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

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Recommended option

Train via Osnabrück Hbf  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Re / ...
  2. Ic / ...
  3. Ic

$92 - $155

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h

  1. X75 / ...

$35 - $60

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Re / ...

$46 - $110

Train  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Re / ...

$111 - $169

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. 344.5 miles

$80 - $130

Bus to Hamburg, fly  •  4 h 49 min

  1. HAM - AMS

$57 - $234

Train, train to Bremen, fly  •  5 h 20 min

  1. BRE - AMS

$106 - $420

Train, train to Billund, fly  •  8 h 15 min

  1. BLL - AMS

$133 - $453

What companies run services between Kiel, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Kiel to Amsterdam via Hamburg Hbf and Osnabrück Hbf in around 7 h 33 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Kiel to Amsterdam once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 9 h.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Billund to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Billund to Amsterdam via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23
Standard
$22 - $40
First
$30 - $60
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf ZOB to Amsterdam Sloterdijk (Piarcoplein)
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $28
Standard
$22 - $40
Train from Kiel Hbf to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Flensburg to Vejle st
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
hvv.de
Second Class
$23
Standard
$22 - $40
First
$30 - $60
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Flensburg to Vejle St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
dsb.dk
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kiel to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kiel to Hamburg, Hamburg Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$25
High
$52

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kiel and Amsterdam is 410 km. The road distance is 551 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kiel to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9 h.

The quickest way to get from Kiel to Amsterdam is to bus and fly which takes 4 h 49 min and costs 45€ - 200€.

No, there is no direct train from Kiel to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Kiel Hbf and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Hamburg Hbf and Osnabrück Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 33 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kiel and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h.

It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from Kiel to Amsterdam, including transfers.