Hanover to Leeuwarden by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 30m
  • Distance
    281 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 23m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Hanover to Leeuwarden by train

Fast trains from Hanover to Leeuwarden take around 4 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 281 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hanover and Leeuwarden.

1. Are there direct trains from Hanover to Leeuwarden?

Journeys between Hanover and Leeuwarden usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Hanover to Leeuwarden every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 16 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Hanover to Leeuwarden?

The Hanover to Leeuwarden train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Hanover to Leeuwarden train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Leeuwarden is usually scheduled to depart Hanover around 04:20 and the last train is around 22:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hanover around 06:09, and the last at 00:20.

When to book Hanover to Leeuwarden train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Hanover to Leeuwarden by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hanover and Leeuwarden?

More than one train company operates on the route from Hanover to Leeuwarden, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Intercity
  • Regional-Express
  • Schnellzug

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.