Hanover is a key transport hub, with train links to main cities such as Köln and to desirable tourist locations such as the Harz mountains. Over 620 trains will serve Hanover on a typical day. One of the most useful train links to Hanover for tourists coming into Germany by plane is the train from Hanover Airport to Hanover town. The S Bahn train service leaves at regular intervals (around every half an hour at peak times) from outside terminal C. This train takes around half an hour to reach Hanover Hauptbahnhof (or Main Train Station), which is right in the centre of the city.
Hanover is a fascinating city to explore with plenty to see and do here. Segways and a bar on wheels serving traditional German beers are among the quirky and versatile modes of transport available to tourists in Hanover. Make sure to take a stroll beside the man made lake in the centre of the city and to admire the beautiful green copper decorations on the majestic Town Hall. Hanover is also famous for being a great place to shop, with plenty of department stores, specialist chocolate makers, and of course cake shops selling delectable German pastries available for the tourist seeking to buy a great souvenir. Inside the Town Hall, you will find a fascinating museum, telling you all about the history and culture of this unique city.