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There are 11 ways to get from Athens to Lübeck by plane, train, bus, car or car train

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Fly to Hamburg, train  •  7h 27m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Hamburg (HAM) ATH - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf

91€ - 538€

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Fly to Hannover, train  •  9h 34m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Hannover (HAJ) ATH - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf

150€ - 565€

Fly to Rostock, train  •  10h 53m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Rostock (RLG) ATH - RLG
  2. Take the train from Schwaan to Bad Kleinen
  3. Take the train from Bad Kleinen to Luebeck Hbf

148€ - 304€

Fly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  9h 14m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) ATH - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf

110€ - 622€

Train, bus  •  30h 29m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki Ic
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Praha ÚAN Florenc
  3. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Buechen Ec
  4. Take the train from Buechen to Luebeck Hbf Re / ...

114€ - 180€

Train, bus via Novi Sad  •  37h 41m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki Ic
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Novi Sad
  3. Take the train from Novi Sad to Budapest-Keleti 342
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Muenchen Hbf Rj / ...
  5. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Luebeck Hbf Ice

227€ - 331€

Bus, train via Kumanovo  •  40h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Kumanovo
  2. Take the bus from Kumanovo to Hamburg
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf Re / ...

126€ - 197€

Bus, train  •  41h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Praha
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Buechen Ec
  3. Take the train from Buechen to Luebeck Hbf Re / ...

119€ - 147€

Bus  •  43h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Wrocław
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław, Wrocław DA to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
  3. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Lübeck 049

108€ - 143€

Drive, car train  •  35h 44m

  1. Drive from Athens to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Hamburg-Altona
  3. Drive from Hamburg-Altona to Lübeck

369€ - 521€

Drive  •  25h 18m

  1. Drive from Athens to Lübeck 2630.5 km

350€ - 550€

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Lübeck is to bus which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 43h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Lübeck is to fly and train which costs 90€ - 550€ and takes 7h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Lübeck via Wrocław, Wrocław DA and Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43h 16m.

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The distance between Athens and Lübeck is 2027 km. The road distance is 2630.5 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Lübeck without a car is to train and bus which takes 30h 29m and costs 110€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 7h 27m to get from Athens to Lübeck, including transfers.

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Athens to Lübeck bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from Athens station.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 20m.

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Athens to Lübeck bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lübeck station.

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Lübeck is 1h behind Athens. It is currently 7:25 AM in Athens and 6:25 AM in Lübeck.

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  • Distance: 2026.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 27m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Lübeck, Germany?

You can take a bus from Athens to Lübeck via Wrocław, Wrocław DA and Berlin, Berlin central bus station in around 43h 16m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 600€
Flights from Athens to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 600€
Flights from Athens to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 800€
Flights from Athens to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
Flights from Athens to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Flights from Athens to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 440€
Flights from Athens to Rostock via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 470€
Flights from Athens to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Flights from Athens to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Flights from Athens to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 850€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 750€
Flights from Athens to Hannover
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Flights from Athens to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
Flights from Athens to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Flights from Athens to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 800€
Flights from Athens to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 440€
Flights from Athens to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 850€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Hamburg via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 190€
Flights from Athens to Berlin Tegel via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 270€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Flights from Athens to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 440€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Flights from Athens to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to Hamburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Flights from Athens to Berlin Tegel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 500€
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Athens to Rostock via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Athens to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 950€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Hannover via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Hannover via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 280€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Athens to Hannover via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
85€ - 460€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Athens to Hannover via Budapest
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 200€
Train operators
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Schwaan to Bad Kleinen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bad Kleinen to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Buechen to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
reiseauskunft.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
3€ - 4€
Website
HVV
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
HVV
Train from Schwaan to Bad Kleinen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Website
HVV
Train from Büchen to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Website
HVV
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 Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130€ - 190€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Bad Kleinen to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Polregio
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
12€ - 15€
Business
16€ - 20€
1st Class
17€ - 21€
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Buechen
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 45€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
26€ - 35€
Business
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
100€ - 130€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Praha
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Praha
Ave. Duration
33h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Athens to Kumanovo
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Nasir Tours
Phone
+389 (0) 42 218 007
Website
nasirtours.de
Bus from Kumanovo to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
87€
Schedules at
nasirtours.mk
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from Athens to Wrocław
Ave. Duration
32h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Bus from Wrocław to Berlin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 19€
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
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 Wrocław, Wrocław DA to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Wrocław to Berlin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 23€
Schedules at
madeltrans.pl

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Lübeck is 2631 km. It takes approximately 25h 18m to drive from Athens to Lübeck.

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Aegean Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 2314+ hotels available in Lübeck. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 10€.

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