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Overview: Train from London to Hanover

distanceDistance423 miles (682 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from London to Hanover cover the 423 miles (682 km) long route taking on average 10 h 13 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Hannover Hbf.



Deutsche Bahn trains from London to Hanover

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from London to Hanover. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from London to Hanover and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips: Trains from London to Hanover

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FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between London and Hanover?

Travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Hanover, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Hanover from London restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self 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)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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

The above information was last checked on 1/19/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between London and Hanover closer to your date of departure here

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to London, United Kingdom from Hanover, Germany?

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

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

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Hanover?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 1/19/22. 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 London from Hanover here.

How far is London to Hanover by train?

The London to Hanover train distance is approximately 423 miles (682 km).

What is the London to Hanover train travel time?

On average the London to Hanover train time is 10 h 13 min  covering the 423 miles (682 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from London to Hanover do I depart from? Which Hanover train station from London do I arrive in?

When taking the train from London to Hanover, you can choose to depart from train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Your route can end in train stations such as Hannover Hbf, Hannover-Kleefeld and Hannover Bismarckstr.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Hannover Hbf.

Where is the train station in London to go to Hanover? Where is the train station in Hanover located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, London Victoria, located approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center of London. The most popular arrival train station in Hanover, called Hannover Hbf, is located around 0.6 miles (874 m) away from its city center.

What train providers go from London to Hanover?

If you're looking for trains from London to Hanover, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Hanover. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the London to Hanover journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there to Hanover from London?

On average, there are 2 trains a day from London to Hanover. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your trip to Hanover.
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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ParkingParking
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+44 3457114141
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24/7
Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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ParkingParking
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+44 2078437688
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139