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Hanover Airport

General information

Hanover Airport is located in the German state of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen) and is the second largest airport in Northern Germany after Hamburg Airport. There is a good and fast S-Bahn connection between Hanover Langenhagen Airport and the city. The airport’s train station (S-Bahnhof) is situated beneath Terminal C, one of the four terminals.


Where is Hanover Airport situated?

The airport is located north of Hanover in close proximity to the A2 and A7 motorways. The airport is accessible via exit 3 Hannover-Flughafen of the A352 and the Flughafenstrasse.

How many terminals does Hanover Airport have?

Hanover Airport has four terminals for passenger flights, namely Terminal A (6 gates), Terminal B (6 gates), Terminal C (8 gates) and Terminal D. TD is the smallest terminal and only used during peak times. Terminal A and Terminal B are next to each other with Airport Plaza in between, from here it is a 5-minute walk to Terminal C for flights to non-Schengen countries. In all terminals of Hanover Airport you will find the Arrivals hall on the lower floor E1 and the Departures hall on the upper floor E2.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Hanover Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Germany.

Airport Distance
Bremen Airport 89km
Paderborn Lippstadt Airport 119km
Hamburg Airport 132km
Münster Osnabrück Airport 141km
Dortmund Airport 177km



The distance from Hanover Airport to the centre of Hanover is 12 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Hanover.

From HAJ Airport to Hanover City centre by Car
12 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Hanover Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Hanover Airport you can travel by train. Visit the Hanover Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Hanover Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Hanover is about € 25.-. Book your taxi at Hanover Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From HAJ Airport to Hanover City centre by Taxi
12 km
20 min
€ 25.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Hanover Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Sixt, Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), National (Enterprise Holdings), Enterprise, Hertz, Europcar and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Hanover Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Hanover Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Hanover Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Hanover Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Hanover Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Hanover Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Eurowings
  • Condor
  • SunExpress
  • TUI fly Deutschland
  • Lufthansa


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Hanover Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Maritim Airport Hotel Hannover, Hannover

This elegant hotel is located directly at Hanover Airport. It offers elegant rooms and 2 restaurants serving German and international cuisine. The Maritim Airport Hotel Hannover is a 100% non-smoking hotel.


Leonardo Hotel Hannover Airport, Hannover

This 4-star hotel is a 5-minute walk from Hannover Airport. It offers a 24-hour reception. The spa includes a gym and sauna.


Frick's Hotel, Hannover

Situated close to Hanover Airport, the cosy Hotel Frick offers you homelike accommodation, just a 15-minute walk from Langenhagen-Mitte S-Bahn station.

Hotels in Hanover

Looking for the best hotels in Hanover? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Mercure Hotel Hannover Mitte, Hannover

This 4-star hotel in Hanover is a 5-minute walk from the pedestrian area and Nikolaikapelle chapel. It offers soundproofed rooms, a rooftop terrace, and great transport links.


Hotel Central Hannover, Hannover

This hotel is located in the centre of Hannover in a pedestrian area 50 metres from the Marktkirche Church, 100 metres from the old town hall. All rooms and bathrooms were newly furnished in 2018.


Kastens Hotel Luisenhof, Hannover

Centrally located 300 metres from Hanover State Opera House, this 5-star-superior hotel offers spa and fitness facilities, fine cuisine, and easy connections to Hannover Messe Exhibition Grounds.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Hanover Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Hannover: SEA LIFE Entry Ticket

Immerse yourself in the underwater world with tickets to SEA LIFE Hannover. Admire colorful fish, sharks, turtles, and other marine wildlife.


Hanover: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Ticket

See the main attractions of Hanover from the deck of an open-top bus with your 24-hour ticket. Enjoy an audio guide, and hop on and off whenever you like at 7 stops across the city.

Tour & transport

Hannover: Guided Old Town Walking Tour

Experience medieval Hannover on this guided walking tour. Explore the Old Town's narrow alleys, stand outside the impressive Leineschloss, and marvel at the state-of-the-art Hannover Opera Theater.


  1 review

Have you visited Hanover Airport lately? So far, 1 airport passenger has written an airport review about Hanover Airport and gave a score of 4 out of 5. Provide other airport travellers with essential airport information and tell us about your airport experience.

Latest airport review

1 year ago

The airport is much bigger than I thought, I liked it. The only problem I had was to find the car rental counters from Terminal C where I arrived. The airport has a S-Bahn station, I didn't use it, but I guess it's convenient if you want to go to the centre of Hanover.

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