There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck by train, bus, car 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 29 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Re / ...

$107 - $167

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Hamburg N33 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Lübeck Hbf/ZOB 173 / ...

$33 - $57

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Hamburg ZOB
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Re / ...

$60 - $112

Drive  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck 344.4 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Frankfurt to Hamburg, train  •  3 h 40 min

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

$81 - $308

Fly Frankfurt to Bremen, train  •  4 h 52 min

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

$133 - $359

Train to Mannheim, fly to Hamburg, train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Fly from Mannheim (MHG) to Hamburg (HAM) MHG - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$214 - $471

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Hamburg, train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Hamburg (HAM) CGN - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$92 - $241

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Lübeck, Germany?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck via Hamburg Hbf in around 4 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck via Hamburg and Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port in around 8 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $3,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
MHS Aviation GmbH
Website
mhs-aviation.de
Flights from Mannheim to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $3,300
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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
$1 - $2
Website
hvv.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$39 - $42
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Lübeck Hbf/ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Lübeck is 439 km. The road distance is 551 km.

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck is to bus which costs 27€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck is to fly and train which takes 3 h 40 min and costs 65€ - 250€.

No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Lübeck Hbf via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Lübeck Hbf/ZOB via Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck, including transfers.