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There are 496 daily trains from Munich to Hanover. Traveling by train from Munich to Hanover usually takes around 6 hours and 14 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 5 hours and 17 minutes.
|Distance||292 mi (470 km)|
|Fastest train||5h 17m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn|
Which train should you take from Munich to Hanover?
2 train services operate from Munich, Bavaria to Hanover, Lower Saxony. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 491 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Deutsche Bahn||491||6h 15m||€56.31|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||5||5h 46m||€68.76|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Munich to Hanover during the COVID-19 pandemic?
How long is the train journey from Munich to Hanover?
The distance between Munich and Hanover is approximately 292 miles, or 470 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 14 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 17 minutes.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Munich to Hanover are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Munich at 01:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Munich to Hanover?
There are 496 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
Boasting a quaint beauty that has withstood the test of time, Munich is a vibrant city where the old meets the new. One of the most noticeable events in the city is Oktoberfest. The festival is the largest beer festival in the world, and it is here that you can enjoy a huge variety of beers, as well as local specialties and themed entertainment. For those who want to learn more about the city’s architectural history, consider visiting the Church of Our Lady, which features two unique dome-topped towers, forming an eye-catching part of Munich’s skyline. If you simply wish to enjoy a stroll around town, the English Garden, with its signature Chinesischen Turm, will offer the reprieve you need.
Among the local favorites in the city are Spatenhaus and Haxnbauer, both of which serve authentic hearty Munich dishes. For a more affordable dinner, you could check out the beer gardens such as Seehaus Biergarten or Augustinerkeller.
München Hauptbahnhof, located at the center of Munich, is the principal train station in the city serving all Deutsche Bahn trains that pass through town. Munich’s Central Bus Station is located in the heart of the city, making it easy to catch a bus by FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Sindbad. The main airport is the Franz Josef Strauss International Airport, which lies 19 miles northeast of the city center.
Where is the train station in Munich?
There are two stations in Munich where you can board the train to Hanover.
Train stations in Munich:
München Flughafen Besucherpark
Where is the train station in Hanover?
There are more train stations and stops in Hanover than most cities. Most trains from Munich will stop at one (or more) of the 10 following stations in Hanover:
Train stations in Hanover: