There are 7 ways to get from Lübeck to Stockholm by train, plane, bus or car

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Train, fly to Stockholm  •  5h 12m

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

597 kr - 2547 kr

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Bus  •  16h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Lübeck to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB 173 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen N602

538 kr - 681 kr

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Train, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) HAM - BMA

996 kr - 2901 kr

Train  •  12h 29m

  1. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Re8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ic
  3. Take the train from København H to Malmö C 029
  4. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Södra station

1068 kr - 2068 kr

Train via Kiel  •  14h 11m

  1. Take the train from Luebeck Hbf to Kiel Hbf Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Koebenhavn H Ic
  3. Take the train from København H to Stockholm Södra station

1386 kr - 2193 kr

Bus, train  •  14h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Lübeck to Helsingborg N613 / ...
  2. Take the train from Helsingborg Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation Snälltåget

Drive  •  11h 8m

  1. Drive from Lübeck to Stockholm 1115.7 km

1400 kr - 2100 kr

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The cheapest way to get from Lübeck to Stockholm is to bus which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 16h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Lübeck to Stockholm is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 5h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lübeck to Stockholm. However, there are services departing from Lübeck and arriving at Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen via Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lübeck to Stockholm station. However, there are services departing from Lübeck Hbf and arriving at Stockholm Södra station via Hamburg Hbf, København H and Malmö Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 29m.

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The distance between Lübeck and Stockholm is 756 km. The road distance is 1115.7 km.

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The best way to get from Lübeck to Stockholm without a car is to train which takes 12h 29m and costs 100€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Lübeck to Stockholm, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lübeck to Stockholm is to train which takes 12h 29m and costs 100€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 16h 9m.

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  • Distance: 756 km
  • Duration: 5h 12m

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

You can take a train from Lübeck to Stockholm via Hamburg Hbf, København H, and Malmö Centralstation in around 12h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lübeck to Stockholm via Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB in around 16h 9m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 kr - 3800 kr
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 kr - 3800 kr
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 kr - 3800 kr
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm Bromma via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 3600 kr
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm Bromma via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 3400 kr
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm Bromma via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 3400 kr
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm Bromma via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1600 kr - 4300 kr
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm Bromma via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
900 kr - 2400 kr
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
490 kr - 2900 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
850 kr - 3800 kr
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
30 kr - 45 kr
Website
HVV
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
35 kr - 45 kr
Website
HVV
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Luebeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
110 kr - 160 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Luebeck Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
130 kr - 200 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Luebeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
390 kr - 550 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
900 kr - 1300 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
800 kr - 1200 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
200 kr - 280 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
450 kr - 650 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
85 kr - 130 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Website
buss.kiruna.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Train from Helsingborg Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
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
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
50 kr - 190 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
140 kr - 190 kr
2nd Class Ticket
50 kr - 65 kr
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Södra station
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
500 kr - 750 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
500 kr - 700 kr
2nd Class Ticket
600 kr - 750 kr
Train from København H to Stockholm Södra station
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
550 kr - 800 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
550 kr - 750 kr
2nd Class Ticket
600 kr - 800 kr
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lübeck to Helsingborg
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
200 kr - 250 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lübeck to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65 kr - 85 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
470 kr - 600 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Stockholm Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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Lübeck to Stockholm train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Stockholm Södra station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lübeck to Stockholm is 1116 km. It takes approximately 11h 8m to drive from Lübeck to Stockholm.

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Eurowings, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Stockholm Airport.

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There are 384+ hotels available in Stockholm. Prices start at 1000 kr SEK per night.

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