The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Hanover to Frankfurt am Main will cost around $ 86 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 30.
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2 h 6 m
2 h 44 m
Trains per day
Of the 44 trains that leave Hanover for Frankfurt am Main every day 24 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 261 km distance in an average of 2 h 44 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 6 m .
The slowest trains will take 5 h 17 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.
|Distance||162 miles (261 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 8 min|
|Average train ticket price||$29 (€24)|
|Train frequency||17 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 17 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Hanover to Frankfurt am Main cover the 162 miles (261 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 8 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $22 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $29 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Hannover Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.
Travel from Hanover to Frankfurt am Main from $22 (€18) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Hanover to Frankfurt am Main train.
Deutsche Bahn from Hanover to Frankfurt am Main train information:
These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Hanover to Frankfurt am Main:
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.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
When taking a train from Hanover, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Hannover Hbf, Hannover-Kleefeld and Hannover Bismarckstr. When you arrive in Frankfurt am Main, your train can arrive in train stations including Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Hannover Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Hannover Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Hanover.
The most popular arrival train station, Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, is located 6 mile (s) / 10 km away from the city center of Frankfurt am Main.
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