There are 8 ways to get from Rotterdam to Hanover by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort Intercity
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort to Hannover Hbf Ic

$62 - $101

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hanover N67 / ...

$25 - $44

6 alternative options

Bus Arriva NL  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Capelsebrug Hoog to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde 195 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan to Hannover, ZOB am Hbf 101

$55 - $84

Bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Hanover 067 / ...

$30 - $80

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Hanover 255.4 miles

$60 - $90

Train, fly to Hannover  •  3 h 44 min

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

$83 - $300

Train, fly to Bremen  •  4 h 20 min

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

$97 - $401

Train, fly to Hamburg  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Hamburg (HAM) AMS - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf

$97 - $297

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Hanover, Germany?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Hanover via Amersfoort in around 5 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Hanover via Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk in around 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
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
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Rotterdam to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hanover
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Hanover
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Syntus Utrecht
Website
syntusutrecht.nl
Bus from Rotterdam, Capelsebrug Hoog to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
syntusutrecht.nl
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Rotterdam, Metro Capelsebrug to Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeurszijde
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Bus from Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan to Hannover, ZOB am Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Rotterdam to Hanover ZOB
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eurolines.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rotterdam and Hanover is 362 km. The road distance is 409 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Hanover is to bus which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Hanover is to train and fly which takes 3 h 44 min and costs 70€ - 260€.

No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Hanover. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Hannover Hbf via Amersfoort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 41 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and arriving at Hanover. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Rotterdam to Hanover, including transfers.