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There are 7 ways to get from Dublin to Lübeck by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus or car

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Fly to Hamburg, train  •  5 h 54 min

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

$58 - $230

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Fly to Bremen, train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bremen (BRE) DUB - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$80 - $492

Car ferry, train  •  20 h 17 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof
  5. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Ic

$418 - $722

Bus and ferry, train  •  24 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Re8 / ...

$249 - $488

Bus and ferry, train, bus  •  29 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Hamburg

$152 - $373

Bus and ferry, bus  •  32 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station 328 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hamburg N71
  5. Take the bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Lübeck Hbf/ZOB 73

$123 - $241

Car ferry, drive  •  18 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Dover
  3. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  4. Drive from Calais to Lübeck

$247 - $357

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Lübeck is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Lübeck is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Lübeck Hbf/ZOB via London Victoria, Lille, Brussels, Brussels-North station and Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 12 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Lübeck is 1116 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Lübeck without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 20 h 17 min and costs 360€ - 650€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Dublin to Lübeck, including transfers.

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Dublin to Lübeck bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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

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Lübeck is 1 h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 12:12 PM in Dublin and 1:12 PM in Lübeck.

Map of how to get from Dublin to Lübeck.
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  • Distance: 697.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Lübeck, Germany?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Lübeck. However, you can take the line 747 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Hamburg, take the walk to Hamburg Airport, take the subway to Ohlsdorf, take the subway to Hamburg Hbf, take the walk to Hamburg Hbf, then take the train to Lübeck. Alternatively, you can take the line 747 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Bremen, take the walk to Bremen Airport, take the line 6 tram to Bremen Hauptbahnhof, take the walk to Bremen Hbf, take the train to Hamburg Hbf, then take the train to Lübeck.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Dublin to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Bremen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Dublin to Hamburg via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Dublin to Bremen via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Bremen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dublin to Bremen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Bremen via Geneva, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dublin to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
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 Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $120
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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
Ferry operators

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Aer Lingus, Scandinavian Airlines, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Dublin 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 Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 17 min and costs 5€.

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