The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Hanover to Frankfurt am Main will cost around $ 97 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 35.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
2 h 31 m
3 h 28 m
Trains per day
Of the 30 train that leave Hanover for Frankfurt am Main every day 18 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 261 km distance in an average of 3 h 28 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2 h 31 m .
The slowest train will take 7 h 39 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
3 hours 4 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$27|
|Trains depart from:||Hanover|
|Trains arrive in:||Frankfurt am Main|
|Train Companies:||Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn|
Business travelers, holidaymakers and commuters can travel comfortably and safely by train from the capital of Lower Saxony to the financial metropolis on the Main River. Thanks to the excellent train line, passengers can reach their Frankfurt destination from Hanover in less than 2 hours 20 minutes without changing trains. In addition to ICEs and Intercitys, local trains run regularly on the route.
Without changing trains, travelers travel from Hanover to Frankfurt exclusively by Deutsche Bahn. Parts of the route are also served by other train undertakings. Trains of the provider erixx, for example, run on the section from Hanover to Hildesheim. At Hildesheim station passengers can change trains at ICEs and Intercitys.
To travel by train from Hanover to Frankfurt, travelers need between 2 and 2 hours 20 minutes, if no changes are necessary. When changing trains at Hildesheim or Fulda station, the journey time increases to 2.45 to 3 hours 12 minutes. The journey times to Frankfurt(Main)Süd station vary only slightly.
Every time of day up to three trains leave Hanover every hour for their journey to Frankfurt. On Mondays and Tuesdays, as well as on Thursdays and Saturdays, there are 31 and 32 train connections respectively. Due to the higher demand the offer is higher on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday with 40 trains. From Monday to Friday, the first departure of a train to Frankfurt takes place shortly after 5 am, on weekends already at shortly after 4 am.
Hauptbahnhof Hanover. Trams and buses bring travelers from all parts of Hanover to the train. From Hanover-Langenhagen airport, the main train station can be reached in 18 minutes by S-Bahn. The traffic junction, which is called a shopping station, has an extensive range of restaurants, shops and a supermarket as well.
Hauptbahnhof Frankfurt(Main). In the Main metropolis, the central station is close to the city center. Passengers can reach the Dom/Römer station in the old town in eleven minutes by tram. There are also numerous underground connections from the station. The journey time to Frankfurt am Main Airport by S-Bahn line 8 is also only 11 minutes.