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There are 5 ways to get from Lübeck to Stockholm by train, plane, night train or car

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Train, fly  •  5h 13m

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

915 kr - 3141 kr

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Train  •  16h 36m

  1. Take the train from Luebeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Stockholm Centralstation Snälltåget

567 kr - 1123 kr

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Train via Malmö  •  12h 24m

  1. Take the train from Luebeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H Ic
  3. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation 029
  4. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

932 kr - 1993 kr

Train, night train  •  16h 36m

  1. Take the train from Luebeck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to Stockholm Central 300

567 kr - 1123 kr

Drive  •  11h 4m

  1. Drive from Lübeck to Stockholm 1114.7 km

1300 kr - 1900 kr

Lübeck to Stockholm by train

The train journey time between Lübeck and Stockholm is around 16h 9m and covers a distance of around 1034 km. The fastest train normally takes 16h 9m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, HVV, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Lübeck to Stockholm train service departs from Luebeck Hbf and arrives in Stockholm Centralstation. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lübeck to Stockholm train schedules

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  • Face masks are recommended
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Stockholm is 11313.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Stockholm is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Stockholm is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Lübeck to Stockholm is to train which costs 55€ - 120€ and takes 16h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Lübeck to Stockholm is to train and fly which costs 90€ - 320€ and takes 5h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lübeck to Stockholm station. However, there are services departing from Luebeck Hbf and arriving at Stockholm Centralstation via Hamburg Hbf, København H and Malmö Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 24m.

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The distance between Lübeck and Stockholm is 756 km. The road distance is 1114.7 km.

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The best way to get from Lübeck to Stockholm without a car is to train via Malmö which takes 12h 24m and costs 90€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from Lübeck to Stockholm, including transfers.

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Lübeck to Stockholm train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Luebeck Hbf station.

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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 train services, operated by Snälltåget, arrive at Stockholm Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lübeck to Stockholm is 1115 km. It takes approximately 11h 4m to drive from Lübeck to Stockholm.

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  • Distance: 755.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 13m

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

You can take a train from Lübeck to Stockholm via Hamburg Hbf, Koebenhavn H, København H, and Malmö Centralstation in around 12h 24m.

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
550 kr - 3900 kr
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kr - 3900 kr
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 kr - 3900 kr
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
420 kr - 2600 kr
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 3900 kr
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
100 kr - 150 kr
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
110 kr - 160 kr
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
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
190 kr - 270 kr
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
380 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
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
440 kr - 600 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
85 kr - 120 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
90 kr - 130 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
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
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
300 kr - 360 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
14h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
460 kr - 600 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to Stockholm Central
Ave. Duration
14h 53m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
460 kr - 600 kr
Website
Snälltåget

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