The ninth-largest airport in Germany, Hannover-Langenhagen Airport serves roughly five million passengers each year on flights to destinations that include London, Moscow, Paris, the Canary Islands, Istanbul, Copenhagen and Milan.
Located seven miles (11km) north of the city, the airport serves the north of Saxony and the greater Hannover area. The facility is laid out in a semi-circle made up of three terminals, minimising walking distance between gates, and the staff is friendly and helpful. There is a good selection of shops and restaurants, and the airport's shopping area is even open to the general public on Sundays.
For a unique flight experience, head to the airport's World of Aviation to take a ride in an interactive flight simulator.
The airport is located seven miles (11km) north of Hannover.
Getting to the city
The S5 Hannover Airport Line runs to Hannover Central Station every 30 minutes between 3:35am and 1am. It takes about 15 minutes and costs €3.10 for a one-way trip. The 470 bus departs several times per hour for the Langenhagen Zentrum station from the stop between the Maritim Airport Hotel and Car Park 3; one-way tickets are €2. Several shuttle services are also available.
GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in April).
Car rental companies operating from the airport include AVIS, Enterprise, Euromobil, Europcar, Hertz, and Sixt.
Taxi ranks are located outside the Arrivals Hall. A fare to the city centre takes about 20 minutes and costs €25.
Facilities at the airport include a lost and found, left luggage facilities, a tax-refund desk, religious counselling, executive lounges and VIP services, and a variety of shopping and dining options. There is also an interactive 'World of Aviation' exhibition.
Parking is charged at €4 for the first hour, up to €19 for the first day, €32 for two days, and €40 for three days.
Flights to Hannover-Langenhagen Airport are available from Air France, Air Arabia Egypt, Lufthansa, Air Berlin, Brussels Airlines, KLM, Condor, Germanwings, Hamburg Airways, Sun Express, Swiss International, TUIfly, Czech Airlines, Tunisair and Turkish Airlines.
There is wifi available in the airport for a fee through T-Mobile. Free wifi is available from McDonalds, Mövenpick Restaurants, the Lufthansa Lounge and the Karl Jatho Lounge.
The Mövenpick Conference Centre has conference facilities for up to 350 people, while the Maritime Airport Hotel and Holiday Inn Hannover Airport provide other business services.
Hannover Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.