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Travel Information between Zurich and Lübeck

distanceDistance458 miles (738 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$39 - $139
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $39 (€35) • 9 h 11 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $139 (€125) • 7 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 458 miles (738 km) from Zurich to Lübeck. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $39 (€35). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Lübeck.

Travel Tips: Travel from Zurich to Lübeck

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 Zurich to Lübeck.

Is international travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Lübeck, Germany allowed?

International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Lübeck, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Switzerland?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lübeck if traveling from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What measures do I need to follow in Lübeck, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 5/21/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Zurich and Lübeck.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Lübeck, Germany?

The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Zurich from Lübeck restricted?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Zurich from Lübeck?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 5/9/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Lübeck closer to your date of departure here.

What are the ways to get from Zurich to Lübeck?

There are 3 ways to travel from Zurich to Lübeck including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Zurich to Lübeck?

The cheapest way to go to Lübeck from Zurich is by taking a train, which costs on average $39 (€35).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lübeck:

Taking a train is about $2 (€2) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $41 (€37) for this route.

A train is $100 (€90) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Zurich to Lübeck costing on average $139 (€125).

What is the quickest way from Zurich to Lübeck?

The fastest way from Zurich to Lübeck is by flight with an average journey time of 7 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lübeck that can usually take longer:

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In comparison, going by train can take 9 h 11 min   on average.

What is the distance from Zurich to Lübeck?

The distance from Zurich to Lübeck is approximately 458 miles (738 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Zurich to Lübeck?

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Lübeck is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Zurich and in Lübeck?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and arrive in Lübeck, Wallstraße / Holstentorplatz.
  • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Zurich to Lübeck depart from Zurich Airport to Hamburg Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Zürich HB and arrive in Lübeck Hbf.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Zurich to Lübeck?

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

  • You can travel to Lübeck from Zurich by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $41 (€37) with Flixbus from Zurich to Lübeck.
  • You can travel by plane to Lübeck from Zurich with Eurowings, and you can find Eurowings Zurich to Lübeck tickets for $139 (€125) on Omio.
  • You can travel between Zurich and Lübeck by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $39 (€35) with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Lübeck.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Zurich to Lübeck?

Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Lübeck often also extend their vacation to go to Hamburg, Berlin or Copenhagen. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lübeck and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I book my Zurich to Lübeck one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $41 (€37) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $139 (€125) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $39 (€35) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Zurich 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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