There are 4 ways to get from Lübeck to Malmö by train, bus, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to København H Ec
  2. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation Öresundståg / ...

$50 - $76

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Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Lübeck to Malmö 073

$17 - $29

2 alternative options

Carferry  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the carferry from Travemünde to Malmö

$33 - $80

Train, fly  •  4 h 55 min

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

$66 - $287

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lübeck and arriving at Malmö. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lübeck to Malmö station. However, there are services departing from Lübeck Hbf and arriving at Malmö Centralstation via København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

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The distance between Lübeck and Malmö is 244 km.

The best way to get from Lübeck to Malmö without a car is to train which takes 5 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Lübeck to Malmö, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lübeck to Malmö is to train which takes 5 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Lübeck to Malmö.
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  • Distance: 152.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

What companies run services between Lübeck, Germany and Malmö, Sweden?

You can take a train from Lübeck to Malmö via København H in around 5 h 3 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lübeck to Malmö twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h
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
4 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
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
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 Malmö
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Travemünde to Malmö
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Schedules at
finnlines.com

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Lübeck to Malmö train services, operated by Öresundståg, arrive at Malmö Centralstation.

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Hamburg Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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Book your Lübeck to Malmö bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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