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There are 52 daily trains from Budapest to Hanover. Traveling by train from Budapest to Hanover usually takes around 14 hours and 43 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 13 hours and 5 minutes.
|Distance||533 mi (858 km)|
|Fastest train||13h 5m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company|
Which train should you take from Budapest to Hanover?
2 train services operate from Budapest to Hanover. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 33 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Deutsche Bahn||19||14h 40m||€130.28|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||33||14h 45m||€184.44|
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Budapest to Hanover start from €122, and on average cost . Daily there are 33 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Hanover. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Budapest leaves from Budapest-Keleti and one other station. And in Hanover trains arrive at Hannover-Vinnhorst and 4 other train stations.
From Budapest to Hanover train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 14 hours and 45 minutes. If you are looking to get to Hanover faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 13 hours and 5 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 33 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Hanover.
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The distance between Budapest and Hanover is approximately 533 miles, or 858 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 14 hours and 43 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 13 hours and 5 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Budapest to Hanover on Sunday. Tickets for Sunday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Sunday. Sunday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.
The earliest train departs Budapest at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 18:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
There are 52 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.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Hanover to Budapest.
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As the commercial and cultural hub of Hungary, Budapest is a multi-faceted city that appeals to many different kinds of travelers. The city’s star attraction is the blue Danube, which runs through town, dividing it in two. To explore the river to its fullest, you should go on a boat cruise. This is also a good way to enjoy an unobstructed view of the surrounding architecture. After enjoying the sapphire-colored water of the Danube, take a stroll around the historic Castle Hill quarter, which features cobblestone streets and quaint old buildings. While here, don’t hesitate to visit the area’s iconic Buda Castle, which dates back to the 13th century. For those who do not want to pass up a good photo shoot, Fisherman’s Bastion offers amazing panoramic views.
If you are looking for some unique Hungarian dishes, Arany Kaviar Restaurant offers a great selection. For a more casual experience, Hoppacska is a great choice.
The three main rail stations in Budapest are Keleti, Nyugati, and Déii, which offer access to various other Hungarian and European cities. The main bus station is Népliget and it is located on the edge of Budapest’s popular People’s Park. The main airport in the city is the Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
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Situated on the River Leine, Hanover is the largest city in the German state of Lower Saxony. This historic city is now an important commercial center and home to a large university, the Leibniz University Hanover.
Aside from industry, Hanover is known for being a hub for festivals in Germany. The city is always celebrating something, but two of the biggest events are the hugely popular Oktoberfest Hanover and the Hanover Schutzenfest, a target shooting competition.
Even if you skip the revelry at these festivals, Hanover offers a rich cultural experience in its world-class museums, theaters, and galleries. One of Hanover's cultural centerpieces is the Hanover Opera House. Built in 1852, this impressive building hosts opera performances during opera season, from September to June.
Like most of Germany, Hanover is extremely accessible thanks to robust transport options. Hanover Airport is served by many major airlines, while the train station has many connections from various destinations across the country. Plus, intercity bus service on BlaBlaCar Bus, Sindbad, FlixBus, and more connects Hanover to other German cities, including Dresden, Cologne, Hamburg, and more.
Where is the train station in Budapest?
Main departure station: Budapest-Keleti
Budapest-Keleti is the central station for railway transportation services in Budapest. Although it is located about 2 miles from the city center, a metro stop at the station connects you to the subway system. The station was constructed in 1884, and it has gone through multiple renovations throughout its lifetime, but the splendor of its eclectic architectural style remains the same. The station features all sorts of amenities, including public restrooms, ATMs, food stalls, and much more. Intercity and international rail routes from Budapest go to such cities as Berlin, Krakow, and Prague.
All train stations in Budapest:
Where is the train station in Hanover?
Main arrival station: Hannover Anderten-Misburg
There are more train stations and stops in Hanover than most cities. Most trains from Budapest will stop at one (or more) of the 5 following stations in Hanover:
Train stations in Hanover:
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