There are 5 ways to get from Hamburg to Lübeck by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car
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Questions & Answers
No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from U Wandsbek Markt and arriving at Lübeck, Kohlmarkt via Mölln, ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Lübeck Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.
The distance between Hamburg and Lübeck is 55 km. The road distance is 67.9 km.
The best way to get from Hamburg to Lübeck without a car is to train which takes 44 min and costs .
The train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf takes 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Hamburg to Lübeck bus services, operated by HVV, depart from U Wandsbek Markt station.
Hamburg to Lübeck train services, operated by HVV, depart from Hamburg Hbf station.
The best way to get from Hamburg to Lübeck is to train which takes 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 8710 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 2 min.
Hamburg to Lübeck bus services, operated by HVV, arrive at Lübeck, Kohlmarkt station.
Hamburg to Lübeck train services, operated by HVV, arrive at Lübeck Hbf station.
What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Lübeck, Germany?
HVV operates a train from Hamburg to Lübeck hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 44 min. Deutsche Bahn also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamburg to Lübeck via Mölln, ZOB in around 2 h 2 min.
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.
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
- Ave. Duration
- 39 min
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- $20 - $29
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Rideshare from Hamburg to Lübeck
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 5 min
- Estimated price
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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Lübeck is 68 km. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Hamburg to Lübeck.
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