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Train Information between Essen and Hanover

distanceDistance131 miles (212 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price$28 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or FlixTrain

Trains from Essen to Hanover cover the 131 miles (212 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 22 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $15 (€12), but the average price of train tickets is $28 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Hannover Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn 4 Essen – Hanover

Travel from Essen to Hanover from $15 (€12) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn 4! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Deutsche Bahn 4

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Essen and Hanover in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your journey from Essen to Hanover on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Essen and Hanover is 131 miles (212 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Essen to Hanover start at $25 (€20).

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn 4 train tickets from Essen to Hanover, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Essen to Hanover
Travel by train to Hanover easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Essen to Hanover.
How much do cheap train tickets from Essen to Hanover cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Essen to Hanover trains for as little as $15 (€12)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Essen to Hanover?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Essen to Hanover train price to come in at an average of $28 (€23)  one way.
How far is it from Essen to Hanover by train?
The distance to Hanover from Essen by train is approximately 131 miles (212 km).
How long is the train between Essen and Hanover?
On average the Essen to Hanover train travel time is 2 h 22 min  for the 131 miles (212 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Essen goes to Hanover? What train station do I come into Hanover from Essen?

When taking a train from Essen, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen. When you arrive in Hanover, your train can arrive in train stations including Hannover Hbf, Hannover-Kleefeld and Hannover Bismarckstr.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Essen Hbf   to Hannover Hbf.

Where is the Essen train station located? Where is the Hanover train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Essen Hbf and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Hannover Hbf and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Hanover.

Which train companies can get me from Essen to Hanover?
If you're looking for trains from Essen to Hanover, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain to get you to Hanover. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Essen to Hanover journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there between Essen and Hanover a day?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Essen to Hanover. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Essen to Hanover? When is the last train from Essen to Hanover?
You can take the first train from Essen to Hanover at 5: 00 AM. The last train from Essen to Hanover that you can take departs at 11: 15 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Essen to Hanover schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
When should I book the Essen to Hanover train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Essen and Hanover within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $28 (€23) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Essen to Hanover a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Essen Hbf is the most popular Essen railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Essen for your trip to Hanover.