There are 4 ways to get from Rostock to Lübeck by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Rostock, Rostock central bus station to Lübeck 149

$7 - $12

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Rostock Hbf to Büchen Re1
  2. Take the train from Büchen to Lübeck Hbf Re83

$8 - $11

Rideshare  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rostock to Lübeck 76.4 miles

$9

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Rostock to Lübeck 72.6 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Rostock to Lübeck is to rideshare which costs 8€ and takes 1 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rostock to Lübeck is to drive which costs 13€ - 19€ and takes 1 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rostock, Rostock central bus station station and arriving at Lübeck. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rostock to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Rostock Hbf and arriving at Lübeck Hbf via Büchen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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The distance between Rostock and Lübeck is 98 km. The road distance is 116.2 km.

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The best way to get from Rostock to Lübeck without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 55 min and costs 6€ - 11€.

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The bus from Rostock, Rostock central bus station to Lübeck takes 1 h 55 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rostock to Lübeck is to bus which takes 1 h 55 min and costs 6€ - 11€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 7€ - 10€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Rostock to Lübeck.
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  • Distance: 61.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

What companies run services between Rostock, Germany and Lübeck, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Rostock to Lübeck once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rostock to Lübeck via Büchen in around 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Rostock Hbf to Büchen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
hvv.de
Train from Büchen to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rostock, Rostock central bus station to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rostock to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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