How to get 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 17 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Hamburg to Lübeck

distanceDistance33 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£5 - £14
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £5 • 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £14 • 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 33 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train to Lübeck from Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 38 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £5. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Hamburg to Lübeck.

Travel Tips: Travel from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Lübeck.

There are 4 travel options from Hamburg to Lübeck: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Hamburg to Lübeck is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £5 compared to other travel options to Lübeck:

A coach is £9 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Hamburg to Lübeck costing on average £14.

The quickest way to travel from Hamburg to Lübeck is by train, which takes on average 38 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 55 min   on average.

The distance from Hamburg to Lübeck is approximately 33 miles.

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Lübeck is:

  • Around 6 coaches per day.
  • 53 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Lübeck:

  • Coaches most often depart from Hamburg at Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 and arrive in Lübeck at Lübeck, Wallstraße / Holstentorplatz.
  • Trains mostly leave from Hamburg Hbf and tend to arrive in 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 coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £5 with Flixbus from Hamburg to Lübeck on Omio.
  • You can go to Lübeck from Hamburg by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for £14 with Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Lübeck on Omio.

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

  • You can travel directly by coach with BlaBlaCar with 5 direct coaches per day.
  • You'll find 37 direct trains per day with Deutsche Bahn.

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

Many of our customers travelling from Hamburg to Lübeck don't make Lübeck their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Berlin, Copenhagen or Cologne, either of which you could add to your Hamburg and Lübeck trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lübeck to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Hamburg to Lübeck, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £5 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £14 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Hamburg and Lübeck online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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