The A2 runs east–west between Hanover and Magdeburg across the northern end of the city. This connects with the A39 about 25km east of the city, which heads north to Wolfsburg. The A39 also heads south from the city.
There are regular RE services to Hanover (€13.60, 45 minutes) and IC trains to Leipzig (€47, two hours). ICE trains go to Berlin (€60, 90 minutes) and Frankfurt (€95, 2¾ hours). The Hauptbahnhof is southeast of the centre of town.