How to travel from Hamburg to Lübeck

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from Hamburg to Lübeck

You can get from Hamburg to Lübeck by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Hamburg to Lübeck on Feb 01 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Lübeck from Hamburg

distanceDistance33 miles (54 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $19
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 1 h 16 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $19 (€16) • 43 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Travel 33 miles (54 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Hamburg and Lübeck. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 43 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $8 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Hamburg to Lübeck.

Travel Tips: Travel from Hamburg to Lübeck

Travel Tips: Travel to Lübeck easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Hamburg to Lübeck.

There are 4 ways to get from Hamburg to Lübeck: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Hamburg and Lübeck is by taking a bus with an average price of $8 (€7).

This is compared to other travel options to Lübeck:

A bus is generally $11 (€9) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $19 (€16) from Hamburg to Lübeck.

The quickest way to travel between Hamburg and Lübeck is by train, which takes on average 43 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h 16 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 33 miles (54 km) between Hamburg and Lübeck.

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Lübeck is:

  • 5 buses a day.
  • 51 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Hamburg to Lübeck as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Hamburg to Lübeck:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 to Lübeck, Wallstraße / Holstentorplatz.
  • Most travelers take a train from Hamburg Hbf to Lübeck Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Hamburg to Lübeck:

  • You can go to Lübeck from Hamburg by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $19 (€16) with Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Lübeck on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Hamburg to Lübeck with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 4 direct buses per day with Flixbus.
  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn with 34 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lübeck as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Lübeck from Hamburg.

Looking to extend your trip from Hamburg to Lübeck? Many Omio customers who go from Hamburg to Lübeck usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Copenhagen or Kiel. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Copenhagen or Kiel from Lübeck, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Hamburg to Lübeck, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $8 (€7) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $19 (€16) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Hamburg to Lübeck tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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