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Duration 5h 51m
Distance 400 km
Average price 60€
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Copenhagen and Kiel takes 5h 51m and the fastest train takes 4h 34m. The train service runs several times per day from Copenhagen to Kiel. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. København H
  2. Fredericia St.
  3. Flensburg
  4. Kiel
6h 20m
49€ - 69€

Copenhagen to Kiel train times

Trains run every four hours between Copenhagen and Kiel. The earliest departure is at 16:56 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Copenhagen is at 23:05 which arrives into Kiel at 08:17. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 51m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Copenhagen to Kiel? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Kiel. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Kiel Hbf via Fredericia St. and Flensburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 20m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Kiel is 216 km. The road distance is 400 km.

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Copenhagen to Kiel train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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Copenhagen to Kiel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Kiel Hbf station.

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There are 65+ hotels available in Kiel. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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What companies run services between Copenhagen and Kiel?

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Kiel via Fredericia St. and Flensburg in around 6h 20m.
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Night train from København H to Neumünster
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)

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