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

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Ic

$90 - $130

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Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Hamburg N71
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Lübeck Hbf/ZOB 73

$27 - $46

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Train, taxi  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck

$225 - $369

Train Flixtrain  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Duisburg, Duisburg central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station Flx20

$36 - $46

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Lübeck 288.8 miles

$60 - $90

Fly from Dusseldorf, train  •  3 h 49 min

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

$44 - $163

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly, train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Hamburg (HAM) CGN - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$68 - $203

Train to Frankfurt, fly, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hamburg (HAM) FRA - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$114 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Lübeck is to train which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 6 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Lübeck is to fly and train which costs 35€ - 150€ and takes 3 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Düsseldorf to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Lübeck Hbf/ZOB via Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Lübeck Hbf. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Lübeck is 396 km. The road distance is 462 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Lübeck without a car is to train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs 75€ - 120€.

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The train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Lübeck Hbf takes 4 h 26 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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

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Düsseldorf to Lübeck train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Lübeck is to train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs 75€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf to Lübeck.
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  • Distance: 247.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Düsseldorf to Lübeck 6 times a week. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Düsseldorf to Lübeck via Hamburg and Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port in around 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $30
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flixtrain.com
Train from Duisburg, Duisburg central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Lübeck Hbf/ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Hansa Taxu
Phone
+49 40/211211
Website
taxi211211.de

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Düsseldorf to Lübeck bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lübeck Hbf/ZOB station.

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Düsseldorf to Lübeck train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Lübeck Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Lübeck is 462 km. It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to drive from Düsseldorf to Lübeck.

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Lufthansa and Eurowings offer flights from Dusseldorf 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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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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