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from Rotterdam to Hanover

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Travel Information from Rotterdam to Hanover

distanceDistance224 miles (361 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £20
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £17 • 5 h 11 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £17 • 5 h 11 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 224 miles (361 km) by coach or train from Rotterdam to Hanover. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 11 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Rotterdam to Hanover.

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Travel from Rotterdam to Hanover
Travel to Hanover easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Rotterdam to Hanover.
Is international travel between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Hanover, Germany allowed?

International travel from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Hanover, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Netherlands?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Hanover if travelling from Rotterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Hanover, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 16/09/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Hanover from Rotterdam.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Hanover, Germany?

Return travel to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Germany?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

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

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Rotterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 14/09/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Rotterdam from Hanover.

How do I go from Rotterdam to Hanover?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Rotterdam to Hanover. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Rotterdam to Hanover?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Rotterdam to Hanover, which costs on average £17.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Hanover:

A train is generally £3 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £20 from Rotterdam to Hanover.

What is the fastest way to get to Hanover from Rotterdam?

The fastest way to get to Hanover from Rotterdam is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 11 min.

There are alternative travel options to Hanover that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Hanover by coach can take on average 6 h 35 min.

How far is it from Rotterdam to Hanover?

The Rotterdam to Hanover distance is approximately 224 miles (361 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Rotterdam and in Hanover?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Rotterdam to Hanover:

  • Coaches from Rotterdam to Hanover most often leave from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and arrive in Hanover, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Trains from Rotterdam to Hanover most often leave from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Hannover Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Rotterdam to Hanover?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Rotterdam to Hanover:

  • You can travel between Rotterdam and Hanover by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £20 with Flixbus from Rotterdam to Hanover.
  • You can travel from Rotterdam to Hanover by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £17 with Deutsche Bahn from Rotterdam to Hanover.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Rotterdam to Hanover ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Rotterdam to Hanover often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Hamburg or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rotterdam and Hanover itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Hanover and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets between Rotterdam and Hanover online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Rotterdam to Hanover, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £20 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £17 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Rotterdam to Hanover tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey


Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the airport and what is the best way to get there?
The RET Citybus 33 connects Rotterdam and Rotterdam Centraal
Rotterdam Centraal

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