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

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Fly Rome to Hamburg, train  •  6h 27m

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

78€ - 313€

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Fly Rome Ciampino to Hamburg, train  •  8h 28m

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Hamburg (HAM) CIA - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf

69€ - 193€

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Fly Rome to Berlin Tegel, train  •  8h 19m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) FCO - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf

82€ - 527€

Train  •  20h 35m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Hamburg
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf Re / ...

131€ - 289€

Drive, car train  •  21h 25m

  1. Drive from Rome to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Hamburg-Altona
  3. Drive from Hamburg-Altona to Lübeck

175€ - 240€

Bus  •  25h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Munich, Munich central bus station 531
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Lübeck N05

83€ - 101€

Bus, train  •  30h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Szczecin
  2. Take the train from Szczecin, Glowny to Lübeck, Hauptbahnhof Re4

101€ - 140€

Drive  •  15h 50m

  1. Drive from Rome to Lübeck 1727.1 km

230€ - 340€

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Lübeck is to bus which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 25h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Lübeck is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 320€ and takes 6h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome station to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station and arriving at Lübeck via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Luebeck Hbf via Verona Porta Nuova and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 35m.

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The distance between Rome and Lübeck is 1337 km. The road distance is 1727.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Lübeck without a car is to train which takes 20h 35m and costs 130€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 6h 27m to get from Rome to Lübeck, including transfers.

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Rome to Lübeck bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Rome to Lübeck train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Lübeck is to train which takes 20h 35m and costs 130€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 25h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Lübeck.
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  • Distance: 1337.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 27m

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

You can take a train from Rome to Lübeck via Verona Porta Nuova, Hamburg, and Hamburg Hbf in around 20h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome to Lübeck via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 25h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 490€
Flights from Rome to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 490€
Flights from Rome to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 490€
Flights from Rome to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 490€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Rome to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 220€
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 180€
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 180€
Flights from Rome to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 250€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Rome to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 450€
Flights from Rome to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 320€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Rome to Berlin Tegel via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Hamburg via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 170€
Flights from Rome to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 500€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 280€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 180€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 180€
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 270€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 180€
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
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 Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Szczecin, Glowny to Lübeck, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
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
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 Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
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 Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
12€ - 15€
Business
16€ - 20€
1st Class
17€ - 21€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 50€
Base Standard
60€ - 85€
Base Premium
70€ - 110€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
27€ - 80€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
29€ - 45€
Smart Low Cost
27€ - 40€
Smart Flex
55€ - 80€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
28€ - 40€
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
15h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
100€ - 130€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
100€ - 130€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
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 Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Rome to Szczecin
Ave. Duration
24h 58m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Lübeck is 1727 km. It takes approximately 15h 50m to drive from Rome to Lübeck.

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Eurowings, Alitalia, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Book your Rome to Lübeck bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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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 Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 7€ - 35€.

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