Cologne to Hanover by train
Travelling from Cologne to Hanover by train
Fast trains from Cologne to Hanover take around 2 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 249 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Hanover.
1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Hanover?
Direct trains from Cologne to Hanover have been found.
We usually find around 29 direct trains on the route from Cologne to Hanover every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 32 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cologne to Hanover?
The Cologne to Hanover train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cologne to Hanover train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Hanover is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 05:44 and the last train is around 23:17.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 06:48, and the last at 23:17.
What's the Cologne to Hanover train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cologne to Hanover are $21.89.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $35, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Cologne to Hanover train tickets?
Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cologne to Hanover by train.
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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Hanover?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cologne to Hanover, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Hanover to Cologne by train