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Hannover Airport Mini Guide
Hannover Airport is located seven miles from the city centre and with very easy access to people arriving by car. Over 14,000 parking spaces mean that parking is easy. If you need to park in the more distant car parks, a free shuttle bus will take you to and from the terminals.
Options to Get There
40 airlines fly into and from Hannover Airport with a mix of scheduled, chartered, domestic and international flights. Some are seasonal to holiday destinations and budget airline TUIfly is based here.
The airport has its own dedicated S-Bahn station found immediately in front of Terminal C. Lifts and an escalator will take you straight from the terminal building to the station. From here, routes into the city take around 15 minutes before continuing to Hamelin. Another route will take you to Paderborn. The number 470 bus stops alongside the terminal between the Maritim Airport Hotel and Car Park 3. The route takes you to the Langenhagen central bus station from which local and national buses can be caught.
A pre-bookable shuttle bus service runs from the airport to hotels in the city. Taxis are plentiful and reasonably priced. The taxi rank is found immediately outside the terminal building. If you are hiring a car, the companies’ desks can be found in the car hire centre on the arrivals level between Terminals A and B. It is recommended that a party member goes through to queue for service whilst others collect luggage, especially at peak times.
Starting your onward journey is easy too. The airport has an exit access road, the A352 which links to the A7, Hamburg to Kassel and the A2, Berlin
motorways. Returning to the airport, there is a dedicated exit off the A2 signposted Langenhagen.
The airport information desk here is called the Airport Service Centre and can be found in Terminal B arrivals. There, all manner of airport and holiday enquiries can be handled and lost luggage should also be reported to this desk.
Facilities, Eating and Shopping
- A branch of Sparkasse Hannover offers full banking facilities from 0830 – 1800 and there is an office of Travelex offering currency exchange facilities.
- Shopping is good there in the Airport Plaza with a range of stores offering souvenirs, sunglasses, a bakery, music, DVDs and games from the VirginMedia store and a supermarket. After security there is a Heinemann duty free store offering alcohol and tobacco products, perfumes and gifts.
- Eating at the airport presents you with a number of options from the excellent Movenpick restaurant and the Gate 66 Bistro as well as several cafes, bars and a bakery.
- First aid facilities are available, complete with trained first aiders, in the public area just after arrivals.
- Wi-Fi is available across the airport at T-Mobile hotspots but it’s chargeable on a pay per use basis.
- There are facilities for worship for the protestant and Catholic faiths at the airport - look out for the cross signs.
Passengers with reduced mobility are well cared for at the airport with pick up points on every level in every terminal. The airport requests at least 48 hours to be able to guarantee a full service but general assistance is available at all times.
It is recommended that you inform your airline before travelling so that necessary steps can be taken to assist you. The airport conforms to EU law on disability provision.
06/05/12 - Despite serving over five million passengers a year, numbers have fallen away dramatically at hannover Airport through a reluctance to entertain budget airlines. Prices therefore are high and many travellers find it cheaper to fly to Frankfurt Airport and drive to Hannover. Check out the options before you book and you may save money.