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There are 4 ways to get from Paderborn to Hanover by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Hannover Hbf S5

13€ - 40€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the rideshare from Paderborn to Hanover 91.4 miles

3€ - 11€

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Paderborn, Paderborn central station to Hanover 059

8€ - 14€

Drive  •  1h 27m

  1. Drive from Paderborn to Hanover 91 miles

16€ - 24€

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The cheapest way to get from Paderborn to Hanover is to rideshare which costs 3€ - 11€ and takes 1h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Paderborn to Hanover is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paderborn, Paderborn central station station and arriving at Hanover. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paderborn Hbf and arriving at Hannover Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 48m.

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The distance between Paderborn and Hanover is 99 km. The road distance is 145.6 km.

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The best way to get from Paderborn to Hanover without a car is to train which takes 1h 48m and costs 13€ - 40€.

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The train from Paderborn Hbf to Hannover Hbf takes 1h 48m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Paderborn to Hanover train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Paderborn Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Paderborn to Hanover is to train which takes 1h 48m and costs 13€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 14€ and takes 2h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Paderborn to Hanover.
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  • Distance: 61.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 48m

What companies run services between Paderborn, Germany and Hanover, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Paderborn to Hanover hourly. Tickets cost 28€ - 40€ and the journey takes 1h 48m. S-Bahn also services this route hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paderborn to Hanover 4 times a day. Tickets cost 8€ - 14€ and the journey takes 2h 25m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

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).

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
S-Bahn
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 24€
Website
S-Bahn
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 Paderborn, Paderborn central station to Hanover
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paderborn to Hanover
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 11€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paderborn to Hanover is 146 km. It takes approximately 1h 27m to drive from Paderborn to Hanover.

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There are 1103+ hotels available in Hanover. Prices start at 50€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Paderborn and Hanover. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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