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There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Lübeck by plane, train, bus, car or car train

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Fly to Hamburg, train  •  6h 35m

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

45€ - 223€

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Fly to Hannover, train  •  8h 42m

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

80€ - 422€

Fly to Rostock, train  •  9h 41m

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

151€ - 477€

Train  •  16h 27m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Duesseldorf Hbf
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf Re / ...

221€ - 525€

Bus  •  29h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Essen
  2. Take the bus from Essen to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB 073 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Lübeck 173 / ...

92€ - 112€

Bus, train  •  34h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Utrech
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht to Hamburg
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf Re / ...

153€ - 217€

Drive, car train  •  21h 27m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
  3. Drive from Hamburg Altona to Lübeck

Drive  •  16h 46m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Lübeck 1872 km

210€ - 320€

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Lübeck is to bus which costs 90€ - 120€ and takes 29h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Lübeck is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 230€ and takes 6h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord and arriving at Lübeck via Essen and Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Luebeck Hbf via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, Duesseldorf Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 27m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Lübeck is 1525 km. The road distance is 1872 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Lübeck without a car is to train which takes 16h 27m and costs 220€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 6h 35m to get from Barcelona to Lübeck, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Lübeck bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord station.

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Barcelona to Lübeck train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Lübeck is to train which takes 16h 27m and costs 220€ - 550€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 120€ and takes 29h 36m.

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  • Distance: 1525.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 35m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Lübeck, Germany?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Lübeck via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, Duesseldorf Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 16h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Lübeck via Essen and Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB in around 29h 36m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 450€
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 450€
Flights from Barcelona to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 360€
Flights from Barcelona to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 360€
Flights from Barcelona to Rostock via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 500€
Flights from Barcelona to Rostock via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Barcelona to Rostock via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 450€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Flights from Barcelona to Hannover via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 310€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 220€
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 220€
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 220€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 440€
Flights from Barcelona to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 400€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 240€
Flights from Barcelona to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
Flights from Barcelona to Hannover
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 150€
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
28€ - 150€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hannover via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Barcelona to Rostock via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
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
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
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
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
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
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 240€
Website
Thalys
Standard
110€ - 160€
Comfort
130€ - 170€
Premium
170€ - 240€
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 200€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
Flixtrain
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
95€ - 110€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
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 Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Essen
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 80€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Essen to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Utrech
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
127€
Schedules at
starbus.es

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Lübeck is 1872 km. It takes approximately 16h 46m to drive from Barcelona to Lübeck.

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Vueling Airlines, Ryanair, Swiss and four other airlines offer flights from Barcelona 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 Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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