There are 11 ways to get from Istanbul to Lübeck by plane, train, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Istanbul to Hamburg, train  •  7 h 9 min

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

$75 - $282

10 alternative options

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Hamburg, train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Hamburg (HAM) SAW - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$78 - $270

Fly Istanbul to Bremen, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Bremen (BRE) IST - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$132 - $353

Fly Istanbul to Hannover, train  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Hannover (HAJ) IST - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$119 - $402

Fly Istanbul to Berlin Tegel, train  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) IST - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$115 - $443

Bus Alpar Turizm, train  •  36 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Munich
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Re / ...

$279 - $375

Bus  •  43 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Hamburg
  3. Take the bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Lübeck Hbf/ZOB 173 / ...

$155 - $181

Night train, train  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Videle
  2. Take the train from Videle to Budapest-Keleti
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Büchen Ec
  4. Take the train from Büchen to Lübeck Hbf Re

$304 - $457

Bus Brianna Tour, train  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Brăila
  2. Take the bus from Brăila to Hamburg
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Re / ...

$144 - $241

Bus EAAA, train  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Hamburg
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Re / ...

$139 - $242

Drive  •  23 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Lübeck 1557.5 miles

$320 - $480

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Lübeck, Germany?

You can take a bus from Istanbul to Lübeck via Plovdiv, Hamburg, and Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port in around 43 h 19 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Istanbul to Hamburg via Izmir
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Hamburg via Izmir
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Istanbul to Bremen
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Istanbul to Hannover
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Istanbul to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Istanbul to Berlin Tegel via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Istanbul to Berlin Tegel via Izmir
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Istanbul to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $460
Flights from Istanbul to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Istanbul to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Istanbul to Bremen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Flights from Istanbul to Hannover via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Istanbul to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Istanbul to Bremen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Istanbul to Hannover via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Istanbul to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Hannover via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Istanbul to Berlin Tegel via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Hannover via Antalya
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Istanbul to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Istanbul to Hamburg via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Istanbul to Hannover via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul to Berlin Tegel via Kiev
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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 Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Büchen
Ave. Duration
13 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$240 - $350
Website
bahn.de
Train from Büchen to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
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
$4 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Train from Büchen to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Website
hvv.de
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Munich
Ave. Duration
28 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$127
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$124
Schedules at
racicbg.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Lübeck Hbf/ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Brăila
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Burgas to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
rta.government.bg

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Istanbul to Lübeck?

The distance between Istanbul and Lübeck is 1971 km. The road distance is 2492 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Lübeck?

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Lübeck is to fly and train which costs 300 ₺ - 1.200 ₺ and takes 7 h 9 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Istanbul to Lübeck?

The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Lübeck is to fly and train which takes 7 h 9 min and costs 300 ₺ - 1.200 ₺.

Is there a direct bus between Istanbul and Lübeck?

No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Lübeck Hbf/ZOB via Plovdiv and Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 19 min.

How long does it take to get from Istanbul to Lübeck?

It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Istanbul to Lübeck, including transfers.