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There are 3 ways to get from Kiel to Århus by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiel to Aarhus N50 / ...

$15 - $60

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Rendsburg to Aarhus H Ic

$41 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Kiel to Århus 167.9 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Kiel to Århus is to bus which costs 13€ - 55€ and takes 4 h 5 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kiel and arriving at Aarhus. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kiel to Århus. However, there are services departing from Kiel Hbf and arriving at Aarhus H via Neumünster and Rendsburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 34 min.

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The distance between Kiel and Århus is 204 km. The road distance is 268.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Århus without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 5 min and costs 13€ - 55€.

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The bus from Kiel to Aarhus takes 4 h 5 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Kiel to Århus bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Kiel station.

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Kiel to Århus train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from Rendsburg station.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Århus is to bus which takes 4 h 5 min and costs 13€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 5 h 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Kiel to Århus.
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  • Distance: 127.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Kiel to Århus twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min. Eurolines DE also services this route 4 times a week. Alternatively, Danish Railways (DSB) operates a train from Kiel to Århus twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 6 min.

Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Rendsburg to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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 Kiel to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de

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Kiel to Århus bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Aarhus station.

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Kiel to Århus train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), arrive at Aarhus H station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kiel to Århus is 269 km. It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to drive from Kiel to Århus.

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There are 398+ hotels available in Århus. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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