Duration 12h 7m
Distance 692 km
Average price 380€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Dover and Kiel takes 12h 7m and the fastest train takes 10h 43m. There is at least one train per day from Dover 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.


  1. Ashford International Eurostar
  2. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Koeln Hbf
  4. Hamburg Hbf
  5. Kiel
11h 33m
215€ - 676€

Dover to Kiel train times

Trains run once daily between Dover and Kiel. The service departs Dover at 17:49 in the afternoon, which arrives into Kiel at 14:32. All services require a transfer, and take on average 12h 7m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to Kiel. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Kiel Hbf via Ashford International Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 33m.

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The distance between Dover and Kiel is 692 km.

Dover to Kiel train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Ashford International Eurostar station.

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Dover to Kiel train services, operated by HVV, arrive at Kiel Hbf station.

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Kiel is 1h ahead of Dover. It is currently 5:59 PM in Dover and 6:59 PM in Kiel.

There are 885+ hotels available in Kiel. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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