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Train to Hamburg, fly to New York JFK  •  14h 51m

  1. Take the train from Luebeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to New York JFK (JFK) HAM - JFK

$297 - $979

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Train, train to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, fly to Newark  •  16h 24m

  1. Take the train from Luebeck Hbf to Buechen
  2. Take the train from Buechen to Berlin Hbf
  3. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Newark (EWR) BER - EWR

$286 - $755

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Train to Hamburg, fly to Newark  •  14h 50m

  1. Take the train from Luebeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Newark (EWR) HAM - EWR

$288 - $698

Train, train to Bremen, fly to New York JFK  •  15h 18m

  1. Take the train from Luebeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  3. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to New York JFK (JFK) BRE - JFK

$464 - $1,604

Train, train to Bremen, fly to Newark  •  15h 46m

  1. Take the train from Luebeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  3. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Newark (EWR) BRE - EWR

$435 - $1,423

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The cheapest way to get from Lübeck to Manhattan is to train and fly which costs €230 - €650 and takes 16h 24m.

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The fastest way to get from Lübeck to Manhattan is to train and fly which takes 14h 50m and costs €230 - €600.

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The distance between Lübeck and Manhattan is 3844 miles.

It takes approximately 14h 51m to get from Lübeck to Manhattan, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Hamburg Airport to New York JFK Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 54m and has one stopover.

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Manhattan is 6h behind Lübeck. It is currently 6:19 PM in Lübeck and 12:19 PM in Manhattan.

Vueling Airlines, Icelandair, Swiss and 10 other airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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  • Distance: 3843.7 miles
  • Duration: 14h 51m

What companies run services between Lübeck, Germany and Manhattan, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Lübeck to Manhattan. However, you can take the train to Hamburg Hbf, take the train to Hamburg Airport, take the walk to Hamburg airport, fly to New York JFK, take the walk to JFK Terminal 4, take the train to Jamaica AirTrain, take the walk to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport, then take the subway to Manhattan. Alternatively, you can take the train to Hamburg Hbf, take the train to Hamburg Airport, take the walk to Hamburg airport, fly to Newark, take the walk to Newark Airport, take the bus to New York, take the walk to 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal, then take the subway to Manhattan.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to New York JFK via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Hamburg to New York JFK via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Hamburg to New York JFK via Brussels
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Hamburg to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Hamburg to Newark via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Hamburg to Newark via Brussels
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,600
Flights from Bremen to New York JFK via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Flights from Bremen to New York JFK via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Bremen to Newark via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Flights from Bremen to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from Bremen to Newark via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Newark via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Newark via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Hamburg to New York JFK via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Hamburg to New York JFK via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Hamburg to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Hamburg to Newark via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,600
Flights from Hamburg to Newark via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,600
Flights from Hamburg to Newark via Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,600
Flights from Bremen to New York JFK via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Flights from Bremen to New York JFK via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Bremen to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from Bremen to Newark via Frankfurt, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
13h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Bremen to Newark via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Bremen to Newark via Munich, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
14h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Bremen to Newark via Frankfurt, Montreal
Ave. Duration
14h 24m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Hamburg to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,800
Flights from Hamburg to New York JFK via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Bremen to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Bremen to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,000
Flights from Bremen to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol, Brussels
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,100
Flights from Bremen to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol, Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,000
Flights from Bremen to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,800
Flights from Bremen to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Bremen to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,000
Flights from Bremen to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol, Brussels
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,100
Flights from Bremen to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol, Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,000
Flights from Bremen to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hamburg to New York JFK via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from Hamburg to Newark via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Hamburg to Newark via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Newark via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Hamburg to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Bremen to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from Bremen to Newark via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Bremen to Newark via Frankfurt, Montreal
Ave. Duration
14h 24m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hamburg to New York JFK via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Hamburg to Newark via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Newark via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to New York JFK via Brussels
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Hamburg to Newark via Brussels
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Newark via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hamburg to New York JFK via Vienna
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $3,000
Flights from Hamburg to Newark via Vienna
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,500
Flights from Bremen to Newark via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Newark via Vienna
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,500
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Hamburg to New York JFK via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $4,300
Flights from Hamburg to Newark via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $3,400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Newark via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Hamburg to New York JFK via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $3,400
Flights from Hamburg to Newark via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Hamburg to New York JFK via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
14h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from Hamburg to Newark via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hamburg to New York JFK via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Hamburg to New York JFK via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Hamburg to New York JFK via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Hamburg to New York JFK via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Hamburg to New York JFK via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Hamburg to Newark via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Newark via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Luebeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Luebeck Hbf to Buechen
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
HVV
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Büchen
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
HVV
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Luebeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Buechen to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Luebeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Buechen to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Buechen to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg central station to Bremen central station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
Flixtrain
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof to Bremen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $130
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Urlaubs-Express

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