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

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Fly Gothenburg to Hamburg, train  •  5 h 4 min

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

$70 - $214

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Bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Gothenburg to Lübeck 173

$30 - $55

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Train to Copenhagen, fly to Hamburg, train  •  6 h 51 min

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

$99 - $331

Fly Gothenburg to Copenhagen, train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Copenhagen (CPH) GOT - CPH
  2. Take the train from København H to Lübeck Hbf

$119 - $269

Train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H Öresundståg
  2. Take the train from København H to Lübeck Hbf Ec

$82 - $118

Bus, ferry  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg to Rødby
  2. Take the ferry from Rodby to Puttgarden
  3. Take the bus from Puttgarden to Lübeck X73 / ...

$73 - $84

Drive  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Lübeck 488.2 miles

$110 - $160

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gothenburg and arriving at Lübeck. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gothenburg station to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Göteborg Centralstation and arriving at Lübeck Hbf via København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Lübeck is 434 km. The road distance is 781.1 km.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Lübeck without a car is to train which takes 8 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Gothenburg to Lübeck, including transfers.

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

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Gothenburg to Lübeck train services, operated by Öresundståg, arrive at Göteborg Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Lübeck is to train which takes 8 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Gothenburg Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Gothenburg to Lübeck bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lübeck station.

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Map of how to get from Gothenburg to Lübeck.
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  • Distance: 271.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Lübeck, Germany?

You can take a train from Gothenburg to Lübeck via København H in around 8 h 35 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Gothenburg to Lübeck once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 9 h 35 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Flights from Copenhagen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Gothenburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Gothenburg to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
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
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
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Gothenburg to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Puttgarden to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Scandlines
Phone
+45 33 15 15 15
Email
Scandlines@scandlines.com
Website
scandlines.se
Ferry from Rodby to Puttgarden
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
scandlines.com
Economy
$46
Flexible
$109

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Gothenburg to Lübeck train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), arrive at Lübeck Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gothenburg to Lübeck is 781 km. It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to drive from Gothenburg to Lübeck.

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CSA and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Gothenburg Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Book your Gothenburg to Lübeck bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1513+ hotels available in Lübeck. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Gothenburg Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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