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There are 7 ways to get from Stockholm to Lübeck by plane, train, bus, ferry or car

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Fly from Stockholm, train  •  5h 20m

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

54€ - 335€

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Bus  •  14h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Helsingborg N32 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Helsingborg to Lübeck N613 / ...

47€ - 57€

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Fly from Stockholm Bromma, train  •  8h 4m

  1. Fly from Stockholm Bromma (BMA) to Hamburg (HAM) BMA - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf

93€ - 365€

Train, bus  •  10h 38m

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Södra station to Malmö Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Malmö C to København H 029
  3. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Lübeck 173 / ...

75€ - 98€

Train  •  11h 34m

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Södra station to Malmö Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Malmö C to København H 029
  3. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf Re / ...

103€ - 195€

Train, bus, ferry  •  13h 49m

  1. Take the train from Södertälje hamn station to Malmö Centralstation
  2. Take the bus from Malmö to Rødby
  3. Take the ferry from Rodby to Puttgarden
  4. Take the train from Puttgarden to Luebeck Hbf Rb / ...

81€ - 112€

Drive  •  11h 12m

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Lübeck 1122.3 km

140€ - 210€

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The cheapest way to get from Stockholm to Lübeck is to bus which costs 480 kr - 600 kr and takes 14h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Stockholm to Lübeck is to fly and train which costs 550 kr - 3500 kr and takes 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stockholm to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen and arriving at Lübeck via Helsingborg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stockholm station to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Stockholm Södra station and arriving at Luebeck Hbf via Malmö C, København H and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 34m.

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The distance between Stockholm and Lübeck is 756 km. The road distance is 1122.3 km.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Lübeck without a car is to train and bus which takes 10h 38m and costs 750 kr - 1100 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Stockholm to Lübeck, including transfers.

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Stockholm to Lübeck bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen station.

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Stockholm to Lübeck train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), depart from Stockholm Södra station.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Lübeck is to train which takes 11h 34m and costs 1000 kr - 2100 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 480 kr - 600 kr and takes 14h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Stockholm to Lübeck.
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  • Distance: 755.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Stockholm, Sweden and Lübeck, Germany?

You can take a train from Stockholm to Lübeck via Malmö C, København H, and Hamburg Hbf in around 11h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stockholm to Lübeck via Helsingborg in around 14h 50m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 330€
Flights from Stockholm to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 330€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stockholm to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Hamburg via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 180€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Stockholm to Hamburg via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 380€
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Hamburg via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 290€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Hamburg via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 190€
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 Puttgarden to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
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 Puttgarden to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
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
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
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Södra station to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
50€ - 65€
2nd Class Ticket
55€ - 70€
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
5€ - 18€
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
14€ - 18€
2nd Class Ticket
5€ - 6€
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Malmö C to København H
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
Öresundståg
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Södertälje hamn station to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
Website
Snälltåget
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 Copenhagen to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Helsingborg
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Helsingborg to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Scandlines
Phone
+45 33 15 15 15
Email
Scandlines@scandlines.com
Website
scandlines.se
Ferry from Rodby to Puttgarden
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
40€
Website
Scandlines
Economy
40€
Flexible
95€

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The quickest flight from Stockholm Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stockholm to Lübeck is 1122 km. It takes approximately 11h 12m to drive from Stockholm to Lübeck.

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Eurowings, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Finnair and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Stockholm Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Book your Stockholm 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 Stockholm to Stockholm Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 30 kr - 280 kr.

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