There are 5 ways to get from Lübeck to Berlin by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Büchen Re83
  2. Take the train from Büchen to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice / ...

$54 - $79

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Rideshare  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lübeck to Berlin 173.3 miles

$11 - $23

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Bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Lübeck to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 049

$19 - $35

Train ODEG  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Lübeck, Hauptbahnhof to Bad Kleinen, Bahnhof Re4
  2. Take the train from Bad Kleinen, Bahnhof to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf Re2

$50 - $78

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Lübeck to Berlin 177.7 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Lübeck to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Lübeck and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lübeck to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Lübeck Hbf and arriving at Berlin Hbf (tief) via Büchen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between Lübeck and Berlin is 235 km. The road distance is 284.3 km.

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The best way to get from Lübeck to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Lübeck to Berlin, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lübeck to Berlin is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 52 min.

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Lübeck to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Lübeck to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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Map of how to get from Lübeck to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 146.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

What companies run services between Lübeck, Germany and Berlin, Germany?

You can take a train from Lübeck to Berlin via Büchen in around 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lübeck to Berlin 5 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $27 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Train operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Büchen
Ave. Duration
41 min
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Büchen to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lübeck, Hauptbahnhof to Bad Kleinen, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
ODEG
Website
odeg.de
Train from Bad Kleinen, Bahnhof to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
odeg.de
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 Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lübeck to Berlin
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Lübeck to Berlin is 284 km. It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to drive from Lübeck to Berlin.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lübeck and Berlin. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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