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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 31 trains per day travelling from Hannover to Jena and tickets for this journey start from €23.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 52m
Price€23.50 - €118.70
Distance128 miles (206 km)
Frequency31 trains per day
Departure stationHannover
Arrival stationJena
Changes1 change

Hannover to Jena train times

Check out the next trains departing from Hannover to Jena for Tuesday 2nd Feb 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:36 13:13 3h 37m, 2 changes
09:36 13:44 4h 8m, 1 change
10:36 14:06 3h 30m, 1 change
11:26 14:20 2h 54m, 1 change
11:41 15:13 3h 32m, 1 change
12:36 16:06 3h 30m, 1 change
13:26 16:18 2h 52m, 1 change
13:36 17:13 3h 37m, 2 changes
13:36 17:44 4h 8m, 1 change
14:36 18:06 3h 30m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Hannover to Jena

Train tickets from Hannover to Jena start at €23.50 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €61.40.
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avg. single price61.40

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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

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 31 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 ticket prices from Hannover to Jena can start from as little as €23.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

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.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Hannover to Jena for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/02/2021. 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 11/01/2021 for travel on 02/10/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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