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Travel from Hannover to Jena by train in 2 hours 52 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Hannover to Jena by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Hannover to Jena by train is 3 hours 33 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 2 hours 52 minutes. You'll usually find 30 trains per day traveling the 206 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there are no direct services to Jena.

Book train tickets from Hannover to Jena in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $24.87. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Hannover to Jena by train

It takes an average of 3h 33m to travel from Hannover to Jena by train, over a distance of around 128 miles (206 km). There are normally 30 trains per day traveling from Hannover to Jena and tickets for this journey start from $24.87 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 52m
PriceFrom $24.87
Distance128 miles (206 km)
Frequency30 trains per day
First train02:40
Last train21:36
Departure stationHannover
Arrival stationJena
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsCitylines

Hannover to Jena train times

Check out the next trains departing from Hannover to Jena for martes oct. 11º 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
08:36 12:15 3h 39m, 2 changes
08:36 12:44 4h 8m, 1 change
09:36 13:06 3h 30m, 1 change
10:26 13:20 2h 54m, 1 change
10:41 14:13 3h 32m, 1 change
11:36 15:06 3h 30m, 1 change
12:26 15:18 2h 52m, 1 change
12:36 16:15 3h 39m, 2 changes
12:36 16:44 4h 8m, 1 change
13:36 17:06 3h 30m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Hannover to Jena

The price of train tickets from Hannover to Jena starts at $24.87 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 Jena 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 Jena

Want to know more about your journey from Hannover to Jena? 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 Jena take?

The average journey time by train between Hannover and Jena is 3 hours and 33 minutes, with around 30 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 Jena by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Hannover to Jena is 2 hours and 52 minutes.

How much does the train from Hannover to Jena cost?

Train tickets from Hannover to Jena can start from as little as $24.87 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 Jena?

No, there are no direct train services from Hannover to Jena. Travelling from Hannover to Jena by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

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

The first train from Hannover to Jena leaves at 02:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Hannover to Jena leaves at 21:36. 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 Jena by train?

Trains travelling from Hannover to Jena cover a distance of around 128 miles (206 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Jena to Hannover.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Hannover to Jena for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/11/2022. 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 12/06/2022 for travel on 12/06/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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