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Overview: Train from Hanover to London

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

Trains from Hanover to London cover the 423 miles (682 km) long route taking on average 9 h 57 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Hannover Hbf and arrive in London Victoria.

Trains from London to Hanover

Travellers on trains from London to Hanover can board the Eurostar at London St. Pancras, changing in Brussels and Cologne to arrive in Hanover. Journeys take between 7.5 hours to just over 8 hours, depending on connections. The earliest service leaves London St. Pancras at just after 6:00 a.m. The last service departs mid-afternoon from London. In addition to the Eurostar, the other train provider is Deutsche Bahn who operate connecting intercity trains to the final destination.


Deutsche Bahn Trains from Hanover to London

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Deutsche Bahn is Germany's leading train company, running 40,000 train journeys every day. Deutsche Bahn has a wide range of tickets, offers and discount cards such as the BahnCard. Check if you can use it on the Deutsche Bahn trains from Hanover to London. For more information on ticket cancellation, please visit our customer service centre.

Deutsche Bahn has different types of trains such as ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regional Rail) based on travel time and comfort. Toilets are available on all trains and some of them have an onboard restaurant or access to Wi-Fi.

At Omio, you can easily check the train schedule from Hanover to London and book cheap Deutsche Bahn tickets.


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FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from Hanover, Germany to London, United Kingdom?

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

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

When travelling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 27/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Hanover to London before travelling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from London, United Kingdom to Hanover, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Hanover, Germany from London is: Partially open.

Is my return train 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

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

Last checked on 27/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Hanover from London closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance between Hanover and London by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance to London from Hanover via train to be approximately 423 miles (682 km).

How long is the train journey between Hanover and London?

The Hanover to London train duration is on average 9 h 57 min, which is to be expected when travelling 423 miles (682 km) to London from Hanover. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When travelling by train from Hanover to London, which train station in Hanover do I depart from and which train station in London do I arrive in?

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

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

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Hannover Hbf, which is located around 0.6 miles (874 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Victoria, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from Hanover to London?

For the journey from Hanover to London you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to London from Hanover on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many train services per day are there to London from Hanover?

The average number of trains departing Hanover for London is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hanover
London
Hannover Hbf is the most popular Hanover railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Hanover for your journey to London.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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AccessibilityAccessibility
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Hannover Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3, U7, U8, U9
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S4, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S21, S51
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, NJ, FLX 30, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE8, RE10, RE30, RE60, RE70, RB38