How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck

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from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck on 17 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:50Frankfurt (Main) Hbf5h01 10:51Lübeck Hbf
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£791One-way
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21:14Frankfurt (Main) Hbf8h37 05:51Lübeck Hbf
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£541One-way
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19:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf5h12 01:10Lübeck Hbf
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£791One-way
09:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h53 14:51Lübeck Hbf
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£921One-way
13:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h53 18:51Lübeck Hbf
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£921One-way

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Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck

distanceDistance272 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£21 - £239
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £21 • 4 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £239 • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 272 miles by coach, flight, ferry 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 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £21. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck.

Travel Tips: Travel from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck.
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There are 4 ways to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck, which costs on average £21.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lübeck:

A train is generally £7 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £28 from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck.

A train is generally £218 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £239 from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck.

The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck is by flight with an average journey time of 50 min.

Other travel options to Lübeck from Frankfurt am Main can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 8 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 4 h 45 min.

The Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck distance is approximately 272 miles.

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck is:

  • 1 coach a day.
  • 17 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) and arrive in Lübeck, Wallstraße / Holstentorplatz.
  • Flights from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck most often leave from Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Hamburg Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Lübeck at Lübeck Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Lübeck by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck for £28.
  • Travel with Lufthansa for flights to Lübeck. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck tickets on Omio for £239.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Lübeck by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck tickets on Omio for £21.
Looking to extend your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck? Many Omio customers who go from Frankfurt am Main to Lübeck usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Hamburg, Berlin or Copenhagen. If you're looking to explore Hamburg, Berlin or Copenhagen from Lübeck, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is £28 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £239 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £21 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Frankfurt am Main 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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