33 00
Email
info@citybusexpress.com
Website
citybusexpress.com
Night bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk Train Station to Hannover Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
CityBusExpress
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Hannover Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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London to Hanover bus services, operated by CityBusExpress, arrive at Hannover Central Bus Station.

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Hanover is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 12:49 PM in London and 1:49 PM in Hanover.

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

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British Airways, Brussels Airlines, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Hannover Airport.

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There are 952+ hotels available in Hanover. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14m and costs £20 - £29.

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