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There are 10 ways to get from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Köln Hbf ICE / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf ICE / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf ICE

$127 - $219

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 38 min

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

$41 - $93

8 alternative options

Train via Essen Hbf  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Essen Hbf Tha
  2. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf ICE
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf ICE

$174 - $271

Train, bus  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Hamburg
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf ICE

$49 - $159

Drive  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof 423.8 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Brussels to Hamburg, train  •  5 h 46 min

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

$60 - $172

Fly Brussels to Hannover, train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Hannover (HAJ) BRU - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf

$129 - $385

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Hamburg, train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Köln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Hamburg (HAM) CGN - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Kiel Hbf

$109 - $260

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Hamburg, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Hamburg (HAM) DUS - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Kiel Hbf

$148 - $280

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly to Hamburg  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
  3. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Hamburg (HAM) AMS - HAM
  4. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Kiel Hbf

$134 - $338

Map of how to get from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof.
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  • Distance: 342.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof via Köln Hbf and Hamburg Hbf in around 7 hours 47 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof via Hamburg and Kiel in around 10 hours 38 minutes.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Avg. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Avg. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Avg. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Brussels to Hannover
Avg. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Köln Hbf
Avg. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
belgianrail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
Avg. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
belgianrail.be
German Railways (DB)
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Avg. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Avg. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Avg. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Kiel Hbf
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Avg. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Avg. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
hvv.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Essen Hbf
Avg. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$90 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $180
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Düsseldorf Hbf
Avg. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Avg. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hamburg
Avg. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Kiel
Avg. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $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
Avg. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Rotterdam to Hamburg
Avg. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $85
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$27
High
$55

How far is it from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof?

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof is to bus which costs 55€ and takes 10 hours 38 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof?

The quickest way to get from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof is to fly and train which takes 5 hours 46 minutes and costs 70€.

Is there a direct train between Brussels and Kiel Hauptbahnhof?

No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Kiel Hbf via Köln Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 hours 47 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Brussels and Kiel Hauptbahnhof?

No, there is no direct bus from Brussels 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 10 hours 38 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof?

It takes approximately 7 hours 47 minutes to get from Brussels to Kiel Hauptbahnhof, including transfers.