There are 4 ways to get from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Lübeck by subway, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Subway, train  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the subway from Hamburg Airport to Hamburg Hbf S1
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Re8 / ...

6€ - 58€

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Lübeck 72.5 km

190€ - 230€

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Lübeck 72.5 km

8€ - 13€

Towncar  •  53 min

  1. Take a town car from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck 72.5 km

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Lübeck is to drive which costs 8€ - 13€ and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Lübeck is to taxi which costs 190€ - 230€ and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Airport and arriving at Lübeck Hbf via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 18m.

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The distance between Hamburg Airport (HAM) and Lübeck is 52 km. The road distance is 72.5 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Lübeck without a car is to subway and train which takes 1h 18m and costs 5€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 1h 18m to get from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Lübeck, including transfers.

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Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Lübeck train services, operated by HVV, depart from Hamburg Airport station.

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Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Lübeck train services, operated by HVV, arrive at Lübeck Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Lübeck is 73 km. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Lübeck.

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There are 1734+ hotels available in Lübeck. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Lübeck.
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  • Distance: 51.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 18m

What companies run services between Hamburg Airport (HAM), Germany and Lübeck, Germany?

There is no direct connection from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Lübeck. However, you can take the subway to Hamburg Hbf, take the walk to Hamburg Hbf, then take the train to Lübeck Hbf. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Lübeck.

Train operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Subway from Hamburg Airport to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Website
HVV
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Website
HVV
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Other operators
Taxi from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
190€ - 230€
Hansa Taxu
Phone
+49 40/211211
Website
taxi211211.de
Habil Hemmat
Phone
+49 40 211211
Jayride
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck

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