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

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

Fly from Budapest, train  •  5 h 57 min

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

$69 - $266

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N260
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Lübeck 049

$65 - $107

3 alternative options

Train to Vienna, fly, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Hamburg (HAM) VIE - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$124 - $287

Train  •  14 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Büchen Ec
  2. Take the train from Büchen to Lübeck Hbf Re83

$233 - $330

Drive  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Lübeck 734.8 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Lübeck is to bus which costs 18 000 Ft - 31 000 Ft and takes 16 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Lübeck is to fly and train which costs 19 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft and takes 5 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Lübeck via Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Lübeck Hbf via Büchen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 26 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Lübeck is 920 km. The road distance is 1175.7 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Lübeck without a car is to train which takes 14 h 26 min and costs 65 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Budapest to Lübeck, including transfers.

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Budapest to Lübeck bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Lübeck.
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  • Distance: 574.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 57 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Lübeck, Germany?

You can take a train from Budapest to Lübeck via Büchen in around 14 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Lübeck via Berlin, Berlin central bus station in around 16 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Budapest to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Flights from Budapest to Hamburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Flights from Budapest to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Hamburg via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Train operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Train from Büchen to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
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 Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Büchen
Ave. Duration
13 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$230 - $330
Website
bahn.de
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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