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How to travel from Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf by train

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

You'll usually find 22 trains per day running between Salzburg Hbf and Hannover Hbf, which usually take 7 hours 43 minutes to complete the 559 km journey. It can take as little as 6 hours 43 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 Hbf from Salzburg Hbf, you'll just need to make 1 change along the way. During your journey, you're likely to be traveling with ICE, DB or ÖBB, as these are the main train operators on this route.

You can save money on train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $20.66. 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.

Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf by train

It takes an average of 7h 43m to travel from Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf by train, over a distance of around 348 miles (559 km). There are normally 22 trains per day traveling from Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf and tickets for this journey start from $20.66 when you book in advance.

First train

03:54

Last train

23:08

Departure station

Salzburg Hbf

Arrival station

Hannover Hbf

Journey time

6h 43m

Distance

559 miles (348 km)

Frequency

22 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From $20.66

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, Flixbus, Union Ivkoni (Bus), Meridian, Westbahn, WestfalenBahn

Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf for Tuesday Feb 14th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:57 12:32 6h 35m, 2 changes
07:15 13:32 6h 17m, 1 change
07:39 14:17 6h 38m, 2 changes
08:15 14:32 6h 17m, 1 change
09:15 15:32 6h 17m, 1 change
10:15 16:32 6h 17m, 1 change
11:15 17:32 6h 17m, 1 change
12:13 18:32 6h 19m, 1 change
13:15 19:53 6h 38m, 1 change
14:15 20:32 6h 17m, 1 change

Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, WESTbahn and IC (Intercity) trains from Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf

You can travel from Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf on Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, WESTbahn 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.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

PhotoGT1976, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

WESTbahn is Austria's first private long-distance rail company with trains running from Vienna to Salzburg via St. Pölten, Amstetten, Linz, Wels and Attnang-Puchheim. This route is one of the most important in Austria, covering a distance of around 155 miles (250 km) and a duration of about 2h 30m. The company offers many discounted fares, allows travel with pets and bicycles and has no baggage restrictions.

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 Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf

The price of train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf starts at $20.66 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 Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf 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 Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf

Want to know more about your journey from Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf? 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 Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Salzburg Hbf and Hannover Hbf is 7 hours and 43 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 Salzburg Hbf and Hannover Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf is 6 hours and 43 minutes.

How much does the train from Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf cost?

Train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf can start from as little as $20.66 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 Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf?

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

What time does the first train from Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf leave?

The first train from Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf leaves at 03:54. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf leave?

The last train from Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf leaves at 23:08. 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 Salzburg Hbf and Hannover Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf cover a distance of around 348 miles (559 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Hannover Hbf to Salzburg Hbf.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Salzburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf 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 05/12/2023 for travel on 05/12/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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