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Car hire in Hannover Airport

Car hire in Hannover Airport

Situated in Germany, Hannover Airport (HAJ) is a great destination to fly to if you want to discover Hanover, the largest city of the German state of Lower Saxony, and it’s surrounding areas. With the freedom of hiring a car, you will be able to drive through the unique and historic German towns, stopping off when it suits.

What I need to know

Not only does hiring a car make things simpler, it can also be cost-effective. Our online booking tool will let you find the best deals, with no cancellation or amendment fees should your plans alter. We will provide you with customer support 24 hours a day, seven days a week so you can find a vehicle suited to your needs.

Where to pick up my car

You’ll be able to find all the well-known car hire companies with ease, on the airport’s arrivals level between terminals A and B. The majority of providers offer pick-up at the airport, but some provide a free shuttle bus instead, so this is worth bearing in mind when it comes to booking.

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  • “The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
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Where to go

Once you’ve picked up your car keys and located your vehicle, it’s time for your German adventure to begin. Whether you’re after a bustling city with a vibrant atmosphere or a quiet town with impeccable history, the areas surrounding Hannover Airport have got it covered with your hire car taking you to spots you may never have known existed.

Nearby Hannover Airport

Hannover Airport is just a 30 minute drive away from the city of Hanover, via the A352 and B6. Although the city is less famous than Hamburg or Bremen, it does not lack charm with it’s history dating back centuries. Here you can visit the grand Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen, or learn about the city’s culture at the Sprengel Museum.

Longer drives

For a slightly longer drive, you can venture north to Bremen, via the A27, which should take you just under two hours. Here you visit the Universum Science Center, take a stroll along the River Weser in the old town or admire Bremen’s cathedral. For a drive that will take you just under two hours via the A7, you can journey to Hamburg.

Eating and drinking

Like many cities across Germany, you will find an array of traditional dishes in Hanover and surrounding Hannover Airport. In the region, pre-cooked sausage know as Kochwurst, Bregenwurst or Pinkelwurst is a popular dish as well as the meat broth Hochzeitssuppe. For something a little sweeter, you can try Buckwheat gateau.

Things to do

You can take a leisurely walk and admire the beauty of the Maschsee - an artificial lake located on the south of Hanover. If you have an interest in animals, why not take a trip to Hanover Zoo? Here you will find animals from five continents and learn about their heritage.


Built in the 14th century, the Marktkirche St. Georgii et Jacobi is the main Lutheran Church in Hanover, boasting authentic architecture and striking iconography. The New Town Hall is also a sight to behold with it castle-like grandeur - a spot where you can sit with a coffee while enjoying the building’s stunning views.