There are 6 ways to get from Groningen to Lübeck by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train via Bremen Hbf  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer 100 / ...
  2. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Re8 / ...

$37 - $128

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Bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Bremen N75 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bremen to Lübeck 173 / ...

$18 - $73

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Bus Eurolines DE, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Hamburg
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Re8 / ...

$48 - $90

Train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
  4. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Re8 / ...

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Lübeck 223.4 miles

$50 - $80

Fly, train  •  7 h 43 min

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

$121 - $469

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No, there is no direct bus from Groningen to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Lübeck via Bremen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Lübeck Hbf via Zwolle, Hengelo, Osnabrück Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Groningen and Lübeck is 282 km. The road distance is 357.4 km.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Lübeck without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Groningen to Lübeck, including transfers.

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

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Groningen to Lübeck train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Groningen station.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Lübeck is to bus which takes 6 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Groningen Airport to Hamburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Groningen to Lübeck.
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  • Distance: 176 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

What companies run services between Groningen, Netherlands and Lübeck, Germany?

You can take a bus from Groningen to Lübeck via Bremen in around 6 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Groningen to Lübeck via Zwolle, Hengelo, Osnabruck Hbf, Osnabrück Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Groningen to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Groningen to Hamburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Groningen to Hamburg via Munich, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Groningen to Hamburg via Copenhagen, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Groningen to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
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 Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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 Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
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
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Groningen to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Blauwnet
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zwolle to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
blauwnet.nl
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
eurobahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen CS, Hoofdstation to Bremen, ZOB Breitenweg
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
arriva.nl
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 Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Groningen to Bremen
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bremen to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Groningen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Groningen to Bremen
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
eurolines.de

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Groningen to Lübeck train services, operated by HVV, arrive at Lübeck Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Groningen to Lübeck is 357 km. It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to drive from Groningen to Lübeck.

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Eurowings, Scandinavian Airlines, LOT and Lufthansa offer flights from Groningen Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Book your Groningen to Lübeck bus tickets online with FlixBus and 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 Groningen to Groningen Airport is to line 9 bus which takes 34 min and costs .

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