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There are 5 ways to get from Berlin to Lübeck by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Büchen Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Büchen to Lübeck Hbf Re83

$55 - $78

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Rideshare  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Lübeck 178.1 miles

$7 - $20

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf to Schwerin, Hauptbahnhof Re2
  2. Take the bus from Schwerin to Lübeck 049

$34 - $54

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Lübeck 177.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Hamburg (HAM) TXL - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$76 - $329

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Lübeck is to rideshare which costs 6€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Lübeck is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf (tief) and arriving at Lübeck Hbf via Büchen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Lübeck is 235 km. The road distance is 283.8 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Lübeck without a car is to train which takes 2 h 57 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Berlin to Lübeck, including transfers.

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Berlin to Lübeck train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Hamburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Berlin to Lübeck train services, operated by HVV, arrive at Lübeck Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Lübeck is 284 km. It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to drive from Berlin to Lübeck.

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  • Distance: 146.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Lübeck, Germany?

You can take a train from Berlin to Lübeck via Büchen in around 2 h 57 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hamburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hamburg via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hamburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hamburg via Mannheim
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Büchen
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Büchen to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
ODEG
Phone
+49 30 514888888
Email
info@odeg.de
Website
odeg.de
Train from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf to Schwerin, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
ODEG
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 Schwerin to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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FlexFlight ApS, KLM, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 1717+ hotels available in Lübeck. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin and Lübeck. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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