There are 6 ways to get from Kiel to Amsterdam by train, bus, car or plane

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

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Train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Osnabruck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

$84 - $170

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Re70 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam

$28 - $110

4 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Kiel to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk X75

$35 - $60

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Kiel to Amsterdam 344.5 miles

$80 - $130

Bus to Hamburg, fly  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiel to Hamburg, Hamburg Airport
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Amsterdam (AMS) HAM - AMS

$56 - $221

Train, train to Bremen, fly  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Bremen Hbf
  3. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRE - AMS

$94 - $416

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Kiel to Amsterdam is to bus and fly which costs 45€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The distance between Kiel and Amsterdam is 410 km. The road distance is 551.2 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to get from Kiel to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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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.

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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 Osnabruck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 46 min.

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Kiel to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Map of how to get from Kiel to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 256.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 46 min

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

You can take a train from Kiel to Amsterdam via Hamburg Hbf, Osnabrück Hbf, and Osnabruck Hbf in around 7 h 46 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
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
Train operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Osnabruck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
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 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$24
High
$51

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