Hanover travel guide

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You're Going to Love Hanover

With a population of 15,289, Hanover is a must-see destination in Pennsylvania, United States.

Where to Eat in Hanover

If you’re looking for affordable options, Public House at the Markets (1649 Broadway) and Giovanni's Italian Restaurant (646 Blooming Grove Rd) are great picks.

When to visit Hanover

Hanover in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Hanover in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Hanover in July, when the average temperature is 24 °C, and the highest can go up to 31 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -7 °C, with an average temperature of -2 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in May, when precipitation is around 97 mm. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Hanover, with an average rainfall of 67 mm.

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How to Get to Hanover


Although Hanover doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Harrisburg (MDT), which is located 47 km from Hanover. The shortest flight to Hanover from New Zealand departs from Christchurch and takes around 29h 19m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Hanover. The train journey from Hanover to Baltimore takes 0h 28m and costs around $8 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Richmond, expect to pay about $8 for a 1h 53m trip.


Another option to get to Hanover is to pick up a car hire from New York, which is about 275 km from Hanover. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in New York.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Hanover, including Peter Pan Bus Lines, Greyhound and FlixBus. From Baltimore, the bus ride to Hanover takes 56 km and will cost you around $25. From Baltimore, the ticket costs about $25 for a journey of 64 km.

Airports near Hanover

Airlines serving Hanover

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British Airways
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Alaska Airlines
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ITA Airways
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Cathay Pacific
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Aer Lingus
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Malaysia Airlines
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Where to stay in Hanover

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Holiday Inn Express Hanover and Super 8 by Wyndham Hanover.

Where to stay in popular areas of Hanover

Most booked hotels in Hanover

1863 Inn of Gettysburg
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
Gettysburg Hotel
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
Super 8 by Wyndham Gettysburg
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Gettysburg, PA
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
Days Inn by Wyndham Gettysburg
Good (7.8, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Hanover

Expect to pay $1.68 per litre in Hanover (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.05 and $26.73. The most frequently booked car type in Hanover is Premium (Buick LaCrosse or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Supplier choice car hire (Class Special Car or similar) is, on average, 49% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.