Duration 6h 9m
Distance 586.8 km
Average price 130€
Frequency 21/day

Trip overview

The average train between Frankfurt am Main and Kiel takes 6h 9m and the fastest train takes 4h 59m. There is a train service every few hours from Frankfurt am Main 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 via Hamburg • 4h 57m

  1. Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Hamburg Hbf
  3. Kiel
4h 57m
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90€ - 163€

Frankfurt am Main to Kiel train times

Trains run hourly between Frankfurt am Main and Kiel. The earliest departure is at 15:58 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Frankfurt am Main is at 23:24 which arrives into Kiel at 08:32. All services require a transfer at HAMBURG HBF and take an average of 6h 9m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Sued and arriving at Kiel Hbf. Services depart three times a week, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5h 52m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Kiel is 478 km. The road distance is 586.8 km.

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Frankfurt am Main to Kiel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Kiel train services, operated by HVV, arrive at Kiel Hbf station.

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You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel via Hamburg Hbf in around 4h 57m.
Train operators
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Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
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6h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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90€ - 130€
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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3€ - 5€
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15€ - 23€
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 70€

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