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There are 5 ways to get from Lübeck to Copenhagen by train, bus, rideshare, car ferry, car or plane

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

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Train  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to København H Ec

$40 - $60

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Rideshare  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the rideshare from Lübeck to Copenhagen 293.2 miles

$11 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Lübeck to Copenhagen 073 / ...

$15 - $25

Car ferry, drive  •  9h 18m

  1. Take the car ferry from Travemünde to Trelleborg
  2. Drive from Trelleborg to Copenhagen

$48 - $57

Train, fly  •  3h 35m

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

$66 - $284

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The cheapest way to get from Lübeck to Copenhagen is to rideshare which costs 10€ - 21€ and takes 4h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Lübeck to Copenhagen is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 3h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lübeck and arriving at Copenhagen. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lübeck Hbf and arriving at København H. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 21m.

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The distance between Lübeck and Copenhagen is 234 km.

The best way to get from Lübeck to Copenhagen without a car is to train which takes 4h 21m and costs 35€ - 55€.

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The train from Lübeck Hbf to København H takes 4h 21m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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Lübeck to Copenhagen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Lübeck Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Lübeck to Copenhagen is to train which takes 4h 21m and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 22€ and takes 4h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Lübeck to Copenhagen.
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  • Distance: 146.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 21m

What companies run services between Lübeck, Germany and Copenhagen, Denmark?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Lübeck to Copenhagen 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 4h 21m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lübeck to Copenhagen every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $25 and the journey takes 4h 55m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Train operators
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 København H
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
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
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 Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
TT-Line
Phone
+49 180 6 666600
Email
info@ttline.com
Website
ttline.com
Car ferry from Travemünde to Trelleborg
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $41
Schedules at
ttline.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lübeck to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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

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Lübeck to Copenhagen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at København H station.

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Hamburg Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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

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