There are 9 ways to get from Lübeck to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, rideshare, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$99 - $170

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lübeck to Frankfurt 341.4 miles

$28 - $40

7 alternative options

Train via Lüneburg  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Lüneburg Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Lüneburg to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ic / ...

$94 - $165

Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Lübeck Hbf/ZOB to Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port 173 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N33 / ...

$34 - $56

Train, bus  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg ZOB to Frankfurt Hbf

$59 - $110

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Lübeck to Frankfurt am Main 344 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Hamburg, fly to Frankfurt  •  3 h 52 min

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

$80 - $303

Train, train to Bremen, fly to Frankfurt  •  4 h 59 min

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

$128 - $367

Train to Hamburg, fly to Mannheim, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Mannheim (MHG) HAM - MHG
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$214 - $466

What companies run services between Lübeck, Germany and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You can take a train from Lübeck to Frankfurt am Main via Hamburg Hbf in around 4 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lübeck to Frankfurt am Main via Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port and Hamburg in around 8 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Bremen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
MHS Aviation GmbH
Website
mhs-aviation.de
Flights from Hamburg to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Lüneburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lüneburg to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $29
Standard
$23 - $40
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Lüneburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$39 - $41
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lübeck Hbf/ZOB to Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg ZOB to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lübeck to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lübeck to Frankfurt am Main?

The distance between Lübeck and Frankfurt am Main is 439 km. The road distance is 550 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lübeck to Frankfurt am Main?

The cheapest way to get from Lübeck to Frankfurt am Main is to rideshare which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 56 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lübeck to Frankfurt am Main?

The quickest way to get from Lübeck to Frankfurt am Main is to train and fly which takes 3 h 52 min and costs 65€ - 250€.

Is there a direct train between Lübeck and Frankfurt am Main?

No, there is no direct train from Lübeck to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Lübeck Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 59 min.

Is there a direct bus between Lübeck and Frankfurt am Main?

No, there is no direct bus from Lübeck to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Lübeck Hbf/ZOB and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station via Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Lübeck to Frankfurt am Main?

It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Lübeck to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.