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How to get from Hannover Airport to Braunschweig

Braunschweig, also known as Brunswick, is a small city in north-central Germany with rich history and culture. If you’re flying to Hannover Airport, you have two options to make your way to Braunschweig quickly and easily; taking an airport taxi or using the train. If privacy and comfort sound appealing, then taking an airport taxi or pre-booking a Hannover airport transfer is the best choice for you; despite the higher cost, you’ll reach your accommodation directly, no matter what time your flight gets in. If you prefer a more budget-friendly option, taking the train from Hannover Airport is a good choice that will take you to Braunschweig through Hannover Hauptbahnhof.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €170 55min 24/7
Train €32.60 60min 04:55–01:14

How to get from Hannover Airport to Braunschweig by taxi

Hannover airport taxis are a reliable and convenient transportation option, despite the higher cost compared to public transport. Braunschweig is approximately 72 kilometres southeast of Hannover Airport so in light traffic, the journey by taxi should take about 55 minutes. To make your trip even faster, you can pre-book your Hannover airport transfer and avoid waiting in line for a taxi.

How much is the fare for a taxi from Hannover Airport to Braunschweig?

Unless you book your airport taxi in advance, the fare for a taxi from Hannover Airport to Braunschweig can vary. The average price of a standard taxi for up to 4 passengers is around €170.

Cost

€170

Trip Duration

55 min

The total fare may differ unless you book your Hannover airport taxi in advance.

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Value for Money

Taxis are available at Hannover Airport 24/7 all year long.

Where do I get a taxi from?

The official taxi rank at Hannover Airport is right in front of the terminal exits on the Arrival level; you’ll find taxis lined up there 24/7.

Convenience

An airport taxi from Hannover Airport to Braunschweig is the safest choice if you’re looking to reach your destination quickly and comfortably. Other transportation options might cost less but will take longer and can be rather crowded. With a Hannover airport taxi, you can relax and enjoy a stress-free, private ride to your accommodation.

Editor’s Note

Taking an airport taxi is a great choice for larger groups, families with young children or if you're carrying many pieces of luggage. If you're a solo traveller or you're travelling light, taking the train will help you stay within budget.

Useful Tips

Not all taxi drivers speak English so it's best to have your address written down in German.
Once you enter the taxi, check that the taximeter is set to the base fare of €3.90 and ensure you ask for your receipt at the end of the ride.
Standard taxis that you take from the rank are unlikely to be equipped with a baby/child seat; make sure to bring your own if you need one.
You don't have to tip your taxi driver but for longer routes, it's customary to do so and it's highly appreciated.

How to get from Hannover Airport to Braunschweig by train

To get from Hannover Airport to Braunschweig by train, you’ll need to go through Hannover Hbf first. The S-Bahn will take you to Hannover Hbf in about 18 minutes and from there you can take the train to get to Braunschweig Hbf.

How much does the train ticket cost from Hannover Airport to Braunschweig?

To get from Hannover Airport to Braunschweig by train, you need to take into account the cost of the entire journey. The S-Bahn ticket from the airport to Hannover Hbf costs €3.10 per traveller; the ticket cost from Hannover Hbf to Braunschweig Hbf depends on the train type. The average total cost is about €16.30 per traveller.

Cost

€16.30

Trip Duration

1 h

The cost and duration refer to the entire trip from Hannover Airport to Braunschweig.

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Value for Money

The S-Bahn departs from Hannover Airport every 30 minutes from 04:00 to 01:30 daily. The train from Hannover Hbf to Braunschweig Hbf runs from 04:55 to 01:14.

Where do I take the train from?

To reach the train station at Hannover Airport, head to the basement of Terminal C; you can use the elevators or escalators on the Departures level to get there. Once you arrive at Hannover Hbf, you’ll need to find the platform your next train departs from; to do so, check the train number written on your ticket.

Convenience

Taking the train is a fast and budget-friendly transportation option to get from Hannover Airport to Braunschweig. It’s a convenient choice if you’re in a small group and you’re travelling light but it can be stressful if you’re carrying more luggage or you’re travelling with toddlers. In that case, it might be easier and more comfortable to take an airport taxi.

Editor’s Note

Taking the train is a good choice if you're a solo traveller or travelling light; if you're in a larger group, the total cost will rise so you might as well split the cost of an airport taxi, which will take you to Braunschweig directly and in comfort.

Useful Tips

Luggage is included in the ticket price.
Children under 5 years old can ride the train free of charge.

Frequently asked questions

How do I get from Hannover airport to Braunschweig?

Braunschweig is a destination close to Hannover Airport and the best ways to get there are either by taxi or by train. Taking an airport taxi is a bit more pricey but will take you there quickly and comfortably. The train is a cheaper alternative but you’ll need to go through Hannover Hbf first and switch trains to get to Braunschweig.

What’s the cost of a taxi from Hannover airport to Braunschweig?

The average price of a standard taxi for up to 4 passengers from Hannover Airport to Braunschweig is around €170. The price might differ among the various operators, so it’s best to agree on the fare with the driver beforehand.

What’s the distance from Hannover airport to Braunschweig?

Braunschweig is approximately 72 kilometres southeast of Hannover Airport; in light traffic, the journey by car or taxi takes about 55 minutes.

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