COVID-19 Travel Guide
Learn more ›

Compare train tickets from Heilbronn to Lübeck

Lowest Prices

We partner with all bus & train carriers to find the best fares.

No Wanderu Fees

Without any extra fees, we make it easy to book your tickets.

Best Travel Options

We help you find & compare the best buses & trains in one place.

Heilbronn - Lübeck Train Schedule

Find cheap rental carsFind great deals on cheap cars in the area.
RentalCars logotypeRentalCars logotype
from$30.00

Trip Summary

There are 70 daily trains from Heilbronn to Lübeck. Traveling by train from Heilbronn to Lübeck usually takes around 8 hours and 49 minutes, but the fastest Non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 7 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance332 mi (535 km)
Fastest train7h 10m
Lowest price$50.94
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Heilbronn to Lübeck?

There are 3 train lines with service from Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg to Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 35 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn358h 23m$128.23
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company359h 22m$112.41
Non-federally owned railway company57h 20m$152.11

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Heilbronn to Lübeck 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Heilbronn to Lübeck?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Heilbronn to Lübeck. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Heilbronn to Lübeck?

The distance between Heilbronn and Lübeck is approximately 332 miles, or 535 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 10 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 Heilbronn to Lübeck are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Thursday 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 Heilbronn at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. 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 Heilbronn to Lübeck?

There are 70 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 Lübeck to Heilbronn. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Heilbronn to Lübeck for $41.18.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Heilbronn?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Heilbronn.

Where is the train station in Lübeck?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Lübeck than most cities. Most trains from Heilbronn will stop at one (or more) of the 5 following stations in Lübeck:

Train stations in Lübeck:

  • Lübeck-Kücknitz

  • Lübeck-Dänischburg IKEA

  • Lübeck-Travem. Skandinavienkai

  • Lübeck-Travemünde Hafen

Need a return trip from Lübeck to Heilbronn?

Search Train Tickets

Wanderu is the simplest way to book bus and train travel.

With just a quick search on Wanderu, you can compare bus and train schedules and prices from hundreds of travel companies in one convenient place to find the trip that works best for you. Wanderu’s simple checkout process makes it easy to book cheap bus and train tickets hassle-free and with no additional fees. Most importantly, as Wanderu is an official partner of all leading bus and train companies, we always have the best bus and train deals out there.

Book buses and trains on the go with the Wanderu app.

Download our app and snag the best travel deals across North America & Europe.Learn more

wanderu
iPhone
wanderu
Android
Available on iOS & Android