There are 4 ways to get from Kiel to Århus by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiel ZOB to Aarhus

$45 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiel to Kolding N74
  2. Take the train from Kolding St. to Viby Jylland St. Re

$33 - $50

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Flensburg Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Flensburg to Aarhus Ic

$54 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Kiel to Århus 167.9 miles

$35 - $60

What companies run services between Kiel, Germany and Århus, Denmark?

Eurolines DE operates a bus from Kiel to Århus 4 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kiel to Århus via Flensburg in around 4 h 43 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kiel Hbf to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Flensburg to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Flensburg to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Kolding St. to Viby Jylland St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
dsb.dk
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Kiel ZOB to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kiel to Kolding
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kiel and Århus is 204 km. The road distance is 269 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kiel to Århus is to bus and train which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 5 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Kiel to Århus is to drive which takes 2 h 29 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

No, there is no direct train from Kiel to Århus. However, there are services departing from Kiel Hbf and arriving at Aarhus via Flensburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kiel ZOB and arriving at Aarhus. Services depart four times a week. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

The bus from Kiel ZOB to Aarhus takes 4 h 20 min including transfers and departs four times a week.