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There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Lübeck by plane, train, night bus or car

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Fly to Hamburg, train  •  5h 11m

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

67€ - 319€

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Fly to Bremen, train  •  6h 26m

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

47€ - 1431€

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Fly to Hannover, train  •  7h 28m

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

61€ - 456€

Train  •  9h 34m

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

196€ - 309€

Train via Lüneburg  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Lueneburg Ice
  2. Take the train from Lueneburg to Luebeck Hbf Re / ...

190€ - 281€

Night bus, train  •  15h 6m

  1. Take the night bus from Vienna, Hbf to Berlin, Südkreuz Bf
  2. Take the train from S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf to Bad Kleinen, Bahnhof Re2
  3. Take the train from Bad Kleinen to Luebeck Hbf Re / ...

58€ - 90€

Drive  •  9h 25m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Lübeck 968.8 km

110€ - 170€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Lübeck is to night bus and train which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 15h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Lübeck is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 320€ and takes 5h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Luebeck Hbf via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 34m.

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The distance between Vienna and Lübeck is 744 km. The road distance is 968.8 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Lübeck without a car is to train which takes 9h 34m and costs 190€ - 310€.

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

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Vienna to Lübeck train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Lübeck is 969 km. It takes approximately 9h 25m to drive from Vienna to Lübeck.

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  • Distance: 743.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 11m

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

You can take a train from Vienna to Lübeck via Hamburg Hbf in around 9h 34m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 410€
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 410€
Flights from Vienna to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 1100€
Flights from Vienna to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 900€
Flights from Vienna to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 440€
Flights from Vienna to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 350€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 310€
Flights from Vienna to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 290€
Flights from Vienna to Hamburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 290€
Flights from Vienna to Bremen via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 450€
Flights from Vienna to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Bremen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 420€
Flights from Vienna to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 370€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Bremen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
17€ - 120€
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 Lueneburg to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bad Kleinen to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
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 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
HVV
Train from Lüneburg to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
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
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
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 Lueneburg to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
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 Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
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
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
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
190€ - 260€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Lueneburg
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
180€ - 250€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Bad Kleinen to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Polregio
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Night bus from Vienna, Hbf to Berlin, Südkreuz Bf
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
RegioJet

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Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Vienna Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs 12€.

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