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Lübeck - Bratislava Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 44 daily trains from Lübeck to Bratislava. Traveling by train from Lübeck to Bratislava usually takes around 14 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 11 hours and 31 minutes.

Distance484 mi (778 km)
Fastest train12h 0m
Lowest price€47.71
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Lübeck to Bratislava?

2 train services operate from Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein to Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 24 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn2013h 54m€97.42
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company2414h 21m€118.62

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Lübeck to Bratislava during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Lübeck to Bratislava?

The distance between Lübeck and Bratislava is approximately 484 miles, or 778 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 14 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 31 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Lübeck to Bratislava are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Lübeck at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Lübeck to Bratislava?

There are 44 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Bratislava to Lübeck. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Lübeck to Bratislava for €46.22.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Lübeck?

Departure stations

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 6 stops and stations in Lübeck where you can board the train.

Train stations in Lübeck:

  • Lübeck-Travem. Skandinavienkai

  • Lübeck-Travemünde Hafen

  • Lübeck-Dänischburg IKEA

  • Lübeck-Travemünde Strand

  • Lübeck-Kücknitz

Where is the train station in Bratislava?

Arrival stations

Bratislava receives travelers from Lübeck at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Bratislava:

  • Bratislava-Petrzalka

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