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

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Train  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

€45 - €153

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lübeck N1386

€29 - €37

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11h 11m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Zuid to Groningen Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Groningen central station to Lübeck N1386

€44 - €80

Drive  •  4h 52m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Lüchow 512.8 km

€60 - €95

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg, train, line 8730 bus, line 8723 bus  •  6h 41m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hamburg (HAM) AMS - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hasselbrook to Ahrensburg
  3. Take the line 8730 bus from Bf. Ahrensburg to Sandesneben, Schule
  4. Take the line 8723 bus from Sandesneben, Schule to Lüchow

€51 - €250

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen, train, line 8730 bus  •  6h 33m

  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 Ahrensburg
  4. Take the line 8730 bus from Bf. Ahrensburg to Sandesneben, Schule

€82 - €446

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover, train, line 8730 bus  •  7h 24m

  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 Ahrensburg
  4. Take the line 8730 bus from Bf. Ahrensburg to Sandesneben, Schule

€153 - €521

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Hamburg  •  8h 5m

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

€99 - €351

Train to Brussels, fly to Hamburg, train, line 8730 bus  •  8h 49m

  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 Hasselbrook to Ahrensburg
  4. Take the line 8730 bus from Bf. Ahrensburg to Sandesneben, Schule

€113 - €308

Amsterdam to Lüchow by train and bus

The journey time between Amsterdam and Lüchow is around 7h 18m and covers a distance of around 535 km. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 56m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Amsterdam to Lüchow service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Lüchow. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 18m
Fastest journey time:
6h 56m
Services per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€77
Carbon emissions:
30 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:02
Last service departs at:
09:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Lüchow train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
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No, entry into Germany from Netherlands is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lüchow is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lüchow is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lüchow is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, returning to Netherlands from Germany is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Lüchow is to bus which costs €29 - €40 and takes 9h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Lüchow is to drive which costs €60 - €95 and takes 4h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Lüchow. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Sandesneben, Abzweigung Lüchow via Lübeck, ZOB/Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 44m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Lüchow is 405 km. The road distance is 512.8 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Lüchow without a car is to train which takes 8h 24m and costs €45 - €160.

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It takes approximately 8h 24m to get from Amsterdam to Lüchow, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Lüchow bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Lüchow is to train which takes 8h 24m and costs €45 - €160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €29 - €40 and takes 9h 44m.

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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 Lüchow bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lübeck station.

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  • Distance: 404.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 24m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Lüchow, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Lüchow via Osnabrueck Hbf, Hamburg Hbf, Ahrensburg, Bf. Ahrensburg, and Sandesneben, Schule in around 8h 24m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lübeck once daily. Tickets cost €27 - €35 and the journey takes 8h 10m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €430
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €120
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €230
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €230
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 Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €55
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€24 - €35
1st Class
€40 - €55
Train from Amsterdam Zuid to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€21 - €29
1st Class
€35 - €50
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€22 - €30
1st Class
€35 - €50
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
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 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Bremen central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hasselbrook to Ahrensburg
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Ahrensburg
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hasselbrook to Ahrensburg
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
HVV
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Ahrensburg
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
HVV
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
HVV
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
metronom
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Bremen Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
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
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €80
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€80 - €110
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Groningen central station to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Bus from Bf. Ahrensburg to Sandesneben, Schule
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
HVV
Bus from Sandesneben, Schule to Lüchow
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
HVV

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Lüchow is 513 km. It takes approximately 4h 52m to drive from Amsterdam to Lüchow.

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

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There are 65+ hotels available in Lüchow. Prices start at €75 per night.

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

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