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Duration 10h 19m
Distance 981.5 km
Average price 249€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Paris and Kiel takes 10h 19m and the fastest train takes 9h 27m. The train service runs several times per day from Paris 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. Paris Nord
  2. Duesseldorf Hbf
  3. Hamburg Hbf
  4. Kiel
8h 44m
140€ - 408€

Paris to Kiel train times

Trains run twice daily between Paris and Kiel. The earliest departure is at 07:40 in the morning, and the last departure from Paris is at 15:55 which arrives into Kiel at 02:05. All services require a transfer, and take on average 10h 19m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Kiel. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Kiel Hbf via Duesseldorf Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 44m.

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The distance between Paris and Kiel is 810 km. The road distance is 981.5 km.

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Paris to Kiel train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris Nord station.

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Paris to Kiel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Kiel Hbf station.

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