There are 12 ways to get from Southampton to Hanover by train, car, car train, bus, 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 via Köln Hauptbahnhof  •  10 h 49 min

  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 / ...

$199 - $404

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Bus FlixBus  •  20 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Essen 080
  3. Take the bus from Essen to Hanover 072 / ...

$60 - $139

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Train  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf

$170 - $433

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  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 / ...

$369 - $507

Bus Ouibus  •  19 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Utrecht
  3. Take the bus from Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan to Hannover, ZOB am Hbf 101

$79 - $106

Drive, carferry  •  10 h 8 min

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

$143 - $212

Fly Southampton to Hannover  •  6 h 48 min

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

$93 - $430

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Hannover  •  6 h 54 min

  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 - $371

Train to Birmingham, fly to Hannover  •  7 h 34 min

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

$119 - $274

Train to London Stansted, fly to Hannover  •  7 h 3 min

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

$107 - $477

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Hamburg  •  7 h 44 min

  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 - $358

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Hamburg, train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Hamburg (HAM) LGW - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf

$115 - $292

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Hanover. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Hannover, ZOB am Hbf via London and Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 25 min.

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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 10 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 49 min to get from Southampton to Hanover, including transfers.

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Southampton to Hanover bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Hanover is to train which takes 10 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 48 min.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Hannover Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Southampton to Hanover bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Hannover, ZOB am Hbf station.

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Hanover is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 8:46 AM in Southampton and 9:46 AM in Hanover.

Air France, KLM and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Hannover Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Hanover.
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  • Distance: 490.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Hanover via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, and Köln Hbf in around 10 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Hanover via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London, Utrecht, and Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan in around 19 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Hannover via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Birmingham to Hannover via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $420
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Stansted to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Hannover via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Hannover via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Birmingham to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Hannover via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $310
Premier
$230 - $360
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
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
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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 Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
ns.nl
Book at
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Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
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
2 h 18 min
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
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
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 City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 Utrecht
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan to Hannover, ZOB am Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
arriva.nl
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 London to Essen
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Essen to Hanover
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Essen - Hauptbahnhof to Hanover
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

There are 956+ 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 10 min and costs .

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