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Train Information from Hanover to Leiden

distanceDistance221 miles (357 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 27 min
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Hanover to Leiden cover the 221 miles (357 km) long trip taking on average 10 h 27 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Hannover Hbf and arrive in Leiden Centraal.

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Travel with Deutsche Bahn between Hanover and Leiden

Deutsche Bahn will get you from Hanover to Leiden at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) makes German train travel easy! Find Deutsche Bahn train schedules and cheap tickets for the 221 miles (357 km) journey between Hanover and Leiden with Omio. Choose from Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares for your journey between Hanover and Leiden if you’re looking for the best deals on affordable train tickets. Deutsche Bahn even offers discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use on Omio.

As the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day, DB offers a range of train types to suit you with the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the express national and international Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) trains, and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains. These different types of trains differ in terms of the comfort and time required to travel. For example, while restrooms are standard services on each train, other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi access are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets from Hanover to Leiden and when traveling by train:

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

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Trains from Hanover to Leiden
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Hanover, Germany and Leiden, Netherlands allowed?

Travel by train between Hanover, Germany and Leiden, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Leiden from Hanover restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Hanover?

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Leiden, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 9/26/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Hanover and Leiden closer to your date of departure here

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Hanover, Germany from Leiden, Netherlands?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Leiden to Hanover is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Netherlands?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Leiden?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Hanover, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/26/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Hanover from Leiden here.

How far is Hanover to Leiden by train?
The train distance from Hanover to Leiden is around 221 miles (357 km).
How many hours is the train time between Hanover and Leiden?
The train time from Hanover to Leiden is on average 10 h 27 min  for the 221 miles (357 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Leiden from Hanover by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Hanover to Leiden do I depart from? Which Leiden train station from Hanover do I arrive in?

Some of the Hanover train stations to Leiden you can start your journey from include Hannover Hbf, Hannover-Kleefeld and Hannover Bismarckstr. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Leiden include Leiden Centraal, Leiden Lammenschans and Leiden, Transferium.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Hannover Hbf   and arriving in Leiden Centraal.

Where is the departure train station in Hanover located? Where is the arrival train station in Leiden located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Hannover 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 Leiden Centraal and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Leiden.

Which train providers can take me between Hanover and Leiden?
For the journey from Hanover to Leiden you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Hanover and Leiden on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains are there to Leiden from Hanover a day?
The average number of trains departing Hanover for Leiden is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Hanover to Leiden? When is the last train from Hanover to Leiden?
The first Hanover to Leiden train departs at 6: 40 PM   and the last train from Hanover to Leiden leaves at 6: 40 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Hanover to Leiden on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

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