There are 4 ways to get from Lübeck to Flensburg by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Lübeck to Flensburg 149

$9 - $16

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Rideshare  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lübeck to Flensburg 98 miles

$6 - $12

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Re8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Flensburg Re7 / ...

$9 - $36

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Lübeck to Flensburg 98.8 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Lübeck to Flensburg is to rideshare which costs 5€ - 11€ and takes 2 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lübeck to Flensburg is to drive which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 1 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lübeck and arriving at Flensburg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lübeck to Flensburg. However, there are services departing from Lübeck Hbf and arriving at Flensburg via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Lübeck and Flensburg is 130 km. The road distance is 158.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lübeck to Flensburg without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 30 min and costs 8€ - 14€.

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The bus from Lübeck to Flensburg takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lübeck to Flensburg is to bus which takes 2 h 30 min and costs 8€ - 14€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 7€ - 35€ and takes 3 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Lübeck to Flensburg.
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  • Distance: 81.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Lübeck to Flensburg once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lübeck to Flensburg via Hamburg Hbf in around 3 h 21 min.

Train operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Flensburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
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 Flensburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Lübeck to Flensburg train services, operated by HVV, arrive at Flensburg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lübeck to Flensburg is 158 km. It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to drive from Lübeck to Flensburg.

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Book your Lübeck to Flensburg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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

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