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Duration 14h 10m
Distance 776 km
Average price 350€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Kiel takes 14h 10m and the fastest train takes 11h 15m. The train service runs several times per day from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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. Gatwick Airport
  2. London St Pancras Eurostar
  3. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  4. Koeln Hbf
  5. Hamburg Hbf
  6. Kiel
12h 13m
180€ - 679€

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kiel train times

Trains run twice daily between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Kiel. The service departs London Gatwick Airport (LGW) at 10:16 in the morning, which arrives into Kiel at 02:05. All services require a transfer, and take on average 14h 10m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kiel. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Kiel Hbf via London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 13m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Kiel is 776 km.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kiel train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kiel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Kiel Hbf station.

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Kiel is 1h ahead of London Gatwick Airport (LGW). It is currently 7:17 AM in London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and 8:17 AM in Kiel.

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