There are 8 ways to get from Zürich to Hanover by train, bus, night train, 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  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Ice

$160 - $260

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 5 min

  1. N24 / ...

$40 - $75

6 alternative options

Night train  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Nj 400 / ...

$70 - $95

Drive  •  6 h 37 min

  1. 470.6 miles

$95 - $150

Fly to Hannover  •  4 h 47 min

  1. ZRH - HAJ

$74 - $333

Fly to Hamburg, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. ZRH - HAM

$83 - $275

Fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. ZRH - CGN

$114 - $296

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. ZRH - DUS

$103 - $249

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Hanover, Germany?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Hanover every 4 hours. Tickets cost $160 - $260 and the journey takes 6 h 17 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to Hanover 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $75 and the journey takes 11 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Zürich HB to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Hanover
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and Hanover is 563 km. The road distance is 753 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Hanover is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 75 and takes 11 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Hanover is to fly which takes 4 h 47 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 340.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Hannover Hbf. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 6 h 17 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Hanover. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 5 min.

The train from Zürich HB to Hannover Hbf takes 6 h 17 min including transfers and departs every four hours.