There are 4 ways to get from Copenhagen Airport (CPH) to Kiel by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly, train  •  2 h 49 min

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

$57 - $261

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Bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Kiel N73 / ...

$30 - $50

2 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Fredericia St. Icl
  2. Take the train from Fredericia St. to Flensburg Ic
  3. Take the train from Flensburg to Neumünster Re7

$62 - $109

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen Airport (CPH) to Kiel 252 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen Airport (CPH) to Kiel is to bus which costs 190 kr - 320 kr and takes 6 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen Airport (CPH) to Kiel is to fly and train which costs 360 kr - 1700 kr and takes 2 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen Airport (CPH) to Kiel. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen Airport and arriving at Kiel Hbf via København H, Fredericia St., Flensburg and Neumünster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 23 min.

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The distance between Copenhagen Airport (CPH) and Kiel is 216 km. The road distance is 403.2 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen Airport (CPH) to Kiel without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 44 min and costs 190 kr - 320 kr.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Copenhagen Airport (CPH) to Kiel, including transfers.

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Copenhagen Airport (CPH) to Kiel train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen Airport (CPH) to Kiel is to bus which takes 6 h 44 min and costs 190 kr - 320 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 390 kr - 700 kr and takes 7 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Copenhagen Airport (CPH) to Kiel train services, operated by HVV, arrive at Neumünster station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen Airport (CPH) to Kiel is 403 km. It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to drive from Copenhagen Airport (CPH) to Kiel.

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Copenhagen Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen Airport (CPH) to Kiel.
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  • Distance: 135.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

What companies run services between Copenhagen Airport (CPH), Denmark and Kiel, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Copenhagen Airport (CPH) to Kiel twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen Airport (CPH) to Kiel via København H, Fredericia St., Flensburg, and Neumünster in around 7 h 23 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Train operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Neumünster to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Train from Flensburg to Neumünster
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
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 Neumünster to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Fredericia St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Fredericia St. to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
dsb.dk
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 Copenhagen to Kiel
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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