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There are 12 ways to get from Southampton to Hanover by train, car, car train, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry 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.

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Train  •  10h 44m

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

$198 - $404

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Bus, train  •  19h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus from London to The Hague
  3. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Amersfoort
  4. Take the train from Amersfoort to Hannover Hbf

$81 - $137

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Train via Dortmund Hbf  •  11h 7m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ic / ...

$228 - $439

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  10h 55m

  1. Drive from Southampton 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 / ...

$351 - $485

Bus, bus and ferry  •  18h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Hanover

$100 - $153

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 8m

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

$142 - $212

Fly Southampton to Hannover  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Hannover (HAJ) SOU - HAJ

$93 - $430

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Hannover  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Hannover (HAJ) LHR - HAJ

$120 - $369

Train to Birmingham, fly to Hannover  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Hannover (HAJ) BHX - HAJ

$118 - $273

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Hamburg  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Hamburg (HAM) LHR - HAM
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf

$144 - $356

Train to London Stansted, fly to Hannover  •  7h 6m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Hannover (HAJ) STN - HAJ

$106 - $477

Train to London Stansted, fly to Bremen, train  •  7h 51m

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

$104 - $271

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Hanover is to bus and train which costs £60 - £110 and takes 19h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Hanover is to train and fly which costs £90 - £290 and takes 6h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Hanover. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Hanover via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 30m.

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The distance between Southampton and Hanover is 491 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Hanover without a car is to train which takes 10h 44m and costs £150 - £310.

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It takes approximately 10h 44m to get from Southampton to Hanover, including transfers.

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Southampton to Hanover bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Hanover is to train which takes 10h 44m and costs £150 - £310. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £70 - £330 and takes 7h 18m.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Hannover Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Hanover.
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  • Distance: 490.6 miles
  • Duration: 10h 44m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Hanover via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, and Köln Hbf in around 10h 44m. Alternatively, KLM, Flybe and Air France fly from Southampton to Hanover every 4 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 Birmingham to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
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
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 Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
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 Stansted to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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 Birmingham to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Hannover via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Southampton to Hannover via Glasgow, Birmingham
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Hannover via Glasgow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
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
Flights from Birmingham to Hannover via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bremen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $230
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Hannover via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Hannover via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Birmingham to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
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 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 Dortmund Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
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
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 Den Haag Centraal to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Amersfoort to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
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 The Hague
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Hanover is 1h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 7:44 PM in Southampton and 8:44 PM in Hanover.

Air France, KLM and Flybe offer flights from Southampton 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 Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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