A step-by-step travel guide. Take the night train from Stockholm to Lübeck

Trip duration
2 days
Travel time
13h

Arrive after a good night's sleep

Traveling from Stockholm to Lübeck by night train is the best and fastest option. It’s a 2 days train journey, taking you quickly to your destination, passing through Malmö, Copenhagen and Hamburg on the way.

Day 1

Stockholm Sweden
Malmö Sweden

Day 2

Malmö

Wake up and get ready to find your next train in Malmö.

Malmö Sweden
Copenhagen Denmark
Copenhagen Denmark
Hamburg Germany
Hamburg

Very quick connection in Hamburg. Make sure you know where to go.

Hamburg Germany
Lübeck Germany
Lübeck

Arrive at your final destination, Lübeck.

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Leaving from Stockholm Sweden
Going to Lübeck Germany

Alternative routes from Stockholm to Lübeck


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Itinerary

Day 1
From Stockholm Sweden Via 1 change To Copenhagen Denmark
Duration 5h 29min
Copenhagen Stay a night in Copenhagen
Day 2
From Copenhagen Denmark To Hamburg Germany
Duration 4h 29min
From Hamburg Germany To Lübeck Germany
Duration 41min
Lübeck Arriving in Lübeck
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Good to know when traveling from Stockholm to Lübeck

Special luggage allowance

A great thing with traveling by train is that there are no extra fees for bringing all you luggage. But a rule to have in mind is that the bags you bring on board should be able to be carried by one single person.

Usually there are luggage racks above the seats and more storage in dedicated places on the train. The standard dimensions of the luggage racks are 70 x 50 cm.

You can bring things like

  • Pushchairs and strollers
  • Folding bikes, scooters
  • Sports equipment (e.g. skis, surfboards)

Can I bring my bike?

There are some operators that allow you to bring your regular bike. Some trains do allow this off peak hours and you might need a separate reservation. Unfortunately we're not able to sell these at All Aboard, yet.

Can I charge my phone on the train?

Most long distance trains in Europe have power sockets available. In some cases, the number of power sockets may be limited in the 2nd class cars. In 1st class, however, it's most common that there are power sockets somewhere around each seat. If it's super important to you, the best way to really know is to google the name of the train (that can be found on your ticket) and you'll find out.

Wondering if there's free wifi available? Find more information here: Is there wifi on the train?

Onboard catering & food

Most of the trains in Europe have restaurant cars open to all passengers, regardless of the fare. What is offered depends on the operator but also during what time you travel. They usually serve hot food, drinks and snacks available for all customers. Always bring a water bottle and some snacks in case of emergency.

Onboard catering during covid-19

Many train operators don't have onboard catering due to the current situation. All Aboard advise you not to consume any food and drinks that are not necessary. If possible - eat and drink when changing trains.

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