There are 9 ways to get from Stuttgart to Lübeck by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf Re / ...

116€ - 214€

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Bus  •  12h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim to Würzburg 055 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Würzburg to Lübeck N05

40€ - 51€

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Train via Kassel  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf Re / ...

73€ - 253€

Drive  •  6h 33m

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Lübeck 714 km

80€ - 130€

Fly Stuttgart to Hamburg, train  •  4h 10m

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

46€ - 237€

Fly Stuttgart to Bremen, train  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Bremen (BRE) STR - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf

68€ - 319€

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Hamburg, train  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hamburg (HAM) FRA - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf

89€ - 342€

Train to Mannheim, fly to Hamburg, train  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Fly from Mannheim (MHG) to Hamburg (HAM) MHG - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf

185€ - 474€

Fly Stuttgart to Hannover, train  •  5h 48m

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

54€ - 301€

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Lübeck is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 12h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Lübeck is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 4h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Luebeck Hbf via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 23m.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Lübeck is 575 km. The road distance is 714 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Lübeck without a car is to train which takes 6h 23m and costs 110€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 6h 23m to get from Stuttgart to Lübeck, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Lübeck train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Lübeck is to train which takes 6h 23m and costs 110€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 12h 17m.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Lübeck.
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  • Distance: 575.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 23m

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

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Lübeck via Hamburg Hbf in around 6h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stuttgart to Lübeck via Kornwestheim Pbf, Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim, and Würzburg in around 12h 17m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Flights from Stuttgart to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Flights from Stuttgart to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Flights from Stuttgart to Bremen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 400€
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
280€ - 3000€
Flights from Stuttgart to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Stuttgart to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 320€
Flights from Stuttgart to Bremen
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 360€
Flights from Stuttgart to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 320€
MHS Aviation GmbH
Website
mhs-aviation.de
Flights from Mannheim to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Mannheim to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Flights from Stuttgart to Bremen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 400€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
280€ - 3000€
Train operators
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional
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 Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
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
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 Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
HVV
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
HVV
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station to Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
Flixtrain
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 22€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Railjet
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
18€ - 28€
Website
Railjet
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 38€
1st Class
27€ - 33€
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 Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim to Würzburg
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Würzburg to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Lübeck is 714 km. It takes approximately 6h 33m to drive from Stuttgart to Lübeck.

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Swiss, Lufthansa and Eurowings offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 2179+ hotels available in Lübeck. Prices start at 55€ per night.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Stuttgart Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs 3€ - 6€.

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