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

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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Train  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
  2. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf Re / ...

88€ - 150€

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Bus  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB 075
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Lübeck Hbf/ZOB N613

30€ - 56€

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Train, bus  •  10h 8m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zwolle
  2. Take the bus from Zwolle to Hamburg
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Re8

33€ - 59€

Drive  •  4h 47m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Lübeck 328.5 miles

65€ - 100€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg, train  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hamburg (HAM) AMS - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf

62€ - 214€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen, train  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bremen (BRE) AMS - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf

101€ - 361€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover, train  •  5h 41m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hannover (HAJ) AMS - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf

115€ - 333€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Hamburg, train  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Hamburg (HAM) DUS - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf

78€ - 209€

Train to Brussels, fly to Hamburg, train  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Hamburg (HAM) BRU - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf

87€ - 196€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Lübeck is to train and bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 10h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Lübeck is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 4h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam station to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Busstation Elandsgracht and arriving at Lübeck Hbf/ZOB via Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Luebeck Hbf via Osnabrueck Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 54m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Lübeck is 421 km. The road distance is 525.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Lübeck without a car is to train which takes 6h 54m and costs 85€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6h 54m to get from Amsterdam to Lübeck, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Lübeck bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport station.

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Amsterdam to Lübeck train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Lübeck is to train which takes 6h 54m and costs 85€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 10h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Lübeck.
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  • Distance: 263.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 54m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Lübeck, Germany?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Lübeck via Osnabrueck Hbf and Hamburg Hbf in around 6h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Lübeck via Schiphol, Airport, Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport, Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB, and Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port in around 10h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 270€
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 450€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 450€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 270€
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 60€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
26€ - 40€
1st Class
40€ - 60€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
22€ - 35€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
22€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Website
HVV
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
40€ - 60€
1st Class
60€ - 85€
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 Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Lübeck Hbf/ZOB
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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Amsterdam to Lübeck train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Luebeck Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Lübeck is 526 km. It takes approximately 4h 47m to drive from Amsterdam to Lübeck.

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Eurowings and KLM offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 2104+ hotels available in Lübeck. Prices start at 70€ per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs 6€ - 13€.

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