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

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

Train  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Lübeck Hbf Ec

$35 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Lübeck 173 / ...

$15 - $26

3 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Trelleborg
  2. Take the car ferry from Trelleborg to Travemünde

$50 - $59

Fly to Hamburg, train  •  3 h 32 min

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

$62 - $275

Fly to Sonderborg, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Sonderborg (SGD) CPH - SGD
  2. Take the train from Flensburg to Neumünster
  3. Take the train from Neumünster to Bad Oldesloe

$84 - $249

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Lübeck is to bus which costs 95 kr - 170 kr and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Lübeck is to fly and train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs 390 kr - 1800 kr.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Lübeck is 234 km.

The train from København H to Lübeck Hbf takes 4 h 2 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Lübeck. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from København H and arriving at Lübeck Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Lübeck, Germany?

Danish Railways (DSB) operates a train from Copenhagen to Lübeck every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 2 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Copenhagen to Lübeck every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Air Alsie
Website
alsie.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Sonderborg
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Flensburg to Neumünster
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Neumünster to Bad Oldesloe
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
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 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Train from Flensburg to Neumünster
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Train from Neumünster to Bad Oldesloe
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Website
hvv.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
TT-Line
Phone
+49 180 6 666600
Email
info@ttline.com
Website
ttline.com
Car ferry from Trelleborg to Travemünde
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $43
Schedules at
ttline.com

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