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How to travel from Paderborn to Hannover by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Paderborn to Hannover? Look no further.

You'll usually find 34 trains per day running between Paderborn and Hannover, which usually take 2 hours 27 minutes to complete the 100 km journey. It can take as little as 2 hours 5 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Hannover from Paderborn, you'll just need to make 1 change along the way. All or part of your journey will be onboard a train operated by DB, as they are the main carrier on this route.

You can save money on train tickets from Paderborn to Hannover if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $21.80. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Paderborn to Hannover by train

It takes an average of 2h 27m to travel from Paderborn to Hannover by train, over a distance of around 62 miles (100 km). There are normally 34 trains per day traveling from Paderborn to Hannover and tickets for this journey start from $21.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 5m
PriceFrom $21.80
Distance62 miles (100 km)
Frequency34 trains per day
First train05:13
Last train23:13
Departure stationPaderborn
Arrival stationHannover
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn, Flixbus

Paderborn to Hannover train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paderborn to Hannover for Tuesday Jul 12th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:22 13:17 2h 55m, 2 changes
11:13 13:18 2h 5m, 1 change
11:22 14:26 3h 4m, 2 changes
12:13 14:28 2h 15m, 1 change
12:22 15:17 2h 55m, 2 changes
13:13 15:18 2h 5m, 1 change
13:22 16:26 3h 4m, 2 changes
14:13 16:28 2h 15m, 1 change
14:43 17:02 2h 19m, 1 change
15:13 17:18 2h 5m, 1 change

Deutsche Bahn trains from Paderborn to Hannover

You can travel from Paderborn to Hannover on Deutsche Bahn 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.

Cheap train tickets from Paderborn to Hannover

The price of train tickets from Paderborn to Hannover starts at $21.80 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 Paderborn to Hannover 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 Paderborn to Hannover

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

The average journey time by train between Paderborn and Hannover is 2 hours and 27 minutes, with around 34 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 Paderborn and Hannover by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paderborn to Hannover is 2 hours and 5 minutes.

How much does the train from Paderborn to Hannover cost?

Train tickets from Paderborn to Hannover can start from as little as $21.80 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 Paderborn to Hannover?

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

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

The first train from Paderborn to Hannover leaves at 05:13. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Paderborn to Hannover leaves at 23:13. 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 Paderborn and Hannover by train?

Trains travelling from Paderborn to Hannover 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 Hannover to Paderborn.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Paderborn to Hannover for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/12/2022. 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 09/09/2022 for travel on 09/09/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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