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There are 7 ways to get from Lübeck to Amsterdam by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Re8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Osnabruck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

$49 - $158

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Bus Eurolines DE  •  8h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Lübeck to Bremen 173
  2. Take the bus from Bremen to Amsterdam

$30 - $82

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Bus EST Gdansk  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Duivendrecht Warschau - Amsterdam

$45 - $68

Drive  •  4h 46m

  1. Drive from Lübeck to Amsterdam 328.2 miles

$80 - $120

Train to Bremen, fly  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRE - AMS

$102 - $389

Train to Hamburg, fly  •  4h 45m

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

$60 - $246

Train, train to Hannover, fly  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  3. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) HAJ - AMS

$116 - $359

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The cheapest way to get from Lübeck to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 9h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Lübeck to Amsterdam is to train and fly which costs 85€ - 340€ and takes 4h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lübeck to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Lübeck and arriving at Amsterdam via Bremen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lübeck to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Lübeck Hbf and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Hamburg Hbf and Osnabruck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 15m.

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The distance between Lübeck and Amsterdam is 421 km. The road distance is 525.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lübeck to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 7h 15m and costs 40€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 7h 15m to get from Lübeck to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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

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Lübeck to Amsterdam train services, operated by HVV, depart from Lübeck Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Lübeck to Amsterdam is to train which takes 7h 15m and costs 40€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 75€ and takes 8h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Lübeck to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 263.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 15m

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

You can take a train from Lübeck to Amsterdam via Hamburg Hbf and Osnabruck Hbf in around 7h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lübeck to Amsterdam via Bremen in around 8h 52m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Hannover to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Train operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
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 Lübeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Osnabruck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
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 Lübeck to Bremen
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bremen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$21
High
$36
EST Gdansk
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
EST Gdansk

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The quickest flight from Bremen Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Lübeck to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Amsterdam station.

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Lübeck to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lübeck to Amsterdam is 525 km. It takes approximately 4h 46m to drive from Lübeck to Amsterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Bremen Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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