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There are 11 ways to get from Milan to Lübeck by plane, train, car, taxi, car train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Milan Malpensa to Hamburg, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Hamburg (HAM) MXP - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$51 - $171

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Fly Milan Bergamo to Hamburg, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Hamburg (HAM) BGY - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$43 - $226

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Fly Milan Linate to Hamburg, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Hamburg (HAM) LIN - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$85 - $277

Fly Milan Linate to Bremen, train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Bremen (BRE) LIN - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$97 - $339

Train to Zurich, fly to Hamburg, train  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Hamburg (HAM) ZRH - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$80 - $332

Train via Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB Ece / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Re8 / ...

$206 - $411

Train  •  13 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB Ec
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Re8 / ...

$215 - $426

Drive, train, taxi  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  4. Take a taxi from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck

$418 - $591

Train, car train  •  20 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Lambrate to Verona Porta Nuova Re_6 / ...
  2. Take the car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Hamburg Uex 1394

$138 - $206

Bus  •  21 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Hamburg N24
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Lübeck Hbf/ZOB 73

$70 - $128

Drive  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Lübeck 738.6 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Lübeck is to fly and train which costs 35€ - 200€ and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Lübeck is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 150€ and takes 5 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Lübeck Hbf/ZOB via Milan, Milan and Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Lübeck Hbf via Basel SBB, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 14 min.

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The distance between Milan and Lübeck is 941 km. The road distance is 1181.8 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Lübeck without a car is to train which takes 13 h 14 min and costs 170€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Milan to Lübeck, including transfers.

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

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Milan to Lübeck train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Lübeck is to train which takes 13 h 14 min and costs 170€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 21 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Lübeck.
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  • Distance: 587.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 59 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Lübeck, Germany?

You can take a train from Milan to Lübeck via Basel SBB, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, and Hamburg Hbf in around 13 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Lübeck via lampugnano m1, Milan, Milan, Hamburg, and Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port in around 21 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Milan Linate to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Milan Linate to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Milan Linate to Bremen via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Hamburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Milan Linate to Hamburg via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $2,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Milan Linate to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Milan Linate to Bremen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Bremen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Hamburg via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $2,300
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Hamburg via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $240
Train operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
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 Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$21 - $90
First
$55 - $140
Train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $120
First
$75 - $190
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$190 - $310
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Lambrate to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.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 Milan, Milan to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Lübeck Hbf/ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Hansa Taxu
Phone
+49 40/211211
Website
taxi211211.de

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Milan to Lübeck bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lübeck Hbf/ZOB station.

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Milan to Lübeck train services, operated by HVV, arrive at Lübeck Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Lübeck is 1182 km. It takes approximately 11 h 12 min to drive from Milan to Lübeck.

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Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Book your Milan to Lübeck train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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There are 1717+ hotels available in Lübeck. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Malpensa Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs 10€ - 14€.

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