Essen to Hanover train

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Cheap train tickets from Essen to Hanover

Showing times and prices for Jun 15

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Essen to Hanover is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

FlixTrain
04:10PM2h31
Essen
06:41PMHanover
$141One-way
0 transfers
FlixTrain
04:04PM2h37
Essen
06:41PMHanover
$191One-way
0 transfers
FlixTrain
08:04AM2h37
Essen
10:41AMHanover
$311One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Essen to Hanover

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FlixTrain
08:04AM2h37
Essen
10:41AMHanover
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FlixTrain
04:04PM2h37
Essen
06:41PMHanover
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FlixTrain
04:10PM2h31
Essen
06:41PMHanover
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Essen to Hanover

Showing times and prices for Jun 15

Fastest Journey

2 h 31 m

Average

2 h 35 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

212 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Essen for Hanover every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

FlixTrain
04:10PM2h31
Essen
06:41PMHanover
$141One-way
0 transfers
FlixTrain
08:04AM2h37
Essen
10:41AMHanover
$311One-way
0 transfers
FlixTrain
04:04PM2h37
Essen
06:41PMHanover
$191One-way
0 transfers

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ReviewsReviews for the rail journey from Essen to Hanover

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Pros
IconFriendly staff
Cons
IconToilets not clean
IconTrain overall not in good condition
I recently travelled from Essen to Hanover with my partner on the Deutsche Bahn ICE. The staff were extremely friendly, which we liked very much. The power sockets at the seats were functional. Unfortunately, the train was not very clean overall. Food leftovers on the floor and also the toilets were not very pleasant. Therefore, not a really nice experience.
Pros
IconTrain arrived on time
IconTrain was clean
Cons
IconUnpleasant fellow travellers
Some time ago, I took the Deutsche Bahn ICE from Essen to Hanover on business. The train pulled into the station on time and I arrived at my destination on time. Overall, the train was clean and the seats were comfortable. What bothered me a little were the somewhat unpleasant fellow passengers. The staff were friendly so far, but not outstanding. The sockets for charging my laptop were functional.
Pros
IconTrain was on time
Cons
IconThe train was overcrowded
IconSockets not accessible
I recently took the Deutsche Bahn train from Essen to Hanover. The train was on time and I arrived in Hanover at the specified time. Unfortunately, the journey was not very pleasant. For most of the journey, the train was very busy and the people were not very pleasant. At least there was still room for my luggage and the seat was ok. Unfortunately, the staff was also a bit tense. This could definitely be better.
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IconAir-conditioned
IconSocket
Cons
IconFull
IconDelay
IconNo working wifi
The ICE I took from Essen to Hannover Hbf had wifi, but it didn't seem to work as I couldn't open a single website. Another negative aspect of the journey was the fact that the train was far too full, so I had to sit on the floor next to a door. Furthermore, I was frustrated by the fact that at least 2 times we were standing on open track, as there didn't seem to be some trains in front of us that were taking up too much of a section of track. This aspect and the fact that there was a storm over Germany probably caused the delay of almost an hour. The only positive aspect of the journey that remains in my memory is the fact that the train was pleasantly air-conditioned and clean.
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IconCheap ticket
IconCheap seats
IconAdditional seat bookable
Cons
IconThis time no
The journey from Essen to Hanover was absolutely satisfactory and is highly recommended. The ticket is very cheap and you arrive at your destination quickly as there were no delays. The seats are already very cramped, so I book the next seat in addition to my seat and can then travel undisturbed with enough space. The journey is therefore relaxed. There were no noisy passengers and the journey was quiet. The train was clean and well ventilated. The staff were friendly and I am satisfied with everything so far. I would gladly travel again.
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Iconwifi
IconComfortable
IconReservation
Cons
IconNone
My nephew often travels by train through his vocational school, where he has to cover long distances. We made the reservation online without any problems. The advantage here with the ICE is that you also have wifi and a power socket in 2nd class. What's more, the reservation means you definitely have a seat. That makes the journey more pleasant. You also have the option of ordering something to eat in the on-board restaurant.

Overview: Train from Essen to Hanover

distanceDistance131 miles (212 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price$26 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency24 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, WestfalenBahn or National Express

Trains from Essen to Hanover cover the 131 miles (212 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 56 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, WestfalenBahn or National Express. Normally, there are 24 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $26 (€23), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $6 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Hanover Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain and WestfalenBahn from Essen to Hanover trains

Travel to Hanover from Essen from $6 (€5) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain and WestfalenBahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

National Express is the leading train company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 trains a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express trains are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most trains are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Essen - Hanover train: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB), FlixTrain classes from Essen to Hanover

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Essen to Hanover with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB), FlixTrain

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Essen to Hanover

FAQs: Travel by train from Essen 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.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Essen to Hanover can start from as little as $6 (€5) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Essen to Hanover is $26 (€23); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Essen to Hanover train time is 1 h 56 min   covering the 131 mile (212 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Essen to Hanover leaves at 5: 03 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Essen to Hanover leaves at 8: 29 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Essen to Hanover without having to change trains with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. There are 15 direct trains from Essen to Hanover each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a train from Essen to Hanover, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, WestfalenBahn or National Express for the best way to get you to Hanover. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Essen to Hanover and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 29 PM.

When departing from Essen, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Essen Hbf, Essen-Altenessen station and Essen, Hauptbahnhof (Bussteig 2). When arriving in Hanover, you can end your journey in train stations like Hanover Hbf, Hanover-Linden/Fischerhof and Hanover-Kleefeld.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Essen Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Hanover Hbf, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Hanover from Essen is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 56 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Essen to Hanover is September.
You have options as you can travel from Essen to Hanover 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Essen and Hanover

Essen
Hanover
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.
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ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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Essen-Steele stationParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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Essen-Hügel stationParkingAccessibility
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Essen-Kupferdreh stationParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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Essen Süd stationATMTaxisAccessibility
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Essen-Bergeborbeck stationParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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Essen-Steele Ost stationParkingATMAccessibility
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Essen Stadtwald stationATMTaxisAccessibility
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Essen-Frohnhausen stationParkingATMAccessibility
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Essen Zollverein Nord stationParkingATMAccessibility
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