There are 8 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.

Recommended option

Train via Osnabrück Hbf  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrück Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Hkx / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Re / ...

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Hamburg N44
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Re / ...

$29 - $73

6 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lübeck X75

$30 - $55

Train  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk (Piarcoplein) to Hamburg Hbf ZOB
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Re / ...

$93 - $179

Drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Lübeck 329.1 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Hamburg, train  •  4 h 38 min

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

$61 - $267

Fly to Bremen, train  •  4 h 50 min

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

$93 - $408

Fly to Hannover, train  •  5 h 59 min

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

$120 - $367

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Lübeck via Osnabrück Hbf and Hamburg Hbf in around 6 h 20 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Lübeck once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Amsterdam to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Hannover
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk (Piarcoplein) to Hamburg Hbf ZOB
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Amsterdam to Lübeck?

The distance between Amsterdam and Lübeck is 421 km. The road distance is 527 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Lübeck?

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Lübeck is to bus which costs 27€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Lübeck?

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Lübeck is to fly and train which takes 4 h 38 min and costs 45€ - 220€.

Is there a direct train between Amsterdam and Lübeck?

No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Lübeck Hbf via Osnabrück Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

Is there a direct bus between Amsterdam and Lübeck?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Lübeck. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

How long does it take to get from Amsterdam to Lübeck?

It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Amsterdam to Lübeck, including transfers.