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There are 6 ways to get from Warsaw to Lübeck by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Hamburg (HAM) WAW - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf

$69 - $236

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Bus  •  18 h

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Hamburg ZOB Hauptbahnhof 848503
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Lübeck Hbf/ZOB 73

$44 - $77

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Train  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Büchen Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Büchen to Lübeck Hbf

$96 - $141

Train via Szczecin Glowny  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Szczecin Glowny Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Szczecin, Glowny to Lübeck, Hauptbahnhof Re4

$75 - $111

Bus, train  •  19 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Rødby
  2. Take the train from Rødby Færge to Lübeck Hbf Ec

$67 - $101

Drive  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Lübeck 529.1 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Lübeck is to bus which costs 160 zł - 290 zł and takes 18 h.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Lübeck is to fly and train which costs 250 zł - 900 zł and takes 5 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Centrum 06 and arriving at Lübeck Hbf/ZOB via Warszawa and Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Warsaw to Lübeck. However, there are services departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Lübeck Hbf via Berlin Hbf (tief) and Büchen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Lübeck is 713 km. The road distance is 846.5 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Lübeck without a car is to train which takes 10 h 20 min and costs 350 zł - 550 zł.

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It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to get from Warsaw to Lübeck, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Lübeck bus services, operated by EST Sp. z o.o., depart from Warszawa station.

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Warsaw to Lübeck train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Lübeck is to train which takes 10 h 20 min and costs 350 zł - 550 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 160 zł - 290 zł and takes 18 h.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Lübeck.
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  • Distance: 445.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 36 min

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Lübeck, Germany?

You can take a train from Warsaw to Lübeck via Berlin Hbf (tief) and Büchen in around 10 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Warsaw to Lübeck via Dw. Zachodni 02, Warszawa, and Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port in around 18 h.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
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 Büchen to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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 Berlin Hbf (tief) to Büchen
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Szczecin, Glowny to Lübeck, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Szczecin Glowny
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bus operators
EST Sp. z o.o.
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Warszawa to Hamburg ZOB Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
estgdansk.pl
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from Warszawa to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Bus from Warszawa to Rødby
Ave. Duration
15 h 3 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Ecolines
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Lübeck Hbf/ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Warsaw to Lübeck bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lübeck Hbf/ZOB station.

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Warsaw to Lübeck train services, operated by HVV, arrive at Lübeck Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Lübeck is 847 km. It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to drive from Warsaw to Lübeck.

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LOT, Scandinavian Airlines, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Warsaw Chopin 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 Warsaw to Warsaw Chopin Airport is to line 175 bus which takes 24 min and costs 3 zł - 4 zł.

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