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About the train journey from Hannover to Würzburg

Want to travel from Hannover to Würzburg by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Hannover to Würzburg usually takes 2 hours 26 minutes on average to travel 287 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 2 hours 2 minutes. You can expect to find 22 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Würzburg, 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 Würzburg – 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 Würzburg in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $14.62.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Würzburg, 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 Würzburg by train

It takes an average of 2h 26m to travel from Hannover to Würzburg by train, over a distance of around 178 miles (287 km). There are normally 22 trains per day traveling from Hannover to Würzburg and tickets for this journey start from $14.62 when you book in advance.

First train

00:03

Last train

21:57

Departure station

Hannover

Arrival station

Würzburg

Journey time

2h 2m

Distance

287 miles (178 km)

Frequency

22 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $14.62

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus

Hannover to Würzburg train times

Check out the next trains departing from Hannover to Würzburg for Tuesday Feb 14th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:26 10:32 2h 6m, direct
09:26 11:30 2h 4m, direct
09:41 12:00 2h 19m, 1 change
10:26 12:28 2h 2m, direct
11:26 13:29 2h 3m, direct
11:55 14:09 2h 14m, direct
12:26 14:28 2h 2m, direct
13:26 15:30 2h 4m, direct
13:54 16:10 2h 16m, direct
14:26 16:29 2h 3m, direct

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

You can travel from Hannover to Würzburg 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 Würzburg

The price of train tickets from Hannover to Würzburg starts at $14.62 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 Würzburg 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 Würzburg

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

The average journey time by train between Hannover and Würzburg is 2 hours and 26 minutes, with around 22 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 Würzburg by train?

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

How much does the train from Hannover to Würzburg cost?

Train tickets from Hannover to Würzburg can start from as little as $14.62 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 Würzburg?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Hannover to Würzburg without having to change trains. There are 20 direct trains from Hannover to Würzburg 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 Würzburg leave?

The first train from Hannover to Würzburg leaves at 00:03. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Hannover to Würzburg leaves at 21:57. 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 Würzburg by train?

Trains travelling from Hannover to Würzburg cover a distance of around 178 miles (287 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Würzburg to Hannover.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Hannover to Würzburg for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/14/2023. 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 10/13/2022 for travel on 10/13/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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