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There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco to Lübeck by plane or train

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 San Francisco to Hamburg, train  •  17 h 10 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Hamburg (HAM) SFO - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$304 - $693

Cheapest option

Fly San Francisco to Copenhagen, train  •  18 h 47 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Copenhagen (CPH) SFO - CPH
  2. Take the train from København H to Lübeck Hbf

$243 - $1,078

3 alternative options

Fly San Francisco to Bremen, train  •  18 h 14 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Bremen (BRE) SFO - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$516 - $2,185

Fly Oakland to Hamburg, train  •  17 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Hamburg (HAM) OAK - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$418 - $746

Fly San Francisco to Hannover, train  •  19 h 49 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Hannover (HAJ) SFO - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$475 - $846

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Lübeck is to fly and train which costs $240 - $1,100 and takes 18 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Lübeck is to fly and train which costs $300 - $700 and takes 17 h 10 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Lübeck is 5549 miles.

It takes approximately 17 h 10 min to get from San Francisco to Lübeck, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Francisco Airport to Hamburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 13 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Lübeck is 9 h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 3:39 AM in San Francisco and 12:39 PM in Lübeck.

Icelandair, KLM, Air France and seven other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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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 San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28 min and costs $6 - $9.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Lübeck.
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  • Distance: 5549.2 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 10 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Lübeck, Germany?

There is no direct connection from San Francisco to Lübeck. However, you can take the BART to San Francisco International Airport BART Station, take the walk to San Francisco airport, fly to Hamburg, take the walk to Hamburg Airport, take the subway to Ohlsdorf, take the subway to Hamburg Hbf, take the walk to Hamburg Hbf, then take the train to Lübeck. Alternatively, you can take the BART to San Francisco International Airport BART Station, take the walk to San Francisco airport, fly to Bremen, take the walk to Bremen Airport, take the line 6 tram to Bremen Hauptbahnhof, take the walk to Bremen Hbf, take the train to Hamburg Hbf, then take the train to Lübeck.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,800
Flights from San Francisco to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Bremen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,800
Flights from Oakland to Hamburg via Denver, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $6,000
Flights from Oakland to Hamburg via Seattle, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $6,000
Flights from Oakland to Hamburg via Denver, Munich
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $6,000
Flights from San Francisco to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $3,100
Flights from San Francisco to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $3,100
Flights from San Francisco to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
13 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,100
Flights from San Francisco to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,100
Flights from San Francisco to Hannover via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,100
Flights from San Francisco to Hannover via Paris CDG, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,800
Flights from San Francisco to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,800
Flights from San Francisco to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from San Francisco to Bremen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Oakland to Hamburg via Seattle, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $6,000
Flights from Oakland to Hamburg via Denver, Munich
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $6,000
Flights from San Francisco to Copenhagen via Toronto
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $3,100
Flights from San Francisco to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $3,100
Flights from San Francisco to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,100
Flights from San Francisco to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,100
Flights from San Francisco to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,000
Flights from San Francisco to Hannover via Paris CDG, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,000
Flights from San Francisco to Hannover via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,000
Flights from San Francisco to Hannover via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,800
Flights from San Francisco to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Bremen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,800
Flights from San Francisco to Bremen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,500
Flights from Oakland to Hamburg via Salt Lake City, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,800
Flights from Oakland to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $6,000
Flights from San Francisco to Copenhagen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $4,800
Flights from San Francisco to Copenhagen via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $6,000
Flights from San Francisco to Hannover via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $4,100
Flights from San Francisco to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,800
Flights from San Francisco to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from San Francisco to Bremen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from San Francisco to Copenhagen via Toronto
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,000
Flights from San Francisco to Hannover via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,000
Flights from San Francisco to Hannover via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from San Francisco to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Bremen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from San Francisco to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,800
Flights from San Francisco to Bremen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,500
Flights from Oakland to Hamburg via Salt Lake City, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,600
Flights from San Francisco to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $6,000
Flights from San Francisco to Copenhagen via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $6,000
Flights from San Francisco to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from San Francisco to Hamburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Hamburg via Dublin
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Copenhagen via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $3,000
Flights from San Francisco to Copenhagen via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,100
Flights from San Francisco to Hannover via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from San Francisco to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Bremen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,800
Flights from Oakland to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Copenhagen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $4,800
Flights from San Francisco to Copenhagen via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $6,000
Flights from San Francisco to Hannover via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $4,100
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from San Francisco to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Oakland to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to Hamburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,600
Flights from San Francisco to Hannover via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Hamburg via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Hamburg via Seattle, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Copenhagen via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,900
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Hamburg via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Copenhagen via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $3,000
Flights from San Francisco to Copenhagen via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Oakland to Hamburg via Rome
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to Hamburg via Paris CDG, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from San Francisco to Hamburg via Dublin
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Oakland to Hamburg via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Oakland to Hamburg via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
WOW air
Website
wowair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Copenhagen via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from San Francisco to Hannover via Chicago O'Hare, Brussels
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,000
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 Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)

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