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There are 8 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Lübeck by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

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Fly Pulkovo to Hamburg, train  •  7h 4m

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

58€ - 230€

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Train to Helsinki, fly to Hamburg, train  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the train from Pietari to Tikkurila
  2. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Hamburg (HAM) HEL - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf

111€ - 420€

Fly Pulkovo to Hannover, train  •  11h 35m

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

72€ - 357€

Train  •  32h 56m

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Brest C
  2. Take the train from Brest C to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf Eic
  4. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf Re / ...

79€ - 263€

Train, car ferry  •  34h 38m

  1. Take the train from Pietari to Helsinki Ae 785 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde

175€ - 260€

Bus  •  39h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg Bus station to Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station 135801/135802
  2. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Lübeck, Stockelsdorf N1322

103€ - 141€

Train, bus  •  47h 59m

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Glavny to Kaliningrad-Passajirsk 079Ч
  2. Take the bus from Kaliningrad Bus station to Lübeck ZOB/Hbf

160€ - 247€

Drive  •  23h 13m

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Lübeck 1996.2 km

230€ - 340€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Lübeck is to bus which costs RUB 8000 - RUB 12000 and takes 39h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Lübeck is to fly and train which costs RUB 4600 - RUB 19000 and takes 7h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint Petersburg station to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Saint Petersburg Bus station and arriving at Lübeck, Stockelsdorf via Warsaw, Warsaw West. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint Petersburg to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from St Petersburg Vitebskii and arriving at Luebeck Hbf via Brest C, Warszawa Centralna, Berlin Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 56m.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Lübeck is 1362 km. The road distance is 1996.2 km.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Lübeck without a car is to train which takes 32h 56m and costs RUB 6000 - RUB 21000.

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It takes approximately 7h 4m to get from Saint Petersburg to Lübeck, including transfers.

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Saint Petersburg to Lübeck bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Saint Petersburg Bus station.

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Saint Petersburg to Lübeck train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), depart from St Petersburg Vitebskii station.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Lübeck is to train which takes 32h 56m and costs RUB 6000 - RUB 21000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 8000 - RUB 12000 and takes 39h 10m.

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  • Distance: 1362.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 4m

What companies run services between Saint Petersburg, Russia and Lübeck, Germany?

You can take a train from Saint Petersburg to Lübeck via Brest C, Warszawa Centralna, Berlin Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 32h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Saint Petersburg to Lübeck via Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station and Warsaw, Warsaw West in around 39h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
Flights from Pulkovo to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 380€
Flights from Helsinki to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 330€
Flights from Helsinki to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 330€
Flights from Pulkovo to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Flights from Pulkovo to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Flights from Pulkovo to Hamburg via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 300€
Flights from Pulkovo to Hannover via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 320€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 360€
Flights from Pulkovo to Hannover via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 300€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Helsinki to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 290€
Flights from Pulkovo to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 310€
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Hamburg via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 170€
Flights from Helsinki to Hamburg via Riga
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 160€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Hamburg via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 200€
Flights from Pulkovo to Hannover via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 250€
Flights from Helsinki to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
70€ - 370€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 400€
Flights from Pulkovo to Hannover via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Hannover via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 310€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Pulkovo to Hannover via Minsk
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 240€
Nordwind Airlines
Website
nordwindairlines.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Hannover via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 320€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 430€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Hannover via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Hannover via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 290€
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 Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
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
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
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 Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
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 Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Pietari to Tikkurila
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Pietari to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 60€
Website
www.vr.fi
VR Osakeyhtiö
Phone
0600 41 902
Website
vr.fi
Train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Tikkurila
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
VR Osakeyhtiö
Train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 60€
Website
VR Osakeyhtiö
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
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Phone
(+375 17) 225 44 77
Website
rw.by
Train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Brest C
Ave. Duration
17h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 80€
Website
Belorussian Railways
Book at
Belorussian Railways
2nd Class (platzkart)
23€ - 45€
1st Class (Coupe)
35€ - 80€
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Brest C to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 12€
1st Class
13€ - 17€
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 25€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 25€
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Brest C to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 60€
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg Glavny to Kaliningrad-Passajirsk
Ave. Duration
26h 39m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
110€ - 170€
Website
pass.rzd.ru
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 Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Saint Petersburg Bus station to Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaliningrad Bus station to Lübeck ZOB/Hbf
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 80€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Lübeck, Stockelsdorf
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130€ - 190€
Website
Finnlines

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The quickest flight from Pulkovo Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Saint Petersburg to Lübeck bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lübeck, Stockelsdorf station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint Petersburg to Lübeck is 1996 km. It takes approximately 23h 13m to drive from Saint Petersburg to Lübeck.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Pulkovo Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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