There are 8 ways to get from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf Ic / ...

$79 - $238

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Fly from Brussels, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Hamburg (HAM) BRU - HAM
  2. Take the train from Neumünster to Kiel Hbf

$16 - $142

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Bus  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hamburg N71
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Kiel 050 / ...

$37 - $87

Train, bus  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Centraal to Breda Ic
  2. Take the train from Breda to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the bus from Arnhem to Hamburg
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bordesholm

$56 - $98

Drive  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof 423.7 miles

$85 - $130

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Hamburg (HAM) DUS - HAM

$113 - $248

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Hamburg (HAM) CGN - HAM

$106 - $247

Train to Amsterdam, fly  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Hamburg (HAM) AMS - HAM

$78 - $273

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Kiel Hauptbahnhof. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Kiel via Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Kiel Hbf via Köln Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 48 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Kiel Hauptbahnhof is 548 km. The road distance is 678 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof without a car is to train which takes 7 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 48 min to get from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof, including transfers.

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Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Brusel Nord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof is to train which takes 7 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Kiel station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof.
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  • Distance: 342.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 48 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Kiel Hauptbahnhof, Germany?

You can take a train from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 7 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof via Hamburg and Kiel in around 11 h 5 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Neumünster to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bordesholm
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Train from Neumünster to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
hvv.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Breda to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Kiel
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bruxelles - North to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
eurolines.de

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof is 678 km. It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to drive from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof.

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Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 484+ hotels available in Kiel Hauptbahnhof. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs .

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