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There are 5 ways to get from Hamburg to Lübeck by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Re8 / ...

$3 - $29

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Bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Lübeck Hbf/ZOB 73

$3 - $6

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hamburg to Lübeck 41 miles

$6

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hamburg to Lübeck 42.4 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Lübeck 42.4 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Lübeck is to rideshare which costs 5€ and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Lübeck is to train which costs 3€ - 25€ and takes 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port and arriving at Lübeck Hbf/ZOB. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Lübeck Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Lübeck is 55 km. The road distance is 67.9 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Lübeck without a car is to train which takes 44 min and costs 3€ - 25€.

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The train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf takes 44 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Hamburg to Lübeck bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port station.

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Hamburg to Lübeck train services, operated by HVV, depart from Hamburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Lübeck is to train which takes 44 min and costs 3€ - 25€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 3€ - 6€ and takes 1 h 10 min.

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  • Distance: 34.3 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Lübeck, Germany?

HVV operates a train from Hamburg to Lübeck hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 44 min. Deutsche Bahn also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hamburg to Lübeck once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Lübeck Hbf/ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hamburg to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Hamburg to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Hansa Taxu
Phone
+49 40/211211
Website
taxi211211.de

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Hamburg to Lübeck bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lübeck Hbf/ZOB station.

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Hamburg to Lübeck train services, operated by HVV, arrive at Lübeck Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Lübeck is 68 km. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Hamburg to Lübeck.

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There are 1577+ hotels available in Lübeck. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Hamburg and Lübeck. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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