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About the train journey from Hannover to Bremen

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The train from Hannover to Bremen usually takes 1 hour 13 minutes on average to travel 100 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 1 hour. You can expect to find 40 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Bremen, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. You can choose to travel with ICE or DB to get to Bremen – both train companies offer modern comfortable services that will whisk you there in no time.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Hannover to Bremen in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $14.72.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Bremen, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Hannover to Bremen by train

It takes an average of 1h 13m to travel from Hannover to Bremen by train, over a distance of around 62 miles (100 km). There are normally 40 trains per day traveling from Hannover to Bremen and tickets for this journey start from $14.72 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

1h 0m


100 miles (62 km)


40 trains per day


Direct trains available


From $14.72

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus

Hannover to Bremen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Hannover to Bremen for Tuesday Jan 31st 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
10:45 11:45 1h 0m, direct
11:20 12:39 1h 19m, direct
11:45 12:50 1h 5m, direct
12:20 13:39 1h 19m, direct
12:45 13:45 1h 0m, direct
13:20 14:39 1h 19m, direct
13:45 14:50 1h 5m, direct
14:20 15:39 1h 19m, direct
14:45 15:45 1h 0m, direct
15:20 16:39 1h 19m, direct

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express) and IC (Intercity) trains from Hannover to Bremen

You can travel from Hannover to Bremen on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express) and IC (Intercity) trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 205 mph (330 km/h), the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

PhotoFalk2, under licence CC4.0

An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 100 mph (160 km/h) only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

Cheap train tickets from Hannover to Bremen

The price of train tickets from Hannover to Bremen starts at $14.72 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Hannover to Bremen by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Hannover to Bremen

Want to know more about your journey from Hannover to Bremen? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Hannover to Bremen take?

The average journey time by train between Hannover and Bremen is 1 hour and 13 minutes, with around 40 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Hannover and Bremen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Hannover to Bremen is 1 hour and 0 minutes.

How much does the train from Hannover to Bremen cost?

Train tickets from Hannover to Bremen can start from as little as $14.72 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Hannover to Bremen?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Hannover to Bremen without having to change trains. There are 40 direct trains from Hannover to Bremen each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Hannover to Bremen leave?

The first train from Hannover to Bremen leaves at 00:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Hannover to Bremen leave?

The last train from Hannover to Bremen leaves at 23:20. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Hannover and Bremen by train?

Trains travelling from Hannover to Bremen cover a distance of around 62 miles (100 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bremen to Hannover.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Hannover to Bremen for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/31/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 01/17/2023 for travel on 01/17/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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