There are 5 ways to get from Vienna to Lübeck by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly, train  •  5 h 11 min

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

$76 - $222

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Hamburg N66
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Lübeck Hbf/ZOB 173 / ...

$66 - $111

3 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Re / ...

$205 - $325

Bus Eurolines DE  •  15 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Berlin Kaiserdamm
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Lübeck 049

$80 - $122

Drive  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Lübeck 609.6 miles

$120 - $190

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Lübeck, Germany?

You can take a train from Vienna to Lübeck via Hamburg Hbf in around 9 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Lübeck via Erdberg, Vienna, Berlin Kaiserdamm, and Berlin, Berlin central bus station in around 15 h 47 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
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
$4 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Vienna to Berlin Kaiserdamm
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Lübeck Hbf/ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Vienna to Lübeck?

The distance between Vienna and Lübeck is 744 km. The road distance is 975 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Vienna to Lübeck?

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Lübeck is to bus which costs 60€ - 100€ and takes 15 h 47 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Vienna to Lübeck?

The quickest way to get from Vienna to Lübeck is to fly and train which takes 5 h 11 min and costs 60€ - 180€.

Is there a direct train between Vienna and Lübeck?

No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Lübeck Hbf via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 31 min.

Is there a direct bus between Vienna and Lübeck?

No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Lübeck Hbf/ZOB via Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Vienna to Lübeck?

It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Vienna to Lübeck, including transfers.