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About the train journey from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf

Want to travel from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf usually takes 1 hour 28 minutes on average to travel 32 miles (51 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 1 hour 9 minutes. You can expect to find 37 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Hamburg Airport and Lübeck Hbf, you’ll need to make 1 change on your way to Lübeck Hbf. You can choose to travel with ICE or DB to get to Lübeck Hbf – both train companies offer modern comfortable services that will whisk you there in no time.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from €16.30.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Lübeck Hbf, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf by train

It takes an average of 1h 28m to travel from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf by train, over a distance of around 32 miles (51 km). There are normally 37 trains per day travelling from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf and tickets for this journey start from €16.30 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 9m
PriceFrom €16.30
Distance32 miles (51 km)
Frequency37 trains per day
First train00:13
Last train23:53
Departure stationHamburg Airport
Arrival stationLübeck Hbf
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn

Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf for Tuesday 16th August 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:23 11:51 1h 28m, 2 changes
10:53 12:22 1h 29m, 2 changes
11:23 12:51 1h 28m, 2 changes
11:53 13:22 1h 29m, 2 changes
12:13 13:42 1h 29m, 2 changes
12:23 13:51 1h 28m, 2 changes
12:53 14:22 1h 29m, 2 changes
13:23 14:51 1h 28m, 2 changes
13:53 15:22 1h 29m, 2 changes
14:23 15:51 1h 28m, 2 changes

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express) and IC (Intercity) trains from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf

You can travel from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express) and IC (Intercity) trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 205 mph (330 km/h), the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

PhotoFalk2, under licence CC4.0

An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 100 mph (160 km/h) only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

Cheap train tickets from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf

The price of train tickets from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf starts at €16.30 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Hamburg Airport and Lübeck Hbf is 1 hour and 28 minutes, with around 37 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Hamburg Airport and Lübeck Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf is 1 hour and 9 minutes.

How much does the train from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf cost?

Train ticket prices from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf can start from as little as €16.30 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf?

No, there are no direct train services from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf. Travelling from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf leave?

The first train from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf leaves at 00:13. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf leave?

The last train from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf leaves at 23:53. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Hamburg Airport and Lübeck Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf cover a distance of around 32 miles (51 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lübeck Hbf to Hamburg Airport. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Hamburg Airport to Lübeck Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/16/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 06/17/2022 for travel on 06/17/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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