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There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Lübeck by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf Re / ...

142€ - 410€

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Bus  •  14h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Hamburg 155
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Lübeck N613 / ...

47€ - 66€

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Night bus, bus  •  14h 11m

  1. Take the night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB N71
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Lübeck N613 / ...

48€ - 59€

Drive  •  8h 34m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Lübeck 945.3 km

110€ - 170€

Fly Paris CDG to Hamburg, train  •  5h 33m

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

91€ - 318€

Fly Paris Orly to Hamburg, train  •  8h 10m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Hamburg (HAM) ORY - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf

88€ - 341€

Fly Paris CDG to Bremen, train  •  6h 33m

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

71€ - 390€

Fly Paris CDG to Hannover, train  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Hannover (HAJ) CDG - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf

100€ - 395€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Lübeck is to night bus and bus which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 14h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Lübeck is to fly and train which costs 90€ - 320€ and takes 5h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Paris, Gallieni and arriving at Lübeck via Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Luebeck Hbf via Duisburg Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 36m.

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The distance between Paris and Lübeck is 802 km. The road distance is 945.3 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Lübeck without a car is to train which takes 8h 36m and costs 140€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 8h 36m to get from Paris to Lübeck, including transfers.

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Paris to Lübeck bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Paris, Gallieni station.

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Paris to Lübeck train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Lübeck is to train which takes 8h 36m and costs 140€ - 410€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 14h 46m.

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  • Distance: 802.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 36m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Lübeck, Germany?

You can take a train from Paris to Lübeck via Duisburg Hbf and Hamburg Hbf in around 8h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Gallieni to Lübeck via Hamburg and Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB in around 14h 46m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 480€
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Clermont-Ferrand, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 210€
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Brest, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 210€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 210€
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 200€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 320€
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 320€
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 270€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 290€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 600€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 800€
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 420€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 950€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 210€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 1600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Venice
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120€ - 250€
Website
Thalys
Standard
120€ - 170€
Comfort
130€ - 170€
Premium
180€ - 250€
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 Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 110€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 190€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Duisburg, Duisburg central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
Flixtrain
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 Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Website
HVV
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
HVV
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
HVV
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Paris to Lübeck train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Luebeck Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Lübeck is 945 km. It takes approximately 8h 34m to drive from Paris to Lübeck.

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Eurowings, Brussels Airlines, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 2314+ hotels available in Lübeck. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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