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

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Fly to Hamburg, train  •  5h 21m

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

58€ - 415€

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Bus  •  14h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Lübeck, Stockelsdorf N1322

40€ - 55€

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Fly to Hannover, train  •  7h 48m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Hannover (HAJ) WAW - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf

52€ - 260€

Train  •  9h 6m

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf Eic
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck Hbf Re / ...

46€ - 169€

Train via Szczecin  •  12h 13m

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

58€ - 88€

Bus, ferry, train  •  19h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Rødby
  2. Take the ferry from Rodby to Puttgarden
  3. Take the train from Puttgarden to Luebeck Hbf Rb / ...

79€ - 110€

Drive  •  7h 32m

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Lübeck 846.5 km

95€ - 150€

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The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Lübeck is to bus which costs 190 zł - 240 zł and takes 14h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Lübeck is to fly and train which costs 250 zł - 1 900 zł and takes 5h 21m.

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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, Stockelsdorf via Warsaw, Warsaw West. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 50m.

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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 Luebeck Hbf via Berlin Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 6m.

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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 9h 6m and costs 200 zł - 800 zł.

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It takes approximately 5h 21m to get from Warsaw to Lübeck, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Lübeck bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Warsaw, Warsaw West station.

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Warsaw to Lübeck train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Lübeck is to train which takes 9h 6m and costs 200 zł - 800 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 190 zł - 240 zł and takes 14h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Lübeck.
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  • Distance: 713.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 21m

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

You can take a train from Warsaw to Lübeck via Berlin Hbf and Hamburg Hbf in around 9h 6m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Lübeck, Stockelsdorf once daily. Tickets cost 40€ - 55€ and the journey takes 13h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 600€
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 550€
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 130€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 290€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Hannover via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
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 Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Szczecin, Glowny to Lübeck, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
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 Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
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
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
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 Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
PKP Intercity

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 entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 25€
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 25€
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Szczecin Glowny
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 23€
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
12€ - 16€
1st Class
18€ - 23€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Lübeck, Stockelsdorf
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
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 Warsaw Chopin Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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

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

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LOT and Lufthansa offer flights from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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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 Warsaw to Warsaw Chopin Airport is to line 175 bus which takes 26 min and costs .

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