There are 7 ways to get from Groningen to Lübeck by bus, train, 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.

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Bus, train via Bremen Hbf  •  4 h 59 min

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

$64 - $129

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Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Hamburg 075 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Lübeck 074

$20 - $64

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Bus Eurolines DE, train  •  5 h 24 min

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

$49 - $92

Train  •  6 h 7 min

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

$63 - $118

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Lübeck 223.4 miles

$50 - $80

Fly from Groningen, train  •  7 h 30 min

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

$121 - $469

Train to Amsterdam, fly, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Hamburg (HAM) AMS - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$85 - $289

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Lübeck is to bus which costs 17€ - 55€ and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Groningen to Lübeck is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 21 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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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Groningen to Lübeck, including transfers.

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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 Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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

You can take a bus from Groningen to Lübeck via Hamburg in around 5 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Groningen to Lübeck via Weener, Leer, Leer(Ostfriesl), Bremen Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 6 h 7 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Groningen to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Groningen to Hamburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
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
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Groningen to Hamburg via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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 Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
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
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Groningen to Weener
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
arriva.nl
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 Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen CS, Hoofdstation to Hamburg, ZOB
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Groningen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $7
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

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