There are 9 ways to get from Riga to Lübeck by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Hamburg, train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Hamburg (HAM) RIX - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$87 - $247

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Fly to Bremen, train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Bremen (BRE) RIX - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$50 - $310

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Fly to Copenhagen, train  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Copenhagen (CPH) RIX - CPH
  2. Take the train from København H to Lübeck Hbf

$93 - $345

Fly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) RIX - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$109 - $252

Bus, train  •  24 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Riga to Berlin ZOB
  2. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Re8 / ...

$118 - $243

Train, carferry  •  29 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Rīga pasažieru to Liepāja 721
  2. Take the carferry from Liepāja to Travemünde

$94 - $109

Bus  •  30 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Sovetsk
  2. Take the bus from Sovetsk to Kaliningrad
  3. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Lübeck

$64 - $123

Train  •  34 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Berlin Hbf (tief) En
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Re8 / ...

$140 - $227

Drive  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Lübeck 760.3 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Lübeck via Sovetsk and Kaliningrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Lübeck Hbf via Minsk-Passajirskii, Berlin Hbf (tief) and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 27 min.

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The distance between Riga and Lübeck is 912 km. The road distance is 1216.5 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Lübeck without a car is to bus and train which takes 24 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from Riga to Lübeck, including transfers.

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Riga to Lübeck bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Rīga station.

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Riga to Lübeck train services, operated by Latvian Railways (PV), depart from Riga station.

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The best way to get from Riga to Lübeck is to bus which takes 30 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 34 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Riga to Lübeck bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Lübeck station.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Lübeck.
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  • Distance: 569.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Lübeck, Germany?

You can take a bus from Riga to Lübeck via Sovetsk and Kaliningrad in around 30 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Riga to Lübeck via Minsk, Minsk-Passajirskii, Berlin Hbf (tief), and Hamburg Hbf in around 34 h 27 min.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Riga to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Riga to Copenhagen via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Riga to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Riga to Berlin Tegel via Vilnius
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Riga to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Riga to Hamburg via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Riga to Copenhagen via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Riga to Bremen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Riga to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
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
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Latvian Railways (PV)
Phone
+371 67232135
Website
pv.lv
Train from Rīga pasažieru to Liepāja
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9
Website
pv.lv
Train from Riga to Minsk
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
pv.lv
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Riga to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
eurolines.de
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Berlin
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Sovetsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaliningrad to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Riga to Sovetsk
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
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avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Sovetsk to Kaliningrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Liepāja to Travemünde
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$36
Small Car
$104

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Lübeck is 1 h behind Riga. It is currently 8:55 AM in Riga and 7:55 AM in Lübeck.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Lübeck is 1217 km. It takes approximately 15 h 23 min to drive from Riga to Lübeck.

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Air Baltic, LOT and Lufthansa offer flights from Riga Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 1513+ hotels available in Lübeck. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Riga to Riga Airport is to line 22 bus which takes 27 min and costs .

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