How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||272 miles (439 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$27 - $303|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $27 (€24) • 9 h 10 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $303 (€271) • 55 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 272 miles (439 km) by bus, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $27 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $28 (€25). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains between Frankfurt am Main and Lübeck. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly to Lübeck from Frankfurt am Main and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.
There are 3 travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Lübeck from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a train, which costs on average $27 (€24).
This is compared to other ways of getting from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck:
Taking a train costs $9 (€8) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $36 (€32).
A train is $276 (€247) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $303 (€271) from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck.
The quickest way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Lübeck is by flight, which takes on average 55 min compared to other travel options that take longer:
Taking a bus requires on average 10 h 55 min of travel time.
Train takes 9 h 10 min on average.
You should expect to travel around 272 miles (439 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Lübeck.
The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Lübeck from Frankfurt am Main as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck:
The following travel companies offer services from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck:
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